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Old 02-23-2017, 01:51 PM   #61
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Not necessarily

The Challenger has an official top speed of 199 miles per hour while the Charger is able to hit 204 miles per hour…making the Charger faster. The Challenger runs an NHRA certified 11.2 quarter mile with the 8-speed and the stock tires while the Charger runs an NHRA certified 11.0 with the same transmission and tires – again making the Charger faster.

EDIT: Almost positive they are not the same "frame" either, its shortened almost 7" from a charger unibody

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Old 02-23-2017, 02:36 PM   #62
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Same lx chassis

Top speed could be better bit better aero. Traction on stock tires could be better being heavier.

Other than that if you really want to think extra weight with same drivetrain and gearing is faster go ahead. Private owner times show the challenger the quickest when you get a DR. It's the exact same hp tranny and gearing with extra weight. Not following any possible advantage other than aero and possibly stock tire traction

We were also talking about the Scat packs. I have seen both at my track. The challenger has been faster. And obviously it will be. Damn near same cars but one is lighter. Pretty simple

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Old 02-23-2017, 08:18 PM   #63
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Are Chargers faster than Challengers?
Have battled a few 392 Challengers but only one Charger, and it only said "Hemi" on fender.
Not well versed on year models and specifics, but I roll into these random, after-work runs and do it.
They all lost, but I have a low powered Honda, so no illusions of grandeur here.
Yes, they knew we were racing, Dicks
when they say hemi on the fender only means they are the 5.7 v8 and not the 392 ...
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Old 02-24-2017, 11:24 AM   #64
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hmmmm, he hung better than the Challengers, it was loud, maybe he had something going on, or my car/driver sucked particularly bad that evening.
Skraight, that Camaro in your sig is sittin nice.
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Old 03-24-2017, 02:41 PM   #65
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Usually from 5 to 12 cars is a quiet spot not too flashy i'm into the 40's so i really avoid problems too , there is a challenger hellcat in our group .

Good to see folks in Miami. Maybe we go to WPB on a cool Saturday. Sometimes there is an errant one in May. Otherwise, November.
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Good to see folks in Miami. Maybe we go to WPB on a cool Saturday. Sometimes there is an errant one in May. Otherwise, November.
As much as it sucks we should go to homestead on April 21st.
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Very nice runs.

I'm start nodding my 15 soon. Starting with exhaust.
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Old 03-30-2017, 10:52 PM   #68
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Very nice runs.

I'm start nodding my 15 soon. Starting with exhaust.
Corsa seems to have the best one for no drone. I like my Stainless works h-pips setup. Stock quiet exhaust wasn't on mine long after I bought it.

Edit: BTW... get a BMR CB005 cradle lockout kit and BMR vertical link asap especially with the manual... eliminates most wheelhop which will kill the stock axles in a heartbeat.
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Corsa seems to have the best one for no drone. I like my Stainless works h-pips setup. Stock quiet exhaust wasn't on mine long after I bought it.

Edit: BTW... get a BMR CB005 cradle lockout kit and BMR vertical link asap especially with the manual... eliminates most wheelhop which will kill the stock axles in a heartbeat.
Agreed. I get consistent 1.6x short times with launch control and no hop.
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Old 03-31-2017, 01:59 PM   #70
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Very nice runs bro. Funny I can't even get the Hellcat Chargers to run me down here I guess they know better.
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Results as expected good puppy kicking
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Old 04-02-2017, 06:25 AM   #72
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300c was briefly available with the 392. That was with the older 5speed auto. I heard the 300c had better stock programming than the Charger and should be a touch quicker.
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I just pulled a 392 scat pack with my new setup. Great kill!
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Very nice runs bro. Funny I can't even get the Hellcat Chargers to run me down here I guess they know better.
The two I've seen heard the ms3 cam and just gave me thumbs up. I'd lose but the lost in there mind
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Good runs !
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The two I've seen heard the ms3 cam and just gave me thumbs up. I'd lose but the lost in there mind
Actually I after I posted that I lost at PBIR to a White one that went 9.8 I am having traction issues and went 10.0.
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Actually I after I posted that I lost at PBIR to a White one that went 9.8 I am having traction issues and went 10.0.
Lol ouch what he trap ?
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