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Post by Mopar_Korean » Wed Nov 10, 2010 8:44 pm

I say take EVERYTHING off the red car and transplant the drivetrain, wiring, seats, and whatever else you want to the silver one. Enjoy SRT power with neon insurance. Then scrap the red shell.
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Post by LilSparkPlug » Wed Nov 10, 2010 8:57 pm

I leave my tender plugged in at all times, it's one from Snap-on. It doesn't draw hardly any power (not even a dollar a month different on the bill) and maintains the battery in the meantime. It will charge it if it needs it, and just monitor if it doesn't. Mine has a harness that I keep inside the engine bay, attached to the battery (capped when the tender is off) hidden so it's easy to unplug the car and plug it back in.

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Post by MyNeonSaysHi » Thu Nov 11, 2010 12:48 am

Snap-on is too rich for my blood heh. Seems like this one is working fine.
Mopar_Korean wrote:I say take EVERYTHING off the red car and transplant the drivetrain, wiring, seats, and whatever else you want to the silver one. Enjoy SRT power with neon insurance. Then scrap the red shell.
Yeah I was thinking that. But the silver one is already a SRT. :lol: I wouldn't mind swapping motors though since that one has significant lower mileage. (60k~ less) I am going to mess with it this weekend and maybe drive it around the block if possible.

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Post by Undesolved » Thu Nov 11, 2010 5:03 pm

rebuild the engine in the wrecked one so you have a back up incase your current one decides to take a crap on yah and then you can just rebuild the other one when it craps out.
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Post by INVUJerry » Thu Nov 11, 2010 6:51 pm

I say swap it into a 1gn, and go deep 11's.
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Post by Canada » Thu Nov 11, 2010 9:45 pm

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Post by OB » Thu Nov 11, 2010 10:38 pm

I'm a bit confused. So you're planning on fixing it? It would easily cost more to fix than it would be worth (literally). Doesn't make a bit of sense to me.
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Post by MyNeonSaysHi » Fri Nov 12, 2010 12:52 am

No, it is not going to be fixed. Totally not worth it after seeing the damage some more.
SRT powered 1gn is my dream weekend toy. *drool*
rebuild the engine in the wrecked one so you have a back up incase your current one decides to take a crap on yah and then you can just rebuild the other one when it craps out.
Thats actually a good idea, but I doubt it needs rebuilt...Only 38k on it and it runs like a champ. Probably do a compression test sometime.
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Post by nate-00neon » Fri Nov 12, 2010 4:07 pm

nice find!!! is the motor in the a little sideways from the accident? thats how the one i bought was. swap into a 1st gen that would cool!!
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Post by MyNeonSaysHi » Sat Nov 13, 2010 12:26 am

Not from what I can tell. Looks straight. I will get more pictures this weekend.

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Post by MyNeonSaysHi » Sun Nov 14, 2010 6:12 pm

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Drove it around the block before I washed it. Ran perfect and shifted fine. The alignment felt a "little" off. :lol: Turned a lot of the neighbors heads. Let it run to get up to operating temperatures and then shut it off and poured some Stabil in the tank.

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Post by nate-00neon » Sun Nov 14, 2010 9:56 pm

nice you got it for such a good price..i payed 2800 for mine with 65000 miles on it, i could not drive mine tho body was a lil more off. but it looks like it would have been about the same replacement parts as ur lookin at. where did you find this?
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Post by MyNeonSaysHi » Mon Nov 15, 2010 12:33 am

Got pictures of yours or links? Sounds like you got a pretty good deal too.
I got it local, I knew the guy and he needed it gone ASAP. You know how those situations unfold. :)

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Post by dblsg » Mon Nov 15, 2010 2:04 am

i almost had a heart atack!

i scrolled the curser over the title of the thread and at first i thought you totaled your car...

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Post by sidepipe87 » Mon Nov 15, 2010 1:06 pm

I wouldn't drive that too much with a donut on the front of the car...
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Post by Midnight_Rider » Mon Nov 15, 2010 1:35 pm

Wow, can't tell anything from the rear but the shock hits when walking around to the front. Cleaning paid off in the pics. :thumbup:
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Post by theColonel » Mon Nov 15, 2010 2:12 pm

MyNeonSaysHi wrote: Drove it around the block before I washed it. Ran perfect and shifted fine. The alignment felt a "little" off. :lol: Turned a lot of the neighbors heads. Let it run to get up to operating temperatures and then shut it off and poured some Stabil in the tank.
Try it with a "real wheel and tire" on the left front .... my car drove like shit on the temporary spare, and it hasn't been wrecked.
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Post by LilSparkPlug » Mon Nov 15, 2010 2:42 pm

This is just me but I would fix it....

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Post by theColonel » Mon Nov 15, 2010 3:12 pm

LilSparkPlug wrote:This is just me but I would fix it....
x2 .... it would be a shame to part it out
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Post by smiley » Mon Nov 15, 2010 5:44 pm

this cars in pretty damn good shape fora totaled car
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Post by MyNeonSaysHi » Tue Nov 16, 2010 12:32 am

dblsg wrote:i almost had a heart atack!

i scrolled the curser over the title of the thread and at first i thought you totaled your car...

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Hahaha I see where you saw that. Believe me though, the thread title would be way different. I hope that NEVER happens to me.
I wouldn't drive that too much with a donut on the front of the car...
I hear yah. It was more of a slow carousel ride around the block.
Try it with a "real wheel and tire" on the left front .... my car drove like shit on the temporary spare, and it hasn't been wrecked.
I could of done that, but didn't want to mess up my wheels. Yeah you are supposed to put the spare in the back on a FWD car.
This is just me but I would fix it....
The internal body damage is what would be $$$$ and not worth it IMO. Anything over $2k into it wouldn't be worth it. I could get everything pretty cheap its just that main structural damage.

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Post by nate-00neon » Tue Nov 16, 2010 9:40 pm

MyNeonSaysHi wrote:Got pictures of yours or links? Sounds like you got a pretty good deal too.
I got it local, I knew the guy and he needed it gone ASAP. You know how those situations unfold. :)
yeah, thats really cool i almost went for a 05 those limited edition ones...the last 250 neon srt4s they made, but didnt have the cash.

but heres the link to my swap, it has all the pics of my srt project.
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i am still with you on not fixing it! too much work and money. it would be much more fun in a 1st gen haha even a 2nd gen. go for the sleeper look. if you weer closer i would say sell it to me :)
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Post by MoxHair » Tue Nov 16, 2010 10:05 pm

nate-00neon wrote:yeah, thats really cool i almost went for a 05 those limited edition ones...the last 250 neon srt4s they made, but didnt have the cash.
The Commemorative Editions were limited to 200 cars and they were not the last Neon SRT4's made.
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Post by LilSparkPlug » Wed Nov 17, 2010 7:12 pm

MyNeonSaysHi wrote:
This is just me but I would fix it....
The internal body damage is what would be $$$$ and not worth it IMO. Anything over $2k into it wouldn't be worth it. I could get everything pretty cheap its just that main structural damage.
You talking about the damage to the cowl and frame rail?? Or something else inward to that that can't be seen well in pictures?

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Post by nate-00neon » Wed Nov 17, 2010 9:06 pm

MoxHair wrote:
nate-00neon wrote:yeah, thats really cool i almost went for a 05 those limited edition ones...the last 250 neon srt4s they made, but didnt have the cash.
The Commemorative Editions were limited to 200 cars and they were not the last Neon SRT4's made.
yeah thats it...they werent the last 200 made? oh well thats just what the guy told me lol thanks for the info!
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Post by MoxHair » Wed Nov 17, 2010 10:01 pm

nate-00neon wrote:
MoxHair wrote:
nate-00neon wrote:yeah, thats really cool i almost went for a 05 those limited edition ones...the last 250 neon srt4s they made, but didnt have the cash.
The Commemorative Editions were limited to 200 cars and they were not the last Neon SRT4's made.
yeah thats it...they werent the last 200 made? oh well thats just what the guy told me lol thanks for the info!
They were built in early July of 2005 and the last NSRT4 rolled off the line in September of 2005.
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Post by MyNeonSaysHi » Sun Nov 28, 2010 6:18 pm

LilSparkPlug wrote:
MyNeonSaysHi wrote:
This is just me but I would fix it....
The internal body damage is what would be $$$$ and not worth it IMO. Anything over $2k into it wouldn't be worth it. I could get everything pretty cheap its just that main structural damage.
You talking about the damage to the cowl and frame rail?? Or something else inward to that that can't be seen well in pictures?
Yeah..thats what he was telling me. I guess they were going to take it apart but decided it wasn't worth it and totaled it out.... So it might be worth saving.
I measured the distance between the strut towers and my car is exactly 1'' longer. So it did get pushed in a bit. Emailing some auto body places with pictures and this video:
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I should get the title this week or next week.

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Post by MyNeonSaysHi » Sun Dec 05, 2010 7:44 pm

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More pictures of the damage with the window cowl off. Looks like no damage going to firewall.

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Post by TheRandom1 » Sun Dec 05, 2010 8:12 pm

Ahhh, yeah. I can see how that would be a big of a problem.
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Post by TNK » Mon Dec 06, 2010 1:51 am

it'll buff out. :lol:
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