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New to 2GN from northern Maryland!!

Post by tarasaywhaat » Sun Feb 26, 2012 9:52 am

Hey guys!

I'm 22, female and I drive an 04 yellow srt.

I live in Carroll County Maryland but spend most of my time in Hanover PA. My very first car was a 2000 Honda civic EX when I was 16. Twas a great little car but I wanted something newer and with a little more power, in this case, ALOT more power. I remember first hearing about srt's in 04 and remember the ACR and how sexy it sounded. I was drawn to the Mack truck sound and the gurgles. Anywho, after I decided I wanted something new, it was between an Evo and an srt. I went with the dodge mainly because it was cheaper Evo though at the time, the Evo was the better looking of the two.

My first SRT was a black 04 with slight mods. After buying this and the trouble I went through and the dishonesty of the seller, I warn EVERYONE not to buy any cars off of Craigslist unless you have someone go with you who knows what they're looking at. At the time, I didn't know poop about neons, just b series Hondas. Anywho, the car had 25k miles on it and it had an borla exhaust and immediately bought it from this guy; needless to say, I fell in love. 2 months go down the road and I'm on my way to work and my car starts misfiring and the check engine light was going crazy. Log story short, the kid I bought it from failed to tell me someone had JB welded the head and used transmission bolts to hold the head in place. I worked at a dealership selling cars at the time and took it into one of the techs there and when they pulled the head off, I was literally so pissed that I was about to cry. My first SRT, I was 19 and none of my friends had a 'cool' car like I did. I was almost heart broken. Luckily, I got a brand new head from our dodge dealership for 300 bucks and had my now boyfriend ou it together. About a year later, I was coming home from work and only maybe a mile from my work, some washed out leather faced woman didn't even look when I was coming and slammed into the side of my car, did a complete 360, hit a parked car, then ended up in the opposite direction. I was furious! Not only that, it was 1 day before my 21st birthday and my boyfriend had bought me a brand new set of rims and for my car. After all the money I put into this POS, 7 grand, I then found out on my 21st birthday that it was totaled.

I cried when I found out. I was so upset and kinda blamed myself for not Doug proper research of my first neon. I made out ok from the insurance company though and got 12k out of it so I wasn't complaining.

After being told my first SRT was totaled, I got to work and went srt shopping again and the same day, I found my car. I was online and the dealership in Fairfax, VA has this lovely stock yellow skittle listed online as an sxt. I called the dealership and said I wanted it and I wanted to Put money down for them to hold it for me. They made the mistake of listing as an sxt model and honored the price of $7200. Well, I put 3k down and well, you do the math.

I got my little yellow one completely stock just how I wanted it. Thankfully, some older man had it before me and took very good care of it. I completely transformed this car, with the help of my boyfriend of course, and after everything I've done to it, I always find somethig missing, something that I wanna do to it. As for now, through the winter time, it sits in a garage, covered up.

I do attend Carlisle shows, Motorama, and mostly local car shows and I show in the All Chrysler Nationals. If you were ther last year, I got 1st for the stock class. I hope to meet some of you.
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Post by mjrpaine » Sun Feb 26, 2012 10:20 am

Welcome


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Post by Midnight_Rider » Sun Feb 26, 2012 11:22 am

Yes, pics of car please and welcome to 2GN! :hello2:
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Post by mjrpaine » Sun Feb 26, 2012 11:25 am

I mean to of her ...

but I guess of the car will do ... :rofl:
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Post by tarasaywhaat » Sun Feb 26, 2012 11:33 am

Haha. I'm replying on my iPhone so I'm not sure how to post pictures up on a forum but if you guys have Facebook, for the time being, pictures of my car are on there =]
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Post by UriahRR » Sun Feb 26, 2012 11:49 am

I didn't read your whole essay, but it looks lovely.


I'm in East PA. I'm 22. My first car was a 1998 Civic EX. Let's boogie.


Hope your stay here is swell and you learn a lot about your car at this dysfunctional family we call 2gn.

Enjoy.
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Post by tarasaywhaat » Sun Feb 26, 2012 12:17 pm

UriahRR wrote:I didn't read your whole essay, but it looks lovely.


I'm in East PA. I'm 22. My first car was a 1998 Civic EX. Let's boogie.


Hope your stay here is swell and you learn a lot about your car at this dysfunctional family we call 2gn.

Enjoy.
Haha. Well I'll post car pics up soon! I look forward to meeting everyone and hopefully some of you at the local car shows!
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Post by tarasaywhaat » Mon Feb 27, 2012 9:30 am

Here's some pictures:


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Post by He Hate Me » Mon Feb 27, 2012 10:52 am

04 yellow, very rare! Actually what my SRT engine came out of lol. Always wanted a yellow. I REALLY want the trunk, CF + PVO possibly molded?
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Post by tarasaywhaat » Mon Feb 27, 2012 10:55 am

He Hate Me wrote:04 yellow, very rare! Actually what my SRT engine came out of lol. Always wanted a yellow. I REALLY want the trunk, CF + PVO possibly molded?
I got the hood, trunk, and eyelids from Carbon By Design all in a bundle and got a real good deal on it. The PVO truck was all molded together. It was $100 extra but it was well worth it!
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Post by red 02 r/t » Mon Feb 27, 2012 11:48 am

I love the stripes they compliment the hood and the trunk nicley, they also look good with your wheels too. Yellow is one of my favorite SRT-4 colors, but I didn't know they made yellow ones in 04, I thought it was an 03 only color. You learn something new every day. Nice SRT Tara! :thumbup:
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Post by mjrpaine » Mon Feb 27, 2012 11:48 am

Stripe down one side only ?

or one pic is from before the stripes were put on ???
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Post by occasional demons » Mon Feb 27, 2012 11:25 pm

mjrpaine wrote:Stripe down one side only ?

or one pic is from before the stripes were put on ???
http://i40.tinypic.com/14xjplz.jpg

both sides.
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Post by brybry » Mon Feb 27, 2012 11:39 pm

welcome :wav:
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Post by Midnight_Rider » Tue Feb 28, 2012 3:23 am

red 02 r/t wrote:...I didn't know they made yellow ones in 04, I thought it was an 03 only color. You learn something new every day.
SY was available for a very short time at the beginning of the 2004 model year. It was replaced with Electric Blue.
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Post by red 02 r/t » Tue Feb 28, 2012 3:39 am

Midnight_Rider wrote:[SY was available for a very short time at the beginning of the 2004 model year. It was replaced with Electric Blue.
Oh I wasn’t aware of that; I always just assumed that Solar Yellow was replaced by Electric Blue at the start of the 04 model year. Thanks for the clarification gramps! :thumbup:
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Post by He Hate Me » Tue Feb 28, 2012 11:31 am

Only 127 were made in 2004 to use it up, and only 7 had a sunroof :o
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Post by red 02 r/t » Tue Feb 28, 2012 11:56 am

He Hate Me wrote:Only 127 were made in 2004 to use it up, and only 7 had a sunroof :o
:shock: Wow Solar Yellow 04's are super super rare then, thats probably why I have never seen one before. :lol:
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Post by tarasaywhaat » Tue Feb 28, 2012 12:27 pm

occasional demons wrote:
mjrpaine wrote:Stripe down one side only ?

or one pic is from before the stripes were put on ???
http://i40.tinypic.com/14xjplz.jpg

both sides.
It's on both sides. The one picture of it kind of parked in an alley was when I first got it. It was BONE stock.
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Post by occasional demons » Tue Feb 28, 2012 12:35 pm

Holy Avatar pic! Please give that thing a cold shower pronto! It needs some serious shrinkage. :lol:
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Post by tarasaywhaat » Tue Feb 28, 2012 12:38 pm

occasional demons wrote:Holy Avatar pic! Please give that thing a cold shower pronto! It needs some serious shrinkage. :lol:
Lol..I don't know how to. Every time I would try to upload a picture, it would make it huge! HALP :dontknow:
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Post by occasional demons » Tue Feb 28, 2012 1:41 pm

Looks like you got it fairly well figured out. :)
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Post by black03rt » Tue Feb 28, 2012 6:42 pm

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Post by tarasaywhaat » Wed Feb 29, 2012 12:32 pm

Thank ya thank ya! Who all is going to the All Chrysler National show this year? I remember alot of 2GN people there last year I was supposed to meet up with some srtforum people but we didn't see anyone there other than 2 people.
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Post by mjrpaine » Wed Feb 29, 2012 1:19 pm

viewtopic.php?t=60784

Thats the page with the list. So far it looks like 6 confirmed (I'm one of them) thatwill be there and a bunch that say they will.

This will be my first time going ... and I have my 2 rooms reserved from Wednesday night to Sunday morning.
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Post by tarasaywhaat » Thu Mar 01, 2012 6:00 pm

mjrpaine wrote:viewtopic.php?t=60784

Thats the page with the list. So far it looks like 6 confirmed (I'm one of them) thatwill be there and a bunch that say they will.

This will be my first time going ... and I have my 2 rooms reserved from Wednesday night to Sunday morning.
Well count me in, my boyfriend also. We'll be showing there too. So excited to meet everyone!
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Post by occasional demons » Thu Mar 01, 2012 6:26 pm

tarasaywhaat wrote: I remember alot of 2GN people there last year
:lol:

Considering we took 2nd place for club registrations, only loosing by about 7ish, yes you seen a lot of us.
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Post by mjrpaine » Thu Mar 01, 2012 6:48 pm

tarasaywhaat wrote:Well count me in, my boyfriend also. We'll be showing there too. So excited to meet everyone!

Feel free to leave him home ... we wont mind ... :rofl:
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Post by tarasaywhaat » Fri Mar 02, 2012 8:10 am

mjrpaine wrote:
tarasaywhaat wrote:Well count me in, my boyfriend also. We'll be showing there too. So excited to meet everyone!

Feel free to leave him home ... we wont mind ... :rofl:
Haha :2eek: Last year, we met up with SRTForum members and they said they would have a tent and everything, which they did, but no one drank or brought food and I wanna go all out this year. Drink a nice cold one and enjoy my damn weekend!
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