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Post by Public Disturbance » Sat Feb 04, 2012 8:41 pm

If you were closer I would come tint them for you I need the practice and its actually pretty fun something I think I will start doing for people

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Post by FAC3L3SS » Sat Feb 04, 2012 8:43 pm

Public Disturbance wrote:If you were closer I would come tint them for you I need the practice and its actually pretty fun something I think I will start doing for people
Any tips for removing tint? The bottom half of my rear window is being a little bitch.

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Post by Public Disturbance » Sat Feb 04, 2012 8:46 pm

steam is how i did my back window you cant use a razor like the other ones because of the rear defrost lines but steam and a dry cloth worked great for me and if you are retinting them make sure all of the old glue is off

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Post by FAC3L3SS » Sat Feb 04, 2012 8:54 pm

Well, my defroster lines are already shot since I promptly used razorblades, but I digress. I steam it then rub across it with a dry cloth? The angle down at the bottom is soooo tough to get to.
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Post by D-Railed_Neon » Sat Feb 04, 2012 10:29 pm

PD When ya wanna meet? lol Im willing to take a drive... :)
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Post by Public Disturbance » Sat Feb 04, 2012 10:57 pm

FAC3L3SS wrote:Well, my defroster lines are already shot since I promptly used razorblades, but I digress. I steam it then rub across it with a dry cloth? The angle down at the bottom is soooo tough to get to.
D-Railed_Neon wrote: to make it easyer to get down there takes some time ok a lot of time spent more time on my back window cleaning then all the others cleaning and tinting put together
D-Railed_Neon wrote:PD When ya wanna meet? lol Im willing to take a drive... :)
well if you want we are trying to get the june meet together i could prolly do it there just pay for the tint man

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Post by D-Railed_Neon » Sat Feb 04, 2012 11:43 pm

@PD And....SOLD. lol Ill Pm ya when I get my tax return sometime within this next week and will be taking that vinyl of your hands as well :rockon:
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Post by Public Disturbance » Sun Feb 05, 2012 12:31 am

Alright man whenever i'll pm you with the phone number

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Post by D-Railed_Neon » Mon Apr 02, 2012 7:29 pm

Well guys, I havent been slacking. I got a shit ton of stuff done over the last couple of days and only have time to update some of it before my next appointment. Lets see here.

You guys remember this?
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Would you have guessed that after sean worked his magic, it could look like this?
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I unfortunately haven't gotten a chance to install it yet, as I have a spark plug tube leaking a little oil so, I wanna get all the seals together before I swap it over.

I got myself a ebay CAI
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Sean powder coated my battery tray to match the valve cover so, I had him PC my CAI in wrinkle black while he was at it. Here is what they look like installed.
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I also decided that the blown speakers were not match for my beloved RB4 so I gave them a nice little upgrade.
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I complimented the new alpine rears with a set of pioneer 3 way 6.5s up front. It sounds freaking awesome all together. :rockon:
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Next I got all my lighting mods by caraudioholic in and wired to a switch in the center console.
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Blue defroster switch from him.
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Blue LED switches.


I ordered a badass custom EL Hvac overlay from speedhut(WHICH SUCKS ASS AND I COULD NEVER GET IT TO WORK PROPERLY!!!)
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So there is a small update there is a shit more but I gotta get ready for a meeting. Let me know what you guys thinks. Thanks.
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Post by emoxihax » Mon Apr 02, 2012 9:12 pm

tuned in
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Post by D-Railed_Neon » Mon Apr 02, 2012 10:29 pm

thanks emoxihax and welcome to the party. for you and everybody else....more progress.

What the front end looked like when I got it.
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notice the busticated ass fogs, and hazy ass headlights? decided to do this today
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Then I did these
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Working fogs for the motha effin win. :rockon:

A couple of days ago I decided to go ahead and get my aluminum cluster bezel installed.
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and then it installed with some better shots of my blue LED cluster.
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Swapped my 02 taupe outer steering wheel for an extremely worn out slate one.......theres kind of a difference :banghead:
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And did I ever tell you guys I love my Rb4?
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Back to stock hvac overlay
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Maddog 52% STS, MP Billet weighted knob, and custom leather boot.
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my "CUSTOM" battery strap bc I dont have the rear battery clamp lol
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This is the big one here. had R34 throw this together for me. This is the final draft for body and paint. Hope you guys enjoy :thumbup:
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Finally two sisters side by side (My neon and Sean's neon)
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Money is tight right now guys, but free time is abundant. As the cash comes in so will the updates. Keep posted guys and thanks for the opinions, advice, and feedback :rockon:
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Post by NyNeon0813 » Mon Apr 02, 2012 11:41 pm

paint design looks awesome!! cant wait to see how it comes out!
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Post by RobsProjectSOHC » Mon Apr 02, 2012 11:58 pm

ive been thinking about this design for a long time...r34 did a great job, looks good. I dont wanna steal it, but maybe team up and ill go green. see ya at the car shows, lol. Also i like how your blue led cluster came out, no fades in any spots from what i call tell. :thumbup:
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Post by MyNeonSaysHi » Tue Apr 03, 2012 12:21 am

Damn quite a bit of progress! A lot of attention to detail with your car. Would love to have a RB4!

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Post by D-Railed_Neon » Tue Apr 03, 2012 1:13 am

NyNeon0813- Thanks man, like I said, probably a year to a year and a half for body and paint, but I will get there.

RobsProjectSOHC- Thanks man, and go for it!! I would love to see the same design in green. I would park next to ya at said shows. lol :thumbup:

MyNeonSaysHi-Thanks bro, I try to pay attention to every detail, however it does mean a lot of work. Get yourself an RB4 or even better a RB1 :rockon: Also, where in Kansas are you located? If your closeish to omaha come on down!! lol
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Post by MyNeonSaysHi » Tue Apr 03, 2012 1:25 am

Gardner, KS. About 35 miles south of KCMO. Nah those things are too expensive. I see they go cheap sometimes when people don't know what they got. We might be making a trip to Omaha this summer to see the zoo!

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Post by D-Railed_Neon » Tue Apr 03, 2012 1:46 am

Well hell ya brother! I'd love to see that sexy S3 in person. lol
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Post by Midnight_Rider » Tue Apr 03, 2012 2:46 am

NyNeon0813 wrote:paint design looks awesome!! cant wait to see how it comes out!
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Very sharp indeed. :thumbup:
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Post by 2005.Neon.SXT » Tue Apr 03, 2012 9:18 am

Did you get new fog lense covers? If so, where??
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Post by D-Railed_Neon » Tue Apr 03, 2012 1:01 pm

Midnight_Rider-Thanks gramps. Im trying lol budget keeps me light on the mods for the time being :(

2005.Neon.SXT- They are actually new fog assemblies from am auto parts. http://www.ebay.com/itm/01-02-Dodge-Ply ... 582wt_1396
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Post by D-Railed_Neon » Wed Apr 18, 2012 10:56 pm

Little update. Over the weekend I got the new valve cover on and the pcv system rerouted. I made a ghetto oil catch can out of an air compressor air/oil separator. it's actually catching a little bit of oil already :)

I will get new pics of it all installed and cleaned in the next day or two.

Thanks for all the input guys :thumbup:
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Post by dvon17 » Thu Apr 19, 2012 12:48 am

your car is awesome. We need to talk. I have a few ideas for mine but I don't know which direction to go in haha.

I have designated you as my "go-to" guy...lol.
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Post by D-Railed_Neon » Thu Apr 19, 2012 12:29 pm

feel free to hit me up anytime, and welcome back to 2gn brother!
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Post by Jerome Adams » Mon Apr 23, 2012 10:36 pm

Your doing it all wrong...this is suppose to take years, if not decades. LOL

I'm gonna have to check out those SRT4 seats. I am considering a Corbeau racing bucket, but could get a whole set of SRT4 seats for the same price as 1 Corbeau Forza wide
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Post by Passt » Mon Apr 23, 2012 10:53 pm

Wow the car is coming along nicely. It's too bad that HVAC overlay didn't work out, that was pretty sweet!
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Post by D-Railed_Neon » Tue Apr 24, 2012 12:42 am

Jerome-LOL I tried procrastinating but, I got bored, what can I say? As far as the SRT seats are concerned, you were right, for bigger guys like us it can be a bit tight in the shoulders but, they hold you where you want to stay still in the corners. :thumbup:

Passt- Thanks brother, unfortunately as cool as that overlay WOULD have been, I tried two inverters and still couldn't get the thing to light correctly. not to mention the y F**ked up my order three times! it took 3 shipments before I actually got everything I ordered. The first package sent to me was a overlay for a ford fookus!!! I will never go back to speed hut :banghead: :cussing:

but, anyhow. I got a lot done over last weekend. lets see here,
New brake pads up front, (the old ones were getting a little scary....)
Seafoamed the girl, installed the new valve cover using felpro gaskets :)
and threw together a simple air/oil separator for a simple oil catch can. I also took the time to reroute my throttle and cruise control boden wires.

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Next project on the list is to degrease and shine the engine bay for the first time of 2012. Then.......eventually,..........COILOVERS!

Thanks for all the input guys, and keep the comments coming! :thumbup:
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Post by D-Railed_Neon » Fri Jun 01, 2012 11:22 am

Got a shit ton of stuff done and, as always more parts on the way.

1. Replaced the old hazy headlights with some coons :cool:
2. Replaced the factory dcx 2.5" in the dash with some kicker DS350 3.5" beasts
3. Installed a VVME 6000K BiXenon kit :)
4. replaced the sylvania fogs I had with some Ebay high output 4300K halogens
5. Got some Faux CF interior trim pieces
6. Finally got some Superbrightled LEDS for the HVAC in blue
7. Sold the RB4 to sirvaliant_98 (awesome dude by the way) and replaced the stereo with a badass sony aftermarket bluetooth deck :rockon:
8. Got a brand new coil pack off ebay for 30 bucks!

Only posting a few pics before work. will post more later tonight...

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Post by NEON PARABOLA » Fri Jun 01, 2012 10:43 pm

all that blue under the hood....now for some more powdercoating!!!
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Post by D-Railed_Neon » Sat Jun 02, 2012 12:25 pm

Hells yea good sir!
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Post by r/tguy02 » Sat Jun 02, 2012 12:39 pm

i like the paint scheme going on. keep up the good work

btw i've got the rear battery bracket i'll sell to you for nothing more than shipping.
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