Project NEO

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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Project NEO

Post by carny2006 » Mon Oct 10, 2011 11:33 am

well, seeing as i now have a job and such, thought itd be time to start a project log lol

2 years ago, i picked up my 98 dohc neon sport up for about 3000.

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runs great, havent had any major issues... yet

since then ive replaced the radiator, filler neck, fixed my exhaust, and my plugs and wires

about two weeks after i got it i replaced the radiator

last may i replaced the filler neck

last winter i had my exhaust snap right behind the cat, so flexpipe to the rescue
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and about a few months ago i replaced the plugs and wires

now im getting ready to do the timing belt, water pump and tensioner pulley along with the front motor mount and the passenger strut.

debadged all but the hood emblem

have no pics of the first fixes other than the exhaust, but i do have some of my to be done timing belt lol

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re-manufactured water pump, and a new gates timing belt.

havent picked up the pulley yet.

my strut im getting from lkq until i can get a decent set

im probably gonna hold off on the FMM till i can get all 3 solid mounts.

custom painted interior

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now, the interior doesnt look so clean lol, im going to re-do it but do it right this time, first time was cheapo spray paint from walmart lol

i have some small plans for this neon, but seeing as its my DD, im not goin all out..... yet. im gonna buy a mtx neon shell and 2.4 it. and then 2.4 this one after i get it up and running and mtx it from the atx i have in it.

next after the timing belt, im getting new lights, stockers are fogged all to hell, and i like the set im looking at and ill be getting those in 2 weeks

for right now im going all motor with this one. so if anyone has any tips. let me know

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Post by Ianguilly » Mon Oct 10, 2011 11:38 am

I was getting harder by the picture, then i got to the interior...and lost it.
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-Neon #3 1999 Dodge Neon R/T, Flame Red, DOHC MTX, Goodies, "Christine X2"

-Neon #6 95 NYG sport coupe SOHC MTX, 1 0f only 527
jamieely wrote: There are 2 kinds of people here, those with coupes, and then the other guys. If srt4s were coupes I would have one.

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Post by carny2006 » Mon Oct 10, 2011 11:43 am

im either gonna redo it right, or just go back to stock. its kind of a PITA and i dont like it that much anymore
:Project NEO: 98' dodge neon sport DOHC
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Post by jamieely » Mon Oct 10, 2011 9:53 pm

Ianguilly wrote:I was getting harder by the picture, then i got to the interior...and lost it.
Thats exactly what i thought Ian, but I couldnt think of a nice way to say it so I didnt say anything lol. I am looking forward to seeing it fixed.
1995 Highline Coupe SOHC MTX.
DOHC Mopar PCM
e85, 30lb injectors, LM-1, SAFC
Custom CAI, 60mm MPx TB, AMM Box Intake, DOHC pistons, built4race UDP
PT Clutch, 3.94 FD
AF/X LTH, High Flow Cat, Spiral Flow, 2.5" piping, Flowmaster 80 series

P&P Magnum head, Crane springs, Crane 007, AEM 3-bolt cam gear almost ready to bolt on

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Post by Ianguilly » Mon Oct 10, 2011 11:19 pm

Rest of the car looks fine, but the interior looks like someone from my highschool math class got ahold of it.
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-Neon #3 1999 Dodge Neon R/T, Flame Red, DOHC MTX, Goodies, "Christine X2"

-Neon #6 95 NYG sport coupe SOHC MTX, 1 0f only 527
jamieely wrote: There are 2 kinds of people here, those with coupes, and then the other guys. If srt4s were coupes I would have one.

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Post by 1genRTturbo » Mon Oct 10, 2011 11:59 pm

Ianguilly wrote:I was getting harder by the picture, then i got to the interior...and lost it.
oh my freakin hell i about pissed myself on that one! :rofl:
It's not the fall that hurts, it's the sudden stop at the bottom!

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Post by 99indiana » Tue Oct 11, 2011 8:23 pm

memories... just like my nyg when i got it everything was painted blue :beatstick:

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Post by carny2006 » Thu Oct 13, 2011 9:09 pm

im hoping to do my timing belt, water pump, FMM, and passenger strut this weekend. my girlfriends brother is gonna help me, i can do the strut by myself with the aid of the FSM (courtesy of JKat. tyvm) and were probably gonna pull the FMM anyways so might as well while im at it. will try to get a few pics
:Project NEO: 98' dodge neon sport DOHC
http://neontuners.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=7271
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http://www.facebook.com/pages/Ohio-Neon ... 9187177732
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Post by Ianguilly » Fri Oct 14, 2011 11:39 am

you should replace both struts.
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-Neon #3 1999 Dodge Neon R/T, Flame Red, DOHC MTX, Goodies, "Christine X2"

-Neon #6 95 NYG sport coupe SOHC MTX, 1 0f only 527
jamieely wrote: There are 2 kinds of people here, those with coupes, and then the other guys. If srt4s were coupes I would have one.

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Post by carny2006 » Fri Oct 14, 2011 5:46 pm

i intend on it, this is just a temporary fix till i can afford a nice set
:Project NEO: 98' dodge neon sport DOHC
http://neontuners.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=7271
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gamertag: CaNn18U5CaRnY00
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Post by carny2006 » Sun Oct 23, 2011 11:24 pm

had it all done and right, when we realized the water pump was leaking lmao

just some pics i took during the process


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saw this and smiled
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my strut, cant see whats wrongwith it but i may just not know what to look for lol
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my car peed a little bit lmao,
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snapped stud by the shop that i got tires from, bastards
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all done lol
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Post by carny2006 » Mon Oct 24, 2011 10:41 pm

more pics from the change

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to come very soon

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:Project NEO: 98' dodge neon sport DOHC
http://neontuners.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=7271
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Post by 2drSRT4 » Tue Oct 25, 2011 12:36 am

Oh my, I'm so glad that the cars over here don't rust. That's horrible.
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Post by carny2006 » Tue Oct 25, 2011 12:36 pm

its not all that bad to be honest
:Project NEO: 98' dodge neon sport DOHC
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Post by BaLLisTiK » Tue Oct 25, 2011 1:46 pm

Rust on my Old ACR was just as bad, if not worse.
If a shop broke your stud, they should replace it, especially since it's like a $2 part.
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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