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After ~11 yrs in hibernation with 94k miles, I am pulling the cover off my original 2004 E.Blue and finally installing a new fully built motor, GTX3071R gen 2, and several new mods I have collected thru the years (some that you cannot purchase anymore).

I purchased another roached out E.Blue 2004 with a split water jacket that I plan to use as a parts car.

I am hoping to have mine road worthy in a month or two. I am the original owner, 37 yrs old. Life got in the way of bringing it back sooner. I will keep this car for as long as I live.
 
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I had an encounter yesterday which i found comical. I pulled up to a convenience store with my daughter. As i'm getting out to go around to get her our of her car seat, i see this older guy standing there eyeing my car. He had this perplexed look on his face. He stopped me to ask "Is that one of those, eh... RT4's?" I laughed a little and told him it is a srt-4. I gather he hadn't seen one in some time, or just hadn't noticed one since we have several around here. He then went on to mention that he used to have a turbo model Volvo, which indicated he sort of knew something about what my car was.
 
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Now all you guys should try and come to the October SRT4 Showdowns in Orlando Florida.
is this an official notification that it is happening again this year....???
 

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I still regret selling mine in 2011. I saw a silver one over the weekend at a car meet and I almost shed a tear.

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I have one of few on the road in Fort Smith AR. Its like two others but they are owned by kids that ripped the bumpers off, cut exhaust mid way and running manual boost controllers :/
 

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As far as the answer, I think we brought this up a couple of years ago. I'm too lazy (or simply don't know how currently with this new format haha) to look it up. I'd estimate around 4,000 or so, and of those, probably 1/4 are sitting in the garage in need of work.
I am 57. I rescued my SRT4 from the Florida gulf coast in August 2018. It has a clean title and the odometer shows 130K. Honda boys were passing it around like a $20 whore, abusing it and doing Honda boy mods to it. I feel they would have destroyed it by now. At the pace they were going, for sure it would be a 20-25 owner car, maybe painted red or black. I have now owned my SRT4 longer than 11 of the 12 previous owners 😎

4000 left from 25,303 is an amazingly depressing attrition rate. I thought it would be easy to make a list of 127 `04 yellow VIN's and then try and determine how many were left. I found 26 and gave up. Doesn't really matter, My car is Hemi Cuda rare, but so cleverly disguised even those familiar with the SRT4 by default probably think they are looking at an `03. Daimler dropped the ball in so many ways, one was not bringing back NYG for a SRT4 paint color.
 

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I am 57. I rescued my SRT4 from the Florida gulf coast in August 2018. It has a clean title and the odometer shows 130K. Honda boys were passing it around like a $20 whore, abusing it and doing Honda boy mods to it. I feel they would have destroyed it by now. At the pace they were going, for sure it would be a 20-25 owner car, maybe painted red or black. I have now owned my SRT4 longer than 11 of the 12 previous owners 😎

4000 left from 25,303 is an amazingly depressing attrition rate. I thought it would be easy to make a list of 127 `04 yellow VIN's and then try and determine how many were left. I found 26 and gave up. Doesn't really matter, My car is Hemi Cuda rare, but so cleverly disguised even those familiar with the SRT4 by default probably think they are looking at an `03. Daimler dropped the ball in so many ways, one was not bringing back NYG for a SRT4 paint color.
Nice save. This srt4 is the second longest car I've owned after my 93 honda accord. Still fun to drive. Not as fast against other cars today as it was in 2004 but still enough to get you into trouble. I'm fortunate I'm able to have the srt4 in the garage. The paint looks almost brand new as well as the interior. My honda sits outside and the paint is shot. Still runs well however. I'm curious what the landscape will be like 5 years from now? Maybe 1500 to 2000 srt4s road worthy?
 

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Nice save. This srt4 is the second longest car I've owned after my 93 honda accord. Still fun to drive. Not as fast against other cars today as it was in 2004 but still enough to get you into trouble. I'm fortunate I'm able to have the srt4 in the garage. The paint looks almost brand new as well as the interior. My honda sits outside and the paint is shot. Still runs well however. I'm curious what the landscape will be like 5 years from now? Maybe 1500 to 2000 srt4s road worthy?
I don't know that we'll see the same percentage decline from here on out. On another thread we are talking about the Neon in general being officially rare, based on the general "15 year lifespan" of any car platform. It's 2021, so a car built in 2006 would rarely be seen based on that lifespan. It generally holds pretty true, although in the southern states it may be closer to 20 years (removing the rust and bad weather accident factors).

Because Neons are already rare, the SRT4 is that much more rare, and the prices have actually been going up in the last year. It is tough to know if this is simply the market itself for used cars being nuts, or if there is to an extent a genuine collectability to the cars that is beginning to grow. 2 years ago prices were 2k to 8k on the online sites, it is more than double that now.
 

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I don't know that we'll see the same percentage decline from here on out. On another thread we are talking about the Neon in general being officially rare, based on the general "15 year lifespan" of any car platform. It's 2021, so a car built in 2006 would rarely be seen based on that lifespan. It generally holds pretty true, although in the southern states it may be closer to 20 years (removing the rust and bad weather accident factors).

Because Neons are already rare, the SRT4 is that much more rare, and the prices have actually been going up in the last year. It is tough to know if this is simply the market itself for used cars being nuts, or if there is to an extent a genuine collectability to the cars that is beginning to grow. 2 years ago prices were 2k to 8k on the online sites, it is more than double that now.
The prices of used cars is insane right now. im sure it will settle down after these clowns leave office, if we are still a country.

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I drive mine up to the Dealership every now and then, usually checking on my truck when it's in service(warranty crap) for whatever, and each time service advisors, porters and mechanics always pop out of nowhere to look it over. Some have said they have never even seen one before. Which does not surprise me, because who in their right minds pays for work at a dealership anyway...

And I have been watching the prices of them for awhile now and I should note that they were stabilizing before the pandemic with a small but steady rise in value since. I have been so tired of the normal, so who has one for sale, I got 3k or some shit like that. But laugh after those guys find one and then have put a couple grand in it just to make run fair again.
 
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