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Saw one...now I am wondering-I know the YJ gets the bright yellow paint, black stripes, and yellow interior trim...but is that it? It's otherwise a standard SRT 392, right?
 

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Yup, I had one once. It also had a blacked out grill surround.
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my version of the '17 sp yellow jacket complete w/shaker
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SO...$17,500 for a 2012 Yellow Jacket. 116K miles. Reasonable?
 

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SO...$17,500 for a 2012 Yellow Jacket. 116K miles. Reasonable?
Cool car, I guess depending on condition. That is a lot of car for that money, but it is a lot of miles as well.
Speaking of Yellow Jacket, why is that a color on everything but the Yellow Jacket? Those are "Stinger Yellow" correct?
 

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We're a huge fan of the Yellow Jacket color, we have one here at the shop as a personal car. Seems like a reasonable price as long as it is in good condition.

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in my opinion yellow is one of those colors that can't survive on it's own. the car i loved out of muscle 1 which included a '68 roadrunner, was a '71 340 duster in yellow & black stripes. yellow has to be broken up that's what i tried to do with mine, make them stand out more. I'd enclose a pic of mine but all pics i had were burnt in a not so nice divorce. so one i found on the net
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SO...$17,500 for a 2012 Yellow Jacket. 116K miles. Reasonable?
Too high for that many miles IMHO, but if it was say 70K miles then yeah, for sure! 116K is a bunch...
 

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I have one as well. Model specific (iirc) to 2012 Yellow Jacket were -The color and stripe,392, the wheels, seat inserts, white stitching on the leather seats, and suspension upgrade. Approx 3,300 were produced. This car pulls off yellow quite well, I get compliments all the time and have never once heard "ugh, yellow". It's a little bright for my typical taste, but is truly a joy to drive.

I'm a real fan of the color coded seat inserts in the earlier Challengers, and the Yellow Jacket Logo in the front seats is a bonus to that. Also, I prefer the pre-2015 taillight configuration.

Mine was a super clean, very well equipped example with approx 50k miles. I paid Just over $25k at a dealership. I probably could have done a bit better, but this one checked all the boxes for me so I bought. I think they're trading a little high compared to KBB, so expect that. You can find other SRT8's for under KBB, but most that I found had some disqualifying issue (been registered in the rust belt, in a collision, dodgy title, more than 1 owner, automatic transmission, etc) for my taste.
 

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Love my YJ!! Just got some NT555r2s for the back and I’m excited to try them out. The stock tires don’t hold up against the 3.92 gears it comes with. I got mine for $33K from a dealership because the previous owners bought it brand new and only used a handful of time to go here and there or to take a small cruise threw town. For it being 9 years old it only 24.2K miles on it. Everything was in amazing condition and it was all original. And I agree with @Mercury. Yellow is definitely not my preferred color for cars, but Stinger Yellow really compliments this one. I also prefer the 2015+ tail light config. It’s sleek and modern where as the factory ones on my YJ make it look kind of dull and behind on the times.

10/10 love my car!
 

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in my opinion yellow is one of those colors that can't survive on it's own. the car i loved out of muscle 1 which included a '68 roadrunner, was a '71 340 duster in yellow & black stripes. yellow has to be broken up that's what i tried to do with mine, make them stand out more. I'd enclose a pic of mine but all pics i had were burnt in a not so nice divorce. so one i found on the net View attachment 986934
I agree, yellow is somewhat of a shocking color on it's own. When matte black is added, the contrast is striking. Here is my T/A.

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The 15+ taillight is growing on me, but I still prefer the 2008-14. I could see upgrading to LED someday, but I really don't look at them that often so probably not. I think several places are making kits to update them though if that's your thing. It's really the only thing that marks the cars as old from the exterior. I do like the new dash, but still love my old seats with the color matching insert. It's a nice car. There are very few things that live up to the hype and these cars just do. Mine is quiet, comfortable, fairly fuel efficient (left foot dependent), has a huge trunk, and is sexy and fast. It gets compliments every time it goes out. I know there are faster cars out there, but for a reasonable mix of everything this car provides, nobody is doing it better.... at least for me. I'd upgrade to a Demon or maybe SuperStock if the money was right, but I'm not shopping for one.

Oh, and from my experience, NO tires hold up... at least not the rears. I do really like the Continental extreme contact though.
 

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I had a 2012 and now a 2017 (both yellow). The biggest difference IMHO is the 8 speed automatic transmission, the 2 3/4" active exhaust, and the Uconnect 8.4 with all the performance settings. The difference between these years is striking once you drive and compare them.
 
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