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Chasing My Dream Car for 30 Years

Chasing My Dream Car for 30 Years...

This next Challenger story is one that has been 30 years in the making. I hope you all enjoy this next story by Dave Lawrence and his dream that took 30 years to become a reality...

This is a story written by Dave Lawrence

In the early 1980s I chased a Hemi Orange 1970 Challenger T/A. For years I tried to purchase it, but it never happened. I had other rare Mopars throughout the years including a 440-6 Superbird and my 1970 Cuda 440 (highly optioned). So in 2013 I decided to purchase a modern Challenger. I knew what I wanted, in fact I bought the T/A hood before I found the car. I found a 2009 R/T Inferno Red Pearl stripe delete plain looking but that color. 3 days after purchasing the car with 14 thousand miles on it I tore it apart. I had Jon Bond Performance rebuild a Techco Twin Screw Supercharger. I polished the intake tube the drive snout and front cover and had the runners powder coated candy apple red pearl. I purchased a Saleen Hi Downforce rear spoiler and painted it, the T/A hood and front fascia satin black. The reproduction T/A stripes in my opinion didn't match the new body style so I had custom stripes made with custom fender call outs that say Blown Hemi. So 30 years in the making I introduce to you my modern T/A Challenger

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Additional Photos

Check out the other photos of Dave's 2009 Dodge Challenger R/T Inferno Red Pearl Techno Supercharged 5.7L Hemi.

Chasing My Dream Car for 30 Years
Chasing My Dream Car for 30 Years
Chasing My Dream Car for 30 Years
Dave Lawrence Challenger Collage
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Dave Lawrence Car Show
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Dave Lawrence Challenger Collage 2
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Dave Lawrence Challenger Mini Me
Chasing My Dream Car for 30 Years

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