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#4758310 - 05/15/18 10:43 PM Joined Club SRT
dishdude Offline


Registered: 11/14/08
Posts: 8602
Loc: Phoenix
For the last couple days I was looking for a Challenger R/T with the 392 Scat Pack and having zero luck, I couldn't find anything with the options I wanted that wasn't a manual, a crazy color or had a bunch of goofy looking stripes on it. I'm typically not a fan of pull-me-over red, but I found an SRT that checked all the boxes and must admit it looks sweet with the black wheels. Added bonus, I finally found a dealer in Phoenix that wasn't a total nightmare to deal with. This is one of the easiest car purchases I've had in a long time.

The 392 is just flat out mean! Even driving red light to red light is great, there's a sweet roar from the exhaust as soon as you open the throttle, but it quiets down on the highway and you don't even notice it. As for the car itself, it cruises the highway great, really comfortable and there's a ton of room inside and in the trunk. I'm impressed with the interior too, the materials are nice and the fit and finish is on the better side of good. Still need to find out what that launch button does.

For you FCA haters, I still hate the feel of the turn signal lever, but I have 485 HP under my right foot.















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#4758319 - 05/15/18 11:04 PM Re: Joined Club SRT [Re: dishdude]
mbacfp Offline


Registered: 09/02/15
Posts: 816
Loc: California
Beautiful. Congrats. Love the color. Take that thing out of ECO mode...ha. Thanks for sharing.
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#4758324 - 05/15/18 11:14 PM Re: Joined Club SRT [Re: dishdude]
Marco620 Offline


Registered: 02/25/14
Posts: 2082
Loc: Deplorable in Kansas, HK fan b...
Congratulations. I will feel that same happiness when I can find a Civic Type R and get rid of arthritis to drive it.
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#4758331 - 05/15/18 11:24 PM Re: Joined Club SRT [Re: dishdude]
BAJA_05 Offline


Registered: 02/04/18
Posts: 312
Loc: Pennsylvania
Gorgeous car and congrats -- long live MOPAR!!!
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#4758333 - 05/15/18 11:26 PM Re: Joined Club SRT [Re: dishdude]
dogememe Offline


Registered: 04/15/17
Posts: 509
Loc: SF BAY AREA, CA
Eco LOL

Please report MPG!
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#4758342 - 05/15/18 11:46 PM Re: Joined Club SRT [Re: dishdude]
Nick1994 Offline


Registered: 02/19/13
Posts: 9988
Loc: Phoenix, AZ
Gorgeous car

If I had a nickel for every Hemi bought this last week by BITOG members, I might have enough to buy one myself!
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#4758359 - 05/16/18 01:02 AM Re: Joined Club SRT [Re: dishdude]
02SE Offline


Registered: 12/30/05
Posts: 2661
Loc: The Canyons
Congrats.

I have a couple FCA products, an SRT GTS, and a RAM Dually. Both trouble free and do what I want beautifully. I also have Japanese and European vehicles. I'm sure to offend someone. grin

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#4758360 - 05/16/18 01:03 AM Re: Joined Club SRT [Re: dishdude]
Reddy45 Offline


Registered: 08/15/08
Posts: 2879
Loc: USA
93*F? I see you got a cold front in Phoenix lmao.

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#4758381 - 05/16/18 03:37 AM Re: Joined Club SRT [Re: dishdude]
FordBroncoVWJeta Offline


Registered: 04/16/16
Posts: 748
Loc: KS
I'm a FCA hater, but I would buy a Challenger in a heartbeat. Defiantly Dodges best looking car. Whats up with the yellow on the bumper though?
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#4758392 - 05/16/18 04:33 AM Re: Joined Club SRT [Re: dishdude]
SteveSRT8 Offline


Registered: 10/10/08
Posts: 18909
Loc: Sunny Florida
Welcome to the dark side!
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#4758402 - 05/16/18 05:18 AM Re: Joined Club SRT [Re: dishdude]
JC1 Offline


Registered: 11/29/08
Posts: 2891
Loc: Oshawa, Ontario Canada
Congrats on the new ride. That's one sweet car.

Did they have any incentives on the price?
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#4758413 - 05/16/18 05:39 AM Re: Joined Club SRT [Re: dishdude]
Zee09 Offline


Registered: 05/05/18
Posts: 141
Loc: W. Palm
Congrats
You will love it. Mine rode like a Caddy and actually got great mpg
Beautiful!!!

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#4758414 - 05/16/18 05:42 AM Re: Joined Club SRT [Re: dishdude]
Zee09 Offline


Registered: 05/05/18
Posts: 141
Loc: W. Palm
I see the new ones take 0w40 now!

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#4758449 - 05/16/18 06:45 AM Re: Joined Club SRT [Re: dishdude]
madRiver Offline


Registered: 07/11/15
Posts: 3448
Loc: New England
Enjoy.

I wish we did not drive so many miles as this would be in garage instead of my new and future fuel sippers that use regular fuel.

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#4758454 - 05/16/18 06:52 AM Re: Joined Club SRT [Re: dishdude]
Astro14 Offline


Registered: 10/10/10
Posts: 8429
Loc: Virginia Beach
Great car! Congratulations! cheers cheers


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