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1996 Dodge Neon 4 Door (Neon Nasty)

Last updated Sep 17, 2012  

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I traded my Blazer project with no motor and $200 for it. It didn't run when i got it. I was getting bored of the Blazer. I get bored to quick. I received the car July 6th.

This is when i got it.
Minus the front bumper.


1996 Dodge Neon 4 door

Wheel base-104in
Weight-2285lbs cleaned out, without me, i got it weighed.

2.4L 4cyl from a stratus
Factory: 150hp 167tq
With my mods: about 170hp and 190tq (Guessing, and to the crank not whp)

Topspeed? idk, mid 5th gear? maybe 120, couldn't tell ya, i don't have a working speedo lol

Handles pretty good for a Neon with cut springs. In the 90's Neons where know for there handling.

This was the engine bay when i got it besides the intake pipe.

Factory Options

Manual everything idk what else


2.4 DOHC Stratus motor
OBXR Long tube header
MSD Coil
2.0 ABA VW intake pipe
ATX throttle body
2.0 DOHC intake manifold
AC/PS delete
Lowered via cut springs (not my doing, previous owner did it)
And little things here and there.


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Painting some stuff

Painted the cam gears. after paint.
8186/104_7041.jpg after purple.
8186/104_7046.jpg I'm painting the valve cover, brake booster, and some more stuff...

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Headgasket :(

So found out my timing was dead on. It was a leaking headgasket. So i'm going to do some things to the neon. Felpro Head Gasket Felpro Head Bolts 420a intake cam as the exhaust cam 2.0 DOHC Neon intake cam swap PT Cruiser valve train 2.7 V6 Rocker arms...

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Painted my Neon! My old 1990 Passat wagon and slammed 86 Jetta my buddy bought with my Neon.

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