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Old 07-14-2009, 09:03 AM
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Re: Do any of you daily drive your SRT8?

I DD mine too. Kids to school, off to work, errands to Home Despot. I wanted a fun/exciting DD that was practical and the GCSRT8 was it.

Here's a list of a vehicles I test drove before buying the GCSRT8:
EVO --> too boy racer
370Z --> very nice, fast but too small/no backseat, not really my style (ricer)
Camaro SS --> nice, fast but too small backseat and wife disliked severely
Mustang GT --> nice, quick but quite there for me -- really want a Shelby GT500 but that's not a DD.
CTS-V --> budget buster! but WOW.
SRT8 Challenger --> very nice, quick too but the interior was bland besides I get the same performance from my GCSRT8 (or better!).
Audi S5 --> very nice, slower than others and smallish backseat, great styling. Wife loved it so I figure she can get it once it's time

For the price I paid for my GCSRT8, there aren't many challengers to it's capabilities, practicality and sheer FUN. Like someone said, smiles per gallon factor is priceless.
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Old 07-14-2009, 10:11 AM
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Re: Do any of you daily drive your SRT8?

I also DD mine and have taken it on road trips all over the southeast US. Put around 20k miles on it in a year.
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Re: Do any of you daily drive your SRT8?

For those of you that DD your SRTs can you list how many speeding tickets you have got since you have owned it.
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For those of you that DD your SRTs can you list how many speeding tickets you have got since you have owned it.
None here (knock on wood) . Cops do love to see it go by, I've even gotten thumbs up from them also .
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Wow, that's like my brother but he drives a cop car soooo . . . yeah, they wave b/c of that.
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Old 07-14-2009, 04:54 PM
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Re: Do any of you daily drive your SRT8?

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For those of you that DD your SRTs can you list how many speeding tickets you have got since you have owned it.
None..... all the cops around here love my Jeep.
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Re: Do any of you daily drive your SRT8?

No tickets to date (knock wood). I usually drive mellow around town. I save my 'romps' for appropriate times and places. I do get the 'check that out' look occasionally from the police but I think they're admiring it more than anything else
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Re: Do any of you daily drive your SRT8?

I got shit from my Hippy sister and other people about even thinking about buying a v8 suv, with a 4.7 let alone a 6.1 hemi, i would have loved to buy an SRT8.
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Re: Do any of you daily drive your SRT8?

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I got shit from my Hippy sister and other people about even thinking about buying a v8 suv, with a 4.7 let alone a 6.1 hemi, i would have loved to buy an SRT8.
Just head over to TerraPass and pay for your carbon offset that should quiet her down some Also remind her that her Prius costs about $60 per year to offset it's carbon emissions too!! Gets them every time

BTW, they don't list an SRT8 but a 5.7 HEMI with 12k miles per year costs $118 at TerraPass so it's not expensive to do.
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Re: Do any of you daily drive your SRT8?

Its not simple enough for her to drive a hybrid, she lives in the Bronx, NY, so she does not even have a car.
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Re: Do any of you daily drive your SRT8?

I dont even know what Terra pass is.
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