The fall and rise of Shyla...The End

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Post by Danteneon » Mon Apr 07, 2008 3:22 pm

This car is completely different with this suspension upgrades. I don't even mind driving it now :lol:

I got so used to the Neon, that I knew getting into the Caliber was going to be a much less rewarding experience driving-wise. Not so now!

Once I fill the mounts with urethane and get the swaybar kit in there, along with some real tires, she should be a beast :twisted:
If I could just figure out how to meld the Outback and the Neon into one car...

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Post by Kelevra » Mon Apr 07, 2008 3:32 pm

Haha!! I really want to drive her now, but I dont think she'll like shyla being a training vehicle! lol I'm so bummed lol

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Post by Danteneon » Mon Apr 07, 2008 3:35 pm

:rofl:

It's too bad you can't rent 5sp cars any more. I remember renting 5sp shadows and taking them to Summit Point WV for the day.

If I still had a beater manual around, you would be set :)
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Post by Kelevra » Mon Apr 07, 2008 3:37 pm

Haha, how about your neon! :rofl: it's not a beater but maybe you're ok with teaching me? lol

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Post by King Crab » Mon Apr 07, 2008 4:50 pm

Once you drive a MTX you'll never want a ATX again. You would be amazed at the, "I'm one with the car", feeling that you get. MTX FTMFW. :thumbup:
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Post by Danteneon » Mon Apr 07, 2008 5:20 pm

Very true David! As crazy as it sounds, I would be more likely to train you on my Neon Kelevra. I may even have my clutch installed by then :roll:
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Post by Kelevra » Tue Apr 08, 2008 7:31 pm

I wont burn out the cltuch. I KNOW how to, just never done it before. catch my drift?

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Post by Danteneon » Tue Apr 08, 2008 7:52 pm

I understand you. But you will do some clutch wear to start. Knowing the idea, and actually do it are very different things :lol:

I still remember when I learned. I knew how to do, but I just hadn't tried it. After 15 mins in the parking lot with a brand new (at that time) '88 Horizon, I was set! And the car wasn't any worse for wear :thumbup:
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Post by Kelevra » Tue Apr 08, 2008 11:22 pm

haha. nice

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Post by Danteneon » Fri Apr 11, 2008 2:42 pm

Yay! I can has boxez!

Here is the first...

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Mopar Performance 25mm front, 19mm rear swaybar set :D
And yes, the bushings are poly :rockon:

Next box...

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SRT hatch spoiler. Just 'cause :lol:
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Post by Kelevra » Fri Apr 11, 2008 3:11 pm

Nice!

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Post by Danteneon » Fri Apr 11, 2008 3:21 pm

Thanks! The spoiler will go on Saturday I think. The swaybars will go on...soon :lol:
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Post by Kelevra » Fri Apr 11, 2008 3:33 pm

Those sways will take any squishyness out of the suspention and up the steering response.

OH!!! CAN I CAN I CAN I DRIVE IT!! PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE *JUMPS UP AND DOWN AND IN CIRCLES*

LMAO Ok.. I had to get that out of the way... but seriously. I want to know how that thing will drive now.

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Post by Danteneon » Fri Apr 11, 2008 3:43 pm

:laughing3:

So cute!
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Post by Kelevra » Fri Apr 11, 2008 3:50 pm

:rofl: I had to, I couldn't resist

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Post by Danteneon » Mon Apr 14, 2008 9:45 am

Friday night, it's was warm out, and I'm impatient.

Newest addition :D

Before and after in series

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I think it flows much better with the back of the car. What do you think?
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Post by orangeblast05 » Fri Apr 18, 2008 1:25 pm

Nice looking good
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Post by Danteneon » Fri Apr 18, 2008 1:29 pm

Thanks! She is much more fun to drive now, and much better looking to boot :lol:

Just have to get the swaybars in...and the hood.
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Post by orangeblast05 » Thu Apr 24, 2008 1:30 pm

when do they get in, i did the same thing with my car when it got in the accident, got the full body kit of the srt and a couple of extra things. Im just waiting for the side skirts
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Post by Danteneon » Thu Apr 24, 2008 1:54 pm

Yep, accidents suck, so it's nice to get something good out of them :lol:

Oh, and the hood has been pushed back to May 5th :cussing:
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Post by orangeblast05 » Thu Apr 24, 2008 1:58 pm

damn that sucks im planning on repainting the rims and doing a red lip
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Post by orangeblast05 » Mon Apr 28, 2008 3:38 pm

hey any update on the hood
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Post by Danteneon » Mon Apr 28, 2008 4:03 pm

Latest update on eta of hood...5/06/08 :banghead:
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Post by Danteneon » Tue Apr 29, 2008 3:32 pm

Well, it's not a hood, but Shyla got a new goodie...

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SRT pedal set. Much better than the plain rubber pads that came stock, especially the gas pedal which is just...well, plain.

I love the SRT pedals in my Neon, and the wife really wanted a set for hers. They recently became available for the manual trans, so now she is much happier. And as the married folks can attest, a happy spouse is a happy marriage :lol:
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Post by Danteneon » Thu May 22, 2008 12:39 pm

Yay hood is here!!!!!!!

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It's a crappy pic, but hey, at least I got it! Should be sent to paint in the next 2 weeks...so happy :D
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Post by hansken_yo » Thu May 22, 2008 1:11 pm

Nice yo... I like the pedals.
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Post by Danteneon » Thu May 22, 2008 1:40 pm

Thanks! The pedals really are nice. My wife was jealous of mine, so when these came available we had to get them :)

I gotta tell ya, I am so tired of people telling me my hood is up :lol: One guy flagged me down in the other lane to tell me that. I liked the fact that he was looking out for us, but he had a hard time understanding that, no, the hood is just too short :roll:
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Post by hansken_yo » Thu May 22, 2008 2:41 pm

:rofl:
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Post by orangeblast05 » Tue Jun 10, 2008 6:48 pm

cant wait to see it painted
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Post by Danteneon » Tue Jun 10, 2008 10:02 pm

You and me both :roll:

Money is a real issue right now. Would would have thought buying a house could be so expensive :lol:
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