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Hey all

I've had my car all of two weeks and already am getting a kick out of the comments and attention it gets. Figured I'd start a thread and see what kind of comments the rest of you are getting. My two favorite so far:

Two guys at work looking under the hood of guy one's clapped out subbie. Walk up and start chatting - they look at my car - guy two says to guy one "hey I think his rotors are bigger than your wheels!" It was good natured but guy one still got down towards ground level and eyed both cars just to make sure it wasn't accurate. Got a good laugh there.

Second one that I know is common - wife's friend is over visiting, says" it's a charger right?" " well not quite, it's a challenger.... " "well still a dodge so same thing" "well my dart is a dodge too, is it also basically the same thing?" "well no but blah blah blah". I've heard some people get pretty riled up when non-car people mix up the two, doesn't bother me, free entertainment since I am quarantined in the house with everything closed.

Anyways, that's all I got so far. Nobody has tried to race me yet so that's disappointing. Isn't that the whole point of this car? Sheesh. (yes I'm being facetious).

Anyone else got any good stories?
 

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Yeah dude, it’s crazy. When I had my rallye redline, I really didn’t get too many comments / attention. But ever since I got the pcp scatpack, I’ve had so many people come up and ask me about the car. It certainly turns heads. Also tons of people in mustangs, corvettes, Chargers, challengers, pull up and want to race too. I guess I haven’t had any funny comments per se, but funniest thing I’ve witnessed was someone in a minivan weaving in and out of traffic to catch up and give me a thumbs up lol. It’s a good feeling when your car just puts a smile on someone’s face, even those who you wouldn’t expect to be into cars.
 

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but funniest thing I’ve witnessed was someone in a minivan weaving in and out of traffic to catch up and give me a thumbs up lol.
If you were in Dallas and it was a maroon Caravan then that was probably me lol. I've done that countless times. Got rid of the Caravan though and now do it mostly in my Crew Cab Ram. Chased down a Widebody F8 Green Hellcat with Black Stripes a few months ago to give him the thumbs up. Ended up getting stopped at a light next to him and talking till the light turned green. It'll be nice to be on the other end of that again hopefully soon. I used to get that in my old 02 Ram all the time and it was an awesome feeling.
 

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Guy in my apartment building knocked on my door and asked if I could give his car a jump. So I go down and pull my car over and lift the hood. He goes "Whoa, I've never seen anything like that before". I replied "nobody has", lol

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I've had a few people tell me my car is the shiniest black car they have ever seen :cool:

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My brother: there all the same to me.
Me: what the hell are u talking about?
My Brother: there all the same!
Me: (looking like I could Choke him out as I talk through my teeth) WHAT do u mean!
My brother: ( a little fear but still going to tell me) the Camaro, mustang & Challenger all look the same...
Me: (stomping on the brakes preparing to throw him out in a field) YOUR OUT OF YOUR RABBIT @$$ MIND! ( continuing to shout about the massive differences between them) lol.

The next day:
My text to him: (see picture) Really?!?
My brother: yeah I see it. My bad lol (stoner)
Me: smh. Lmao


I stopped in to a store in a small town near me & left my car running. It was warm & I just needed something to drink. The the cute little lady behind the counter said "umm... u left the light on in your mustang...
(again talking through my teeth) it's not a mustang it's a challenger. Big difference lol
Little not so cute lady: what ever.

Damn kids lmao.

Guy comes up beside me at a light in a Dakota & his wife said " my husband & I love your car. I say, well thank you. We talk back & forth till the light turns. So he said " I bet it will hit a good lick. I replied "o yes it will indeed giggling a little just to stop it & leave like a shot in the dark to go under the bridge ( love the sound of theas cars under a bridge or parking garage). The gentleman & lady pull back up to me. He said "son u made my heart pitter patter & my Peter grow, u should hear that thing from behind. It beats the pants of any mustang". His wife was ready to die & I lost it lmao. I can honestly say I've never done that to a grown man b4... lmao. If your reading that with a country twang then yes. Lol. I was in West Virginia. Lol. Good people.


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Guy in my apartment building knocked on my door and asked if I could give his car a jump. So I go down and pull my car over and lift the hood. He goes "Whoa, I've never seen anything like that before". I replied "nobody has", lol

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I've had a few people tell me my car is the shiniest black car they have ever seen :cool:

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Wow agreed

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at the gas station, I always get; 'What you got under the hood?"
I always like that 'pop' from the exhaust when you start it up at the gas station. Lots of smiles around.
Now my gas station is different. It is a old 'Pure' brand establishment. No ethanol, so the gasoline is a little more expensive than the kroger across the street or the Sheetz down the road a little.
The little extra on the price weeds out the rift-raft, sheeple that don't know the difference between a mustang or camero.
The clientele is more of an informed enthusiast type that know the difference, in cars, motorcyclist, boaters with their boats and trucks, and people that have restored vehicles. Businesses.
Older gentleman outside at the front door talking the mornings away, in the shade. They can still fix a tire for you there.
its cool.
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Guy in my apartment building knocked on my door and asked if I could give his car a jump. So I go down and pull my car over and lift the hood. He goes "Whoa, I've never seen anything like that before". I replied "nobody has", lol

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I've had a few people tell me my car is the shiniest black car they have ever seen :cool:

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Well, I would have to concur. Certainly the shiniest I've seen. 👍
 

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My brother: there all the same to me.
Me: what the hell are u talking about?
My Brother: there all the same!
Me: (looking like I could Choke him out as I talk through my teeth) WHAT do u mean!
My brother: ( a little fear but still going to tell me) the Camaro, mustang & Challenger all look the same...
Me: (stomping on the brakes preparing to throw him out in a field) YOUR OUT OF YOUR RABBIT @$$ MIND! ( continuing to shout about the massive differences between them) lol.

The next day:
My text to him: (see picture) Really?!?
My brother: yeah I see it. My bad lol (stoner)
Me: smh. Lmao


I stopped in to a store in a small town near me & left my car running. It was warm & I just needed something to drink. The the cute little lady behind the counter said "umm... u left the light on in your mustang...
(again talking through my teeth) it's not a mustang it's a challenger. Big difference lol
Little not so cute lady: what ever.

Damn kids lmao.

Guy comes up beside me at a light in a Dakota & his wife said " my husband & I love your car. I say, well thank you. We talk back & forth till the light turns. So he said " I bet it will hit a good lick. I replied "o yes it will indeed giggling a little just to stop it & leave like a shot in the dark to go under the bridge ( love the sound of theas cars under a bridge or parking garage). The gentleman & lady pull back up to me. He said "son u made my heart pitter patter & my Peter grow, u should hear that thing from behind. It beats the pants of any mustang". His wife was ready to die & I lost it lmao. I can honestly say I've never done that to a grown man b4... lmao. If your reading that with a country twang then yes. Lol. I was in West Virginia. Lol. Good people.


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Sounds like the stories I would hear from millennials about video games. Grandma classifies every video game as a Nintendo.
 

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When I first got it, I was getting gas and the cashier said, "Nice Mustang", I replied to her, "No, it's a Camaro". She looked again and said, "Oh yeah, "Nice Camaro".
"umm excuse me, it's actually a DeLorean."

I was hinting to my dad that I bought a car, didn't actually tell him. Told him my dart was making funny noises, send him an audio only clip of a cold start. "that ain't no four banger. What did you get" sends stock photo of a DeLorean "very funny, you hate gm."

Had no idea they were associated with gm... Guess I'm a millennial too after all...
 

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A UPS delivery guy saw my car in the driveway while I was cleaning it and say's " nice car....Charger?" then looked closer at the grill . " Oh...I mean... Challenger...". I just smiled and thanked him. I get that a lot .Kinda makes me laugh now. My neighbor had a black Charger R/T and knew exactly what it was when he saw it . Also had a guy I know see it and said ..." nice Mustang". He has a Toyota and an old Saturn that he thinks is a collectors item so I kind of expected that one. I do get a lot of compliments and an occasional wave from other passing Challenger drivers.
 

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A young guy walks up at the gas station. Noting the 6.4 badges..... that 6.4 is bigger than the 6.2 Hellcat, is it faster? I smile and say no and we get to talking. He has a 2014 R/T, I explained his was the last year he could buy just a tuner and all he can do with one. Then onto exhausts and CAI's. He walked away smiling saying I was gonna cost him plenty of $$$....
 
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My step dad took mom's jeep to the dealer to get an oil change (at least 45 minutes one way - drives me absolutely f*** bonkers the things they pay other people to do that would take ten minutes in their driveway and a fifth the price after fuel - I digress.....) anyway he says he saw a challenger with a "picture of a cat" but it was a lower trim package than mine (scat pack shaker). I was like "yea that would have been a hellcat" and proceeded to try and explain the difference...
 

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Where ever I go people look...she is definitely a head turner....
Especially kids...they love it.....

Yesterday I was swimming and had a friend move the car closer to where we were... as he pulled into road and came up to our spot....
I was astonished at how fkn awesome it looks going down the road....haha wow almost forgot for a moment that it was mine!!
 

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Sounds like the stories I would hear from millennials about video games. Grandma classifies every video game as a Nintendo.
my father dose that but it's a "Dintendo". Lmao I don't have the heart to stop him.

Speaking of dear old FORD dad & no other. Lol.

My father has been trying to get me to give him a ride in my car.
Pop's: when are u going to take me for a ride?
Me: when your not dirty. Lol (my father has a auto shop & he lays in the dust a lot on the side of the road helping people)
Pop's: I'm not that dirty.
Me: your dirty enough not to be in my car... lol
Pop's: that's cold Bub. Lol
Me: hop on in. Lol
He gets in the car excited but it's still "a damnd ol dodge" smh. I tell him to put on his seat belt but as he dose I kill the traction control while hes not looking . There are a nice set of 11's in front of his shop brought to you by DODGE, took a left sideways & walked it to the stop sign. After shooting down the road like a missile & rolling over the train tracks (that he would jump when I was a kid) "boy boy boy where going to end up in the 2nd floor... awww shi... ( grabbing anything & everything in the car. lmao) it's ok Pop's we have good brakes ( nose diving just long enough to roll over the tracks at high speed just to dump it on the other side & leave it smoking & grab another gear)
Pop's: I'm done, I'm done! I'm walking... nope I'm done.
I slow down to 45 which feels like a walk at this time
Pop's: I'm going to need a Nerve pill, a beer my blood pressure medication & a valium... sweet Jesus boy this car is fast... like fast, fast. U can get your killen in this thing. ( he gets out & tries to kiss the ground shacking his head in the shop.) Lmao
My father isn't a stranger to speed over the years. He's a Vietnam veteran, little drag racing back in the day street & strip , trackter pulls, alcohol go-karts & ran moonshine from the law. Like I said not a stranger to speed but as he said "that is a different animal. It's still a damnd dodge but... WOW".

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I'm in the UK, so its rather more unusual than, err, usual. Petrol stations, supermarkets, work car park "nice Mustang" . .

Got to the point where I just smile politely . . .
 

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Guy in my apartment building knocked on my door and asked if I could give his car a jump. So I go down and pull my car over and lift the hood. He goes "Whoa, I've never seen anything like that before". I replied "nobody has", lol

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I've had a few people tell me my car is the shiniest black car they have ever seen :cool:

A Guy
The battery in yours isn't in the trunk like ours?
 
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