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Old 10-15-2018, 11:42 AM   #11
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I like to tow 5,000lbs with my 3/4 ton Ram.
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Old 10-15-2018, 12:55 PM   #12
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I find that underachieving is bliss when it comes to towing.
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Old 10-15-2018, 01:03 PM   #13
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If you ever want to really get to know America, put a bunch of race car type looking stickers on a car, put the car on a trailer, tow it, stop at every gas station you can find, get out, stand there next to your rig, check your straps and your trailer tires.

You will meet America.

And every last one of them will ask you "What's it run?" or "How fast will it go?" Men, women, children...

Every single one.

It's amazing, really.
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Old 10-15-2018, 01:22 PM   #14
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I used to dread those conversations.

But once I abandoned my prior approach, which was telling the truth, they've become really fun.
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Old 10-15-2018, 01:32 PM   #15
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I used to dread those conversations.

But once I abandoned my prior approach, which was telling the truth, they've become really fun.


Same thing with catching fish.
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Old 10-15-2018, 01:50 PM   #16
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I used to dread those conversations.

But once I abandoned my prior approach, which was telling the truth, they've become really fun.
You tell them what they want to hear and everyone has a good time. Lee was right about this.

Completing the circle, what they care about are quarter mile times and top speeds. Because America, I guess.
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Old 10-15-2018, 11:28 PM   #17
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Guess I'm in the minority here (as always, lol).

I wasn't too fond of Dodge/Chrysler products, until I rented a Challenger not too long ago.

*IF* I ever hit the lottery, I wouldn't mind having a Demon in my garage. I don't think GM or Ford has anything that can compete with it........maybe perhaps the 'Vette.

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Old 10-15-2018, 11:48 PM   #18
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Guess I'm in the minority here (as always, lol).
I have never said to myself, "I want to own a muscle car specifically designed to go fast in a straight line."

But watching those videos, hearing the sounds.. and watching the acceleration. Damn that seems like a fun toy. If I had the money and a garage big enough to collect and store dozens of cars, I'd put this one in it for sure.

I liked Doug Demuro's words on the Demon

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Just listen to these numbers...

The bugatti veron runs the quarter mile in 10.1s

Mclarin 720s does the 1/4 mile in 9.9s

Laferarri Porsche 918 spider do the 1/4 mile in 9.8s

This thing will do the 1/4 mile in 9.65 seconds. It's faster than a Laferrari

And then we have the 0-60 time. The Demon's official 0-60 time is 2.3 seconds. But in the right mode with the right settings the Demon can do 0-60 in 2.1 seconds making it the fastest production car in history. IN HISTORY.

The Porsche 918 spyder has AWD and a dual moter hybrid system with plugin capabilities mated to a technologically advanced V8 put inside a flowing sculpted body for aerodynamics....

And this giant hulk of Dodge is quicker.

The Demon weighs 650 pounds more than a 918 spyder. It's still quicker.

The Demon costs a million dollars less than a 918 spyder. It's still quicker.
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Old 10-16-2018, 12:36 AM   #19
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Indeed, Iíve always liked sleepers.

Something about lining up against Europeís baddest and most expensive cars, and beating them at their own game with something cheaper.

Kinda like what the old Ford G40s did to Ferrari back in the day.
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Speaking of sleepers, in nearly every real world situation my car will probably get the jump on the Demon. And it will do it without making any noise.
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