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post #1 of 9 Old 02-21-2010, 05:55 PM Thread Starter
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Project Log: My New (Used) 1989 Dodge Caravan!!!

Ok, so as a lot of y'all know, I used to be into the Sport Compact scene and had a 1998 Dodge Neon that was pretty quick and I'd planned on putting it back on the road. Well I. Came into a deal to trade all of my Neon parts including the full car for a 1989 Dodge Caravan. Of course it's very warmed over. The previous owner built a wild motor for it and put in a race trans. It's putting down about 300 turboed hp to the wheels!

I'm planning to do a fair bit of work on it to get it running right and have it at SSS '10.

Pics on the way VERY soon!!!


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Repairs since bought: both batteries/alternator/3 transmissions/4 clutches/entire front axle/new steering stabilizer/power steering pump

Still broken: cracked windshield/all glowplugs/glowplug relay/4WD still out/trailer harness no power

Current Best: 16.149@84.13MPH (Est.7800lbs)
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sup bud? hope to see it run at sss

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Sounds like an interesting project. Cant wait for the pics.

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Just a little update. The previous owner is now trying to back out on the deal. I guess he's having buyer's remorse.


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Repairs since bought: both batteries/alternator/3 transmissions/4 clutches/entire front axle/new steering stabilizer/power steering pump

Still broken: cracked windshield/all glowplugs/glowplug relay/4WD still out/trailer harness no power

Current Best: 16.149@84.13MPH (Est.7800lbs)
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Just a little update. The previous owner is now trying to back out on the deal. I guess he's having buyer's remorse.


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Favorite Mods: Baby-seat mod/Girlfriend delete/6pos on Xtreme!

Repairs since bought: both batteries/alternator/3 transmissions/4 clutches/entire front axle/new steering stabilizer/power steering pump

Still broken: cracked windshield/all glowplugs/glowplug relay/4WD still out/trailer harness no power

Current Best: 16.149@84.13MPH (Est.7800lbs)
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Could be fun, I had a SVO mustang that was highly tweaked. She was fast for a 4 banger but had a ton of wiring issues due to her age and the fact rats ate on the harness while I saved up for repairs on her.

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I'm giving him the van back. He's gripping about is and saying I lied to him. What ever. I can't afford another vehicle anyway. Keep the car. I'll just wait till 2015 and get my Skyline R32 GT-R like I had in Japan. Already working on sourcing parts like filters etc for it.


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Favorite Mods: Baby-seat mod/Girlfriend delete/6pos on Xtreme!

Repairs since bought: both batteries/alternator/3 transmissions/4 clutches/entire front axle/new steering stabilizer/power steering pump

Still broken: cracked windshield/all glowplugs/glowplug relay/4WD still out/trailer harness no power

Current Best: 16.149@84.13MPH (Est.7800lbs)
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sounds like this dude was an azzhat Id rather have the skyline

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Yeah. Not 100 percent happy about the situation, but whatever. I don't really have time to play anyway.


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Brisco:-White 2000 F-350 PSD CrewCab/SRW/LongBed/4x4/6spd Manual/HUGE Powerstroke.Org Vinals!

Favorite Mods: Baby-seat mod/Girlfriend delete/6pos on Xtreme!

Repairs since bought: both batteries/alternator/3 transmissions/4 clutches/entire front axle/new steering stabilizer/power steering pump

Still broken: cracked windshield/all glowplugs/glowplug relay/4WD still out/trailer harness no power

Current Best: 16.149@84.13MPH (Est.7800lbs)
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