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Originally Posted by odiHnaD View Post
Where did you get Italian from? The LC platform is an variation of the LX platform which was based on the Mercedes E class chassis. Last I checked Mercedes was German.

Per the windows sticker 70% of the parts in the Challenger are USA or Canadian made, with the engine and transmission (M6) being Mexican made I don't think there's much of a percentage left for "loads of Chinese parts".
The LX platform in the Challenger was adapted from the American designed front drive LX platform of previous years. It was originaly designed to be easily adapted to rear wheel drive. It is not a German/MBZ platform. The front and rear suspensions are from an E and S class though.

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Originally Posted by BlkSEbase View Post
The LX platform in the Challenger was adapted from the American designed front drive LX platform of previous years. It was originaly designed to be easily adapted to rear wheel drive. It is not a German/MBZ platform. The front and rear suspensions are from an E and S class though.

Chrysler LX platform - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Thanks for the correction, good to know
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Originally Posted by STINGER392 View Post
Look who owns the controlling stake in Chrysler. That's where the Italian comes from. And, I said German as referring to the transmission. I know where the LX platform got it's roots. I'm sure there are still plenty of chinese made parts regardless of the window sticker. I did notice that the window glass says USA on it so at least the F1s and the glass are US made.

Besides it was intended to be a joke. Sorry I didn't research the exact percentages for you. LOL
Just because the Challenger now has an Italian stepfather does make her Italian

The Challenger is still Ma Mopar's baby.

Here's my window sticker, 14% chinese parts max. I will also add that all replacement and aftermarket Mopar parts I've purchase have been either US, Canada or Mexico made.

I'm not downplaying the overabundance of manufacturing and parts that come out of China (I work in IT, +90% of the components found in most computers and electronics are made in China), I just don't think they're as heavily used in the automotive industry as you think (look at the Chinese made MT82 in the new Mustangs and all the problems they have).
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Originally Posted by BlkSEbase View Post
The LX platform in the Challenger was adapted from the American designed front drive LX platform of previous years. It was originaly designed to be easily adapted to rear wheel drive. It is not a German/MBZ platform. The front and rear suspensions are from an E and S class though.

Chrysler LX platform - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Really? According to Burke Brown it wasn't!
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My "El HEMI" runs pretty damn good. Where were your TV sets made? been awhile since everyone had Zenith TV's that were made in the USA. Heathkit......do they still make those? Tell me if you stop for gasoline and you see on your right a station that has it for $3.34 for Regular. Then you see on the left you can get their Regular for $3.20. Do you make that Left-Hand turn? The U.S. is that "station on the right".
American gasoline? Maybe it was refined in the US, but as everyone knows the crude oil that its refined from is foreign-imported
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American gasoline? Maybe it was refined in the US, but as everyone knows the crude oil that its refined from is foreign-imported

Why do you say that? I think we are about to overtake Saudi Arabia as the largest oil producer in the world.

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As far as buying American made, well Apple is supposed to be moving the manufacturing of some Apple products stateside. While its only estimated to create 200 jobs, to me its something. Now they arent doing it out of the goodness of their heart either, as wages and shipping from China are starting to catch up, but again, its something. Ill be buying an IMAC when I get back stateside..
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Originally Posted by Toxic11 View Post
Really? According to Burke Brown it wasn't!
OK. Maybe Chrysler and Wikipedia are wrong about thier own platform, and Brown is right! Anyway,burke Brown doesn't even say that. LX platform is an adapted LH American designed platform, heavlily worked with MBZ parts- susp, diff, trans, etc. But it is a LH platform. Burke doesn't say anything to the contrary.

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Originally Posted by R/T FAN View Post
Wait. The commercial on tv and Clint Eastwood said it was made in Detroit.....

And the US taxpayer just bailed out Chrysler corp.

What's all this Italian car with Mexican motor, German tranny, Chinese parts assembled in Canada crap?

George Washington drove the challenger..... Not Napolian, Santa Anna, Adolph Hitler, Mao, or Dudley Do Right.....
Dude, I'm pretty sure Dudley Do Right rocked an In-Violet 'Cuda back in the day ...
And, the Canadian taxpayer also kicked in to help Ma Mopar ... so we're all in this together.
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Originally Posted by odiHnaD View Post
Just because the Challenger now has an Italian stepfather does make her Italian

The Challenger is still Ma Mopar's baby.

Here's my window sticker, 14% chinese parts max. I will also add that all replacement and aftermarket Mopar parts I've purchase have been either US, Canada or Mexico made.

I'm not downplaying the overabundance of manufacturing and parts that come out of China (I work in IT, +90% of the components found in most computers and electronics are made in China), I just don't think they're as heavily used in the automotive industry as you think (look at the Chinese made MT82 in the new Mustangs and all the problems they have).
My Canadian Window Sticker does not show the Parts Content.......however looking at yours is does say "Transmission: Mexico" so this would mean it is no longer German?

I assume from this Window Sticker that the Transmision is now made in Mexico.
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