Timing Bet Broke

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RainbowWrench
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Timing Bet Broke

Post by RainbowWrench » Sun Sep 11, 2022 5:29 pm

Sadly, today marks the last day that "crackwagon" A.K.A "shitbox 2000" added to the odo. I have been noticing something during highway driving, mainly getting up to speed, a momentary cessation in the forward pull provided by the little 2.0 I4 .

My concerns were valid , alas I hadn't, and will not in the foreseeable future, have the means to purchase the timing kit.

It is possible that I can , with a personal loan,and many hours of elbow grease ,obtain and resurrect yet another neon.

This car was my freedom, my backpack, safe place, my place.


All drama aside, the 2002 dodge neon se , at 174k miles , went hard and endured abuse throughout the 9 different owners of itself.

Montana weather is some of the harshest, and it endured, but this is the end.

I will post photos of any findings during the auto autopsy ImageImage

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Re: Timing Bet Broke

Post by occasional demons » Sun Sep 11, 2022 10:15 pm

That thing has better looking rocker panels than probably 99% of the neons that still are around in my area.
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Re: Timing Bet Broke

Post by Haganracing » Tue Sep 20, 2022 2:23 pm

RIP to this neon, looks like it did very well for it's service.
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Re: Timing Bet Broke

Post by RainbowWrench » Thu Sep 22, 2022 10:17 pm

Thank you guys. It's internals thus far aren't terrible on the bottom of the block, I broke an oil pan bolt , will have to figure that out, broke a wrench trying to remove the head, so thats on hold till tomorrow.

Any advice removing the broken oil pan bolt? It's fairly small, but the point at which it sheared was close to the exit , so it should be easier to remove.Image

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