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General Information

Year
2016
Make
Dodge
Model
Challenger R/T Shaker
Color
Plum Crazy
Packages
Shaker
History
Vehicle History:

11-Mar-2016:
- Vehicle purchased with 33 miles from Cassens & Sons in Glen Carbon, IL!
- Started using ACES IV with 87-89 octane fuel.
14-Mar-2016:
- Replaced stock air intake tubing and silencer with self-made straight tubing.
- Added in a blue Billet oil catch can (will paint purple at a later date).
- 200 miles on the odometer!
17-Mar-2016:
- Katzkin leather with purple side-stitching installed in place of stock cloth.
19-Mar-2016:
- Painted front fuse-box lid in Plum Crazy Purple.
22-Mar-2016:
- Vehicle finally named, "Zuri".
25-Mar-2016:
- Started initial pipe welting of interior, in purple. Finished the dashboard surround and the main door inner border (front doors).
26-Mar-2016:
- Took her to her first "car show"! A Cars & Coffee meet at Gateway Classic Cars in O'Fallon, IL.
- Started working on a cheaper "Hellcat" style headlight air intake.
- Front license plate removed and holes plugged with color-matched plugs.
28-Mar-2016:
- Headlight intake ducting painted flat black and re-installed into the vehicle (still needs a screen/mesh to protect against debris).
30-Mar-2016:
- Drilled 1/2 inch holes into resonator pipes, slight sound increase.
31-Mar-2016:
- Drilled 5/8 inch holes into resonator pipes, along with the 1/2 inch holes. Slight sound increase.
- 1000 miles on the odometer!
08-Apr-2016:
- Stock mufflers replaced with Flowmaster Super 10's.
- Resonators deleted.
09-Apr-2016:
- First car show trophy won! Top 10 at Altamont, Illinois.
14-Apr-2016:
- "Shaker" emblems removed from shaker hood.
15-Apr-2016:
- Two farthest outside stripes removed from the "shaker stripe" factory decals.
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- Vehicle renamed "Charlie" in honor of a lost family friend.
- Shaker stripes fully removed.
- Shaker, shaker ring, and grill inserts painted silver.
- Single silver stripe added down the length of the car.
- Stock R/T exhaust manifolds replaced with used stock SRT exhaust manifolds (and midpipes) from a 6.1L car.
- PCM unlocked by DiabloSport.
- Lightly modified canned 93 Octance tune applied.
- Stock wheels replaced with American Racing chrome wheels.
- Various little chrome accents applied.
- Stock flat black gas cap replaced with chrome gas cap.
- Stainless steel (polished) tail light trim applied.
- Rear "DODGE" emblems replaced with custom made "Charlie" emblem using the same font as the old "Challenger" script emblems.
- 35% tint all around (except for windshield).
- Oil switched to QuantumBlue by BND Automotive.
- Color matched shaker scoop, bezel, and grille inserts.
17-Feb-2018:
- Swapped out blue Billet Tech catch can for a pink one (put the blue on in our new B5 Blue Scat Pack!)
22-Feb-2018:
- Swapped out American Racing chrome rims for matte black 5-spoke Centerline rims w/ Nitto NT555 G2 tires.
2016 Dodge Challenger R/T Shaker (Plum Crazy)

Modifications

Drivetrain
- Replaced stock accordion air intake tubing and silencer with a self-made straight intake tube.
- Pink Billet oil catch can.
- Painted fuse-box lid Plum Crazy Purple.
- Cheaper "Hellcat" headlight air intake.
- Oil replaced with QuantumBlue by BND Automotive.
- Kooks full length headers.
- Cats removed.
- Flowmaster Super 10 series mufflers.
- Resonators removed.
- Custom tune by Diablotoona.

BND Automotive fluids planned all around (transmission, power steering, and coolant) at a later date.
Interior
- Black Katzkin leather with purple side-stitching.
- Purple pipe welting to interior border areas.
- Hurst pistol grip shift knob.
Exterior
- Front license plate removed and holes plugged with color matched plugs.
- Shaker emblems removed from the shaker hood.
- Shaker stripes deleted.
- 35% tint all around (except for windshield).
- Matte black Centerline rims w/ Nitto NT555 G2 tires.
- Stainless steel (polished) tail light trim applied.
- Rear "DODGE" emblems replaced with custom made "Charlie" emblem using the same font as the old "Challenger" script emblems.
- Shaker, shaker ring, and grill inserts color matched Plum Crazy.
Audio
Stock.
Wheel and Tire
Staggered matte black Centerline wheels. 20x9 front, 20x10.5 rear. Staggered Nitto NT555 G2 tires. 275/40R20 front, 295/40R20 rear.

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