Wanting to remove AC and power steering from my 2.4 L turbo SRT Neon, will this affect me in timing or any other adverse effects?


Asked by Jun 11, 2019 at 12:42 AM about the 2003 Dodge Neon

Question type: Car Customization

4 Answers


Has nothing to do with timing. If you are doing this to gain usable horsepower, don't waste your time ruining the vehicle. The A/C uses no horsepower when off, and on some vehicles the compressor goes off under extreme acceleration. The power steering might use 1% and I wouldn't want to drive it without.

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You might lose 20lbs of mass but who wants to drive without AC?


Was more looking for freeing up engine compartment space , heat distribution and air flow?

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Maybe you could vent the hood or fender panels like you see on Vipers and Vettes, but I would keep the A/C and P/S.

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