LowNSlow's Hunt for a 1GN Neon (getting a srt-4)

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Post by LowNSlow » Mon Mar 22, 2010 10:12 am

Well, hopefully the 1GN you're talking about is as clean and similarly priced.

I'm sick of dealing with this dealer.... Ive called them 5 times and zero calls back.


I called asking if I could have my "mechanic" do a compression test for me and he was like uh I don't know I'll have to call you back... I was like well the last 5 times I called, no one called me back. "Well we called you back last time"

Lies!!

I have to drive this car 10 + hours so if I can't do a compression check... I don't want it.

I'd like to know if the motor is even healthy before driving it.

edit: got a call back for the first time... if the guy isnt a certified mechanic it's no dice... which is understandable but sucks for me.
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Post by LowNSlow » Mon Mar 22, 2010 5:53 pm

Kind of talking to myself here but whatever....the guy that I was paying to check out the car showed up 25minutes before they were closing. He said they were insanely rude and that he suggests I find a different place to do business with because they told him to get lost in other words.

So with the issues I've been having with them and him....fk it. Ill find a different one.
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Post by Mr Josh Zombie » Mon Mar 22, 2010 6:11 pm

until you talk yourself into wanting that one again :lol:

Also, http://sgs-ebay.sgsauto.com/

might help you
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Post by TheRandom1 » Mon Mar 22, 2010 6:12 pm

Josh is a master at that.
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Post by LowNSlow » Mon Mar 22, 2010 6:22 pm

Mr Josh Zombie wrote:until you talk yourself into wanting that one again :lol:

Also, http://sgs-ebay.sgsauto.com/

might help you
I do want that one :(

I spy oil under it in the pictures...asked about it and they were like oh thats uh just a coincidence...

Too shady for me...
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Post by heydockyle » Mon Mar 22, 2010 6:25 pm

LowNSlow wrote:
Too shady for me...
Very. And that's exactly how it will be if you do buy the car, so I'd stay away.
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Post by LowNSlow » Mon Mar 22, 2010 6:26 pm

So back to trying to find a clean 2/4 door, no purple, 5 spd, power windows/locks and pretty minty body.


Needle in a hay stack..
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Post by INVUJerry » Mon Mar 22, 2010 9:18 pm

I vote 95 if possible. You can't get an AFX ecu for it, but emissions is easier to pass with one.
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Post by Tam » Tue Mar 23, 2010 1:49 am

What if I found a nicely built motor that came from a 2002 DOHC Stratus for $250 in Pascagoula, Ms?

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Post by LowNSlow » Tue Mar 23, 2010 5:07 am

-John


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Post by dank(r/t) » Tue Mar 23, 2010 5:09 am

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Post by LowNSlow » Tue Mar 23, 2010 6:07 am

I was going to register and PM him an offer until I realized it's in Michigan?.... ugh 18 hours away is a no go. =/

It's also funny how it says no track experience in this car ever... and in his sig its
98' Neon R/T "Turbo" (~12.8@109)
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Post by Mr Josh Zombie » Tue Mar 23, 2010 8:52 am

do NOT buy a car from Xceed.

that forum is the bane of the tri-state area. expect your car to be beat to shit if purchased from 90% of the members there
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Post by LowNSlow » Tue Mar 23, 2010 9:25 am

Yea, didn't plan on it.... that car looks nice but it'd be $750 to transport it down here....and it's a little out of my budget.

I'd prefer a stocker anyhow.....

I found a blue r/t in Orlando...but it's got nitrous on it. It's really clean looking but eh, we'll see... I e-mailed him.
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Post by TheRandom1 » Tue Mar 23, 2010 9:29 am

IT'S GOT NAWSSSS!!!
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Post by dank(r/t) » Tue Mar 23, 2010 9:54 am

Mr Josh Zombie wrote:do NOT buy a car from Xceed.

that forum is the bane of the tri-state area. expect your car to be beat to shit if purchased from 90% of the members there
he's got kind of a point, but the seller isn't a known poster, so it could be ok, while, i love xceed.
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Post by suave23 » Tue Mar 23, 2010 2:10 pm

PM'd you John.

Good news - The car I mentioned has 10,600 original miles, not 106k.

Bad news - They want $5500 for it.
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Post by LowNSlow » Tue Mar 23, 2010 4:29 pm

It's sold already.
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Post by LowNSlow » Tue Mar 23, 2010 10:44 pm

So fast the stripes flew off the hood? :P
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Post by LowNSlow » Tue Mar 23, 2010 10:48 pm

Mr Josh Zombie wrote:until you talk yourself into wanting that one again :lol:
:-** :-**


Wait what?
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Post by silversport » Tue Mar 23, 2010 11:07 pm

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Post by LowNSlow » Thu Mar 25, 2010 6:06 pm

The hunt is on hold for now... with back surgery possibly pending..theres no need.

Might use the money + some other money to do a MUCH NEEDED refinance on the truck. We will see how that works out.
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Post by INVUJerry » Thu Apr 08, 2010 10:34 pm

Shit, just saw you said the hunt is off. However, $900, you can join the ugly crew. I'll go pick it up and hold it for you if you want.

http://forums.neons.org/viewtopic.php?f=44&t=359892
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Post by heydockyle » Thu Apr 08, 2010 10:47 pm

Omg nyg.
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Post by Mr Josh Zombie » Thu Apr 08, 2010 10:51 pm

I miss mine :(
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Post by INVUJerry » Fri Apr 09, 2010 4:55 pm

Mr Josh Zombie wrote:I miss mine :(
Me too. But I have a better one now.

heydockyle: When I get the money, this will be my tag on my NYG. OMG NYG or LOL NYG
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Post by sullivan » Wed Apr 14, 2010 6:58 am

i got my coupe for $300 yes $300
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Post by neonpla » Wed Apr 14, 2010 8:37 am

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