Dodge Charger 1968 blown hemi
this is Nick suckow's car in September 2008 before it was stolen. If you
have any information about this dodge charger please let me know.
http://www.weau.com/home/headlines/33732019.html# Back in 1984,
high-schooler Nick Suckow bought himself a '68 Dodge Charger. He was gonna
fix it up and roar down the road. Nick was born a gearhead. A hot rod. From
the first time he drove, he drove hard. The redline was always at hand.
When he joined the Army out of high school and shipped to Germany he got
hooked on the autobahn, where you could ease over to the left lane, stomp
the foot-feed flat, and shoot, they just let you go. "Fast," Nick likes to
say, "isn't the same as reckless." All that racing around, and then life
served up a grim little joke: The day Nick Suckow wrecked - the day his
life changed forever, the last day he ever stood on his own two feet - he
was going 35 miles per hour with his seatbelt on. He'd been married two
weeks. He and his wife were on their way home from their Wisconsin
honeymoon, making the run back to Texas in Nick's Gran Prix. They were
towing a rusted-out Ford Bronco - Nick always had his eye out for a cheap
beater, and he had found one up north. On a rough stretch of road Nick
crawled in the Bronco to keep it straight. The front tire hooked a pothole.
The tie rod snapped. The seat belt broke. He landed in the ditch. The
Bronco landed on his neck. Nick says he remembers the sun in his eyes. Then
the darkness closing in. A lot of years, then. Hospitals. Home. Hospitals.
The marriage ended. Back to Wisconsin. Rehab, and more hospitals. The speed
demon, not going anywhere fast. But eventually he had them drag that
Charger out. Arranged to get it in the shop. Whenever he had a little
money, he'd get some work done. "They whittled away at it," he says. "I
told my mom, if I die, dump my ashes in the fuel tank, and I'll go down the
drag strip one last time." Seventeen years. Seventeen years of learning how
to live from the neck up. Seventeen years of whittling. Hed show you the
latest pictures - a quarter panel here, a shot of primer there, a couple
tires. He'd get down to the shop, supervise in person when he could. He
couldn't run the wrenches, but he could run the show. He'd sneak out for a
little speed fix sometimes - once a paraplegic friend strapped Nick's chair
to a motorcycle sidecar and they blew down the road, one good pair of arms
between'em. Nick says it was good to feel the wind on his face. On a sunny
day in October of 2006, Nick Suckow's pals helped him slide from one set of
wheels into another. They strapped him in the passenger side, and you could
see the anticipation on his face, even behind the mirrored shades. The car
cruised out of the lot, and then picked up speed, the blower making a Mad
Max whine as the wheels warmed to the road. After a nice easy ride, the
Charger pulled to a stop on an isolated little stretch of blacktop. There
was a quiet moment, before the driver wound that 426 fuel-injected blown
Hemi up tight. Then Nick Suckow gave the nod and went fishtailing down the
blacktop on a journey that had never really ended.
The 180 MPH 1969 Dodge Daytona: "Project Angrier"
The Smoking Tire heads to East Hampton to terrorize yuppies in the baddest
muscle car around: Mr. Angry's 1969 Dodge Daytona. Blasphemous to some,
envied by others, this is one tire-shredding muscle machine we'll take in
our garage any day.
2015 Dodge Challenger 6 4 liter Scat Pack and 392 HEMI® Scat Pack Shaker models
The 2015 Challenger is available in eight trim levels: SXT, SXT Plus, R/T,
R/T Plus, R/T Shaker, R/T Plus Shaker, 6.4-liter Scat Pack and 392 HEMI
Scat Pack Shaker (late availability for Shaker). It will be built at the
Brampton (Ont.) Assembly plant. Production is scheduled to begin in the
third quarter of 2014.
Building on record-setting sales success as the segment is set to grow by
almost 50 percent in the next five years
Dodge is building on tremendous sales momentum as it introduces the new
2015 Challenger. In March of 2014, the Dodge brand reached a significant
milestone, with Challenger and Charger sales combining to sell a total of
more than 1 million units in the United States.The previous generation
Challenger scored five solid years of continuous sales growth. In fact, in
its fifth year in the market, when most cars are on their natural decline
curve, the Dodge Challenger set an all-time sales record in 2013, doubling
sales since its launch in 2009.
All-new Scat Pack 6.4-liter HEMI V-8 gives Challenger best-in-class power
The story that packs the biggest power punch on the 2015 Dodge Challenger
is its new Scat Pack 6.4-liter HEMI powertrain. This new Scat Pack car
showcases the evolution of the performance brand while staying true to the
muscle car's 45-year heritage, with its roots harking back to Scat Pack
performance stage kits offered on 1968-71 Challengers.
With a best-in-class 485 horsepower and 475 lb.-ft.
of torque (projected), the 2015 Dodge Challenger 6.4-liter Scat Pack and
392 HEMI® Scat Pack Shaker models deliver up to an estimated 113 more horsepower and
65-lb.-ft. leap in torque compared with the 5.7-liter Challenger models —
representing more than a 30 percent jump in horsepower and 18 percent
jump in torque. The coupe's best-in-class power enables it to turn mid
4-second 0-60 mph times and low 12-second quarter mile times.
An active electronically controlled Exhaust gives the 2015 Dodge Challenger Scat
Pack a deep, throaty Exhaust note in
keeping with its heritage and track-bred credentials. Performance upgrades
include Brembo four-piston caliper front brakes that deliver world-class
stopping power, enabling a braking distance of 60-0 mph in 117 feet,
performance suspension, an isolated rack-mounted electric power steering
system (with three settings: Normal, Comfort and Sport), all-new
20-by-9-inch polished with black pocket aluminum wheels, high-performance
tires, standard Dodge Performance Pages, which allow driver control over a
range of vehicle settings, including steering feel, transmission response,
stability and traction controls, and standard launch control. A Scat Pack
6.4-liter badge, a 180-mph radial-numbered speedometer, and aggressive
front splitter and rear spoiler with an embedded ParkView rear backup
camera complete the package.
A special Scat Pack Appearance Group adds a unique Bumble Bee rear stripe,
Gloss Black grille surround, HID headlamps and unique 20-by-9-inch forged
lightweight Hyper Black II matte aluminum wheels. The interior features
Scat Pack embroidered high-performance seats, premium embroidered floor
mats, animated Scat Pack logo in the cluster, a high-performance steering
wheel and premium Alpine-branded audio system with 276-watt amplifier (late
availability on interior content).
Challenger R/T models include legendary 5.7-liter HEMI V-8 engine and
131948 / 1968 Dodge Charger Pro-Touring
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You already know that RK Motors Charlotte has a thing for Chargers. You've
already seen some of the world's most mind-blowing, potent, flat-out nasty
pro-touring Chargers come out of our shop. They've been in magazines and
won prizes at all the top shows. And as amazing as they all were, this
show-stopping 1968 Dodge Charger pro-touring custom just upped the ante
significantly! Combining the best of yesterday, with the best of today and
tomorrow, this Charger was built for the muscle car fan that wants the
absolute best and doesn't want to share!
What if you could have the great looks of a Charger in a Challenger-sized
package? We've taken it to the next level not by going wild, but by
imagining how the car would look if the factory had built it. You'll have
to look twice to see the changes (and they are indeed radical), and to find
where the OEM and the modified merge the essence of great customs. Ask any
custom builder and he'll tell you that no car is ever finished, and where
one owner's ideas stop, a new ones begin, letting the car evolve.
Based on the overwhelmingly positive response we got to Maximum Effect, our
all-black '70 Charger pro-touring car, we dipped this one in the same vat
of sinister Midnight Black Metallic to give it a stealthier appearance and
let the radical custom sheet metal do the talking instead of the loud
paint. Where the original design was wild for the sake of being wild, this
one is focused like a laser now the car looks downright brutal, like it'll
bite your hand off if you get too close.
Let's start with the custom design elements present in this stunning
Sleek, free-flowing bodylines.
The front half was shortened 10.5 inches, and the rear 10 inches
Roof was chopped 2 inches, moved ahead 4 inches, and the A-Pillar raked
back, creating a one-of-a-kind look
Each panel on the car has been hand-fabricated
Trunk is 5000 series aluminum, filled with expandable sound deadening foam
to keep things quiet inside
Quarter panels have been shortened and restyled to flow with the doors.
Doors have been restyled with new body lines and a shaved appearance
Fenders have been shortened, restyled and restructured
Hood is custom-made, with a steel frame, wrapped in aluminum and filled
with expanding sound deadening foam
The rear of the car is fitted and shortened
The custom trunk floor and frame rail have been restructured. Torque boxes
have been added for strength and rigidity and the floor and tunnel have
been reconfigured, strengthened and redesigned to fit the new drive-train
Midnight Black Metallic is a custom-mixed paint that was applied by the
experts at our own RK Motors restoration shop (you know, the guys who have
won top honors at virtually every show we've entered)
Custom aluminum CNC-milled gas cap
Custom aluminum fuel cell
Other OEM design elements have been retained, however. From the front
grille to the chrome rear bumper, that's original stuff, again to emphasize
the tremendous amount of metalwork that went into reshaping the body. An
original Charger grille and hidden headlights have been fitted between the
custom-made fenders and hood, exactly the way the factory would have done
it. Out back, the unique 1968 Charger round taillights have been retained
and fit right in, again forcing you to stand back and think hard about
what, exactly, has been modified (look at the car in profile and you'll
definitely see the changes).
800 HP Dodge Charger 605 cid / 9.9 L - The most bad-ass American muscle car ever?!
Jamboolio records one of the most bad-ass Pro Touring cars out there, a
fully customized 1973 Dodge Charger SE with a custom built 605 cubic inch /
9.9 Liter Big Block V8 engine packing 805 horsepower and about 740
lb-ft (1000 Nm) of torque!
The interior is also all new with gauges and sport seats and the wheels are
20" ZE Forged Friction rims.
The owner has thought about supercharging this beast when it would make
about 1000 HP even though the wheels spin in the third gear already! Enjoy
Location: 'Helsinki Cruising Night'
Helsinki, Finland 2013
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1968 Charger / 1969 Daytona - /BIG MUSCLE Garage
The 1968 Dodge Charger and the 1969 Dodge Daytona. Two cars based off the
same platform with very different personalities. These two old sleds are
different though, 'cause well, they belong to me (your host) and they're
the reason that BIG MUSCLE exists today. These are not show ponies,
cruisers or weekend projects, but two warhorses that have been run in some
of the toughest long distance and performance events in the United States.
Built for reliability, power and performance, they are not technological
marvels, but old school resto-mods that have been updated for one reason
and one reason only - to put smiles on the faces of all those who see them.