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by OB
Thu Dec 15, 2005 3:49 pm
Forum: General 2nd Gen Discussion
Topic: jacking my neon
Replies: 29
Views: 2756

so i used the manuf sugg jack points yesterday and the thin metal frame that it says to use started to bend and buckle a tiny bit. i jacked at the large metal bar under the car, and placed the stand on the outer frame where it says to jack for spare tire changes in the manual. the damn thing bent! w...
by OB
Thu Dec 15, 2005 3:34 pm
Forum: Suspension, Steering & Brakes
Topic: ---DELETE PLEASE---
Replies: 23
Views: 1581

thanks for the info. what do you mean about the allignment? i didnt understand what you meant, im a bit retarded when it comes to suspension so please explain further.

anyone else have some feedback?
by OB
Thu Dec 15, 2005 1:09 am
Forum: Suspension, Steering & Brakes
Topic: ---DELETE PLEASE---
Replies: 23
Views: 1581

---DELETE PLEASE---

Ive heard good things about this combo. please give me feedback and pics. I was gonna do coilovers but its too much for what i need. also, can i use a rear sway bar with the above setup? thanks guys ps im open to other suggestions, but im not interested in cheap or ebay stuff so dont bother lol. tha...
by OB
Tue Dec 13, 2005 5:17 pm
Forum: General 2nd Gen Discussion
Topic: jacking my neon
Replies: 29
Views: 2756

my jack is pretty beefy. its a 2 1/4 ton hydraulic. i dont wanna use a big chunk of metal that turns out to be weak and destroy my car. someone please draw me a diagram of safe jack points! ill love u
by OB
Tue Dec 13, 2005 12:55 pm
Forum: General 2nd Gen Discussion
Topic: jacking my neon
Replies: 29
Views: 2756

im not real familiar with the names and locations of parts under the car. could someone be more specific please? maybe a ghetto drawing or something?
by OB
Tue Dec 13, 2005 2:05 am
Forum: Exterior
Topic: black tails
Replies: 2
Views: 365

black tails

where can i get black tails for 03+ neons? mpx has em for the 00-02 but i havent been able to find any for mine. the dodge catalogue shows a neon exactly like mine with em so i know somebody makes em.
by OB
Tue Dec 13, 2005 2:04 am
Forum: General 2nd Gen Discussion
Topic: jacking my neon
Replies: 29
Views: 2756

yeah but the jacking points are like 4 inches wide, and the jack and jackstands dont like to sit that close together at the same time. exactly how do you do it? step by step
by OB
Tue Dec 13, 2005 1:34 am
Forum: General 2nd Gen Discussion
Topic: jacking my neon
Replies: 29
Views: 2756

jacking my neon

my gf bought me a craftsman 2 1/4 ton jack and stands for my bday a few weeks ago, and its the first set ive owned. ive always used friends jacks in the past, so im not very good with one. from what i understand, the jacking points on my neon are at the rear and front of the frame thing that runs al...
by OB
Tue Dec 06, 2005 3:43 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: anyone with the mopar lip kit?
Replies: 2
Views: 522

anyone with the mopar lip kit?

please PM me i have a billion questions and i need specific answers. if you have this kit and know how u got it, thats good enough for me. PM me!

ps and feel FREE to post more lovely pics of the kit on your cars.
by OB
Tue Dec 06, 2005 3:41 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Mopar Lip Kit???
Replies: 35
Views: 6103

can someone who has this kit please PM me so i can ask a bunch of questions about it? id really really appreciate it. i cant do anything until i get this kit ordered and installed, so i need help asap.
by OB
Tue Dec 06, 2005 11:23 am
Forum: General 2nd Gen Discussion
Topic: loose gas pedal
Replies: 17
Views: 969

yeah its kinda tough to heel toe with the pedal having that funky spring that allows it to flex forward and back. my Sparco pedals reduced the amount they can move a bit, but the rest of the setup feels like total crap, and out of nowhere, not for any specific reason. ill look into the epoxy, but im...
by OB
Tue Dec 06, 2005 11:20 am
Forum: General 2nd Gen Discussion
Topic: upcoming mods feedback
Replies: 10
Views: 624

lol yeah yeah. i guess im one of the only people on here who actually likes my neon. im not rich, but im sure not dumb enough to have a family of my own and throw all my money away yet, not before i do the things in life that make me happy, like building cars and shit. i cant exactly afford an srt4,...
by OB
Tue Dec 06, 2005 11:16 am
Forum: General 2nd Gen Discussion
Topic: winter CAI driving
Replies: 16
Views: 918

so i DO get the power but not the MPGs? good explanation that makes sense. thanks
by OB
Mon Dec 05, 2005 2:10 am
Forum: Photoshop Requests
Topic: blacked tails/carbon hoods + trunks
Replies: 0
Views: 404

blacked tails/carbon hoods + trunks

can i see some blacked tails? preferably sxts and/or in orange blast of course.

also carbon fiber hoods and trunks (OEM style would be cool). any carbon exterior pieces (lips, body kits etc) would be awesome as well. thanks guys
by OB
Mon Dec 05, 2005 2:05 am
Forum: General 2nd Gen Discussion
Topic: upcoming mods feedback
Replies: 10
Views: 624

upcoming mods feedback

I have a small list of basic mods i wanna do soon, and im still working out the order of operations for them. after thinking everyday for months about how i should go about doing things, ive come up with some questions and problems that i need to address before buying anything. all of these mods can...
by OB
Mon Dec 05, 2005 1:55 am
Forum: General 2nd Gen Discussion
Topic: loose gas pedal
Replies: 17
Views: 969

could you explain that further please. you mean at the point where the springs little washer meets the end of the throttle cable? i pulled my pedal up and the cable has about an inch of play. when im shifting fast, the pedal is so loose that it jumps around between gears when i drop the throttle. it...
by OB
Mon Dec 05, 2005 1:52 am
Forum: General 2nd Gen Discussion
Topic: winter CAI driving
Replies: 16
Views: 918

im in CA and we dont see too much rain, but it does flood sometimes. my main focus in this thread was to find out if and how much water hurts the engine, and if i had anything to worry about sucking in mist from other cars, splashing from small puddles, etc. im not plannin on rollin thru huge lakes ...
by OB
Fri Dec 02, 2005 3:30 pm
Forum: General 2nd Gen Discussion
Topic: winter CAI driving
Replies: 16
Views: 918

thats pretty much what i thought. so does a little water hurt anything or is it just BIG gulps that causes hydrolock? whats the deal with bypass valves? what are they and how do they work?
by OB
Fri Dec 02, 2005 3:28 pm
Forum: General 2nd Gen Discussion
Topic: loose gas pedal
Replies: 17
Views: 969

Ill check that out next time i get some free time and good weather. thanks

ps. is it possible to flood the engine in EFI cars by opening the throttle when the car is off? or is that only in older carb'd cars?
by OB
Fri Dec 02, 2005 11:22 am
Forum: General 2nd Gen Discussion
Topic: winter CAI driving
Replies: 16
Views: 918

winter CAI driving

i live in northern CA and the winters here arent too bad, but we get into the 30's and see PLENTY more rain than most people think. luckily its only rained 3 times this season, but that just means its gonna be a long spring. anyways, i have a CAI, and i want to know more about the dangers of hydrolo...
by OB
Fri Dec 02, 2005 11:14 am
Forum: General 2nd Gen Discussion
Topic: stiff gas pedal
Replies: 32
Views: 3494

stiff gas pedal

I dont know why im having so much probs with my gas pedal but heres another. basically, when i drive lately, my gas pedal is hard to push in and feels almost like a brake pedal. it goes down, but it feels tight and forced. my gf drives the exact same car as me, except its bone stock and electric blu...
by OB
Fri Dec 02, 2005 11:10 am
Forum: General 2nd Gen Discussion
Topic: loose gas pedal
Replies: 17
Views: 969

no airbox here thats been gone for months, good idea though. i could always take of the CAI and try that, but it still dont solve the prob. i have another prob that im gonna post in its own thread, and it relates to the pedal. thanks d
by OB
Fri Dec 02, 2005 11:07 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: wish list
Replies: 31
Views: 2033

cool lists guys keep em comin. lot of common parts between a lot of us.
by OB
Thu Dec 01, 2005 12:49 am
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Mopar Lip Kit???
Replies: 35
Views: 6103

ive seen the rear in two different shapes. one with duals cut out and the common one has a whole section cut out (thats the one i like). whats the deal? i.e. orangeblast srt4 in the pics in the thread has the open rear while the silver neon next to it has dual cutouts. so the skirts and f/r parts ar...
by OB
Tue Nov 29, 2005 3:47 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: wish list
Replies: 31
Views: 2033

wish list

heres me car parts wish list for the next year: mopar lip kit 18x7" black wheels and tires wheel spacers coilovers upgraded muffler STS + boogers CF hood CF trunk CF mirrors sparco steering wheel and seats CF valvecover billet oil cap upgraded street clutch blacked tail lights CF eyelids CF rear win...
by OB
Tue Nov 29, 2005 3:38 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Mopar Lip Kit???
Replies: 35
Views: 6103

that site puzzled me so bad. theres like a hundred kits with the same name. i just want and unpainted kit with front, rear, and skirts. can u help me out im confused.
by OB
Mon Nov 28, 2005 3:40 pm
Forum: General 2nd Gen Discussion
Topic: loose gas pedal
Replies: 17
Views: 969

is it possible that the spring is broken or not tight enough. i dont wanna mess with that stuff under the dash cuz its too hard to see and lots of small parts, so im not planning on taking it apart. not a bad idea about the TB though, ill check it out. its damn near impossible to see whats going on ...
by OB
Mon Nov 28, 2005 3:38 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Mopar Lip Kit???
Replies: 35
Views: 6103

so no one who has the kit remembers how much it costed to paint? or did all of you guys get it the color you wanted when ordered? from what i know its like 700 bucks for the kit, and id bet the paint is gonna be another 150 bucks or so. thats damn near a grand. this is gonna be my next purchase, cuz...
by OB
Mon Nov 28, 2005 2:06 am
Forum: General 2nd Gen Discussion
Topic: K@N intake?
Replies: 52
Views: 3183

first off, i never said anything about 'ricers' in my post so i have NO idea where that came from. i just re read my post and im still 100% behind what i said. the first couple posts might have been a bit mean, and i apologize for any disrespect to ebay guys. I never meant to get people angry; i was...
by OB
Mon Nov 28, 2005 1:43 am
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Mopar Lip Kit???
Replies: 35
Views: 6103

whats the average price for that kinda stuff? ive never been to a body shop for work before. they can get the orangeblast paint, or will they have to go through dodge? how does that work? thanks

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