My old car and our old van:
10 yrs ago:
Of an SRT4 swapped 2nd gen (assuming as the 2nd gen didn’t have the turbo option) surprising a Lexus and an Evo:
Found this baby on one of my forums:
Found these little gems:
figured I’ll do a quick write up on my van’s journey.
Got my strut spacers designed. Seeings we’re slow at work right now, I decided to machine out a prototype so I can make adjustments if needed before making the real thing:
Had to run some errands for work yesterday, so the boss told me to take his truck.
Repost with added info/pics to date.
So after getting in a discussion about this article on vehicles people keep for 15 years:
Been thinking on a new car again. Thinking a Charger would fit our needs well.
When you’re new engine comes with built in cup holders:
Anyone know how to transfer them to a new user name short of completely rewriting everything?
How bad of an idea are these:
Coming home from working on the van last night, my eye is caught by an extremely shiny 1st gen parked in front of our local VFW. As I roll by I see the “turbo” pinstripe on the fender. I whipped around in the middle of the road (after checking my surroundings of course) to try to get a pic of it. As I did it’s lights…
Since I’ve been driving the van again, I’ve noticed I have a belt squeak. In searching for the squeak I’ve noticed my crank pulley wobbles. The wobble in the pulley is causing my belt to squeak since the belt rubs on the pulley as it wobbles. I can’t get a good video of it, but hopefully someone has an idea.
About 6 years ago now, we sold our 2006 Dodge Stratus SXT sedan. It was a wonderful car that came into our ownership at just the perfect time. When we got it in 2007-ish it has 12k miles, fresh off lease. She looked just like this when we got her:
So I’ll be needing to pull off my “rally bar” for sanding/paint soon. This means I’m going to be without my LEDs for a while, which has me thinking I need to upgrade my factory headlights before I remove the bar/LEDs.
I’ve installed this:
Got the spare tire out to make room for the new exhaust and the oil changed Saturday morning, along with cutting off my blown apart muffler, and welding in straight pipe to get me through til the exhaust gets done on Wednesday. Took a couple pics of it on the jack stands as it’s about the exact height I want it when I…