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Post by 03sxr/t » Sat Apr 03, 2010 10:00 pm

sullivan wrote:we will have to photo shoot in august when i come down to BC!
Where ya headed in BC?

Took a few pics yesterday. Sun was trying hard to come out but couldn't make it all the way. Gave her a wash and a coat of wax and took a few pics

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Hopefully tomorrow I can get a few in some nice spots in the sun. Next week im going to pull the tint off and put on the front plate to get it ready for the inspection. Just want some good pics of it before hand!

And yes I know it has to go lower. Have someone that wants to sell me their springs for a good price but I just dont know. I want it lower but ill just wreck the car out here I think. The roads here arent really made for lowered cars. Who knows though.... maybe

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Post by 03sxr/t » Mon Apr 05, 2010 8:35 pm

May favorite pic so far of the car


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think I need to figure out how to make it into a sig!

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Post by Tam » Tue Apr 06, 2010 1:18 am

No sig yet. You need to lower the car first, and then make a sig. :)

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Post by 03sxr/t » Thu Apr 15, 2010 8:15 pm

Well I should be receiving my new to me exhaust tonight and installing it tomorrow at work. After 3 years with the srt exhaust im going back to the factory R/T rear section. I think it will suit the car better with it being quieter. Its a heat score enough the way it is and the sound doesnt help one bit. Other than that, no new updates

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Post by bstc00 » Thu Apr 15, 2010 8:33 pm

Nice rims

you will have to do something for the rt echaust so that it will fit the cut outs.

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Post by heydockyle » Thu Apr 15, 2010 8:45 pm

Wheel gap is not your friend.

Looks good otherwise.
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Post by 03sxr/t » Fri Apr 16, 2010 1:44 am

bstc00 wrote:Nice rims

you will have to do something for the rt echaust so that it will fit the cut outs.
I shouldn't have to do anything other than install it. Its a mopar lip on an R/T bumper and the cutouts on the lip match the ones on the bumper as I had my SRT rear section cut up and narrowed to fit in the R/T bumper cutouts before I installed the lip.


And yes I know wheel gap is huge but its not even close to being a priority as of now and nothing will happen with that this summer. Better things to worry about than ride height. As far as im concerned its just fine for now.

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Post by 03sxr/t » Thu May 06, 2010 7:07 pm

K guys I need a hand with something. Ive been tossing around the idea of selling my car but I have no clue what it is worth with the shit that I have done to it. Heres the details


2003 Dodge SX 2.0 R/T
155xxx kms, mostly highway. I did a bunch of trips from Winnipeg Manitoba out to various places in Alberta. Purchased car with 32xxx kms in May or June of '04. Was parked for majority of winters, this last winter was its first full one as I was doing the body in spring so I was not too concerned about it.

5 speed, Air, Tilt, Cruse, Roof.

Aftermarket JVC head unit with hands free Bluetooth, cheap subs/amp (no factory head unit or 6 disk changer... both crapped out on me a few years back)

Mopar STS and SRT shift boot/knob (have stock stuff still)

SRT Pedals and Drivers Seat (have factory seat)

Full Black interior (re did the headliner really dark gray and painted plastics dark slate gray, need to finish a small hand full of pieces but Im not concerned about that) door inserts also done with silver carbon fiber look a like vinyl

Mopar Lip Kit, painted to match

Black housing headlamps

Tenzo Type M 17'' rims with 205/40/17 summer tires (NEW, put them on a few days before Easter 98% tread left I would say)

14'' Steel rims w/studded winter tires (used 1 winter, 85% tread left if not more)

Motor mount inserts

K&N cone filter in stock air box

Aftermarket foglights

Fresh body and paint, exterior color change from Solar Yellow to Lamborghini Giallo Midas (Lambo yellow)

Have SRT rear exhaust section that will come with the car. Needs an adapter welded on to meet mid pipe. Its narrowed to fit in the same cutouts as the RT exhaust. Car currently has R/T exhaust

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Im kinda torn on selling it after all the work I just put into it. I have a figure in my head of what I would like to get for it but I think it might be too high. What would you guys say its worth... or at least a good starting point for me to list it at?

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Post by ZeroChad » Thu May 06, 2010 7:32 pm

You'll probably get 3.5k for it max. Neon resale has gone to shit in the past year. Are you looking at a different vehicle?
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Post by 03blackrt » Thu May 06, 2010 7:33 pm

I'd put it at about $4,000 if it has a clean title and the paint was done well.

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Post by 03sxr/t » Tue May 11, 2010 8:20 pm

I think I could get a bit more for it up here in the market I am in but it would have to be the right buyer. Im thinking ill hold on to it as it is in decent shape. Ill have to pic something up before winter so I can park it, and if that happens it might stay parked until I find a snail under the hood :rockon:
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Post by measy27 » Tue May 11, 2010 9:18 pm

Id say 5K max
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Post by LilSparkPlug » Tue May 11, 2010 10:02 pm

I picked up my 04 SY with 60k on it for 4700 with two sets of wheels/tires and a full factory warranty if that gives you any inclination of pricing. They aren't worth much sadly. I would keep it, you just put all that work into it only to essentially give it away? :(

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Post by 03sxr/t » Sun May 30, 2010 10:47 pm

Made some f-glass eye lids. Took about 4 hrs start to finish. Turned out alright but not what I want. When I get new headlights I will make a new set and do them a bit different. I should have used sheets of faberglass not the matting that you pull apart and use small pieces as there are some thick parts and some thin parts and they dont line up quite as nice as I would like. Oh well, for the cost and time, they aren't bad


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Post by 03sxr/t » Mon May 31, 2010 9:49 pm

... also ordered some "R/T" emblems for the doors. Got the chrome ones from a Journey R/T. Should be in tomorrow or Wednesday. Trying to figure out where I want them on the doors, im thinking going rather low maybe 1.5-2 inch above the lower body line and 3-4 inches in from fender.
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Post by wiggyx » Mon May 31, 2010 10:00 pm

Love the wheels Image , and good job on the proper (as in not vinyl) DIY eyelids!

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Post by MyNeonSaysHi » Mon May 31, 2010 10:23 pm

I think the eyelids turned out great!
As for lowering the car, do yourself a favor and just get a set of coilovers if you want the slammed look. BC's particularly.

I take it you aren't going to sell your car now?

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Post by 03sxr/t » Mon May 31, 2010 11:10 pm

MyNeonSaysHi wrote:I think the eyelids turned out great!
As for lowering the car, do yourself a favor and just get a set of coilovers if you want the slammed look. BC's particularly.

I take it you aren't going to sell your car now?
I keep tossing the idea through my head. I guess it all depends on what we end up buying as our next vehicle. Either way ill get shit all for the car so unless im hard up for cash or I need money to put down on a new vehicle ill probably keep it. Im still going to try and put money away here and there when I can just encase i find a wrecked SRT for a swap. I think an intercooler would look nice behind the bumper... but it has to be functional! lol
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Post by measy27 » Tue Jun 01, 2010 9:04 am

Looks good!!
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Post by 03sxr/t » Wed Jun 02, 2010 8:43 pm

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cant wait for it to clear up and get them on
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Post by LilSparkPlug » Wed Jun 02, 2010 9:25 pm

The eyelids turned out great! Nice work :D

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Post by Neon4Life » Wed Jun 02, 2010 9:40 pm

wow nice eyelids work.


Wicked nice emblems.


keep up the good work.
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Post by LilSparkPlug » Wed Jun 02, 2010 10:16 pm

Holy shit Manny you just said "wicked" were you from RI at some point??? :shock:

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Post by Neon4Life » Thu Jun 03, 2010 9:08 am

^ No Crystal i wasnt. i am from Brooklyn New York if that makes any difference or more sense to you. :lol:
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Post by LilSparkPlug » Thu Jun 03, 2010 10:44 am

Ha ha it does a bit! No one from out your way would say that unless they were from the northeast originally :rofl:.

Back on topic. Yellow is sexy.

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Post by Neon4Life » Thu Jun 03, 2010 11:44 am

yellow is Beefy too.
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Post by smiley » Thu Jun 03, 2010 5:22 pm

i agree with everyone else, those eyelids look good
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Post by 03sxr/t » Sat Jun 05, 2010 12:16 pm

Well I have spend nearly 5 hours cleaning it top to bottom and its still not quite where I wanted it to be but it will have to do. Im taking it to a local car show today. Should be a good time. Last year they had 85 cars which doesnt seem like much but when you factor in that its in Northern BC and the population of the town is only around 5-6000 thats not too bad. Ill have pics from the show later. Here she sits ready to go


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Post by BlackRoseRacing » Sun Jun 06, 2010 9:22 am

Well I have spend nearly 5 hours cleaning it top to bottom and its still not quite where I wanted it to be but it will have to do
I'm dreading doing that myself since it's been a few months since I cleaned Christine. Those eyelids turned out great! keep up the good work :thumbup:
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Post by 03sxr/t » Sun Jun 06, 2010 10:36 pm

BlackRoseRacing wrote:
Well I have spend nearly 5 hours cleaning it top to bottom and its still not quite where I wanted it to be but it will have to do
I'm dreading doing that myself since it's been a few months since I cleaned Christine. Those eyelids turned out great! keep up the good work :thumbup:
Thanks man!

Here is a quick pic from the show

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The Beaumont and Chevelle are my buddy Rory's, hes our journeyman painter at the shop. The Beaumont is his drag car, Chevelle is his street car with 18000 original miles.
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