A new beginning

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A new beginning

Post by Tyler » Sun Apr 27, 2008 12:01 am

You all know me and pretty much know Ive been down the sohc path. I went there and came out greatly disapointed but learned alot of valuable information and experience. My first time tearing into a motor.

Now Ive decided to go 2.4L Turbo and swap out the sohc. Alot of parts are already gone from my previous build but here she is in all her glory last year. I will start accumulating pics of parts I am going to be collecting. Hoping to get this motor done this summer and get some passes before the tracks close, but fingers are crossed.

Going with an SRT turbo, pistons & rods and most of the stock stuff. No MS, out of my league so Ill be working with my Wideband O2 and Apexi SAFC-II I already have.

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Post by uta_flyinghigh » Sun Apr 27, 2008 3:45 am

I was showing that thread to my wife saying "that is a texbook example of a perfect red Neon".

Keep up the good work and keep those pics coming :-)

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Post by Tyler » Sun Apr 27, 2008 10:25 am

Thanks UTA! Im coming across some nice deals so this may come together much quicker than I expected.
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Post by NeonBLK » Sun Apr 27, 2008 11:55 am

I always liked your neon, good luck with build
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Post by Tyler » Sun Apr 27, 2008 2:54 pm

Thanks bro!
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Post by mahifish » Tue Apr 29, 2008 8:02 pm

Very Clean........always liked your ride. Good luck with the build. I only hope mine comes out that clean when I am done.
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Re: A new beginning

Post by DOHCRT » Tue Apr 29, 2008 11:57 pm

Tyler wrote: No MS, out of my league so Ill be working with my Wideband O2 and Apexi SAFC-II I already have.
Ditch the SAFC and get an FMU. It well never work right with a turbo neon, for reasons I wont list here.

Good luck with the project. :)
"Losers always whine about their 'best'. Winners go home and fuck the prom queen"

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Post by Tyler » Wed Apr 30, 2008 9:54 am

Thanks for the advice, I had been hearing that same thing so Ill probably go that route.
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Post by aftermarketguy » Wed Apr 30, 2008 11:40 am

Good luck with the motor project. Sounds like a lot of work, but worth it in the end.


BTW, what lowering springs have you used? Looks sharp!
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Post by Tyler » Wed Apr 30, 2008 12:42 pm

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Post by GreenBoogerMachine » Wed Apr 30, 2008 3:48 pm

I need to get mine lowered. =[
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Post by neon_freak » Wed Apr 30, 2008 5:32 pm

what upset you about the sohc?
95 strawberry coupe mtx sohc

pacesetter header/catback, sts, boogers, 3.0, atx tb, ported intake, mp ecu, solid bobble strut, magnecor wires


98 white rt coupe mtx 2.4

mopar ecu, egr kit. ur street pulley, mpx 60mm, iceman, msd wires/coil, solid mounts, ractive header, vibrant muffler

old 2.0-145.4hp@6161rpm, 134.5tq@5218rpm

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Post by Tyler » Wed Apr 30, 2008 8:42 pm

neon_freak wrote:what upset you about the sohc?
I put a ton of money into it, just to get disapointed badly. I did everything right, and spent probably $1500 total on my build and its not a whole lot faster then it was with bolt-ons. Sohcs suck!
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Post by neon_freak » Wed Apr 30, 2008 10:35 pm

Tyler wrote:
neon_freak wrote:what upset you about the sohc?
I put a ton of money into it, just to get disapointed badly. I did everything right, and spent probably $1500 total on my build and its not a whole lot faster then it was with bolt-ons. Sohcs suck!
ever run it at the track
95 strawberry coupe mtx sohc

pacesetter header/catback, sts, boogers, 3.0, atx tb, ported intake, mp ecu, solid bobble strut, magnecor wires


98 white rt coupe mtx 2.4

mopar ecu, egr kit. ur street pulley, mpx 60mm, iceman, msd wires/coil, solid mounts, ractive header, vibrant muffler

old 2.0-145.4hp@6161rpm, 134.5tq@5218rpm

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Post by Tyler » Sat May 03, 2008 3:29 pm

Yea, but it was pretty slow. Last summer it was arund 100* out and the track was just awful but I ran like a 10 flat in the 1/8. Thats really bad, BUT I had a fauly AFXR that was screwing up everything! The car was much faster when I put the stock pcm back in.


Anyway, Turbo came in today and Im getting my 2.4 this week.
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