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brp2z
02-19-2009, 08:23 PM
http://nashville.craigslist.org/cto/1022648305.html

a1veedubber
02-19-2009, 08:28 PM
Hee Hee Hee! I used to have a Dodge 600! They are cool little cars, though mine was a decidedly un-cool carbed non-turbo non-convertible. Check out the rocker panels under the doors for rust. I have seen these with no rust on them AT ALL except (for severe structural rust) under the doors.

Electra_T_Type
02-19-2009, 09:28 PM
Honestly from your Century a downgrade.

LordDurock
02-19-2009, 09:51 PM
hum............is that 2.2 like the not turbo 2.2 found in the dodge rampages...that 2.2 could move

idk the century seem much better like t_type said

Pontiac6ksteawd
02-19-2009, 10:05 PM
I used to own that EXACT car (color, interior, engine, trans, vert). One of the most rust prone cars for a vert. They may look great on the outside, but those floors, under the seats, are always rusty.

CieraSL92
02-19-2009, 11:31 PM
Neat looking car. I'd stick with my a-body though.

brp2z
02-20-2009, 01:51 AM
its the same torquey 2.2 that was not designed for boost
mopar added boost and they took it great
20psi+
a friend has that with a 5 speed in his lebaron vert
15 psi
and he has to upgrade the clutch cuz it slips with that much power
and even not being able to go wot ovewr 4500 its FAST

i dont wanna part with my a-body
but its got too high mileage
this has 117000 and its all original (top and paint too)
to be this clean idk
im gonna go check it out
i got 4 hits for the century already
got offered the full 1000 i asked cash tomorrow

WE WILL SEE
but one day
i swear one day....
TURBO 3.8 in a 2dr century
i swear i will

LordDurock
02-20-2009, 02:06 AM
jusut rebuild the motor

dcjredline
02-20-2009, 03:17 AM
I personally think you should buy it for LESS than $2000

brp2z
02-20-2009, 04:50 AM
im gonna offer 1500
i would like to get it for 1700 or 1800
what did you mean rebuild the engine?

bubblebob88
02-20-2009, 05:08 AM
I just almost bought a turbo 2.2 daytona today, except I decided against it with the help of turbokinetic, so instead I should be dropping in a STI turbo and intercooler on the Cutlass, just gotta wait now for the final plans. The Cutlass just will make more power, plus (surprisingly) it weighs about 6-700lbs lighter than a Daytona. Not a bad engine but the first ever turbo'd 3300 sounds better to me!

RIPBARNBURNER
02-20-2009, 01:21 PM
not a bad lookin car. id rather have the century with high miles tho. of course that may be the fact that i really do not like convertibles. but its what you want, man. if you want it, go for it!

dcjredline
02-20-2009, 05:07 PM
im gonna offer 1500
i would like to get it for 1700 or 1800
what did you mean rebuild the engine?

I dont even think that is worth $1500 but for SURE not $1800. You'd be much better off getting into that car for $1k. I am not trying to sound like I dont like those cars cause I DO like them almost as much as my A-bodies but I dont think either one of them are as valuable as most sellers think they are.

cutlassburnin
02-20-2009, 05:25 PM
ever since the daytona and my friends sebring I just dont trust dodge.

get this: the daytona was red, registered on 6/6/06, springs blew right threw the rear end ( whole rear had to be swapped), used to squirt fuel out the side of the car, it got smashed in the front left IN THE DRIVEWAY...yea cursed would be an understatement. haha

95CutlassCiera
02-21-2009, 03:33 AM
i believe those turbo 2.2's run 230hp, and in a small car like that, i bet that thing must move. ahh the 2.2 reminds me of the abandoned dodge shadow i hotwired and turned into a field car, then my grandfather sold it for 50 bucks on accident, and tada, thats how i got the ciera =]

bubblebob88
02-21-2009, 05:38 AM
i believe those turbo 2.2's run 230hp, and in a small car like that, i bet that thing must move. ahh the 2.2 reminds me of the abandoned dodge shadow i hotwired and turned into a field car, then my grandfather sold it for 50 bucks on accident, and tada, thats how i got the ciera =]

How do you sell a car on accident lol? A turbo 2.2l, with an intercooler makes 225hp but wieghs 3400lbs! It'll move but a Ciera with 225hp? That would be sick, or mine in a few weeks :rock:

brp2z
02-21-2009, 02:35 PM
150 horse stock
but the boost can be turned WAY up
like i said 15 psi in the lebaron my friend has
250-260 horse

95CutlassCiera
02-21-2009, 07:09 PM
http://hudsonvalley.craigslist.org/cto/1044334737.html this is why i hate criagslist, you always find something you might want, im sticking with my ciera for a long time though, my philosophy is take what you have and work around that, because anything ever made can be turned into a dream car if you work on it.

brp2z
02-22-2009, 01:39 AM
i drove it today...
its sweet
sooo sweet
it actually rode better than the century
off he line of course the century pulls better
but at mid range when that turbo spools and you hear that sound
it comes alive
and makes the century feel slow (and the 3300 is good mid to high rpm power)

i cant wait to get the rest of my paperwork done on the loan when the bank opens monday

fun tidbit though
it hasnt got a headliner
not missing
just never had one
thought they stopped that in the 70s

as for my buick
i lost the girl who offered the full 1000 next best offer is 900
i will go no lower than 800 though
thats more than the blue book 750 that is worth.... but its worth more than that to me. but i cant have 4 cars so somethings gotta go.

notsoslimshady76
02-22-2009, 02:41 AM
I don't want to deflate your dreams (and I know we all drive old cars) but do you really want an older one??? And spend more to buy an older one?

Prospeeder
02-22-2009, 02:53 AM
Ya those didnt make no 230 horses, that was the Spirit R/T and they were like nose even with a 3.4 DOHC W body or a SHO taurus. The older Turbo dodges were nothing to brag about...ever....they are 16-18 second cars depending on wich car they came in. of course being turbo potential for mods is much better and making them go fast is easy, they just arnt very face from the factory. Was it an Auto? If it is, god bless you.......

bubblebob88
02-22-2009, 05:01 AM
Ya those didnt make no 230 horses, that was the Spirit R/T and they were like nose even with a 3.4 DOHC W body or a SHO taurus. The older Turbo dodges were nothing to brag about...ever....they are 16-18 second cars depending on wich car they came in. of course being turbo potential for mods is much better and making them go fast is easy, they just arnt very face from the factory. Was it an Auto? If it is, god bless you.......

Yeah not 230 normally, the Spirit R/T did, I guess I meant to add in the Shelby Daytona Z did, if it had the stage 3 turbo and intercooler, like the Spirit. But it's not to say they can't be fast, I spent some time over at turbododge.com and found some really cool and fast old dodges, but I don't know, I guess anythings possible?

brp2z
02-22-2009, 09:56 AM
yeah your right stock idk if this is even faster than the century
but i can gain 50+ hp with that turbo for under $100
i cant do that with a NA engine

as for it being older
117000 v. 267000 thats the big one
also this guy (who has had it for 2 years) is the second owner
the first one (who left maintenance records for this thing in it)
was a Vanderbilt professor here in Nashville

the biggest thing that makes me feel good about getting it is that with a little elbow grease and not a lot of cash i could actually turn a profit if i dont like the car
the buick isnt worth much more than its tires to be real

cutlassburnin
02-22-2009, 09:03 PM
the daytona I was working on was manual with a... 2.2l? cant remember. I was going to just try and find the parts from a turbo one and swap it over and such..but once it got hit I said forget it. Like i said Im not a dodge fan anyway.

bubblebob88
02-23-2009, 03:25 AM
Yeah the Daytona I looked at, I said forget it the next day, it just wasn't worth upping since a custom turbo kit would make a a-body faster. not to steal the thread but I'll post a thread and pics when i start it, just waiting for the parts to come in...

cutlassburnin
02-23-2009, 03:29 AM
you already ordered the parts?:)

bubblebob88
02-23-2009, 03:30 AM
Most, minor hardware will be picked up as needed...

brp2z
02-23-2009, 03:53 AM
feel free to steal the thread lol
idc at all
i really wanted to do the turbo 3300
but it was looking like $600 for all the parts and to get the manifolds welded up and all
and that engine has a lot of miles
so best case scenario i put 600 into the car and it runs great... still only worth $750 and not as fast as what i can do to that dodge with no money besides gauges to monitor a/f and boost
and that car is going for 4500+ with the kinda work i can do for almost no cash (carpet redye, upped boost, gauges, polished up paint where its oxidized)
its in about the same shape of my a-body when i got her... except it runs great and i limped the A home.

all in all i think i will love the new car.

definitely keep a post up on the turbo 3300
ill still get on here and check in even after my a is gone... till i find another 600 clunker i fall in love with

cutlassburnin
02-23-2009, 04:30 AM
yea the welding is whats holding me back ..If i still lived In Mi near my dads shop it would prob be done.

bubblebob88
02-23-2009, 04:54 AM
Yeah, luckily I have a bunch of gear head friends with gear head dads, with money that goes into different kinds of equipment and tools. I should be looking around 250-260hp with a Subaru Impreza 2.0l turbo, catback exhaust, air intake, bigger injectors and some other minor things.

brp2z
02-23-2009, 03:04 PM
250
thats gonna have to be around 13 psi
i wouldnt run that into the 3300
the computer would have to be tuned
and your best bet is to pray that the bearings hold

then if that all holds..... hit 4800 rpm (where the 3300 screams already) and listen to your 125c cry for mercy

i give that setup 2 full track passes before it dies (and thats generous)

that trans shouldnt ever see more than 220
those engine internals 6 or 7 psi max
and that still needs injectors fuel pump and rePROM
and idk about the stock maf

to make 3300 put out 250 - 260 get ready for 1200 in engine parts
and 800 - 900 in driveline
and LOTS of work

its a cool idea
but i would run 4 or 5 (im sure the ecu can manage it)
a SMALL turbo to spool to that low psi and hold it
you make around 185 - 195 horse
can still drive it
and will be incredibly fast for what it is

think about power to weight
2900 lbs
195 hp

3rd gen mid nineties camaro
3.8 V6
3400
200 hp
V8
3550
310 hp

you hands down stomp a 6er (i can hang now)

your talking like 3 lbs per hp dif with the V8 camaro
so you have a ricer destroyer
a v6 camaro beater
a sport truck beater
and a 4dr sedan than scares the piss out of nice V8 sports cars
and takes worn out ones

think in reason and you can accomplish more

bubblebob88
02-23-2009, 03:41 PM
Very true, with turbo and intercooler, I hope to get around 220ish, then with air intake and custom exhaust, hopefully will add 30ish (10% for the air intake = 22hp, minus a few to aim a little low) and for the exhaust, a decent exhaust can open up a few more horses. Maybe I'm expecting around more of 240ish. According to turbokinetic the tranny should be good for up to 300hp, and I think 9psi is what he ran for his 2.8, I think I might stay at 7psi tops. The turbo I found, the seller gave me the wrong specs, and I've got to find a different one now, the wrx turbo would take a hell of a lot of customized to get things hooked up, it had a weird outlet on it. I pm'd ya turbo's info

brp2z
02-23-2009, 04:06 PM
125c is a tough trans
idk bout 300
but good luck
as for turbo i recommend a mitsu turbo out of a dodge
the older ones (like what im getting) is a garret t3 20 psi+
but later models had a mitsu turbo that made 18ish max but spooled much quicker
i can get a model # if ya want

as for intercooling
you will drop around 2 psi at the intake with an intercooler
but you can just add more boost
i wouldnt run one if its less than 10 psi