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Hmm....I have 7 chysler turbos now....don't have a 16 valve tc yet......Went to Mi. last year in May to pick up special parts.....Wife still doesn't know about the Shelby Lancer.....She alomost killed me when I told about the parts in Mi.....I think I better pass....Unless....Do you need a really great grand piano?????

I have three restored grands in the house now. 5' to 9'

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It 's my birthday and I have an 87 Shelby Lancer now. <img src="http://forums.aaca.org/images/graemlins/smile.gif" alt="" /> <img src="http://forums.aaca.org/images/graemlins/blush.gif" alt="" /> <img src="http://forums.aaca.org/images/graemlins/shocked.gif" alt="" /> <img src="http://forums.aaca.org/images/graemlins/grin.gif" alt="" /> <img src="http://forums.aaca.org/images/graemlins/wink.gif" alt="" />

So there!!!! One of 400 with atx. Probably one of 150 all original.

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<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Did you hear about SuperDave's score??? Shh, didn't hear it from me <img src="http://forums.aaca.org/images/graemlins/wink.gif" alt="" />

Alan </div></div>

Is this my buddy Alan J? How's the Rampage, any new pictures? Thanks for helping out David with his CSX, that was very nice of you!

To keep this on topic, I did score a 16V last week. It has several major issues and is in the process of being diagnosed. If everythng major checks out it will receive all new leather inside and new paint on the outside very soon. I'm thrilled to be back in a 16V 2.2! <img src="http://forums.aaca.org/images/graemlins/cool.gif" alt="" />

Dave

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Glad to have you on this list Super D <img src="http://forums.aaca.org/images/graemlins/cool.gif" alt="" /> We could use some traffic here <img src="http://forums.aaca.org/images/graemlins/wink.gif" alt="" /> Give us a few more details about your 'new' TC??? Whatever you do, do not include the price, you will only depress us <img src="http://forums.aaca.org/images/graemlins/blush.gif" alt="" />

Color, mileage, condition etc? Story behind the car...

Thing is, I built a 16V TC motor for my GLHS, then started looking for a complete car as a possible drivetrain donor, didn't know I was going to fall in love with the TC. Nearly three years later I like it more than ever...

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It's good to hear from you Alan! How is your Rampage project coming?

I've been looking at the TC's for many years but I've always had other projects that take my car budget. I slowed the flow of other turbo Dodges a few years ago and have been looking for the right TC. The right car happened by and I couldn't resist. My new TC is yellow with a custom black and yellow interior and a black top. I added links to a few pictures below but they are horrible pictures. When the car comes back from the shop I'll post more/better pictures.

The president of our local Shelby Dodge club posted a link to an ad in a small town paper listing a TC for sale. He wasn't asking much for the car so I didn't expect much. I wrote down the contact information but never made time to call him. The ad ran for at least three months before I finally called him. I expected a T2 but it was, indeed, a 16V.

The car was as the seller described: The body is in decent shape, the paint is okay, the interior is in bad shape and it runs. The leather needs to be replaced throughout the car, what isn't cracked already is dry and will crack soon. The car started right up and seemed to boost well, but it bucks a bit trying to maintain any speed in lower RPM's. The car shifts well so I think the tranny is in good shape, but the clutch is stiff and it engages very quickly (too quick for my taste!).

The car came to Texas from California in 2002 so it has no rust at all. The rear window for the soft top was missing, the hood struts aren't reliable and there are a few issues with several small plastic pieces. The wood grain on the console is missing the small strip just in front of the ash tray, but that appears to be a standard complaint. The odometer stopped working at 57K, I was told that happened in 2003. The car probably has 80K miles on it now but that is just a guess.

And yes, the price was pretty low. I'll guess that Rick mentioned it to you already, news travels fast! <img src="http://forums.aaca.org/images/graemlins/wink.gif" alt="" /> This car will end up costing me a lot more than that in paint and interior, but if the engine and electronics are sound it will be worth it. I have my fingers crossed! <img src="http://forums.aaca.org/images/graemlins/grin.gif" alt="" />

I met Kirby (Tripblk16v here) today and got to see his nice TC's. Kirby lives less than five miles from me but I don't believe I have seen either of his TC's. He is a really nice guy, I hope that some day my TC looks half as nice as his beautiful triple black 16V!

Dave

Maserati/Chrysler logo on headrest

Yellow strip on door panels

Exterior

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Rampage interior is done-but that is about it <img src="http://forums.aaca.org/images/graemlins/blush.gif" alt="" /> I have just begun paint and body as I plan to take the Rampage RT to SDAC this year, months are ticking by...

Light yellow with black interior, I have not seen many with that combo but it works well. DO you need a softop glass? I can scare one up for you if you would like as I found a TC in a local yard a few months ago-black top so it would be an easy fit for your car.

Interesting interior, you're right the pics are pretty bad. When the light is better and you get a chance could we see a few more of those custom areas. From what I can see, I like it <img src="http://forums.aaca.org/images/graemlins/smile.gif" alt="" />

My cylinder head is off right now getting new oversize Inconel valves,guides, springs, seals and maybe just a touch of the portwork I am known for <img src="http://forums.aaca.org/images/graemlins/wink.gif" alt="" /> Did you know that a huge intercooler made from 3 Talon cores will fit perfectly in the chin spoiler vent? <img src="http://forums.aaca.org/images/graemlins/wink.gif" alt="" /> Now about that little stock turbo...

I do plan to be ready for the Nationals in Reno in May, going to be tight though as I am also putting a 523/OBX trans in there with new axles shifter ans all the associated bits. I got tired of trying to make the 284 trans be happy with the new clutch. I know it's not just me because I talked to a shop that had to try 3 different clutches before one would release properly. Problem is, there aren't many more clutches out there for the 284, at least none that I could find.

I felt a bit disapointed in David's CSX, I spent quite some time getting it ready to go cross country but in the end it only went 75 miles to a shipping depot. I would have spent substantially less time on it had I know it was only going that it was only going to LosAngeles <img src="http://forums.aaca.org/images/graemlins/blush.gif" alt="" /> I think he is happy with the car-or will be when it's starts to get fixed to his standards which like yours and mine, are pretty high <img src="http://forums.aaca.org/images/graemlins/smirk.gif" alt="" />

Alan

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Thanks for the offer on the soft-top glass but I already found a replacement. I am looking for a few other parts, I'll Email you offline. Has your Email address changed the past few years? Mine is the same...

I'll get some better pictures when I get the car back from my dealership. They are installing a set of Rick's wires and are giving the car a once-over. Hopefully they don't find any major issues...

Rick mentioned that he has a clutch that will work perfectly, but it isn't cheap. If I get <span style="font-weight: bold">really</span> tired of this one I will pick up that his setup.

I know that David appreciates your time and effort working on his car. He was disappointed that it wasn't as nice as he was told it was, but he still loves it. He only has to find the same number 1988 CSX to complete the hat trick... <img src="http://forums.aaca.org/images/graemlins/wink.gif" alt="" />

Dave

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