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Post by sxxxt » Mon Sep 26, 2011 7:07 pm

in regaurds to a23dranger,,, if iv done a tranny swap what would i try to get? i had a atx and now a mtx....

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Post by a23dranger » Mon Sep 26, 2011 7:20 pm

Let me correct myself. Its only the pt's that the auto and manuals knuckles are different.


Regardless if your auto or manual get manual pt knuckles..
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Post by z3roneo » Sun Oct 02, 2011 2:05 pm

a23dranger: Yea bro I went with the MTX Pt knuckles cuz thats the info I read too.. Pt stuff is easier to find.. You can also use the SRT Knuckles with are the Pt's..

I've done both.. The SRT crap is on the black 00 and the Pts on here.. I'll be swapping to Pt calipers and rotors on the black neon to save some weight..

Dave: Do it bro.. Well worth it IMO especially with your turbo.. :thumbup:

Zack: Tranny swap wouldn't matter.. The axle spindles are the same.. So just look for the MTX Pt knuckles and you'll be good..
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Post by NeonOn19s » Tue Oct 04, 2011 11:47 pm

So are you saying the SRT knuckles are not good, and I should have went with the PT knuckles???


The DD is looking good man.
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Post by z3roneo » Wed Oct 05, 2011 12:51 am

Nah.. Theyre one and the same.. Its just that the Pts are easier to find.. :thumbup:

And thanxs bro.. Need to change the front windshield soon so I can start driving..
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Post by z3roneo » Thu Oct 06, 2011 2:46 pm

Grabbed a Perrin Radiator Shroud off of srtforums the other day and it came in..
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It'll be installed on the weekend.. The car is parked at my moms for now..

Crossing my fingers on a possible deal on a running 2.4 motor from a 99 Stratus.. Going hold off installing the magnum intake til I get an answer.

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Post by adxavier06 » Thu Oct 06, 2011 3:12 pm

Looks good man your a mad man when it comes to neons. Im working on a 04 Sxt. I live near galveston.

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Post by TheDirtyBomb » Sat Oct 08, 2011 1:49 am

I was under the impression when swapping front brakes to go bigger more had to be done. That you had to knuckles AND rack and pinion. Is that just for srt knuckles?

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Post by z3roneo » Sat Oct 08, 2011 8:28 pm

adxavier06: :lol: Thanxs bro.. You should come to the modern performance meet..

TheDirtyBomb: Nope nothing more was done/has to be done... Check out the pics..

The SRT-4 and PT Cruiser knuckles are one in the same... Only thing different is the location of the tie rod holes.. Thats it..

Replacing the rack and pinion is not necessary... I didn't replace it when I did the swap to my Black 00.. As a matter of fact, I'm still have the stock neon steering rack in attached to the SRT-4 power steering lines and pump..

To get around this all you have to do is cut about 1/2" off the the tie rod end and thread it back some.. Thats it..

The only difference between the SRT and Non tubro Pt setup is that rotors are thicker and have a bigger piston..
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Post by Midnight_Rider » Sat Oct 08, 2011 9:46 pm

z3roneo wrote:Grabbed a Perrin Radiator Shroud off of srtforums the other day and it came in...
Lucky you- wish that I could find one. :banghead:
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Post by TheDirtyBomb » Thu Oct 13, 2011 3:56 am

z3roneo wrote:TheDirtyBomb: Nope nothing more was done/has to be done... Check out the pics..

The SRT-4 and PT Cruiser knuckles are one in the same... Only thing different is the location of the tie rod holes.. Thats it..

Replacing the rack and pinion is not necessary... I didn't replace it when I did the swap to my Black 00.. As a matter of fact, I'm still have the stock neon steering rack in attached to the SRT-4 power steering lines and pump..

To get around this all you have to do is cut about 1/2" off the the tie rod end and thread it back some.. Thats it..

The only difference between the SRT and Non tubro Pt setup is that rotors are thicker and have a bigger piston..
Thats all really good to know. I cant remember where but I thought I read on here that the rack had to be swapped because of the location of the tie rod holes.

This will defenitly be on my mods to come list. First though, I got my rt head and LTH to get on.

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Post by z3roneo » Tue Oct 18, 2011 1:10 pm

Finally got the Front Windshield replaced..
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Also started this last weekend..
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Gonna work on it more on the weekend.. Needs a lil more love.. :rofl:
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Post by NEON PARABOLA » Tue Oct 18, 2011 1:32 pm

man, you're good. keep it up!
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Post by synviper » Tue Oct 18, 2011 3:40 pm

are those vatozone hood vents?

Dang man nice job in actually making them functional.
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Post by LilSparkPlug » Tue Oct 18, 2011 9:34 pm

I like that! But I like the hood that you have on it too. Decisions decisions! :) Nice work!

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Post by z3roneo » Wed Oct 19, 2011 12:28 am

Parabola: thanxs bro.. I do what I can.. :thumbup:

Viper: Hell nah!!!! These vents were removed from a old model Pontiac Gran Prix... I have the drip pans but probably won't use them.. Maybe just a half of one to protect the battery and thats it..

Crystal: :lol: I'm in the same boat.. My mom wants it on her 01 (the white one) really bad once its done... So this one will probably getting the Srt hood..

Speaking of my moms 01, we finally added the front Mopar Lip to her 02 front bumper...
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Just need to do some touch up paint and she'll be good...
I'm praying that she doesn't knock it off.. :lol:
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Post by LilSparkPlug » Thu Oct 20, 2011 10:01 pm

That looks surprisingly good and fits rather well, I am impressed as per usual.

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Post by RobsProjectSOHC » Fri Oct 21, 2011 12:08 am

that extra lip is trippy if you've been drinking. lol. looks good though, way better than the last hood. two thumbs up d-(o.o)-b
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Post by z3roneo » Thu Oct 27, 2011 12:59 pm

Crystal: Thanx ma.. I had to cut like 4 to 5" off the side to make it look good..
Need to add some type of screw or bolt on those ends to keep it from fly up..

Rob: :lol: Thanxs bro..
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Grabbed some 04 rear door panels sometime last week and finally had some free time to swap the inserts and install them in the car..

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The back seat area is done for now, til I add the power windows, locks, and tint the windows..
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Post by theColonel » Thu Oct 27, 2011 1:09 pm

:thumbup: I can't wait to see the vented hood finished. I'd like something functional (like that) for my car.
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Post by z3roneo » Thu Oct 27, 2011 1:17 pm

Thanxs bro.. I won't touch it til after the Modern Meet..
Gotta finish some stuff for the black car and get it ready..
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Post by DodgeEvo » Thu Oct 27, 2011 5:17 pm

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Post by NEON PARABOLA » Sun Nov 06, 2011 9:48 am

update or :ban:
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Post by z3roneo » Tue Nov 08, 2011 1:50 pm

Thanxs evo.. Parabola :lol: they're coming..

Working on the hood more this weekend, bought a passenger side air bag delete at the modern meet so I need to install that and the perrin shroud, and some other lil stuff...

My daugther keeps me busy now which is a load of fun.. :rockon:
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Post by z3roneo » Sat Nov 12, 2011 5:59 pm

Lil update.. Nothing special..

Added the passenger air bag delete and blue led reverse lights..
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Have to get this one ready for the road cuz my beast mught be down for a while..
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Post by LilSparkPlug » Sat Nov 12, 2011 9:42 pm

Why blue reverse lights??

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Post by z3roneo » Sat Nov 12, 2011 11:29 pm

Just cuz... :lol: I don't know really.. All my cars have them.. Guess it alerts the stupid drivers that I'm bout to back up..
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Post by NEON PARABOLA » Mon Nov 14, 2011 8:53 am

I would have done purple IMO. But since the long term plan is to spray the car white, the blue will look sweet
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Post by LilSparkPlug » Mon Nov 14, 2011 11:48 am

I could never survive with blue ones, I need the brightest, warmest white I can get so I can see behind me in the pitch black woods when I'm driving home. :rofl: Deliverance style.

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Post by theColonel » Mon Nov 14, 2011 12:05 pm

LilSparkPlug wrote:I could never survive with blue ones, I need the brightest, warmest white I can get so I can see behind me in the pitch black woods when I'm driving home. :rofl: Deliverance style.
:shock: How much time do you "drive thru the woods" in reverse ?
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