Ryan's 60trim project (friday the work kicks off hell yea)

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Ryan's 60trim project (friday the work kicks off hell yea)

Post by NEON915 » Thu Feb 14, 2008 11:04 am

The build sheet.

This is how my setup is going to be. I got a lot already hear and more on the way and working lots of overtime to get more in lol. Please comment on what u like and dislike. If u dislike please support it.

Chassis:
1998 highline coupe w/ 103k miles
poly bushing kit
KYB GR2s with Eibac pro kit, (might go with konis or coil overs)
battery in the trunk (thinking of mounting it under the bumper)
Roll bar (kirk or home made)
urathane filled motor mounts

Engine:
98 stratus 2.4 w/ balance shafts removed
srt rods, srt pistons/bearings/rings, etc...
ARP head bolts
MPX underdrive pully
srt water pump, tensioner setup, stock cam gears
DCR oil system
dohc head decked .010, ported
crower springs, crane 14 cams (don’t know if I am installing these now or latter)

Transmission:
3.55 transmission with diff savers and phatom grip
DCR clutch
booger bushings

Exaust:
3" downpipe
3" turboback exhaust (custom made with cut out)
Undesided on muffler

Intake:
stock dohc manifold, port matched runners to the head
mpx 60mm TB

Turbo:
HP performance tubular manifold
60trim w/ a .63 exhaust housing
Tial 38mm WG, return dump
I have a turbo xs bov, (might sell and get a better one)
2.5" intercooler pipe (hot and cold side)
same side intercooler

Fuel system:
plastic tank, spoolboy modded w/ walbro 255 pump
-6 AN feed/return
84# injectors
Lorenzo fuel rail
Aeromotive 1:1 fuel regulator

Electronics:
Super 420a megasquirt
Innovative LC1 wideband

Wheels/tires:
not sure yet ?



This is the new project log that i am starting. The car is a 98 2door neon. It is 2.4 srt internals. The next time the car runs it will be 2.4 srt internal srt turbo Mega Squirt. The car is in storage with no motor and will be dropping the gas tank out today. I have taken all the trim door handles and so on off the car for the paint shop. I will be putting the car on a tow dolly Thursday night and taking it to the new paint shop.


Here are pic of the rear disk break swap, suspension swap, battery relocation swap, new head lights, and how the car use to look. the body kit is staying but painted. The mirrors are gone and hood and trunk.

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Thanks Matt, Issac, and Jason for all the help with all that work.
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Post by NEON915 » Thu Feb 14, 2008 11:05 am

tx_firehawk wrote:A yeah yah!




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Lookin better and better ever month! :)

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Post by NEON915 » Thu Feb 14, 2008 11:06 am

update: nov 24, 2006

Well there is a lot going on with the car now. i sold the hood that was on it. bought a dohc hood from Corey at modern. and now i am getting the car ready for paint and body. I have a paint sponsor that is going to be painting the car custom for me.

I also just got back from the junkyard pulling a 2.4 motor that i well start to build soon. it is going to be srt swap or a complete fully built 2.4. My clutch has went out and i well be putting a PT Clutch in it tell summer time. i well most likely keep it in there tell it goes from being under boost.

I have also already moved the battery to the trunk for room for the piping for the turbo. I also have got the rrfpr and the turbo timer. I also have Rota subzeros on the way from the group buy. I got the 16x7.

Well that is all for now.

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Post by NEON915 » Thu Feb 14, 2008 11:06 am

Here are pics of the car from the first trip to the paint shop. Boy did they fuck around and dick around to long. they also fucked up the paint that is why it is going to a new paint shop October 19th

Here are the pic with out the kit and the new rims on the car.

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Post by NEON915 » Thu Feb 14, 2008 11:07 am

tx_firehawk wrote:Ya if you can stand the hot weather its a nice town.

Few pics from today~

Ryan~

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Ryan doing some work!

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Me removing the exhaust mani~

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Reppin` MPx as always~

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More to come tomorrow!!!

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Post by NEON915 » Thu Feb 14, 2008 11:07 am

tx_firehawk wrote:OK here are the pics I took while I was there~


Enjoy!




The owner~
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Old motor~
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Getting the old motor out~
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Random shot~
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Ryan cheezin` it~
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Post by NEON915 » Thu Feb 14, 2008 11:08 am

Outkaster wrote:Glad you asked :D
Pic of the pt mount.
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Pic of cams aligned (glad i got to see how it was done for my swap. :P )
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Pic of block & mechanical belt adjuster.
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Time to drop it in
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Tranny mount was a pain!! :evil:
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Cool pic i thought. :)
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Finally in, just need to plug up some buttons here & there
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Unfortunately for me i didn't get a chance to see it crank over but its cool because ryan is going to help me out with my swap... :twisted:

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Post by NEON915 » Thu Feb 14, 2008 11:08 am

Yea that old man is my dad.

Let me tell anyone out there. The swap is a weekend thing ONLY AND ONLY IF the motor is put together and all the parts are there. lol. I got Lucky and had some bad ass friends that drove me to the autozone about 15 times and one drive an 4 hours Eric to help and bring me a back up manifold and then the Jason to drive 30 min from his house to the Woodlands and then an hour to my house to get the side mount. And then Johnathen to help with the little issues while he was there.

I well put pics up some tiome next weekend of it all in and done. Got work and school by the time i got time to get pic it well be dark outside.

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Post by NEON915 » Thu Feb 14, 2008 11:09 am

For the swap no one could tell me what timing belt cover to use. so i got the srt inner and outer and then the stratus outer. Put them all mix matched tell i was happy. the srt rear is what is on the car and then there is a stratus front cover.


Also u can drop the hole motor with the alt, header, and intake as long as u reg the cheery picker the right way. U want the engine to lean to the trany side. and then just drop it in.

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Post by NEON915 » Thu Feb 14, 2008 11:09 am

I have pulled the motor out. Took all of 3 hours by myself. Would have taken 2 but the damn axle was stuck.

tomorrow i am pulling the gas tank off the car as well. so i can get it the canister off for the spool boy mod.

I have all the trim and door handles off and will pull the tail lights off and tap it all up.

Thursday night i am going to load it up on a toy dolly and take it to the new paint shop. cant wait to get the car back.. next time the car runs will be on ms and turbo.

Pics will be up of the car tonight or tomorrow

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Post by NEON915 » Thu Feb 14, 2008 11:10 am

Pictures of the car loaded on the tow dolly and the little damage i am fixing and then of the shop and the new hanging shelf i made. I made the self to put the side skirts on and the bumper. after the motor is back in and those are on i will put all the interior parts from the back seat in it. I am going to leave it out for now.

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Post by NEON915 » Thu Feb 14, 2008 11:11 am

The final color of the car is going to be Viper Red. I am using PPG and all the good stuff to go with it. As of right now he is still pulling dings and stuff out of the car. Then he is going to do on last sanding and prep the car. then he is going to work on the body kit.

Motor update. This weekend i will take the transmission off the motor and mount it on the engine stand. then time to find the oil leak and fix it. after that i will paint the transmission black i think and then send the clutch off to get done up. Then put it all back together with the turbo mounted on it.

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Post by NEON915 » Thu Feb 14, 2008 11:12 am

This is how my setup is going to be. I got a lot already hear and more on the way and working lots of overtime to get more in lol. Please comment on what u like and dislike. If u dislike please support it.

Chassis:
1998 highline coupe w/ 103k miles
poly bushing kit
KYB GR2s with Eibac pro kit, (might go with konis or coil overs)
battery in the trunk (thinking of mounting it under the bumper)
Roll bar (kirk or home made)
urathane filled motor mounts

Engine:
98 stratus 2.4 w/ balance shafts removed
srt rods, srt pistons/bearings/rings, etc...
ARP head bolts
MPX underdrive pully
srt water pump, tensioner setup, stock cam gears
DCR oil system
dohc head decked .010, ported
crower springs, crane 14 cams (don’t know if I am installing these now or latter)

Transmission:
3.55 transmission with diff savers and phatom grip
DCR clutch
booger bushings

Exaust:
3" downpipe
3" turboback exhaust (custom made with cut out)
Undesided on muffler

Intake:
stock dohc manifold, port matched runners to the head
mpx 60mm TB

Turbo:
HP performance tubular manifold
60trim w/ a .63 exhaust housing
Tial 38mm WG, return dump
I have a turbo xs bov, (might sell and get a better one)
2.5" intercooler pipe (hot and cold side)
same side intercooler

Fuel system:
plastic tank, spoolboy modded w/ walbro 255 pump
-6 AN feed/return
84# injectors
Lorenzo fuel rail
Aeromotive 1:1 fuel regulator

Electronics:
Super 420a megasquirt
Innovative LC1 wideband

Wheels/tires:
not sure yet ?

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Post by NEON915 » Thu Feb 14, 2008 11:13 am

the turbo cam in and i could not resist trial mounting it to the block here are crappy cell phone pics of the turbo, clutch, mpx 60mm tb, and a funny shot.
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Post by NEON915 » Thu Feb 14, 2008 11:15 am

got a little bling for the top of the motor

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