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by 04rebel
Fri May 10, 2019 6:32 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello Neon drivers!
Replies: 8
Views: 1127

Re: Hello Neon drivers!

WAS going to make the 30 mile drive to my parent's garage and start "opening up" things on the car today... But after getting a dead vehicle up on the tow dolly alone and then towing it that trip last evening and unloading and pushing into the nice garage and making the trip back home(8:30pm), I was...
by 04rebel
Thu May 09, 2019 3:03 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello Neon drivers!
Replies: 8
Views: 1127

Re: Hello Neon drivers!

Parts have been cheap and easy to get thru rockauto, and we have put many into this ride. It doesn't owe us anything for the service it has given. Was a Dad/son fixer upper(used trans, radiator, heater core brakes and struts, front end LCA's, outer tie rod ends and tires). ALL in, I could not find a...
by 04rebel
Thu May 09, 2019 2:48 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: HELP! the timing belt broke...
Replies: 7
Views: 555

Re: HELP! the timing belt broke...

Thanks for the reinforcement of replying here too! I had the "poor little car" towed from college to home(30 miles + $$$$), and now am dolly towing it to my parents NICE garage for exploratory surgery and hopeful repair. NO WAY am I doing this in WNY rainy cold weather out in my dirt/stone driveway!...
by 04rebel
Thu May 09, 2019 2:38 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello Neon drivers!
Replies: 8
Views: 1127

Re: Hello Neon drivers!

Thanks for the FAST welcome Member M.R. and O.D.(sorry for the abbreviations)! Yes while rounding up tow dolly and such to move the little car, I thought about the same "quick check" of removing the V.C. and cam"train" , same as you describe. It's been some time since I've "played" with a broken bel...
by 04rebel
Thu May 09, 2019 7:50 am
Forum: Engine
Topic: HELP! the timing belt broke...
Replies: 7
Views: 555

HELP! the timing belt broke...

New member here, 04 2.0 SOHC motor with 168k miles on it. Been running perfectly, it's my son's ride for college(commuter). I know they are a bit of a pain to get at, side plate removal(done that once already). Don,t know history of belt changes being done. Not worried about how to do the belt (tips...
by 04rebel
Thu May 09, 2019 7:00 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello Neon drivers!
Replies: 8
Views: 1127

Hello Neon drivers!

Have been a long time owners of various Dodge products and a DIY'er for 98% of all maint. and repair work. A retired 30+ year auto tech, that started out with air cooled VW's and went on to working with all makes(even an old Citroen many years ago). My "stable" of cars for my family currently tallie...

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