A TRUE SRT SWAP

Do you have a project going or will you be starting a project here very soon and just want to keep a log of everything you and when? Share with everyone every step of the way what sort of progress you are making on your project.
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Post by BaLLisTiK » Mon Jan 10, 2011 8:47 pm

He's 2 of 3 LMAO!!!! #1 and #3!
boostless_98 wrote:I want to hear wat everyone has to say on the idea of right hand drive neon conversion. I know it can be gotten from australia.
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Post by wvneon98 » Mon Jan 10, 2011 9:32 pm

lol OHHHHH it all makes since to me now. No I just dont let it get to me any more bc it really does help out when they want to run you. Also why I have no prob showing what I have done bc as long as people like these are out there the neon will always be underrated and undefeated (lol)
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Post by wvneon98 » Thu Jan 27, 2011 5:21 pm

Well with all this flipping snow we have gotten this was day 2 I couldn't get out of the house so....

It stopped snowing and I started to tackle the SRT dash swap

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I think this looks much better and thanks to SRTminime I'll be able to get the additional 3 gauges mounted. I figure about one good day of working on this and I should have it done. But without a garage and the unpredictable weather its hit or miss.
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Post by wvneon98 » Sat Feb 12, 2011 9:55 pm

So I got back from my trip back down to NC and defiantly didn't come back empty handed.

This is inside a Kia Sedona lots of room for everything but hate to admit I drove a van esp a kia :grin:
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What is all there you ask...
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.... well there is a front bumper with nostrils and fog lights, radiator support, SRT rims, fenders, hood, windshield washer reservoir, alternator, all wiring front to rear (uncut to allow for a next to no splice install), TIP w/ all vacuum lines and solenoids and, SRT radiator w/fans. Im sure there is some more little things Im forgetting but lets just say I had most of a SRT in the back of the car.

Decided to put the front bumper on but saw a small problem....
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.... guess I know how to fix it :good:

Also had a chance to snap a quick pic of the dash swap as it looks currently.
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Still need to extend the steering column but am waiting for a exact measurement to get the work done.
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Post by wvneon98 » Wed Feb 16, 2011 6:11 pm

So today was a pretty productive day SRT dash swap is officially complete just waiting to get my steering column back this sat and the gauge pods to arrive in the mail. So as proof heres the pics as you can see all body lines are smooth across the board. :good:

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Also got the SRT rims on. (please dont mind the hood tilt I dont like it either but need it like that while fitting the SRT windshield cowl.)
As you can see its dirt as crap but thats a gravel driveway for you.

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Post by wvneon98 » Tue Feb 22, 2011 8:55 pm

Just got back from the shop and got the peddles and steering column back.
Here are the pics its a little hard to see but if you look close you can see the SRT WOT switch installed. Also the brake switch is now for the SRT as well.

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And here is the steering column. With the dash swap it needed extended by exactly 1.8 inches. So the solution extend the brackets and then add to the shaft. As you can see I got the brackets extended using factory neon brackets moved to the proper distance needed. Then made a custom shaft extension.

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Post by BaLLisTiK » Tue Feb 22, 2011 10:33 pm

Awesomeness. Coming along nice, weather should be warming up before you know it.. Hopefully

It was like 85 degrees here in FL today lol I sweat my ass off at Busch Gardens
boostless_98 wrote:I want to hear wat everyone has to say on the idea of right hand drive neon conversion. I know it can be gotten from australia.
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Post by wvneon98 » Tue Feb 22, 2011 10:59 pm

must be nice it started snowing again today and getting colder since last sat lol
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Post by BaLLisTiK » Wed Feb 23, 2011 8:58 am

Soon enough... Maybe another month or so for you guys but we have seen 80's alot since the beginning of February.
boostless_98 wrote:I want to hear wat everyone has to say on the idea of right hand drive neon conversion. I know it can be gotten from australia.
Ianguilly wrote:Just drive from the passenger side.

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Post by laneholt » Wed Feb 23, 2011 12:41 pm

Very interesting progress log :biggthumpup:
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Post by wvneon98 » Fri Feb 25, 2011 10:12 pm

thanks to SRTMinime I have a custom 3 pod set up for the SRT dash :good:

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Still working on everything but wanted to get so shoots of the dash with everything back and installed.

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Post by BaLLisTiK » Fri Feb 25, 2011 11:11 pm

That's cool as shiit!
boostless_98 wrote:I want to hear wat everyone has to say on the idea of right hand drive neon conversion. I know it can be gotten from australia.
Ianguilly wrote:Just drive from the passenger side.

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Post by wickedgoodneon » Sat Feb 26, 2011 11:54 am

Looks good, even the door panels line up well with the 2gn dash. How does the drivers side door panel work. Did you have to trim it like all the other 2gn dash swaps i've seen

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Post by blueneo03 » Sun Feb 27, 2011 5:18 pm

damn that 3 pod looks nice. it looks right at home in there..
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Post by wvneon98 » Sun Mar 06, 2011 2:54 pm

Finally got around to making a holder for the window switches.

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Its snowing here so please dont mind the lines all over the pic, but here is what it looks like installed.
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