Dufour340's Neon ex 98

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Dufour340
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Dufour340's Neon ex 98

Post by Dufour340 » Thu Jul 02, 2009 12:09 am

To start, i search long time to find a car in shape, with praticly no rust. And the july 22 2008 i found the perfect car for me:
Dodge neon 1998
2 doors, white, full electric(miror, doors, windows), Sunroof, 137 081 kilometers, Dohc engine.

Pic when i bought it:
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Sorry its the only pic that i have :?

After 2 days the car looked like this:
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Modification:
Shaved doors trims
Black taillight
Clear 3rd brake light
Black hood
Shaved badges

Interior stripped:
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Under the car:
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August 9:
Engine sold so i need to remove it!
Some pics:
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Note: it's only surface rust.

After i removed all the undercoating in the car:
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Short time after(March 7 2009):
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On the rotisserie :D(May 3rd 2009)
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My wheels:
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When i said full rebuild its for the sillicone too!
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I have some rust there but now it's in good shape:
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May 20:
I received my new seats with my harness and my bov greddy type rz
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BOV:
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Together :)
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My IC
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Sorry i don't have time to wash and shine the IC :(

Info on the intercooler.
Mark: AGP
Thickness: 4"½
Inlet/Outlet: 2"½
width w/o tanks: 24"
width total: 32"½
Height: 5"¾

My shoes to fit with the rest :P
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Interior now painted(All the car will be Stone-White, paint code: PW1):
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I put some gravel guard on the floor where the seats are to protect.

Thats the car today.
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Soon:
I'll flip the car to paint under it!

List of parts i have right now(Maybe not all of them but it's what i remember):
2x Red Sparco Fighter
Black Sparco 4pts Harness
Front/rear Strut bar
Coilover Ksport Fully ajustable
Sparco steering wheel model 323 suede black on black + hub + quick release
Autometer shift light+Dpss controler
Sway bar front/rear (eibach)
Projector with clear flasher
Front lip
Swap Big Brake srt-4 front/rear
Clear fogs
Clear bumper corner light
Mags 15" rota attack 15x6,5 gt orange
Falken azenis rt-615 205-50-15
exhaust 3"
Electronic Cutout
SDS Standalone
Greddy blow off valve Type RZ
Intercooler AGP

What parts that i need now or what i need to do to finish the project:
Carbon fiber Hood/Trunk
All Red Taillight
Race dash Skin in fiberglass (will be in suede)
Engine Swap /transmisson of a Srt-4 2004
Continue the painting!
Reinstall everything
Tune

I think thats pretty much my project, let me know what you think about that!!
Its my 1st car and remember that im only 16 yrs old :)

And i want to specify:
im doing everything by myself and paying everything too 
Project: Neon ex 98

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Post by TiOL » Thu Jul 02, 2009 12:12 am

you're my hero man that CAR BBQ is the sh*t!!!!

the craziest neon lovers are in québec haha

later man
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Post by roysneon » Thu Jul 02, 2009 1:39 am

Wow. Thorough doesnt' really begin to describe this project. I'm very very much looking forward to seeing this progress.
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Post by neon_freak » Thu Jul 02, 2009 4:18 pm

were does a 16 year get so much money to do such an amazing project?
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 Dufour340 » Thu Jul 02, 2009 7:06 pm

neon_freak wrote:were does a 16 year get so much money to do such an amazing project?
I work alot. I'm working in the morning and in the evening and im going to school during the day and during summer im working all day
Project: Neon ex 98

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Post by wickedgoodneon » Thu Jul 02, 2009 8:46 pm

SRT bumper, will it make it on the car?

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Post by Dufour340 » Thu Jul 02, 2009 10:16 pm

wickedgoodneon wrote:SRT bumper, will it make it on the car?
No it's only a "spare" bumper
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Post by roysneon » Fri Jul 03, 2009 12:52 am

Thank God. I've seen that done once on the internet and believe me, it's not nice.
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Post by suave23 » Fri Jul 03, 2009 10:47 am

WOW.

The first pic in the garage, all I could focus on was the '70 'Cuda. A few more pics down, the 'Cuda was the least of my concerns. Awesome job man, you're working fast and doing an incredible job! All of these badass Neons being built in Canada, it's insane!
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Post by roysneon » Fri Jul 03, 2009 1:46 pm

East Coast FTW
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Post by Dufour340 » Sun Jul 05, 2009 9:19 pm

Update:
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Some rust under the car but for a 98 i think it's normal :tongue:
Tomorow if i have some time, i'll sandblast the rust.

We see alot of rust because 2 mouth ago, i sandlbasted the rust but did not protect...
Project: Neon ex 98

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Post by Dufour340 » Sat Nov 07, 2009 7:33 pm

Sorry for the No update.
I miss time to continue alot my project.

Update:
AEM Wideband
Complet bushing kit Prothane
Roll cage 6points Weld-In
Complet srt-4 2004 smashed for the mecanic
And +++

Now time for new pic!!!

This is after 7 hours with a little sandblast gun.
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After an other 5hours
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To go this way
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My "home made" paintshop
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To finish here.
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And now it's finish :dance: :yes:
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This his my Daily car for the moment:
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Dodge neon 98 2drs white

Mods:
Seats of a 02 neon r/t in leather
5bolt
Wingless
Slammed on ksport coilover
My orange rims
Black Hood
Shaved doors trim
Taillight euro
Headlight projecteur + hid kit 8000k


But 2 days ago, a truck hit my in the door and i finish out off the road on the top...
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RIP Beater :cry: :negative:
Project: Neon ex 98

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Post by TNK » Sat Nov 07, 2009 7:38 pm

the one that got hit is the one you spent all that time on?! dude, that SUCKS! i assume you are ok? that's what really counts.
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Post by Dufour340 » Sat Nov 07, 2009 7:47 pm

TNK wrote:the one that got hit is the one you spent all that time on?! dude, that SUCKS! i assume you are ok? that's what really counts.
The one that got hit it's only my Beater. :P
Yes i'm ok, no blue, nothing lol
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Post by metal_gear_jon » Sat Nov 07, 2009 9:17 pm

Even being the beater, it still sucks! Did you try to get the wheels back off of it?
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