03-16-2011, 10:41 AM
Drives: /\yes, this is me/\
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Vermilion, Ohio
Originally Posted by JusticePete
Pedders has partnered with Richard Petty's Garage to build a Dodge Challenger track animal. This is where we start.
It will be an interesting build for a number of reasons.
1. The Challenger is the biggest and heaviest in the group.
2. Arrington is providing a built HEMI so it will have the grunt required to move the mass.
3. Controlling the mass, stopping and turning is the biggest challenge
The LX has so many rubber bushes, it is so complex, it responds well to our bushes. Unlike the Camaro and the Mustang, the Challenger has upper front wishbone style control arms. That front end stability is where we hope to find some lap time magic.
The TEAM at Petty's Garage has the car close to complete. Forgeline is working thier usual magic and we'll be test fitting a 19x10.5 wheel with Bridgestone RE-11 rubber all around. With Petty, Arrington, Forgeline and Bridgestone on our TEAM we should have the Challenger running with the Camaro and Mustang. Now you know what keeps me awake at night...
Hopefully you guys can make that pig an actual modern muscle car.....
2SS/RS 400RWHP, Hurst Shifter, Vararam Tune model,SLP Loudmouth axle back, Pedders Camaro Pace Car Kit &, EP7323, PDUSACAM2800, EP1167, ZL1 Calipers, CTS-V rotors, ZL1 Wheels, GTO clutch resevoir
Back Street Performance
has done a great job with ALL my Performance & Suspension mods, highly recommend them (Rich@BSP) he's in my friends list.