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Old 11-07-2005, 10:05 PM   #1
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Dizzy Gave up on the Turbo - Bought a Redline ION

I started the process of buying the Turbo on March 24th 2005. Well, to make it a short story, the car still does not run right and the Company that sold the Turbo NOW admits that they have only sold 4 and would not give me a name so I could find out what needs to be done.

Last Saturday my patience ran out and I told them to put the car back to its normal stage and refund my money.

The company that has been trying to make it work is now restoring the car and I should have it by Thursday.

So today, I bought the last 2005 RED Line ION that we had in inventory. It has the competition package, side airbags, fog lights, XM Radio, AM/FM/CD/MP3 with advanced audio, sunroof and it is RED.

Now to make it a Clapsaddle by improving it

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Old 11-07-2005, 10:15 PM   #2
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I started the process of buying the Turbo on March 24th 2005. Well, to make it a short story, the car still does not run right and the Company that sold the Turbo NOW admits that they have only sold 4 and would not give me a name so I could find out what needs to be done.

Last Saturday my patience ran out and I told them to put the car back to its normal stage and refund my money.

The company that has been trying to make it work is now restoring the car and I should have it by Thursday.

So today, I bought the last 2005 RED Line ION that we had in inventory. It has the competition package, side airbags, fog lights, XM Radio, AM/FM/CD/MP3 with advanced audio, sunroof and it is RED.

Now to make it a Clapsaddle by improving it
Welcome to the club! Check out www.redlineforums.com I'm sure everyone on there will greet you with open arms.

Good to see more and more Red Line owners out there.

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Old 11-07-2005, 10:26 PM   #3
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sweet. smackdaddy on boost.

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Old 11-07-2005, 10:36 PM   #4
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Default Re: Gave up on the Turbo - Bought a Redline ION

turbo for what?

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Old 11-07-2005, 11:07 PM   #5
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sweet. smackdaddy on boost.
I was at the Saturn Dealer today and saw a 205 HP supercharged ION redline. Had some mean looking tread... Does anyone know what the 0 to 60 times and 1/4 mile on these cars are? I had a 2000 Z28 that I traded in on a 2003 Saturn VUE 4 CYL VTI and am thinking about getting back into the thrill Zone. Haven't test drived the 6CYL VUE yet. Hows the redline version? Thanks...

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Old 11-08-2005, 08:56 AM   #6
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turbo for what?
Al's ION QC3 had a Twipstick turbo.

Typical quality from those bozos.

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Old 11-08-2005, 09:02 AM   #7
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So how many new Clapdaddy Saturns is this now?

I am very happy with the proffessionalism and patience that you have shown with many months of grief and agony that this modification has been. I want to buy my next Saturn from you. By the way, where is your old ION3 going?

You will LOOK and feel like a new man in that Redline. Thanks for the update. And enjoy the new ride.

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Old 11-08-2005, 11:25 AM   #8
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Congratulations!!!

As another Redline owner, I'm sure you're going to love the new ride, especially the upper end of 2nd gear. Just be careful with that "arrest me red" car. It's hard to drive it slow.

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Old 11-08-2005, 11:26 AM   #9
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sorry the turbo didnt work out for ya, but congrats on the new redline

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Old 11-08-2005, 04:13 PM   #10
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Welcome to reliable boost. You can get to 250whp with under $1000. Enjoy.

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Old 11-09-2005, 12:38 AM   #11
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Congrats on the new Redline!! Need anyone to break it in for ya?

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Old 11-09-2005, 01:22 AM   #12
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I was at the Saturn Dealer today and saw a 205 HP supercharged ION redline. Had some mean looking tread... Does anyone know what the 0 to 60 times and 1/4 mile on these cars are? I had a 2000 Z28 that I traded in on a 2003 Saturn VUE 4 CYL VTI and am thinking about getting back into the thrill Zone. Haven't test drived the 6CYL VUE yet. Hows the redline version? Thanks...
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Old 11-09-2005, 01:30 AM   #13
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Al's ION QC3 had a Twipstick turbo.

Typical quality from those bozos.
They are still in business?

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Old 11-09-2005, 08:07 AM   #14
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you can drive an ION RL into mid 14's no prob!

I was at the track and a guy in a RL was there for his first time and pulled a 14.7!

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Old 11-09-2005, 09:26 AM   #15
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Congratrs clapdaddy! I'm looking forward to a test drive!

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Old 11-09-2005, 10:17 AM   #16
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Welcome to the club! Check out www.redlineforums.com I'm sure everyone on there will greet you with open arms.

Good to see more and more Red Line owners out there.
Aeain,

Thanks for the info. Found some great items/suggestions there!

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Old 11-09-2005, 10:18 AM   #17
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Eric!

ROTFLMAO!!!!

Now I have to "clapsaddlize the car

Should be heading toward Motown during the Thanksgiving Holiday.

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Old 11-09-2005, 10:21 AM   #18
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turbo for what?
Mars_volta,

I was trying to Turbo my 2003 ION 3 QC. It started in March 2005 and we finally called an end to it last Saturday.

I can't go into any details YET as there may be legal action that I will have to take to get my money and car back in its original "mode".

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Old 11-09-2005, 10:23 AM   #19
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Al's ION QC3 had a Twipstick turbo.

Typical quality from those bozos.
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The Turbo was from a company in CA. Can't go into details yet because I may have to go "legal" to get my car and money back.


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So how many new Clapdaddy Saturns is this now?

I am very happy with the proffessionalism and patience that you have shown with many months of grief and agony that this modification has been. I want to buy my next Saturn from you. By the way, where is your old ION3 going?

You will LOOK and feel like a new man in that Redline. Thanks for the update. And enjoy the new ride.
Nice seeing you the other day.

Depending on what happens with the restore, it may be sent to auction. I don't believe this will happen though. Give me a call at work in a week and I will have more details then.

Thanks for the kind words!!!!

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