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Post by LilSparkPlug » Mon Nov 14, 2011 7:55 pm

I back down a long wooded dirt/rock driveway to get into the garage...so pretty often :rofl:

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Post by z3roneo » Wed Nov 16, 2011 8:11 pm

:lol: You should get the Bux Rear Fog Lights and make them fit your srt bumper.. :thumbup:
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Post by LilSparkPlug » Wed Nov 16, 2011 10:07 pm

:rofl: If they wouldn't look so gaudy on the SRT I would!

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Post by z3roneo » Wed Nov 16, 2011 11:09 pm

:rofl: aint that the truth.. They're already ugly on the neon bumpers..
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Post by LilSparkPlug » Thu Nov 17, 2011 9:17 am

So true, I don't even think there's a way that they could be made to look decent. They're just not pretty at all. They're awkwardly shaped and placed. Although on silver cars for whatever reason they don't seem to look that bad.

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Post by z3roneo » Mon Nov 21, 2011 10:46 pm

:lol: damn you chrysler...

Grabbed this for a steal today after work...
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I wanted to install the g35/350z muffler but it looks like alot modding to make it fit perfect so decided to look for the obvious solution.. Going try to install it this weekend after we go jyarding on half off sale.. :thumbup:

Looking to grab a 2.4... Crossing fingers..
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Post by z3roneo » Mon Nov 28, 2011 1:07 am

Had plans on finishing the hood today but half off weekend at the jyard and black friday/cyber monday killed alot of time..

Managed to epoxy one of the vents down..
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Placed duct tape over the sides to keep it down and from blowing crap in it.. Crazy ass weather down here in Texas...

Its finally official.. The Nurple is going 2.4L.. I was suppose to grab a 2.4 this weekend but decided to hold off til next half off sale..
Grabbed some of the swapper stuff today though..
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*PT Oil Pan with Filter Adapter
*PT Lower and Upper Alt. Brackets
*PT Water Pump Outlet
*PT Hard Coolant Lines
*PT Stock Header
*1gn DOHC Intake Manifold

Have more parts coming in..
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Post by z3roneo » Tue Dec 06, 2011 1:10 pm

Quick update.. Gona start over on the vented hood project cuz the pass. side vent won't line up and match the drivers.. I'm reall picky with this type of stuff and I like it to be somewhat perfect..

On the good note, I'll be making a template to use so that I can get both vents lined up to match on the purple stocker hood.. Plan on atleast cutting the holes out and glueing them in on Sunday if the weather is on my side..

After that done, I'll be modding this to work on the stock 00 rear bumper..
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The exhaust holes are almost 2" off from the SRT exhaust which isn't a big deal.. Going get the bumper fabbed up with the diffuser then have the exhaust shop move to pipes to line up and possibly change out the tips..

We'll see soon..
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Post by DodgeEvo » Tue Dec 06, 2011 5:12 pm

Can't wait to see more. Keep it coming :thumbup:
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Post by z3roneo » Sun Dec 18, 2011 1:44 pm

Installed the SRT Exhaust..
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Absolutely love it!!! Sounds almost like a Srt now..

Grabbed more swap parts too..
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*PT Side Motor Mount
*PT Lower Coolant Housing
*PT Power Steering Bracket
*PT A/C Bracket

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Post by z3roneo » Wed Dec 28, 2011 2:23 pm

Replace the old Depo's, led turn signals, and Nokya headlight bulbs...

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Post by theColonel » Wed Dec 28, 2011 2:56 pm

z3roneo wrote:Replace the old Depo's, led turn signals, and Nokya headlight bulbs...

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Can you do a "night picture" of the LED turn signals ?
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Post by z3roneo » Wed Dec 28, 2011 3:48 pm

Yea not a problem.. I'll take one tonite..
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Post by quicksilvr » Wed Dec 28, 2011 5:01 pm

What color are you going to paint this car when it's done?
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Post by DodgeEvo » Wed Dec 28, 2011 8:00 pm

Looking good :thumbup:
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Post by z3roneo » Wed Dec 28, 2011 8:08 pm

Quickslvr: Its gonbe white.. Haven't decided on which white, but it'll be white..
Evo: Thanxs bro..

Nite shots..
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The passenger signal isnt working (might be broken) and I need to aim the headlights..
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Post by 2005.Neon.SXT » Thu Dec 29, 2011 9:13 am

I wanna get LED bulbs in mine too, but I don't want that "ricer flash". I was tryin to read up on the how-to, but it seems like there really isn't a permanent fix?...

Looks good though :thumbup:
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Post by haseebgill12 » Thu Dec 29, 2011 9:58 am

Yeah love LED's, hate ricer flash. You have to de-solder something last I remember.
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Post by Danteneon » Thu Dec 29, 2011 10:03 am

Doing the flasher mod works untill you go full LEDs. You are good untill the side marker lights are replaced (at least for me anyway). I hope to have a solution soon.
If I could just figure out how to meld the Outback and the Neon into one car...

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Post by z3roneo » Thu Dec 29, 2011 11:57 am

The flasher mod works for me in both neons.. Other than that, ordered another set of signals so they should be here sometime next week..
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Post by z3roneo » Mon Jan 02, 2012 9:34 pm

Starting the new year right...
The nurples new heart..

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Only lacking a handful of parts and it'll be in...
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Post by Silver-Shadow » Tue Jan 03, 2012 4:38 am

I have been following your progress on the forum. I did't see a progress log but you have been very detailed and thorough. What type of suspension? Coils or springs?
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Post by z3roneo » Tue Jan 03, 2012 8:28 pm

Thanxs bro.. Appreciate it.. So far:

SRT/PT (24mm) front sway bar
Prothane sway bar bushings (front and back)
R/t (19mm) rear sway bar
Prothane endlinks (front and back)
1gn ACR/RT springs
PT Cruiser Front Brake Swap
Rear Disk Brake Swap

Planning on Prothane control arm bushings, replacing the stock struts with Tokico HP's, and front and rear strut bars..
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Post by Silver-Shadow » Tue Jan 03, 2012 8:43 pm

After reading this whole thread, I was inspired to go to the local Junk yards. I was off today and visited two in San Jose, CA. They didn't have much but I did get an AC directional blower I needed and wanted to get a new dash top (mine is cracked bad). Wasn't really sure if the 02 would mate up to my dash. I think it might though. I also could not get the damn think off of the donor car. I read on the forum you just pull up and out, but I didn't want to ruin it so If anyone knows how to get them off help a brother out.

Now I saw a great way for newbies (like me) to learn how to work on their own car just like the "god" in this thread. At pick a part you get to bring your tools and just simply take sh*t off, if you don't want it you just leave it there. Upside is you get to see your part disassembled and hopefully this takes away much of the fear we all have about working on our car and breaking something. I ordered my bushings for my shifter a week ago and now I have actually seen the naked shifter and the bushings and played with it (no comments plz) and now I am sure I can put those boogers on. So just like Z3 make a visit to your friendly local Junk Yard and have at it.
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Post by haseebgill12 » Tue Jan 03, 2012 10:39 pm

seen the naked shifter and the bushings and played with it
I'l resist.
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Post by z3roneo » Tue Jan 03, 2012 11:13 pm

Silver-shadow: Thanxs bro... Really appreciate you for taking the time to look over my lil p.o.s. I wish I could influence more to get up and have some fun but I can only do so much :lol:..

The top dash are all the same through 2000-2005 dodge, plymouth, and chrysler.. They're are 4 screws that hold it to the lower dash.. 2 on the ends near the door jams and 2 in center defrost vent (one on each side).. You'll need a stubby philips to get to them due to the location and windshield..

Believe it or thats where I learned how to take apart the car piece by piece and where I get majority of my crazy ideas from.. It keeps me busy and definitely out of trouble.. I try to hit the yard every weekend cuz you never know what you might find out there..

If you get a chance, check out my other progress thread thats about my other 2000 neon... Its about 50 some pages long but it shows you ALOT more than in this one..

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Post by srtjesse » Wed Jan 04, 2012 11:13 pm

do you have a sound clip of the exhaust?
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Post by z3roneo » Wed Jan 04, 2012 11:18 pm

Yea somewhere... Thought I posted it.. I'll have to find it..
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Post by srtjesse » Thu Jan 05, 2012 3:18 am

Sweet thanks
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Post by z3roneo » Sun Jan 15, 2012 8:45 pm

I'll have to record another Jessie..
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Grabbed some more parts..

Set of Inner Fender Wells and Pulley/Belt Cover..
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OBX UDP..
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I'm debaing if I wanna install this now or wait til the 2.4 goes in..

Torque Solutions mini Antenna...
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Both terds together again..
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