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Old 10-14-2017, 07:04 PM
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Originally Posted by 2012wagon View Post
Beautiful shot

in the summer we did Raleigh to DC and did shenodoah and blue ridge
i guess coming from La and Angeles Crest etc, was very disappointed in blue ridge
it was ok but wasn’t worth the hype

23mpg is awesome !

When you go to party and people say say what you drive, and you say HELLCAT, what’s the reaction?

its such a cool car Car with a cool name
Party? I've got three kids man (and obviously a midlife crisis), my parties happen in my sleep. Just kidding, my social life isn't THAT sad, but I haven't been around too many people since I picked it up.

I try not to be too proud of it, but I obviously can't help it on the forums and texting a few of my friends about it.

Went to Taco Bell Tuesday night after working until 10:45 pm and had three grown employees all up in the drive through window asking about it. One guy, "is that a mustang?" Other guy, "Fuck no, dude! That's a fucking hellcat!" Lonesome female getting battered between the two guys "OMG, I love your car!"

Edit: Forgot that on Sunday morning I had a police car pull a U-turn and come up beside me at the stoplight. They motioned me to roll down my window and when I did they asked if I wanted to race. My response, "No thanks, I wasn't born yesterday". They LOL'd, the light turned green and they left quickly. I turned.

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Originally Posted by 2012wagon View Post
Beautiful shot

in the summer we did Raleigh to DC and did shenodoah and blue ridge
i guess coming from La and Angeles Crest etc, was very disappointed in blue ridge
it was ok but wasn’t worth the hype

23mpg is awesome !

When you go to party and people say say what you drive, and you say HELLCAT, what’s the reaction?

its such a cool car Car with a cool name
you have to do blue ridge in the fall. Makes la look like shit.
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you have to do blue ridge in the fall. Makes la look like shit.
I've never been to LA, but would like to drive some of the roads out there.

I agree that the BRP is amazing in the fall! I used to take my camera equipment up with me every year, but now I just enjoy the drive and sightseeing.
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Old 10-14-2017, 07:23 PM
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Originally Posted by Sarlacc View Post
you have to do blue ridge in the fall. Makes la look like shit.
I lived in the north east so I know about the fall colors

agree at that time would be gorgeous

I should have specified , that I was talking about the roads
not the scenery

la has always looked like shit in all seasons last 30 years
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Party? I've got three kids man (and obviously a midlife crisis), my parties happen in my sleep. Just kidding, my social life isn't THAT sad, but I haven't been around too many people since I picked it up.

I try not to be too proud of it, but I obviously can't help it on the forums and texting a few of my friends about it.

Went to Taco Bell Tuesday night after working until 10:45 pm and had three grown employees all up in the drive through window asking about it. One guy, "is that a mustang?" Other guy, "Fuck no, dude! That's a fucking hellcat!" Lonesome female getting battered between the two guys "OMG, I love your car!"

Edit: Forgot that on Sunday morning I had a police car pull a U-turn and come up beside me at the stoplight. They motioned me to roll down my window and when I did they asked if I wanted to race. My response, "No thanks, I wasn't born yesterday". They LOL'd, the light turned green and they left quickly. I turned.
somebody thought the hellcat was a Mustang ?

Wow
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I think they both have their charm...
blue ridge is very scenic and beautiful in the trees...
Cali has the longer sweeping curves and more of a desert feel.
I drove both in the last 6 months.

Funny enough, I accidentally happened upon the Tale of the Dragon with my GF and 3 kids in a minivan...I've been talking about doing that 318 curves in the S2000 or V or TL for YEARS now.
What a joke...she's like, whoah, isn't this what you're always talking about? So we stopped for a shirt and her kid counted the turns the entire way. I gave the dragon a run for it's money in a fuckin minivan though

even got picked up by killboy doing the shocker out the windshield.
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and no, I think it's smart that you're not going 160 down the road. If I didn't have US27 as my daily commute...
well...

That car is the equivalent of
Speak softly and carry a big stick
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Old 10-14-2017, 11:25 PM
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and no, I think it's smart that you're not going 160 down the road. If I didn't have US27 as my daily commute...
well...

That car is the equivalent of
he couldn’t do 160mph, he doesn’t have a tlx
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People cut the resonators out on these and I'll admit that at first I was tempted
* mid mufflers

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* mid mufflers
Thanks for the correction! You did it on your Scat Pack? Thoughts on the 392 with them gone?
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enjoy it for a while and see if you really need that.
I'm still tempted by electronic cutouts...but that's because the Caddy is very quiet inside.
I heard an LS something or other down the block the other day and my gf was like, "hey babe, that sounds like your car!"

I turned on my old neighbor's hellcat and man, that thing rumbles inside the cab as is. I don't think I'd cut my stock exhaust up to make it more obnoxious than that.
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enjoy it for a while and see if you really need that.
I'm still tempted by electronic cutouts...but that's because the Caddy is very quiet inside.
I heard an LS something or other down the block the other day and my gf was like, "hey babe, that sounds like your car!"

I turned on my old neighbor's hellcat and man, that thing rumbles inside the cab as is. I don't think I'd cut my stock exhaust up to make it more obnoxious than that.
That's what I'm thinking. It's already extremely loud at cold start and when you get on it. There's definitely no messing around in it without everyone in the immediate vicinity knowing about it.
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i could see the fuel gauge move in that accel vid...
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Good grief, I missed that acceleration video.

What a machine
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what about the car?
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Car the about what?
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is 10 psi the max the factory SC turns at?
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Probably, if I have a tail wind though, I've seen the V spike to over 20 psi for a brief moment.
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i wasn't talking about tyre pressure...
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is 10 psi the max the factory SC turns at?
Yeah, 10-11-ish.
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Going to be taking it in today or tomorrow to get the supercharger checked out. Getting some slight metal on metal noise that's likely related to an issue with the bearings being out of spec. They've fixed the problem on the superchargers, but it requires a full supercharger replacement, not just the bearings.
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So do they just swap out your S/C?
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So do they just swap out your S/C?
Yup! Whole thing gets replaced.
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In other news, windows are being tinted today!
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Hmmm...Eaton? Same as V?
Cadillac changes them without question until 120K, I think...due to the isolator shaft balls gag thingy. That's the technical term for it.
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Hmmm...Eaton? Same as V?
Cadillac changes them without question until 120K, I think...due to the isolator shaft balls gag thingy. That's the technical term for it.
IHI supercharger. They have a new part number supercharger out with updated bearings, so that's good. We'll see if there is something going on or if I'm just being paranoid.
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maybe they're after you!?
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maybe they're after you!?
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i would like more videos.
do you want me to show you what kinda vids?

*closed course. professional driver.
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i would like more videos.
do you want me to show you what kinda vids?

*closed course. professional driver.
Post away!
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Late to the thread, but Wow. Congrats and quite a new ride!
Also you have a very understanding wife!
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That's doable! Not sure how soon though.
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do it before they replace the S/C!!!
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that sounds like someone that is scared of his wife.
now go do it.
if you're scared, she'll lose respect.
she'll start sleeping with the pool guy.
pool guys drives an 05 corolla S but DOES post videos of himself hooning all over town.
pool guy gets respect and the ladies.

C'mon Saab...this lesson's free.
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that sounds like someone that is scared of his wife.
now go do it.
if you're scared, she'll lose respect.
she'll start sleeping with the pool guy.
pool guys drives an 05 corolla S but DOES post videos of himself hooning all over town.
pool guy gets respect and the ladies.

C'mon Saab...this lesson's free.
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she's on here too, huh?!?!
my bad, bro.
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she's on here too, huh?!?!
my bad, bro.
Nah, pool boy is at the house.
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