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ThatKevin's '05 SRT4 ***SOLD***

Post by ThatKevin » Sat Jun 15, 2013 5:03 pm

After dealing with all the bullshit of my "turbo R/T" I decided it would be a lot easier to just buy an SRT. I know, I know.. now I'm just like every other SRT owner out there. At this point I don't care.

I thought about it, and instead of spending a good amount of money on an almost perfect SRT, I decided to pick up one a little more affordable that was in need of some love. I can build / work on it over time and bring it to where I want.

I went to look at it today, decided to buy it. I will have it in my driveway tomorrow, I've set up insurance that will start tomorrow, and it will be registered in my name on Monday :D. The best part is that this is $84 a month ($1008 a year) cheaper on insurance than what I currently pay for my R/T. WIN WIN WIN

I only have one picture as of right now, but I will definitely be taking more when I get it.

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175xxx km / 109xxx miles

Here's a list of recent maintenance:
- Head gasket/top end gasket set June 2013
- Timing belt, water pump, tensioner etc done april 2012
- Thermostat april 2012
- Tie rods december 2012
- New turbo gaskets/crush washers
- ACT HDSS clutch installed with new master and slave cylinders, clutch fork, pivot ball, braided stainless line december 2012
- TPS, IAC, sensors and wiring repair kits done
- New upstream o2 sensor

It was owned by a well known, local neon guy. That's the only reason I decided to buy a "cheap" SRT. It was once big turbo, but now put to pretty much stock.

Mod list:
- Mopar/borla catback exhaust
- Booger shifter bushings
- Hondata headshield intake gasket
- Solid engine mounts
- Injen short ram intake
- Lowered on eibach springs with tokico struts
- Depo LED tail lights
- Halo LED headlights

I'll be swapping over a few things from my car (acr seats, BC's, etc.)
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Post by Midnight_Rider » Sat Jun 15, 2013 8:05 pm

Woo-hoo! That was a quick move. Looking forward to updates. :thumbup:
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Post by NyNeon0813 » Sat Jun 15, 2013 8:54 pm

yea that was quick. best of luck with this one! atleast it was owned by a neon guy, so it was in good hands ;)
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Post by ThatKevin » Sun Jun 16, 2013 2:25 pm

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Post by ThatKevin » Sun Jun 16, 2013 10:11 pm

Started swapping stuff over from the R/T. Nothing major, was feeling lazy + father's day. Parents weren't too happy to see the new purchase when they got back home from being away for the weekend... SURPRISE!

Did some interior stuff

- Headliner (blacked out)
- pillars (blacked out)
- dash (ones in better shape than the other)

Still need to paint the "OH SHIT" handles in the SRT, didn't do the best job on the R/T ones.

This week I will be swapping the seats over, and probably the double din, amp, sub, speakers. I may get to the coilovers, we'll see how much time I get. Need to get this registered tomorrow, and then I'll have 10 days to get it safetied/certified and etested. I don't see it needing anything for safety, and we'll see how etest goes... new laws/rules on it for 2013 and it's just stupid.

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Post by MyNeonSaysHi » Mon Jun 17, 2013 12:41 am

Congrats! Those stockers in white look sick.
The best part is that this is $84 a month ($1008 a year) cheaper on insurance than what I currently pay for my R/T. WIN WIN WIN
Not sure how insurance on a SRT-4 is cheaper then a R/T, but thats cool, unless you went to liability on the SRT or something.

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Post by BlackRT? » Mon Jun 17, 2013 6:39 am

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Post by sidepipe87 » Mon Jun 17, 2013 7:37 am

MyNeonSaysHi wrote:Congrats! Those stockers in white look sick.
The best part is that this is $84 a month ($1008 a year) cheaper on insurance than what I currently pay for my R/T. WIN WIN WIN
Not sure how insurance on a SRT-4 is cheaper then a R/T, but thats cool, unless you went to liability on the SRT or something.
Mine also went down by $100 somehow when i sold my 05 neon and bought the Stage 3 03 and it has nothing to do with age because they're on a policy in my parents names

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Post by ThatKevin » Mon Jun 17, 2013 8:42 pm

On my lunch today I went and registered the car :D then went home and got in it just so I could drive it home after work. It feels nice to have a car in MY OWN name for once.

Started swapping over my double din and gauges (they aren't wired up though). Also, relocated the front license plate.

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somehow lost two sets of bolts/nuts, gotta go pick up another pair. Can't get them to fit in the bottom left corner, so just gonna have a ziptie hold it together.

I fucking love the 2.4! what a difference :shock:
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Post by Midnight_Rider » Tue Jun 18, 2013 12:53 am

Lookin' good! :thumbup:
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Post by r/tguy02 » Tue Jun 18, 2013 8:08 am

congrats on the new ride, looks good.
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Post by ThatKevin » Tue Jun 18, 2013 10:31 pm

Just another night swapping everything over... this is gonna take a while. Plus, the R/T looks terrible, torn it apart and haven't put anything together.

Swapped over ACR seats, centre console, Mopar STS, leather boot, MPx knob, and the hood.

Shitty phone pics ftw!

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There's too much gap on the drivers side :( couldn't get it any better

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I just like having two neons in the driveway, idk why..

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cruising last night :rockon:

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Post by Midnight_Rider » Wed Jun 19, 2013 12:26 am

Am I missing something here- shouldn't the km markings on your speedo be predominant? Yours looks just like mine (MPH markings are larger).
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Post by jckevns » Wed Jun 19, 2013 4:59 am

Were u cruising with the ebrake on
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Post by INVUJerry » Wed Jun 19, 2013 5:25 am

Gonna put the silverstones on the RT?
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Post by ThatKevin » Wed Jun 19, 2013 7:02 am

Midnight_Rider wrote:Am I missing something here- shouldn't the km markings on your speedo be predominant? Yours looks just like mine (MPH markings are larger).
This was originally a US car, so it's in miles. Canadian clusters are hard to find, and stupid expensive compared to US ones.
jckevns wrote:Were u cruising with the ebrake on
No, that's because of the abs module
INVUJerry wrote:Gonna put the silverstones on the RT?
no, staying on the RT.. so will most likely be scrapped
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Post by INVUJerry » Wed Jun 19, 2013 7:23 am

Oh, well that sucks, you're just gonna scrap the RT? Not even keep it as a winter beater?
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Post by ThatKevin » Wed Jun 19, 2013 8:51 am

INVUJerry wrote:Oh, well that sucks, you're just gonna scrap the RT? Not even keep it as a winter beater?
Strip it down to just a shell then scrap it. Need the money for the SRT.

When/if you see the srt, you'll realize it is a winter beater LOL
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Post by Midnight_Rider » Wed Jun 19, 2013 12:21 pm

ThatKevin wrote:
Midnight_Rider wrote:Am I missing something here- shouldn't the km markings on your speedo be predominant? Yours looks just like mine (MPH markings are larger).
This was originally a US car, so it's in miles. Canadian clusters are hard to find, and stupid expensive compared to US ones.
Aha, I finally got something right. :lol: How are you doing the DRL's then? I've always wanted a CAD cluster for my SRT so that I could have DRL's.
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Post by FAC3L3SS » Wed Jun 19, 2013 4:44 pm

He probably turns them on manually lol.

I've got a BUX cluster gramps! It's not an SRT one :/ but if you're nice I'll GIVE IT TO YOU at Carlisle. If you wanted, I mean.
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Post by ThatKevin » Wed Jun 19, 2013 5:42 pm

I haven't even checked if it has drl's.......................... OOPS

The car has been in Canada since '07 according to the buyer's package. Also, when you import a US car here you need to have a list of things done, drl's being one of them. My dad has a '97 Z28 that he bought from Florida, he had to go through this.
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Post by INVUJerry » Wed Jun 19, 2013 8:19 pm

Yeah I didn't want to admit it when I got my SRT how awesome the 2.4 was. Want to pass on the highway? Put your foot down a hair. It's a huge difference.

I still want another built sohc 2.0 though.
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Post by Fuzzyneon » Wed Jun 19, 2013 8:58 pm

INVUJerry wrote:Yeah I didn't want to admit it when I got my SRT how awesome the 2.4 was. Want to pass on the highway? Put your foot down a hair. It's a huge difference.

I still want another built sohc 2.0 though.
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Post by ThatKevin » Wed Jun 19, 2013 11:03 pm

yeah I'm liking the 2.4 so much more. Much more fun to play on the roads, tap the gas and hit 5lbs instantly.

I do not have DRL's, checked tonight.

swapped over almost everything from the R/T (minus the coilovers and wiring for the gauges).

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trunk lid carpet, speakers, stock tails, cleaned up both cars..
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Post by Midnight_Rider » Thu Jun 20, 2013 12:31 am

FAC3L3SS wrote:I've got a BUX cluster gramps! It's not an SRT one :/ but if you're nice I'll GIVE IT TO YOU at Carlisle. If you wanted, I mean.
Aww, that's generous of you but I'll bet that you could get a few bucks for it and make someone with a non-SRT pretty happy. :thumbup:
ThatKevin wrote:...when you import a US car here you need to have a list of things done, drl's being one of them.
That's one of the reasons why I bought a DRL module for my 1GN (I was looking into emigrating to Canada back in the mid-90's). Sad thing is that no one seemed to know how to hook it up, not even a technician that I spoke with at a suburban Toronto Chrysler dealership. :shock:
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Post by unleashedcc » Thu Jun 20, 2013 12:57 am

Looking great man!!!! SRT FTW. Loving that stock boost uh :)
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Post by NyNeon0813 » Thu Jun 20, 2013 9:35 am

INVUJerry wrote:Gonna put the silverstones on the RT?
no, staying on the RT.. so will most likely be scrapped
u going to Carlisle? i have a set of steelies ill trade u for the silverstones :rofl: it would b such a waste to scrap them!
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Post by rich tideswell » Thu Jun 20, 2013 2:51 pm

do silverstones clear srt4 brakes?
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Post by ducktapetg » Thu Jun 20, 2013 7:49 pm

Nice car!

P.s. Don't scrap the R/T. Sell it to someone cheap so the car can live on.
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Post by ThatKevin » Fri Jun 21, 2013 6:10 pm

The R/T is actually sold! To a member on this forum (he's not really active here).

Brought the car to get safetied/certified yesterday

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gave this bitch her first bath (by me) :rofl:

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chiillliiinnnn last night

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aannndd I today I worked 8-4, and now 5-10. Killed boost in between jobs LOL

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