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older Challenger pros and cons

Discussion in 'Pre-Millennium Dodge Challenger Discussions Forum' started by hemiclone, Nov 14, 2009.

  1. hemiclone

    hemiclone New Member

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    On the pro side the driving by the seat of your pants thrill
    On the con side no damn cup holders


    anybody else have any thoughts or input on this topic ?
     
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    JaxHemi Well-Known Member

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    Pro: Impressive 0 to 100
    Con: Dismal 100 to 0

    Jack
     
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    PRO--440-6 pack and 426 Hemi with a pistol grip 4 speed and 4.10 sure grip drivelines

    CON--that little MAIN power wire (12 gauge if i remember right) that all mopars
    used in the main body plug that would show no outwardly signs of any problem and
    would let you down at the most inopportune time and then make you chase it forever
    unless you knew exactly what you were looking for.

    ask me how i know :eyeroll:
     
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    Pro: maintenance was pretty basic and required little more than a timing light, vacuum gauge, and a dwell meter.

    Con: Carbs weren't so efficient, often flooding and washing out piston rings. It's no wonder so few engines saw 80k back then, even with scheduled maintenance.

    Jack
     

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