Boosted22sxt's project log

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Post by Boosted22sxt » Sat Feb 16, 2013 8:35 pm

mods are as follows:

chill factory turbo kit with s20g
3 inch downpipe
big fmic
36lb injectors
turbo xs rfl bov
indy intake
60mm throttle body
aem fic
6 puck clutch
mopar srt4 exhaust

The car is lowered on bc coilovers. wheels are drag dr19 in 15x7. I am the second owner since new and the car has 36k original miles. stock sohc block and head on 12-15 psi. i have a built bottom end and race ported head ready to go but until my current setup goes its going to sit.

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This is how I got it.

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New bumper

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A little body work and paint

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New paint job
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New hood, roof rack, coilovers, and wheels

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Engine pic

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New wheel color and a little lower on coilovers

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Painted calipers black and changed hood color. What do you think?

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Post by NyNeon0813 » Sat Feb 16, 2013 9:22 pm

Much better! Let me kno whether u can get a lip kit from a dealer by u or not, ill def help a fellow 2gn'er out!
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Post by Boosted22sxt » Sat Feb 16, 2013 9:29 pm

i will thanks for the info! also i require wheel spacers to drop the front any lower. wtf!!

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Post by NyNeon0813 » Sat Feb 16, 2013 9:51 pm

What size tires r they?
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Post by Boosted22sxt » Sat Feb 16, 2013 11:25 pm

205/50/15 and I have camber plates in the front. But none in the rear yet.... but I can lower it in the rear without it rubbing. It rubs in front the tire touches the spring on the coil overs. Okay its now 2:18am and I figured it out no spacers required. I did some reading and looking and figured out I had another 1/4 inch or so of room when I loosen the two bolts up holding it to the knuckle. When I assembled this the first time I centered the bolts. It didn't occur to me to squeeze my clearance from down there at that adjustment. Yay no money spent on spacers. Although I may bring the wheels out a tad farther.

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outside pics....

Post by Boosted22sxt » Sun Feb 17, 2013 1:47 pm

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Post by nicksdad06 » Sun Feb 17, 2013 1:50 pm

I like where did u get the roof rack?
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Post by Boosted22sxt » Sun Feb 17, 2013 1:56 pm

Roof rack was a universal from pep boys. witha fairing from eBay seller that sells Yakima equipment. In total I have 90 bux.

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Post by FormerlyREDRT_98 » Sun Feb 17, 2013 2:50 pm

Looks MUCH nicer now with the black calipers and body colored hood
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2001 Dodge Neon ES, Patriot Blue - Neon #5
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1995 Dodge Neon Highline sedan, Brilliant Blue - Neon #3
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Post by Boosted22sxt » Sun Feb 17, 2013 3:06 pm

Thanks man... I didn't want my car ending up in the ugly neon section.... I had to do something about it as I was never sure from the beginning right after I bought the hood if it would even look right green.

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Post by Boosted22sxt » Wed Feb 20, 2013 10:14 am

Okay as of this morning at 8 am. I ordered a black lip kit. And my old parts manager did some digging. And holy shit he found a set of silver side skirts. There on there way from Missouri and I got them for 98 shipped to my door. I'm so excited.

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Post by dtjackten » Wed Feb 20, 2013 8:05 pm

car looks good. i have always wanted a IPP hood. nice turbo setup also...

keep up the good work..
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Post by Boosted22sxt » Thu Feb 21, 2013 12:47 am

Pssshh.... nothing compared to yours man. Ill admit I've drooled a couple places in and around your project log way before I had my 2gn. I'm shooting for 400whp on my sohc... I'm gonna try it with an s20g....

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Post by Boosted22sxt » Thu Feb 28, 2013 12:58 am

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Front lip and side skirts on. As well as OEM mudflaps. Rear lip is next on my list. As well as my 3 inch down pipe with cut out.

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Post by Johny » Thu Feb 28, 2013 2:39 am

Looking good :D reminds me of cody's car. makes me miss mine :(
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Post by ThatKevin » Thu Feb 28, 2013 8:14 am

NOW the car looks good, love it!
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Post by Boosted22sxt » Thu Feb 28, 2013 10:47 am

Thanks guys... I always wanted a lip kit. Finally did it. Now onto the down pipe hmmmm I'm gonna post a picture of it along with a picture of where they did the cutout. I'm unsure if I should modify it to flow better.

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Post by FAC3L3SS » Thu Feb 28, 2013 12:12 pm

That hood is great. I REALLY hope it's painted to match and not left CF.

Clean ride! Are those DR-19s? I'd be curious to see how deep the the lip really is on those.
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Post by ThatKevin » Thu Feb 28, 2013 12:31 pm

FAC3L3SS wrote:That hood is great. I REALLY hope it's painted to match and not left CF.

Clean ride! Are those DR-19s? I'd be curious to see how deep the the lip really is on those.
Looks colour matched, no?

Lip looks to be about 0.5"
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Post by FormerlyREDRT_98 » Thu Feb 28, 2013 12:34 pm

Lip kit looks great with that hood and those wheels
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Post by Boosted22sxt » Thu Feb 28, 2013 2:35 pm

The hood is just a base color I mixed up from GM graphite and Honda graphite.... it doesn't match the best. I'm really unsure if I want to keep the hood. It used to be carbon fiber but the previous owner painted it because it had cracks in the clear. He tried fixing them but they came back. I really am unsure if I want to mess with it.

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Post by FAC3L3SS » Thu Feb 28, 2013 2:55 pm

IMO it's the best hood for non-SRT Neons. If I didn't have an SRT front I'd straight up trade you hoods.

That being said, take the time to knock it all the way down and paint it right and paint it to match. You shouldn't have any problems then and it'd look FAAAAANTASTICCC
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Post by FormerlyREDRT_98 » Thu Feb 28, 2013 3:04 pm

Boosted22sxt wrote:The hood is just a base color I mixed up from GM graphite and Honda graphite.... it doesn't match the best. I'm really unsure if I want to keep the hood. It used to be carbon fiber but the previous owner painted it because it had cracks in the clear. He tried fixing them but they came back. I really am unsure if I want to mess with it.
thats what happened with a previous owner of my hood too. The guy I bought it from spray painted it black with Rustoleum because of the cracked clearcoat. I'm starting to like the black hood on my dark blue body. Hood needs to be repainted for sure, but now I'm debating going with black instead of blue and getting a new trunklid (mine has the hinges cut to fold flat while open) out of a junkyard to match, then having the roof painted black too
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2001 Dodge Neon ES, Patriot Blue - Neon #5
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1995 Dodge Neon Highline sedan, Brilliant Blue - Neon #3
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Post by Boosted22sxt » Thu Feb 28, 2013 9:12 pm

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This is the 3 inch downpipe from eBay that I got for 89 shipped. It includes the cutout and fits amazing. No issues at all. Only thing I don't like is the way they cut the hole for the cutout.....

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Post by Boosted22sxt » Wed Mar 20, 2013 9:44 pm

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Painted hood correct paint color... couple of pictures to show off my fresh hood....

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Do I qualify as slammed?

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Post by ThatKevin » Thu Mar 21, 2013 10:35 pm

pretty damn close!

FUUUCCKK those last two pics look so fucking nice! Really liking your car now.

edit* still looking at the car :p I think you should colour match or black out the grille inserts, the chrome stands out too much and it's distracting
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Post by NyNeon0813 » Thu Mar 21, 2013 10:57 pm

Car looks fan-fuckin-tastic bro. Mud flaps looks sick. How much were they? And there's no problems with then fitting with the skirts?
And i take it u paint your own stuff?.. If so maybe we can talk about some kind of deal, bc i need some paint big time!
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Post by Boosted22sxt » Thu Mar 21, 2013 11:27 pm

Thank you both.... looking back at my previous pictures wtf was i thinking leaving the green... anyway yes I have contemplated the grill inserts as I have a complete spare set. Not sure what I want to do yet... I was wondering if sticker bomb decal would be to much. And yes nyneon I do my own paint and body work... unfortunately I doubt this hood will stay real nice for long. I baked the paint but second time I closed the hood a previous crack started showing... I'm kinda pissed but honestly there are a couple blemishes other areas on the car if it was perfect I prolly wouldn't drive it. Also nyneon if you want anyhelp with your Turbo project and need a base tune for the fic I can help you...

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Post by speed127 » Sat Mar 23, 2013 10:55 pm

very nice!
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Post by Boosted22sxt » Sun Mar 24, 2013 12:29 am

Thank you I really appreciate the comments... I was at a local gathering of cars last night and was told by a few that I changed there opinions on neons.... makes me feel good.

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