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first car 94 clipse! need advice

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Old 04-29-2009, 12:19 AM
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My first car is a 1994 eclipse 1.8L non tur.
i realy dont know anything about it. when i got the car most of the parts where in the back seats(slave cylinder,battery case with bolts and bar,and alternator. it has been sitting for bout 3 years, most of the interior is still intact but its still missing some easy to comeby parts.
It has 148k miles. i tried to start it today after putting on a new timeing belt. i probably should have syfoned the gas outta of it(its 3 years old).
i cant figure out why the clutch fluid isnt going down.
should i just attempt to invest in a 2.0L tur for it? plz help!!!
im tryin to keep it jdm all the way if u have advice throw it down i could use alll the help i can get
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Old 04-29-2009, 12:02 PM
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Its hard to read your post but does the car start? If not did you check spark, fuel and compression?
 
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Old 04-29-2009, 11:15 PM
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it does not start, it kinda turns over but not all tha way,
i put brand new spark plugs in today. well i need to find a diagrahm of the belts layout.the old one broke and the person that helped put it on is in florida for tha week. i have checked the auto zones and ol reilys in wylie neither carried the repair manuel for the car.
wat color is ur 1990 eclipse? do u have black seats not granny grey? how much for the hood and the latch?
 
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My advice is to part the thing out on ebay.
 
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i was thinking about that but me and a friend decieded that if i fixed my car all the way with some help that i would have more respect my car like i wouldnt treat it like another pile of **** driving down the road. I know its not the most lovable car and people look at it like it was too old or its a money pit, u know what i mean. like the car fits me. and i realy woulndt mine if i had the only 1994 full jdm eclipse in the dfw area
 
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I know. I'm probably going to try and fix mine too, when I probably should part it out on ebay.
 
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Hey I feel you dude... I bought a 1990 1.8L FWD Eclipse for 1000 bucks. I'm fixing it because I wanted pride in a car that was nothing and turning it to something... I now have a 2.0L Turbo in it and converting it to a front mount intercooler. I'll tell you this much, it's a lot of work and time. But like you said, you'll have a lot of pride in the car once it's done. Go to my Myspace and look at my pictures of it:

http://viewmorepics.myspace.com/inde...lbumId=1258001
 
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Originally Posted by -=(sik)dsm=- View Post
it does not start, it kinda turns over but not all tha way,
i put brand new spark plugs in today. well i need to find a diagrahm of the belts layout.the old one broke and the person that helped put it on is in florida for tha week. i have checked the auto zones and ol reilys in wylie neither carried the repair manuel for the car.
wat color is ur 1990 eclipse? do u have black seats not granny grey? how much for the hood and the latch?
If it cranks slow check the battery, if thats ok check for spark, fuel and compression.

The 90 eclipse i'm parting out was red, the hood is in decent shape and the seats from that car are currently in my 90 awd tsi.
 
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Originally Posted by staarekitsune View Post
Hey I feel you dude... I bought a 1990 1.8L FWD Eclipse for 1000 bucks. I'm fixing it because I wanted pride in a car that was nothing and turning it to something... I now have a 2.0L Turbo in it and converting it to a front mount intercooler. I'll tell you this much, it's a lot of work and time. But like you said, you'll have a lot of pride in the car once it's done. Go to my Myspace and look at my pictures of it:

http://viewmorepics.myspace.com/inde...lbumId=1258001
ty bro finaly a non ignornt person!! lol -i know u know wat people im talkin bout. alll it takes for them is one look at ur car and they already they think hah ur gonna waste ur money. but if u think about it old school cars are comming back and whipin the streetz.
the links dont go to ur myspace car pictures for some reason. send in email - [email protected]
about the 2.0 turb have u ran into any problems wit ur clutch yet? we just upgraded a plymoth laser to a 2.0 non turb(outta a 93 wrecked lipse).75k miles on it should we throw a stock turbo on or an aftermarket?
 
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Hey did you ever get my email? Hows the project going?
 

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