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Dan Kuikman: 2004 Dodge Neon SRT-4

Dan Kuikman has owned his Dodge Neon SRT-4 since it was new off the showroom floor, but the folks at Dodge never could have imagined the SRT-4 at this level. Since taking ownership, Kuikman has overhauled every part of the car, bringing the power to more than triple its factory numbers, and changing its looks inside and out.

Owner: Dan Kuikman
Location: Alsip, IL
Vehicle: 2004 Dodge Neon SRT-4
Horsepower: 824 whp
Club: N/A

SOCIAL:
Facebook: Dan KingCid Kuikman
Instagram: @dankuikman

Written by Adam Gordon.
Photography by Dan Kuikman.

Dan Kuikman 2004 Dodge Neon SRT4 TBGLIVE5

ENGINE & PERFORMANCE:
2.6L stroker engine
Custom in-house poted and polished top end
REV +3mm over exhaust and intake valves
BC titanium springs/retainers
BC stage 4 cams
MpX cam gears
In-house ported manifold
Mpx 62 mm throttle body
Big FMIC with nx spraybar
Garrett GTX3076r (36psi)
TiAL Stainless steel .82a/r v-band turbine housing
TiAL 44mm wastegate
Fully built bottom end
Weisco custom dished 2.6 ltr pistons
BC 625+ connecting rods
Clevite Race rod and main bearings
Custom cryo treated and stroked crank
DCR crank strap (up to 1200hp)
MpX lightweight underdrive pulley
175 wetshot of nitrous oxide by NOS systems

EXHAUST:
Maxx Fabb 3-inch catless dump pipe
44mm wastegate vband dumptube

Dan Kuikman 2004 Dodge Neon SRT4 TBGLIVE7

PERFORMANCE ELECTRONICS:
Diablosport i2 custom firmware ECU tune
4 BAR map/tip sensors
N2MB 2 step launch control
Autometer oil pressure / nitrous pressure / pyrometer gauges
FJO air/fuel monitor
Jet Fuel air/fuel datalogger
AEM Truboost controller

DRIVELINE:
Pwerks stage 3r transmission
Billet shift forks
Billet shift selectors
Billet straight cut gears
Billet input shaft
Carbon fiber syncors
ACT twin disc sintered drag race clutch
Mopar short shifter
solid shift bushings

Dan Kuikman 2004 Dodge Neon SRT4 TBGLIVE2

WHEELS & TIRES:
Privat wheels - 18x8.5 (f), 18x9.5 (r)
Nitto NT01 competition tires

CHASSIS & SUSPENSION:
Custom solid control arm/sway bar bushigs
Hotchkis fromt/rear sway bars
billet front/rear adjustable control arms
Tokico 5 way adjustable sport struts
Eibach sportline springs
DC upper sway bars

BRAKES:
Mopar SRT-4 Brake calipers
Goodrich Stainless steel braided brake lines
Drilled front/rear rotors
EBC green stuff pads

Dan Kuikman 2004 Dodge Neon SRT4 TBGLIVE1

EXTERIOR:
APR front bumper splitter with canards
APR front side bumper splitters
Carbon by creations carbon fiber hood/trunk
Vertical door conversion
APR gtc-500 carbon fiber rear wing
APR rear bumper splitter
TCS carbon fiber racing side mirrors

LIGHTING:
Custom front projector headlights with carbon fiber eyelids
Mopar custom rear tail lights
7 color LED undercarriage
Blue interior LED lighting

Dan Kuikman 2004 Dodge Neon SRT4 TBGLIVE4

INTERIOR:
Bride Lowmax bucket seats
Simpson 5-point harnesses
Chumps & lemons roll cage
Momo 330mm racing steering wheel
Upgraded blue LED gauge clusters

Dan Kuikman 2004 Dodge Neon SRT4 TBGLIVE3

AUDIO & MULTIMEDIA:
Power Akoustic DVD/cd/mp3/usb player
Pioneer tweeters
Pioneer 6.5-inch front door speakers
pioneer 6x9 rear speakers
Kenwood 600 watt amp
Boss 12-inch 2000watt subwoofer

COMPETITION EVENTS, CLASSES & AWARDS:
Buzz Bomb car show 2015 - SECOND PLACE
At The Office Car & Bike show 2015 - SECOND PLACE
Village of Lyons Car & Bike Show 2016 - SECOND PLACE
Ed Napleton Honda of Oak Lawn USO Benefit Car & Bike show 2016 - FIRST PLACE
At The Office Car & Bike show 2016 - FIRST PLACE

Dan Kuikman 2004 Dodge Neon SRT4 TBGLIVE6

FAVORITE MODIFICATION:
"Turbo charger upgrade - it gained the most significant results dollar for dollar."

FUTURE MODIFICATIONS:
None. "Car is complete."

SHOPS/MECHANICS:
"I did all the work in my garage myself. Other than the boring of the cylinders from the machine shop at carquest every inch of this car has been completed by me in my garage with my own 2 hands."

Dan Kuikman 2004 Dodge Neon SRT4 TBGLIVE9