TUNGSTEN Challengers Stand Up & Be Counted!!! (Post Pics Too!) - Page 2 - Dodge Challenger Forum: Challenger & SRT8 Forums
Dodge Challenger Forum Dodge Challenger Forum
 

Auto Insurance

Wheel & Tire Center

» Featured Product
Go Back   Dodge Challenger Forum: Challenger & SRT8 Forums > General, Performance, and Technical > General Challenger Discussion

General Challenger Discussion This section contains general discussion about the Dodge Challenger. If it does not fit into a more specific area, it probably belongs in here. (Dodge Challenger General Discussion)

ChallengerTalk.com is the premier Dodge Challenger Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #11 (permalink)  
Old 01-24-2012, 12:46 PM
Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Austin, Texas
Posts: 47
Photos: (0)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Originally Posted by pdx.challenger View Post
Sweet! If functional scoops are to release heat & R/T's all have the same engine, why aren't the scoops all the same?
My guess is just to save cost. The R/T Classic pack is a value-added pack so it makes sense that they would add them because it justifies a higher cost. Reducing cost on the R/T is a bit more important to make it a better value against the rest of the muscle cars in this price range.

I'm sure the 6.4 produces a considerably higher amount of heat than the 5.7, so it makes sense to have them fully functional there.
__________________
2012 Tungsten Challenger R/T
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #12 (permalink)  
Old 01-24-2012, 12:52 PM
pdx.challenger's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: ORegon
Posts: 3,669
Photos: (0)
Thanks: 1,452
Thanked 362 Times in 204 Posts
Feedback Score: 2 reviews
Originally Posted by NaturallyWicky View Post
I'm sure the 6.4 produces a considerably higher amount of heat than the 5.7, so it makes sense to have them fully functional there.
OK, I was thinking in terms of usefulness (i.e. the need - or not - to reduce heat in the 5.7L engine). I guess it's simply a value item & not truly necessary on an R/T. Thanks!
__________________


2014 Challenger R/T
6-Speed
Phantom Black Tri-Coat Pearl
Born 10/23/2013
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #13 (permalink)  
Old 01-24-2012, 01:46 PM
pdx.challenger's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: ORegon
Posts: 3,669
Photos: (0)
Thanks: 1,452
Thanked 362 Times in 204 Posts
Feedback Score: 2 reviews
Hopefully we'll get a great thread going of Tungsten Challengers to see the creative ways owners have personalized them.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #14 (permalink)  
Old 01-24-2012, 02:09 PM
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot!'s Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Driving, Somewhere
Posts: 950
Photos: (0)
Thanks: 54
Thanked 185 Times in 125 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Originally Posted by NaturallyWicky
I'm sure the 6.4 produces a considerably higher amount of heat than the 5.7, so it makes sense to have them fully functional there.
The Challenger don't have heat extractors....always thought the hood scoops were for cool air.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #15 (permalink)  
Old 01-24-2012, 02:11 PM
pdx.challenger's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: ORegon
Posts: 3,669
Photos: (0)
Thanks: 1,452
Thanked 362 Times in 204 Posts
Feedback Score: 2 reviews
Originally Posted by Whiskey Tango Foxtrot! View Post
The Challenger don't have heat extractors....always thought the hood scoops were for cool air.
Well there are other threads that already discuss this subject.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #16 (permalink)  
Old 01-24-2012, 02:21 PM
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot!'s Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Driving, Somewhere
Posts: 950
Photos: (0)
Thanks: 54
Thanked 185 Times in 125 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Ok, thanks PDX.

But that Tungsten Classic looks sweet! The new classic rim matches perfectly.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #17 (permalink)  
Old 01-24-2012, 03:57 PM
Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Birmingham
Posts: 86
Photos: (0)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 4 Times in 1 Post
Feedback Score: 0 reviews


Here's my Tungsten beauty
__________________

2011 Tungsten Challenger R/T 6 Speed MT

LMI Hammer Cold Air Intake
Custom Straight Pipes From Cats Back
Window Tint
Mopar Short Throw Shift Knob
392 Style Rally Stripes
Factory Reproduction Challenger SRT8 Satin Black Wheels
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #18 (permalink)  
Old 01-24-2012, 04:08 PM
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Bay Area
Posts: 144
Photos: (0)
Thanks: 4
Thanked 8 Times in 8 Posts
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
Hey pdx, I love the way those Boss 338 look. I got an 11 Tungsten RT too, needs to be washed before I post a pic, but I am considering those wheels too. I looked at black and chrome , but those look awesome.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #19 (permalink)  
Old 01-24-2012, 05:27 PM
mattpiper's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Carrollton, TX
Posts: 267
Photos: (0)
Thanks: 35
Thanked 62 Times in 31 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
2011 SE. Fog lights have been added, as has a spoiler.... I could not be happier with Tungsten. Truly great color. Now I need to get some ST coilovers and get rid of those huge wheel well gaps...









__________________
Matt Willis
Piper of The Killdares

Last edited by mattpiper; 01-24-2012 at 05:33 PM.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #20 (permalink)  
Old 01-24-2012, 06:31 PM
JohnnyQuaaludes's Avatar
Lifetime Premium Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Posts: 2,017
Photos: (18)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 8 Times in 7 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
I like my 2012 Tungsten with the Factory Mopar Package...................JQ
Attached Thumbnails
TUNGSTEN Challengers Stand Up & Be Counted!!! (Post Pics Too!)-dscn3333.jpg   TUNGSTEN Challengers Stand Up & Be Counted!!! (Post Pics Too!)-dscn3334.jpg   TUNGSTEN Challengers Stand Up & Be Counted!!! (Post Pics Too!)-dscn3337.jpg   TUNGSTEN Challengers Stand Up & Be Counted!!! (Post Pics Too!)-dscn3332.jpg  
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  Dodge Challenger Forum: Challenger & SRT8 Forums > General, Performance, and Technical > General Challenger Discussion

Tags
tungsten

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Dodge Challenger Forum: Challenger & SRT8 Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Post Pics of You or Your Significant Other w/ Your Challenger CURAMEN Off-Topic Discussion 29 10-19-2013 08:26 PM
Post your plasti dip pics here messton Picture/Media/Art Post 22 06-10-2013 06:45 PM
MANCAVE pics post em up! Madcoder Off-Topic Discussion 56 03-16-2013 05:42 AM
Furious Fuchsia Cars Pics ... Let's Post Them 6SPD4ME Picture/Media/Art Post 23 11-09-2012 11:51 PM
General Forum Rules Omicron Forum Rules 0 10-29-2010 05:59 PM

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.2

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 03:18 PM.



Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.5.2
Garage Plus vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.