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Re: MyNeonSaysHi Mod Log: Stone White

Post by occasional demons » Mon Oct 08, 2018 8:52 pm

Better to have rained on his parade, than his neon! :D
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Post by MyNeonSaysHi » Tue Oct 09, 2018 11:42 am

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But doesn't that cut the visibility of the fog lights? I like fog lights since they illuminate the road better for me while not blinding oncoming drivers.
My black housing headlamps were blinding people since I had random people shine their brights at me, turns out they were aimed up high. Never thought about adjusting them, so I adjusted them down. No issues since with people flashing their brights at me.

Honestly I don't run the foglamps much until I do this rewire: https://www.kinnettickreations.com/mfs-relay-rewire
The factory MFS just has too much going to it. I had to replace my MFS switch due to getting melted on my old SRT-4. The OEM harness connector looked bad but still worked. I think the more you use the brights and fogs the more chance it will heat things up? That rewire looks to be the fix. Not really concerned about output since I don't plan on doing HID's ever on my Neon. I think a nice sylvania silverstar is good enough for me.
The aftermarket foglamps are just for looks and to tie in with my black housing hedlamps.

I have been tossing around the idea of putting stone white eyelids on my ride like this one

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Its a 5050 for me:
Gives the front end a mean, sinister look.
But then I feel it is kind of ricey. Sticking a piece of fiberglass on your headlamp.
I ran the fiberglass ones on my silver car and I think it just looks so killer.
But I love the clean look without them.
I feel adding them makes others think you are more of a toolbag trying to make your neon look angry.

I had one fly off on the interstate because I used the wrong type of double sided tape and it was funny and pathetic at the same time when it happened. Then when I got to my destination I look at the headlamp and you see tape on there. Kind of like a bald man who wears a wig and it flies off on a windy day. How embarassing to know that you got a wig and tried to cover up your bald head in the first place instead of just letting it shine.

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Post by occasional demons » Tue Oct 09, 2018 12:28 pm

The comb over flapping in the wind is just as bad. :lol:

It's like a dead bird on the road, and the wind keeps lifting one wing.
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Post by MyNeonSaysHi » Fri Oct 12, 2018 11:01 am

http://www.lggpr.org/ Canceled until next month due to a ton of rain and flooding. Oh well, more time to get things ready. Plus on vacation next week. \:D/

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Post by MyNeonSaysHi » Sun Oct 14, 2018 11:16 am

Decent day yesterday, decided to throw on the 5zigens with the 13 yar old tires. Got new hub centric rings for the wheels since I needed them. Got it on the interstate and the old tires ride pretty smooth I was surprised. Seem to hold air great.
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"Racing Drivers Requests Enable ProRacer" LOL! Ordered new closed faced tuner lugs.
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Feel like I am back in 2005 with these wheels haha. I like em, but I still like my RPF1's better.

Oh I weighed them too with tires. tires vary in weight depending on style and compound etc. RPF1's have 235/45/17. ProRacer have 225/45/17

RPF1=40.4lbs
ProRacer=43.8lbs

Not much of a difference

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Post by JeremyJ » Mon Oct 15, 2018 1:17 pm

Contrast! I like the color a lot better than the white, but I prefer the design of the RPF1s. The darker rims tie the headlights in a lot more, which looks nice.
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Post by MyNeonSaysHi » Mon Oct 15, 2018 4:51 pm

Hahaha I love the white on white! So fresh and clean.
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New fogs in. Need outdoor pictures to show quality! Can't beat em for $40 shipped! Will tie in with the headlamps!

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Post by MyNeonSaysHi » Tue Oct 16, 2018 10:32 am

Here are some outdoor pictures love the new fogs, should of came factory like this:
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Added the cars first decal:
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Post by JeremyJ » Tue Oct 23, 2018 6:23 pm

The fogs look nice. Mine don't work, so I'm going to put block off plates on it eventually.
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Post by MyNeonSaysHi » Fri Nov 09, 2018 11:46 am

Yeah I love the block off covers too, I might go that route in the future. A nice set of colormatched ones would be nice, but in your case CF would be great too.

Getting ready for the road course race on Sunday! Got the white wheels on with new lug nuts. "Race Gas" fuel additve in the tank. Should be around 97 octane or so now. Even though I don't get any KR on my tune its just an extra safety measure since I will be on the track. Lightly snowed yesterday, but the roads are clear today. Only going to be in the 40's on race day. So I will be extra careful.

Some shots I took last week after a wash in the driveway.
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Waiting on that plate decal to come in, So it can go on a white frame. The guy that makes those custom decals is special. I asked for just a decal and paid promptly. Had to remind him after a week to ship my decal. Got a package with a black frame with the decal already applied and an extra decal with the "N" missing in "Neon" WTF. I just wanted a decal so I could apply to a white frame. Said it in my PayPal note too. Ugh.

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Post by Midnight_Rider » Fri Nov 09, 2018 12:21 pm

The glossy fog light surrounds really look good on your car. Makes me wish that DCX had color-coded those OEM.
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Post by MyNeonSaysHi » Mon Nov 19, 2018 10:32 am

Had a blast at Lake Garnett's Grand Prix Revival. This is my 3rd one. Weather started off chilly but it got up to around 4 or so in that afternoon and the sun was shining. Got my two, 20 minutes sessions in before the rain that was supposed to roll in. Rub on the welds on the inside of the wheels on driver front when cornering hard. Doesn't sound good haha. It was nice to push the car and see how it behaves. More pictures should be rolling in since it has been over a week. but these are the only two I have found.

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Post by Midnight_Rider » Tue Nov 20, 2018 1:44 am

That Audi needs to get out of the way. LOL
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Post by MyNeonSaysHi » Tue Nov 20, 2018 11:12 am

Haha yeah for sure. Couple times I could of passed on the straights but he blocked me. He apologized after that session. He was a super nice guy. Vehicle had a "baby on board" decal on the back window. Had a full cage, guy had a racing outfit on, he could drive very well and was pushing his car very hard and to the limit.

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Post by MyNeonSaysHi » Tue Nov 20, 2018 11:46 am

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wu-qW7GGab8&t=1s

Awesome guy got a video of my Neon. :) Happy to get some video of it! I was having fun out there. Not a race.
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Post by Midnight_Rider » Tue Nov 20, 2018 11:57 pm

I sure wish that I could do something like that. Other than the two attempts at the autocross at Carlisle several years ago, I've never had an opportunity to drive my car anywhere but a public street.
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Post by MyNeonSaysHi » Wed Nov 21, 2018 10:12 am

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I sure wish that I could do something like that. Other than the two attempts at the autocross at Carlisle several years ago, I've never had an opportunity to drive my car anywhere but a public street.
http://putnampark.com/

You should see if they are open to the public. Looks like a nice course! 35 miles of indianapolis

Edit, nvm. Yikes.

http://www.theclubcc.com/memberships/

Might be some roadcourses in neighboring states close to you?

We have LGGPR but its only 2 days in a year.
But we have heartlandpark topeka that does multiple open track events. Excited to take the SRT out there next year for some fun.

http://www.heartlandpark.com/roadcourse/schedule/

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Post by Midnight_Rider » Wed Nov 21, 2018 11:31 am

Yeah, $7,500? Nope, not me... I'm not rich. Oh well, thanks for the information though.
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Post by occasional demons » Wed Nov 21, 2018 12:22 pm

Oh, come on, we know you have the Board Membership. :lol:
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Post by Midnight_Rider » Wed Nov 21, 2018 10:55 pm

Ha-ha! When I saw the membership costs, I thought, "No, I don't own a Viper, I have a Neon."
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Post by MyNeonSaysHi » Fri Dec 07, 2018 11:45 am

All the pictures from the photographers were released from the track event. And being a participant I got a code for up to 100 free downloads. :) So I got the ones of my ride

Last year at the paddock
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This year
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