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Been a long time since I owned mine and I still have my caliber srt. Anyways my son has grown a big interest in this car as I would think parts are easy to come buy still?

Anyone recommend someone? Also, is the Apexi Safc write up still a thing from 2008?
 

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Whether parts are easy to come by is relative to which parts you are talking about. Engine, interior, body panels (aside from the SRT specific) aren't too bad to find, a lot of it matches the regular Neon.

Hard to find? Front end clips, certain suspension components.

Nearly impossible? Transmission/transmission parts/stage kits/mopar coilovers

I'm sure I could add more to the list, you likely know some of this already, you've been around the block. Not sure about the Apexi bit, a little out of my wheelhouse there.
 

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stay far far far away from any SAFC... that technology is so far outdated and so much more risky for the motor than any of the modern tuning solutions.
 

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Been a long time since I owned mine and I still have my caliber srt. Anyways my son has grown a big interest in this car as I would think parts are easy to come buy still?

Anyone recommend someone? Also, is the Apexi Safc write up still a thing from 2008?
I honestly recommend buying a new kid driver a truck, and not these extremely less than safe way too easy to roll cars.
 

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I honestly recommend buying a new kid driver a truck, and not these extremely less than safe way too easy to roll cars.
I've never seen anything pointing to these cars being easy to flip (unlike say Ford Expeditions from the 90's). Do you have anything to support this claim? I do agree that our crash test ratings are terrifyingly bad and that this shouldn't be a first vehicle for a child.
 

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I've never seen anything pointing to these cars being easy to flip (unlike say Ford Expeditions from the 90's). Do you have anything to support this claim? I do agree that our crash test ratings are terrifyingly bad and that this shouldn't be a first vehicle for a child.
No, I was being mildly flippant. The SRT data is difficult to find because they were a limited production item, but the neon within their category, they are actually harder to roll, Than lets say a honda civic or ford escort. with a lower CG and SSF of 1.43 the cars are actually quite stable. but, speed is a key factor in rolling a car, the SRT has the ability to achieve much higher speeds much quicker than a dodge neon. in the hands of the inexperienced thats a deadly combination.

Incomparison to the ford expiditions of the 90s they are about 5 times less likely to roll. but, once you do you are more likely to be severely injured as the vehicle doesnt score very high in crash tests. An official roll over crash test was not conducted..

Another interesting statistic, the 03 dodge neon is amongst the highest incidence of post crash fire.

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