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305 with 50 sidewalls will do.... on a 9" wide wheel of course.
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They look totally trashed. Just send to me for free and Iíll dispose of them for you.........
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Old 03-01-2018, 07:47 AM
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They look totally trashed. Just send to me for free and Iíll dispose of them for you.........
Acted all depressed while telling my wife about it, then followed it up telling her I was thinking of trading it in now. Thought she was going to come unglued for a second!
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Acted all depressed while telling my wife about it, then followed it up telling her I was thinking of trading it in now. Thought she was going to come unglued for a second!


Sadly a couple of my wheels have some bad rash on them...I had one repaired when I took a chunk out of it...I've given up at this point. Knock on wood still no big knicks or dings, but she is just a big ol family hauler that I have fun driving. I knew it would get to that point. Even though I still purposely park in BFE.
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Old 03-01-2018, 04:05 PM
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Sadly a couple of my wheels have some bad rash on them...I had one repaired when I took a chunk out of it...I've given up at this point. Knock on wood still no big knicks or dings, but she is just a big ol family hauler that I have fun driving. I knew it would get to that point. Even though I still purposely park in BFE.
I found that around my area I got more dings parking out in BFE vs. when I parked with everyone else. Only dents I've had in the past few years have been caused by my wife and kids. Of course my hellcat is going to get fukkin nailed by a car door now that I say that!
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Old 03-01-2018, 07:42 PM
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Can you curb your wheels without knowing? because my right side 2 have some rash on them and i have no idea where they come from.

I pretty much never park on the street and when i did, usually i park so far away from the curb that i could really get a ticket, yet i still have rash on both wheels on the right side.
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Old 03-23-2018, 01:45 PM
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Somewhat off-topic/my own ignorance question: In almost all dyno videos, I see people get up to the gear they want and then seem to punch the gas to quickly get up the redline. Would a smooth/slower gas delivery be resulting in the same hp number? Or is it a more psychological thing where you want to get big power and just want to punch it hard on the dyno?
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305 with 50 sidewalls will do.... on a 9" wide wheel of course.
305 on a 9" wheel is pushing it. I'd research that, first,

Im putting 285s on a 9.5" wheel, up front.... and 325s on a 10.5" out back... in both cases, it's pushing it to the limits. Mind you, this is for a Z, but, still... I didn't think a 305 would fit on a 9"...
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My boss is getting 691 hp factory. He's installing an AL one piece drive shaft, and i think 305/30/20 with mickey thompsons in the back. Mickeys will be in the front too, but stock size.

I know he's getting a tune, programming the injectors, smaller pulley and a couple other smaller items. It'll be a few weeks until i drive it.
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Old 03-26-2018, 02:32 PM
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My boss is getting 691 hp factory. He's installing an AL one piece drive shaft, and i think 305/30/20 with mickey thompsons in the back. Mickeys will be in the front too, but stock size.

I know he's getting a tune, programming the injectors, smaller pulley and a couple other smaller items. It'll be a few weeks until i drive it.
Nice! those are great numbers!
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Drove the kitty up to MD last week and, of course, it fuggin snowed! Good road trip but had to carpool in with my boss all week while the car sat in the hotel parking lot. Managed 22.5 mpg for the trip and that includes several angrily applied bouts of acceleration to pass the dumb ass people going slow in the left lane.

Got home and my overlays were in, so put them on. Red kittehs!

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Looks great & flows well with the calipers.
Bronze to match the wheels would look good too, IMO.
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I'm seeing more and more hell cats in my area.

Such a lovely car!
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Old 03-27-2018, 07:32 AM
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Originally Posted by Flipster23 View Post
I'm seeing more and more hell cats in my area.

Such a lovely car!
I haven't seen more around my area yet, but I do see a LOT of Daytona's and Scat Packs.

Side rant: I know it's personal preference/uniqueness/etc., but I can't stand that people leave those ugly ass yellow splitter protectors on their cars! 8 out of 10 I see on the road have those stupid things on them. /rant
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Originally Posted by SaaBaaDoo View Post
I haven't seen more around my area yet, but I do see a LOT of Daytona's and Scat Packs.

Side rant: I know it's personal preference/uniqueness/etc., but I can't stand that people leave those ugly ass yellow splitter protectors on their cars! 8 out of 10 I see on the road have those stupid things on them. /rant
Yeah, I don't get that either...

And I did see a really nice widebody Challenger Hellcat yesterday in white. Such a sweet road presence.
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Old 03-27-2018, 11:05 AM
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Originally Posted by SaaBaaDoo View Post
I haven't seen more around my area yet, but I do see a LOT of Daytona's and Scat Packs.

Side rant: I know it's personal preference/uniqueness/etc., but I can't stand that people leave those ugly ass yellow splitter protectors on their cars! 8 out of 10 I see on the road have those stupid things on them. /rant
100% with you on the yellow splitter guards. I saw a pair in the classified on a FB page with a $50 price tag on them the other day. WTF? And people are painting them different colors, which at least hides them a little better, but still. So weird.
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Originally Posted by SaaBaaDoo View Post
I haven't seen more around my area yet, but I do see a LOT of Daytona's and Scat Packs.

Side rant: I know it's personal preference/uniqueness/etc., but I can't stand that people leave those ugly ass yellow splitter protectors on their cars! 8 out of 10 I see on the road have those stupid things on them. /rant


I see a white scat pack daily.

It' makes me so jealous...... 1-1.5 more years.
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Old 04-13-2018, 07:40 AM
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fukkin ran the kitty out of gas last night coming home from my oldest's micro controllers class. Made it about a block from where I normally get gas. That damn low fuel warning doesn't last as long on the hellcat as it did my scat pack.
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I've pushed my luck a few times but haven't been stranded yet.

In mine my warning light comes on at just under half a tank - I think at 100 miles to empty, but when you're averaging 10-11 mpg it goes fast.
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fukkin ran the kitty out of gas last night coming home from my oldest's micro controllers class. Made it about a block from where I normally get gas. That damn low fuel warning doesn't last as long on the hellcat as it did my scat pack.
Crazy. I had the light come on the FJ the other day while on the interstate. I was 2 miles from the exit so even with crappy MPGs I knew I could make it.. but still... I hate when that happens. LOL
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And here my wife gets annoyed when I yell at her not to wait until her light comes out to get gas....1/4 tank is usually my threshold. Sometimes I get below that but I don't like to.
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And here my wife gets annoyed when I yell at her not to wait until her light comes out to get gas....1/4 tank is usually my threshold. Sometimes I get below that but I don't like to.
That's usually how i am too. Hellcat goes through that LOW level a lot faster than the Scat Pack did. When it says there's 30 miles left, it's not playing.

I'm wonder if it cuts fuel to save the pump though. I put about a gallon in it to make it over to the gas station and filled it up with only 16.25 gallons. Specs say a 18.5 gallon tank.
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Dude, I feel like the engineers at Cadillac thought it would be a hilarious prank to basically almost not even tell you that you are low on fuel. One beep, one clearable low fuel warning and then VAYA CON DIOS MOTHER FUCKER!

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Dude, I feel like the engineers at Cadillac thought it would be a hilarious prank to basically almost not even tell you that you are low on fuel. One beep, one clearable low fuel warning and then VAYA CON DIOS MOTHER FUCKER!

I have heard that about Cadillac.
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big time, man...
I just know, 200 to 220, better find a pump
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Been driving the hell out of this thing and still love it as much as day 1! Up over 17,000 miles now and still on the stock PZeros, which is a feat in itself, but it's going for new tires tomorrow. Couldn't get anyone to mount 305s on a 9.5 inch wheel, so I went with stock 275 width until I get some 10.5 inch wheels for the rear.

Packed up the family of 5 and drove it to Indiana a few weeks ago. Close to 2500 miles and we averaged right around 25 mpg the whole trip! Did not run out of gas once!


Did a big ass burnout and came back after a few days of rain to see it if was still there.


Drove up to Tennessee on Sunday and took as many curvy roads as possible (in a timely fashion) from GA. Had to run the Tail of the Dragon and buy some images from Killboy.


Foothills Parkway


Driving from TN to MD this weekend and thinking really hard about jumping on the Blue Ridge Parkway in Asheville and taking it all the way through Skyline Drive. If I do that, I'll post more pics!

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Do it, man...you have to seize opportunities like that.
Fucking 25mpg...with that kinda HP. Insane...
Glad you're enjoying it, man. What an aggressive looking beast!

I did the Dragon last year in my gf's minivan and this year I did it in my Yukon
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Do it, man...you have to seize opportunities like that.
Fucking 25mpg...with that kinda HP. Insane...
Glad you're enjoying it, man. What an aggressive looking beast!

I did the Dragon last year in my gf's minivan and this year I did it in my Yukon
And no Killboy pics of the minivan or Yukon???

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lol...no purchased pics...
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lol...no purchased pics...
I bet that was fun!
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I mean, I did it with a girlfriend in the car and 4 kids laughing their asses off!

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How does she handle the twisties compared to the SCAT Pack? Thinking about a cruiser type vehicle next year and the Charger SCAT is in my top 3. I know you do a lot of road trips so wondering your thoughts on the car as a road trip vehicle...
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How does she handle the twisties compared to the SCAT Pack? Thinking about a cruiser type vehicle next year and the Charger SCAT is in my top 3. I know you do a lot of road trips so wondering your thoughts on the car as a road trip vehicle...
The SCAT is an amazing car, especially for road trips! They are comfortable and don't wear you out. With that said, if you can pick up a slightly tickled Charger SRT 392, I would go with that for the adjustable suspension dampening. Scat pack felt about how the SRT feels in sport mode, maybe a bit stiffer, but not as stiff as track mode. SRT in normal mode suspension is awesome for long trips.

As far as handling, the hellcat feels quite a bit more nimble than the scat pack did. Must be how the suspension is set up.

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You must have really been behaving yourself, 25 MPG is unreal for that car..
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You must have really been behaving yourself, 25 MPG is unreal for that car..
Cruise control at 79-82 and mostly interstate driving is the key. I did manage to drop it a few times when giving friends and family from Indiana a ride in it.
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Impressive MPG for a big car with buckets of power.
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holy shit! is that an altima or a maxima? i love that body style!
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holy shit! is that an altima or a maxima? i love that body style!
It's obviously a fleet car of one or the other!
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