The DEMON is coming...

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  • tonybtonyb Posts: 30,165
    heiney9 wrote: »
    Fleet mileage is a huge priority so if they can save weight, paint is one of the areas. Every little bit helps, especially on high volume cars/suvs, etc.

    I doubt it's because of weight for transportation purposes. Possibly weight to meet increasing MPG requirements. Another area where they have been cutting weight is with your rotors. My 90's era cars had rotors you could turn 3 times before replacing. Now, even new ones are so thin you have to replace them with every brake job....and they warp easily.

    I don't want to de-rail John's Demon thread, so my apologies John. I'm sure you'll enjoy the new ride, and junior will too in 16 years when he steals those keys while your asleep. :)
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  • NightfallNightfall Posts: 7,545
    John, are you out of jail yet?

    afterburnt wrote: »
    They didn't speak a word of English, they were from South Carolina.
  • BlueFoxBlueFox Posts: 10,236
    Where do these chase scenes find freeways with little traffic?
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  • NightfallNightfall Posts: 7,545
    BlueFox wrote: »
    Where do these chase scenes find freeways with little traffic?

    Everywhere outside of California. ;) Denver gets pretty bad, I'm sure Houston and Dallas do, etc. but man... California traffic is riiiiiidiculous.
    afterburnt wrote: »
    They didn't speak a word of English, they were from South Carolina.
  • txcoastal1txcoastal1 Posts: 9,966
    BlueFox wrote: »
    Where do these chase scenes find freeways with little traffic?

    The chase was at 12:30 and the east side is all port and industrial
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  • pitdogg2pitdogg2 Posts: 11,467
    I like how they kept calling the car a doger or charger.... yep journalist are still on top of it :*
  • mrbironmrbiron Posts: 4,848
    The final takedown is how I picture Lightman at an Omega-Mu rush event...
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  • Viking64Viking64 Posts: 3,605
    Here is a still frame from the film "Phantasm". Not a >:) but I just thought I would post this here.

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  • NotaSuvNotaSuv Posts: 2,580
    Any word on your Demon yet?? At only 5k over dealer asking price yours should have been delivered as the ones being delivered to Fl were bought 10-15k over asking....
  • pitdogg2pitdogg2 Posts: 11,467
    I was just wondering if there had been any word on this one?
  • charley95charley95 Posts: 694
    Has the Demon been delivered yet?
  • nooshinjohnnooshinjohn Posts: 18,561
    It is built and on hold now for more than a month...
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  • mhardy6647mhardy6647 Posts: 19,576
    Burning in

    ;)
  • Viking64Viking64 Posts: 3,605
    mhardy6647 wrote: »
    Burning in

    ;)

    Yeah, a good 100,000 miles at redline.
  • pitdogg2pitdogg2 Posts: 11,467
    It is built and on hold now for more than a month...

    What gives?
  • nooshinjohnnooshinjohn Posts: 18,561
    edited March 15
    The cars have had several issues pop up during assembly, including catching fire on transport trucks, rear main seal failure, fit and finish, mis-routed fuel lines... typical Dodge stuff.
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  • mhardy6647mhardy6647 Posts: 19,576
    edited March 15
    You mean, being part of Fiat hasn't improved Chrysler's products?

    ;)

    In seriousness, it's good that they're trying to be proactive in fixing glitches before the car gets to its buyer -- especially in the case of a pricey "special".

  • heiney9heiney9 Posts: 23,899
    The cars have had several issues pop up during assembly, including catching fire on transport trucks, rear main seal failure, fit and finish, mis-routed fuel lines... typical Dodge stuff.

    Sounds promising! Sounds safe! :o
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  • motorhead43026motorhead43026 Posts: 2,914
    The tile of this thread should be,

    The Demon is coming , apart
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  • mhardy6647mhardy6647 Posts: 19,576
    wonder how many transport trucks have been immolated? :|
  • mlistens03mlistens03 Posts: 2,330
    How did they light on fire when they are on the back of a truck not running? Either way, that is gonna be awesome, enjoy it.
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  • pitdogg2pitdogg2 Posts: 11,467
    mlistens03 wrote: »
    How did they light on fire when they are on the back of a truck not running? Either way, that is gonna be awesome, enjoy it.

    Just like the Fords did many years ago. Like your TV, DVD player or AVR when you shut them off they are not really off. Many components stay on and energized so when you hit the car fob it starts. One bad part can over heat to the point of fire in some cases. ESPECIALLY if it has anything to do with say a fuel flow and say FIRE i.e. spark...
  • JaybeezJaybeez Posts: 696
    Bring it out to Pomona and run it down the track if they’ll let you. I’ve read that you can’t run it down the track without a roll cage though.
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  • mlistens03mlistens03 Posts: 2,330
    Oooh ok that makes sense. I didn’t think about the fact that the computers in the cars stay on all the time.
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    I've always thought the goal of high-end audio was not to have your neighbors bang on the wall and say, 'Turn that darn music down' but to have your neighbors bang on the wall and say, 'Tell your friends to go home and you can practice later this week'.
  • cincycat13cincycat13 Posts: 816
    Only a modified hellcat...but it turns really well with viper tires all the way around. Too bad I think it is still going to be crushed after a few round track trials.ist0qcny3wfw.jpg
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  • charley95charley95 Posts: 694
    Did ya get the Demon yet?
  • EndersShadowEndersShadow Posts: 16,130
    I should have my eyes on it by the middle of next week.

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  • JstasJstas Posts: 13,688
    I should have my eyes on it by the middle of next week.

    ....... :wink:

    Yeah, that was April 4th, middle of "next week" on April 4th would have been last Wednesday. Hence the reason he asked today since we are approaching the middle of the week after "next week".

    Maybe he's just driving around and not worried about posting here?

    I know I would be.
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  • NotaSuvNotaSuv Posts: 2,580
    There was a group that was delayed for Q&A problems but the factory said it will be back on schedule within a week....funny thing is they have been behind schedule since the first one rolled off the line............but the price for them has been dropping a few out there for 90K and should continue to drop.......should be able to pick one up by years end for 80
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