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by 08kgraves
Mon May 28, 2012 5:01 pm
Forum: General 1st Gen Discussion
Topic: how do i remove the rear section of the stock air box
Replies: 13
Views: 5089

its either 10mm or 13mm. you can get them from uptop with a shallow socket works best if you ask me. but undo those and then the box will drop down. put your bolts back in as they hold the heat shield for exhaust to and make sure you re atach the ground wire on the passenger side bolt. i have a stru...
by 08kgraves
Mon May 07, 2012 10:41 pm
Forum: Progress/Project Log
Topic: life of my 97 neon
Replies: 66
Views: 26753

ok heres the pics http://i798.photobucket.com/albums/yy265/Kenny_Graves/97%20neon/040.jpg you can see her peeking through the hole where the air tube goes up to the battery http://i798.photobucket.com/albums/yy265/Kenny_Graves/97%20neon/041.jpg http://i798.photobucket.com/albums/yy265/Kenny_Graves/9...
by 08kgraves
Mon May 07, 2012 10:01 pm
Forum: Progress/Project Log
Topic: life of my 97 neon
Replies: 66
Views: 26753

so......... just did the 3.0 cai on my sohc neon. wherever i read it from was right about it pulling way harder after 3,000 rpm's! my question is this. i remember hearing something about if i dont run that hose from the stock tube and just put a little filter it starts leaking oil somewhere? can any...
by 08kgraves
Mon May 07, 2012 9:54 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: 99 R/T from northeast ohio
Replies: 11
Views: 4106

yeah where from exactly? im north central ohio near cedar point.
by 08kgraves
Mon May 07, 2012 9:51 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Help a beginner?
Replies: 19
Views: 7236

i agree drain the water and do a 50/50 mix. the water boils so easy your losing it more than likely. as for performance i just did the 3.0 intake today with a little help from my brother. she pulls alot harder after about 3,000 rpm's but if you just got a cheap intake does it go around back where th...
by 08kgraves
Sun May 06, 2012 7:49 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: 97 2.0 sohc dies after its warm then restarts once it cools.
Replies: 30
Views: 16537

so i was getting ready to pull the alternator out and realized i didnt plug the electrical connector in (mumbled a few bad words) plug it in and crawl back out from underneath to hook the battery back up thinking this was my entire problem.............. nope that thing was toasty lol so i had to pul...
by 08kgraves
Sat May 05, 2012 10:29 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: 97 2.0 sohc dies after its warm then restarts once it cools.
Replies: 30
Views: 16537

so heres the story. after i pulled the harness out i found the cam sensor and plug were all oily so i cleaned the plug with electrical contact cleaner as well as replaced the sensor since it was lifetime warranty. after going through the harness i found no damage at all and the wires had zero resist...
by 08kgraves
Tue May 01, 2012 9:32 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: 97 2.0 sohc dies after its warm then restarts once it cools.
Replies: 30
Views: 16537

missing ground replacement pics http://i798.photobucket.com/albums/yy265/Kenny_Graves/97%20neon/030.jpg http://i798.photobucket.com/albums/yy265/Kenny_Graves/97%20neon/033.jpg http://i798.photobucket.com/albums/yy265/Kenny_Graves/97%20neon/034.jpg gotta have clean metal http://i798.photobucket.com/a...
by 08kgraves
Sun Apr 29, 2012 8:18 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: 97 2.0 sohc dies after its warm then restarts once it cools.
Replies: 30
Views: 16537

well. im still trying to figure out the results of the test as it was worded a little confusingly but so far from what i can tell it passed. so i ended up pulling the wire harness out for the engine and started going through it. so far im not seeing any issues though so im super lost. also put my mi...
by 08kgraves
Sun Apr 29, 2012 1:32 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: 97 2.0 sohc dies after its warm then restarts once it cools.
Replies: 30
Views: 16537

so someone told me the rpm gauge should jump a little while trying to start if im getting a crank signal. it sure does in my dakota, but not in the neon. so now im back to either wiring or a crank sensor being brand new and bad. found a quick test to tell me if its the sensor or the wiring though. s...
by 08kgraves
Sun Apr 29, 2012 3:59 am
Forum: Photoshop Requests
Topic: got a 97 that needs some photoshoping done.
Replies: 21
Views: 15371

ever get that photoshopped yet? lol
by 08kgraves
Sun Apr 29, 2012 3:57 am
Forum: Engine
Topic: 97 2.0 sohc dies after its warm then restarts once it cools.
Replies: 30
Views: 16537

just found this on the big neon forum so hopefully ill get some answers soon. FSM Failure to start test: 1. Disconnect the harness to the coil pak. 2. Connect a test light to the B+ center terminal connector of the harness and ground. 3. Turn the ignition to ON. The test light should flash on then o...
by 08kgraves
Sun Apr 29, 2012 2:18 am
Forum: Progress/Project Log
Topic: life of my 97 neon
Replies: 66
Views: 26753

ok so its been awhile for this...................................... but i stopped with the shaving of the doors as it was just way to much work, and to ghetto to just fill it in with bondo................ good thing i did it on my spare door lol. but if you seen some of my other posts the car hasnt...
by 08kgraves
Sat Apr 28, 2012 3:12 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: 97 2.0 sohc dies after its warm then restarts once it cools.
Replies: 30
Views: 16537

checked a bunch of pins on the wiring side of the harness and it shows i have grounds to my major sensors. but yesterday i found out the ground from the tranny to the chassis was completely missing so i have some 4 gauge wire laying around and today bought some eyelet ends and a wire wheel for a dri...
by 08kgraves
Tue Feb 28, 2012 8:27 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: 97 2.0 sohc dies after its warm then restarts once it cools.
Replies: 30
Views: 16537

well...............

got the coolant temp sensor in today and still just crank, no start :(