Started on June 5 by Gen3_V8

2009 Dodge Challenger R/T

I have wanted one of these since I was a kid. Similar to the love at first sight with the 1994 Trans Am I saw 15 years ago, I knew I had to have one of these when Dodge started making them again. My car is a “J” package and has the six speed manual, 20” wheel, sunroof, and navigation radio options. Since getting it in December 2008, I’ve added a Roto-Fab cold air intake, 185 degree thermostat, severe duty 2 radiator with aftermarket fan controller, an external oil cooler with built-in thermostat from a Mazda RX-7, and aftermarket wider 20” wheels and Nitto “W” rated tires, and aftermarket HID headlights. My water temps run 188+/- 2 degrees vs. the 203-205 before, and the oil on a hot day will hit 185 vs. 215-220 before. The car is great! The radio works wonderfully, and the styling is tops. It is huge- 4” longer and wider than my Gen 1 Durango SUV. It of course does not have the power:weight ratio of my other cars, but it does well for what it is. It’s a shame the government is denying our kids the ability to have cars like these as new cars in the future. Hopefully, this will change.

Join Free Join our community to easily find more reader's rides.
Add your comment
See more
Our Preferred Partners
PNV0UDhSl81PyT3GOky4Ubr7rIq7m9gxBZf80rGkeIb8BZCp5Bg3s1jowSz7MLBZ