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BayouTiger

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  1. I said I would never do it, but CF9 got the best of me.....
  2. Seems like a goofy setup to me.
  3. I’m getting ready to add the x-Pel to the nose, hood, rockers, and Qtr panels. Shit is pretty crazy expensive, but I think it’s worth it. After that it’ll get the ceramic coating and tint. I guess I didn’t realize that it was all precut and not just applied from a roll.
  4. Do a search on FB for Tim Wood. He has done about all the research imaginable on 8 rib setups and had a few made up. His are the ones in the SHR pic before he and SHR went to war.
  5. Depends on my day. Many days I am at job sites and will drive the truck. Other days I may be downtown, or calling on on clients and the Charger will be pressed into duty. I’m sure Lisa will get some use as well!
  6. Thanks Linda! You car pretty much stuck the Charger bug in my head!
  7. Needed one car that works!
  8. I really didn't like the factory kicker system, so I swapped the front end to a Pioneer, and upgraded the speakers JL separates with a JL Stealthbox in the trunk. First installer tried to make it work with a Cleansweep unit, but it never worked right, Got a guy that did it right with the right adapters and it's better, but I won't change the factory unit again. They are now too deeply entrenched into the car's OS to be very good. I've also had more than one car audio guy tell me that he's had more problems getting good sound from the Challengers than any car he's ever worked with. Not talking about boom, boom, but actual good sound.
  9. Yeah, I was in the same boat. Just several really nice Chargers available, but no Challengers at all locally. Charger is also easier to live with during the work week if I need to take clients to lunch or such. Also, still have the red car for my two door/six speed fun. Don’t plan on getting rid it it and the Charger might make let me take the Challenger up a notch at some point if I decide to. It’s really at the edge of the point where it wouldn’t be much fun around town if pushed much farther.
  10. Nothing going in it but gas and ass (for awhile) oh, and a Tazer, and better tires, and....
  11. Not every day folks get a second chance at a classic!
  12. Do we have interest in the annual range trip. This has been the hardest CF to get a feel for since there's very little activity online, but everything is selling out, so I know we have more than the 70 or so listed. Range trip would be late Thursday evening at our usual location - Rockcastle Shooting Center up near Park City. I probably won't be bringing quite the arsenal I normally bring, but can certainly take requests if there's something in particular someone wants to shoot and I can accommodate. I would expect the time range be about 3PM. They have been pretty flexible in the past, but I do like to give them a rough headcount.
  13. Well Registration IS today. Range trip is iffy for me. But I will be around to point folks to Rockcastle. Got a goofy issue with the car I have to get straight first.
  14. I let the wife do it!
  15. I heard. We’re praying that things work out. Don’t sweat the tires. I will have jack and impact and can swap them for you.
  16. I wonder if Magnason might have information on their 2.6L kits for the 6.1. Haven't seen much from either them or Edelbrock for anything but the Hellcats.
  17. Very cool to see them involved. Would sure like to be able to do a factory tour as a rainy day option. I have asked them about it before, but they told me they were just not set up for such tours. They were however very nice, though I don't remember which of their VP's I corresponded with. I know they are doing training workshops in BG now so who knows in the future...
  18. Can I make just make a donation? I don't need an evil black rifle!!!
  19. you need to get them mounted? If so I know a place in BG. They did Allan's a few years back very quickly.
  20. Not sure what Demons have to do with 8 second cars. So far only one private Demon is even in the 9’s from what I understand. Though I saw 4 of them run consistent 10.1’s all day. Amazing how consistent they were, but lots of faster Hellcats out there at this point.
  21. I’ve got a 12.5 @130 with a 2.3 sec 60! But then i’m special!
  22. I Guess I never did. I got aggravated and threw it in the dumpster! Basically, the standoff’s on the plate were so long the even fully released I could spin the discs on the FW. That’s after it went up in smoke with less than 1k miles. Basically like so many suppliers, they can build stuff just can’t measure. Not a shim issue, just the opposite, too much gap. Rxt has has been perfect. Will never even consider anything else now
  23. I had a twin screw (Techco) for 4 years and have had the E-Force for 4 years and I can say that the twin screw has more potential, but the Edelbrock (or Maggie) is more composed on the street. Way too many folks jump into these things without thinking of where they want to go in the long run. If you want more than a streetable fun setup, then do the motor first and work your way up.
  24. It brought my original fake cf striped back to life. Made them look new.