Below are the list of modifications and parts that have been replaced in the last 3 years. In 2007, Curt Simmons won the U. Not much negotiating mostly because had another buyer in dealership waiting So far so good. That allows the car to remain level and even drop down a little in the front to get you off the line faster. They can be replaced with Neon seats if one needs to do that. The new seat cloth was textured for better grip; the side bolsters of the front seats were trimmed in vinyl and curve to stabilize occupants.
DoorsFilter selectedDoorsList, null ; doorsFilter. The vehicle was tuned by Dave Harris and Phil Hurst for Racedeck Racing. Construction seems tight and solid. It is does not have any issues and has been well taken care of. The also used in the , with and without the turbocharger officially produced 215 horsepower and 245 lb-ft of torque. This was Dodge's first title in Speed World Challenge Touring Car. This adult owned vehicle was stock except cold air intake up until 3 years ago.
While only 3,000 per year were originally projected for construction, production in 2004 reportedly reached 13,000 per year; exact figures were not released. FuelTypeFilter selectedFuelTypeList, null ; fuelTypeFilter. The original paint electric blue paint is holding up great and is still v. They even parked the second car in Gale's parking spot in order to get it noticed. The same satin metal trim was used on the center stack and door handles.
The gauges were done in silver with satin ring accents; the pointer hubs had a metal finish. A group of young Dodge and Chrysler talent was assembled to put together a vehicle to meet Gale's request, with all of the team members sharing first-hand knowledge and familiarity of the existing Dodge Neon. The shifter used a satin silver cue-ball shift knob and a boot made of the same leather as the steering wheel cover. They did include air conditioning, power locks and windows, remote keyless entry, and a lighting package. Styling was credited to Eric Stoddard, Brandon Faurote, Julie Dolan, Lance Wagner, Donald Renkert, David McKinnon, and Khashayar Honarkhah. This was Dodge's first podium and first manufacturer's points in World Challenge Touring Car competition. We are ready to ship your new parts from our Minnesota facilities the day you order, and we even have a Loyalty Rewards program to earn savings on future purchases.
Proportional compression and rebound damping adjustment is accomplished via multiple oil bleed orifices within the damper. On drag slicks, it ran an 11. Gale noted a list of performance features he saw on the sport compact cars at the show, and wanted to integrate those features into Chrysler's compact production car, the Dodge Neon. The team continued to work on the car, to try to bring it to the level of production vehicle, creating a second car using more production-oriented parts in an effort to lower the costs necessary to justify production. Lot is tight called in advance to have vehicle pulled out for test ride but had to wait when I arrived for vehicle to be accessible. The spoke pattern was for better airflow to the brakes. This section needs additional citations for.
Sport Compact Car magazine tested the car in the Feb. Archived from on December 8, 2008. Acceleration was strong from any engine speed, with no need to be up in the high 4,000+ rpms before getting turbo boost and a kick in the pants. Contact us by phone or email with questions about fitment, sizing, ordering or installation and we will be happy to get you back on the road. The group logged more than 1,000 test track miles after hours in less than two weeks. Maximum boost in stock form was around 14 psi 97 kPa. Archived from on July 7, 2008.
Car details Please read entire listing! Gale was the design chief of the original concept vehicle, and recognized an opportunity to build a that would appeal to the younger auto generation who grew up on , who may prefer a new car with the same performance appeal right off the showroom floor. DealRatingFilter selectedRatingList, null ; ratingFilter. However, several independent tests have produced results indicating 230-238 whp and 250-262 lb-ft. Along with McCammon, the initial team included powertrain engineer Marc Musial and mechanic Dave Chyz, one of the youngest technicians to work on the original Dodge Viper. InstalledOptionsFilter selectedInstalledOptionIdList, installedOptionIdToLabelMap, possiblyDroppedOptionsMap ; installedOptionsFilter. Paul ran it through shop and had it ready to pick up in 48 hours. The team members shared first-hand experience in one form or another with the existing Dodge Neon.
The car featured the first stage 3R Mopar engine performance kit and stage 3R coilovers. Tight packaging forced some creative thinking on the turbocharger. SeatingFilter selectedSeatingList, null ; seatingFilter. The team put together a list of reasons why the car was not approved, and worked through the list item by item to find solutions to every issue presented. The seats were supportive, with clear sides which made it a little hard to get out, and may cause larger people some consternation, but helped to keep people in the targeted size range stable around turns. This vehicle is still up. A single Recaro racing seat, a harness, and a roll cage were installed for safety.
The vehicle was then shown at the in January 2000, center stage on a turntable. The engine was fairly loud with a rumbling, Camaro-style sound. The exhaust system for the vehicle consists of 2. SellerTypeFilter selectedSellerTypeList, null ; sellerTypeFilter. The cooling ducts front nostrils were added to the pre-production car in late 2002 on the front fascia to help reduce temperatures in the engine bay of the vehicle. Production increased quite a bit from original estimates.