Aaronatstate (Aaron Hall)

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January 2009 & September 2010 - Ride of the Month 3000GT/Stealth International

1992 Dodge Stealth RT/TT
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2009 Mod List 2010 Mod List
Engine
  • K&N FIPK
  • Pre-Cat Eliminators
  • Tanabe Downpipe
  • Tanabe Hyper Medallion Cat Back With Dual 4.5" Tips
  • NGK Iridium Plugs
  • MSD 8.5mm Wires
  • DSM Sidemount Intercoolers
  • 99 Lifters
  • Greddy Type RS BOV
  • Walbro Fuel Pump, Hotwired
  • Vacuum Reduction
  • Rob Beck 13T turbos
  • DSM 450CC injectors
  • APEXI S-AFC
  • Wiseco 8.3:1 forged pistons
  • New Mitsubishi forged crank
  • Setrab oil cooler with SS lines
  • K&N FIPK
  • Pre-cat eliminators
  • Tanabe downpipe
  • Tanabe hyper medallion cat back exhaust and test pipe
  • NGK iridium spark plugs
  • MSD 8.5MM spark plug wires
  • DSM sidemount intercoolers
  • 99 lifters
  • Greddy type RS BOV
  • Walbro fuel pump
Drivetrain
  • 25 Spline Conversion
    • Quadco 25 Spline Output Shaft
    • Quadco 25 Spline Input Spool
  • Maximal Transfer Case Bracket
  • Redline Fluids All Around
  • Seattle Short Throw Shifter
  • RPS Max Street Clutch
  • RPS Lightweight Flywheel
  • 3SX Rear Upper Control Arms
  • 3SX Stainless Steel Braided Brake Lines
  • Drilled/Slotted Rotors
  • Bridgestone Potenza RE050A Pole Position Tires
  • 25 spline conversion
    • QUADCO 25 spline output shaft
    • QUADCO 25 spline input spool
  • Maximal Performance transfer case bracket
  • Redline fluids
  • RPS max street clutch
  • RPS lightweight flywheel
  • 3SX rear upper control arms
  • 3SX stainless steel brake lines
  • Bridgestone Potenza RE050A Pole Position tires, 245/40R18
  • 18" Stealth 5-spoke wheels
  • Tein S-tech lowering springs
  • IPS slotted rotors
  • Porterfield RS4 brake pads
Interior
  • Leatherseats.Com Seat Covers, Two Tone
  • New Stock 5-Speed Shift Knob
  • Sparco Pedals
  • White Faced Reverse Indiglo Gauges
  • Leatherseats.com seat covers, two tone
  • New stock 5sp shift knob
  • Sparco pedals
  • White faced reverse indiglo gauges
  • Seattle short throw shifter
Electronics
  • Greddy Profec B Spec II
  • AEM Wideband 02 Gauge
  • Autometer Boost, Oil Pressure, Water Temp (In Stock Locations)
  • Pioneer Head Unit, With Ipod Adapter
  • Kenwood Door Speakers, JBL Rear Speakers
  • Greddy Profec B Spec II
  • AEM wideband 02 gauge
  • Autometer boost, oil pressure, water temp, located in the stock locations
  • Autometer oil temperature gauge
  • Pioneer head unit, with iPod adapter
  • Kenwood door speakers, JBL rear speakers
Show
  • Painted Valve Cover
  • Spark Plug Cover
  • Painted Upper Intake Manifold
  • Painted Calipers, With Etecnifibre Stealth Stickers
  • 20% Window Tint All Around
  • Full Repaint
  • Painted valve cover
  • Chrome spark plug cover
  • Painted upper intake manifold
  • Painted, with Stealth logo
  • 20% window tint
  • DNP hardpipe kit
Mods Planned for 2009
  • 18" Stock Stealth 5 Spoke Chrome Rims
  • Tein S-Techs
  • New ECS Struts
  • 15G Turbos
  • 550Cc Injectors
  • AEM EMS

My Story

From the first day I knew anything about cars, I knew I wanted a Dodge Stealth RT/TT. At the time I was about 15, and the last thing I could afford was a Stealth. I first saw my car when I was 18, but at the time the price was a little high, and I could not afford it. Two years later (2005), it was for sale again, this time with 10k more miles, and right in my price range. My dad and I went to take a look at her, and bought it after taking it for a test drive. It was love at first site. The car had 62,000 miles on it when I bought it, and had just had the 60k service done.

The first thing I did when I got the car was start to modify it. I put new plugs/wires in, along with a boost controller (set to 14.5psi), BOV, full exhaust from the turbos back, and a K&N filter. I also installed a new radio and speakers, because the stock ones had seen better days. Also around the same time I installed new seat covers because my drivers side had a small tear in the leather.

In the spring of 2008 after pulling my TC for the first time I decided I needed a new output shaft. I purchased an 18 spline Mark Williams 300M shaft. Jeff V. (Gatecrasher) was kind enough to drive to my house and help me install it (who am I kidding I helped him). When we had the transmission apart we discovered that my VCU was toast. It was in worse shape then any other Jeff had seen (and he's seen a lot). Well after a bit I decided to upgrade to a 25 spline output shaft. After some minor problems I was able to get all the parts. By this time I had moved down to Wichita Kansas to start my job at Cessna. Well as luck would have it Jeff moved to Kansas City, so I made the trek up to KC, and we pulled the trans again. After a weekend, the trans and car were all back together and running better then ever. In the fall, Chris (Chris GTO TT) came to visit Wichita, and while he was here, we took the opportunity to work on the Stealth. He helped me install my DSM intercoolers, which were converted by Bob (oohnoo).

In the spring of 09, I bought some 18" Stealth 5 spoke chrome rims, and some Tein S-tech springs. I had these installed, and upgraded the brakes at the same time to IPS slotted rotors, and Porterfield R4S pads.

In September of 2009 I joined the spun bearing club. I decided at that point that I wanted to rebuild it, and rebuild it right. I bought a spare short block from a friend, that had good rods. I used that block, his rods, along with new forged pistons, and a new Mitsubishi crank. At that point I also decided to upgrade the turbos to Rob Becks 13t's. It took me just under 2 months to rebuild it. With the help of a few 3si members, Internexus, and Zephthechef, we were able to get it done as quickly as possible in this time. I have since put over 4,000 miles on the new engine, and have tuned it to run 14.0-14.5psi on the DSM 450s.

Before the upgrades I was able to get a 13.67@102 at the track. My goal with the 13t's and 450s is to get deep into the 12's, maybe into the 11's. Then after I get there, I will most likely put some 550s in, and hopefully by that time the EEPROM conversion board for our ECUs is finished (crosses fingers), and then I will be done modding it for a long time (hopefully).

September 2010 Gallery

January 2009 Gallery