Jalopnik Neon article

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Jalopnik Neon article

Post by LenAyala » Wed Mar 20, 2019 7:21 pm

https://jalopnik.com/the-dodge-neon-the ... 1833449289
Sorry if it's a repost. Good article :good:

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Re: Jalopnik Neon article

Post by rrs » Thu Mar 21, 2019 2:31 pm

Good read. Amazing how many people have voted at the end of the article.


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Re: Jalopnik Neon article

Post by PA ACR » Thu Mar 21, 2019 7:53 pm

LenAyala wrote: Wed Mar 20, 2019 7:21 pm https://jalopnik.com/the-dodge-neon-the ... 1833449289
Sorry if it's a repost. Good article :good:
Fixed.........
Sorry if it's a repost. GREAT article :good:
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Re: Jalopnik Neon article

Post by LenAyala » Thu Mar 21, 2019 10:38 pm

Makes me happy to see non Neon people that see a little of why we like these cars so much.

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Re: Jalopnik Neon article

Post by NickKo » Sat Mar 23, 2019 12:55 pm

Not a repost, A.F.A.I.K.
Thanks for posting this, Len !! :yes:

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Re: Jalopnik Neon article

Post by PA ACR » Sat Mar 23, 2019 2:50 pm

Just voted and took screen shot....... :good:

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I immediately posted back......" Why dream small, I can put you in the driver's seat of a neon for a fraction of the price".......

U-Pulls are like a box of Chocolates.......you never know what you're going to find...... ;)

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Re: Jalopnik Neon article

Post by doerun » Sat Mar 23, 2019 3:08 pm

Read and voted. I wish these people took the time to look into the community or .org. they'd be quite surprised I think

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Re: Jalopnik Neon article

Post by PA ACR » Sat Mar 23, 2019 6:50 pm

doerun wrote: Sat Mar 23, 2019 3:08 pm Read and voted. I wish these people took the time to look into the community or .org. they'd be quite surprised I think
Pretty amazing after being out of production for over 20 years that almost 9,000 people voted......... :good:
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My older sister/husband sent me a selfie of them taking a test ride in a newer Corvette. They posted, "Going for a joy ride in our "dream car"
I immediately posted back......" Why dream small, I can put you in the driver's seat of a neon for a fraction of the price".......

U-Pulls are like a box of Chocolates.......you never know what you're going to find...... ;)

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Re: Jalopnik Neon article

Post by bones_mcgregor » Sat Mar 23, 2019 8:28 pm

This article coupled with the 198mph Neon is stirring up a lot of interest on social media. The masses are pouring out of the woodwork claiming their love for the Neon.
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Re: Jalopnik Neon article

Post by Vitor » Mon Mar 25, 2019 11:14 am

Having driven a neon hard for every day of its like, I can appreciate how CHEAP it was to keep. I was doing track days for cost of gas practically. Light weight, good power meant I didn't have need for lots of $$ for consumables.

Of course that goes out the window as you add moarrrr power. Mistake many make :)

It was good for its time. Today, Dodge has NOTHING to compare it to. Civic and corolla won the battle. Even kia and Hyundai have better choices in that size segment. Elantra GT 1.6L turbo.. its a HOOT!

For a college kid, it was a great car. Would I drive one today - no -- safety has MOVED greatly in 20 years.

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Re: Jalopnik Neon article

Post by PA ACR » Mon Mar 25, 2019 12:54 pm

Vitor wrote: Mon Mar 25, 2019 11:14 am This weekend we started a new autox season, for first time in 20+ years, its not with a NEON!
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My True Story:
My older sister/husband sent me a selfie of them taking a test ride in a newer Corvette. They posted, "Going for a joy ride in our "dream car"
I immediately posted back......" Why dream small, I can put you in the driver's seat of a neon for a fraction of the price".......

U-Pulls are like a box of Chocolates.......you never know what you're going to find...... ;)

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Re: Jalopnik Neon article

Post by Vitor » Tue Mar 26, 2019 9:08 am

We still see few old miata, but by and far its all newer cars.

Outside of pair or three of old volvo 244's and if you are bored.. there few thousand photos from this weekend event.

https://photos.google.com/share/AF1QipO ... 9TWm11QTh3
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