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PostSubject: Opinions on what to buy... mods or newer charger...?   Opinions on what to buy... mods or newer charger...? I_icon_minitimeFebruary 25th 2013, 10:46 am

I have been aggressively paying off my car since last year May. I'm literally living off $60 a week and the rest goes into savings & car payment. I have saved enough to mod the living shit outta my Daytona. I really want to supercharge my car and bring it to life. but... my parents said why don't I get a 2012 Dodge Charger with low miles that will last me a lot longer when it's paid off. My Daytona just hit 90k miles Sad and I'm starting to question if I should invest in it. Opinions? Advice? I really do love the '12 Charger Smile
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PostSubject: Re: Opinions on what to buy... mods or newer charger...?   Opinions on what to buy... mods or newer charger...? I_icon_minitimeFebruary 25th 2013, 12:11 pm

Get a core model SRT or a superbee. You can find some bee's that have just been sitting on dealers lots.
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PostSubject: Re: Opinions on what to buy... mods or newer charger...?   Opinions on what to buy... mods or newer charger...? I_icon_minitimeFebruary 25th 2013, 2:07 pm

^^^ what he said.

IMO, 90,000 miles is quite a bit for the mods you're talking about.
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PostSubject: Re: Opinions on what to buy... mods or newer charger...?   Opinions on what to buy... mods or newer charger...? I_icon_minitimeFebruary 25th 2013, 3:02 pm

I agree with Toad. There are deals to be had out there rite now.
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PostSubject: Re: Opinions on what to buy... mods or newer charger...?   Opinions on what to buy... mods or newer charger...? I_icon_minitimeFebruary 25th 2013, 3:30 pm

I agree with all the info above. Plus you can drive your current car as your daily and bring out the srt or superbee only when it's nice
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PostSubject: Re: Opinions on what to buy... mods or newer charger...?   Opinions on what to buy... mods or newer charger...? I_icon_minitimeFebruary 25th 2013, 5:38 pm

Hmm. I can't afford 2 cars lol :p I would be trading in the daytona to the newer chargers with low miles.
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PostSubject: Re: Opinions on what to buy... mods or newer charger...?   Opinions on what to buy... mods or newer charger...? I_icon_minitimeFebruary 25th 2013, 6:31 pm

Gerardoloez wrote:
Hmm. I can't afford 2 cars lol :p I would be trading in the daytona to the newer chargers with low miles.
I understood what you meant, excuse the Raiders fan from Indiana
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PostSubject: Re: Opinions on what to buy... mods or newer charger...?   Opinions on what to buy... mods or newer charger...? I_icon_minitimeFebruary 25th 2013, 7:15 pm

just buy the newer one.... 90K is a lot of miles.... put the money towards a newer car that has a larger engine to start with and the mod the crap out of that one..... you'll be happier in the long run anyway...
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PostSubject: Re: Opinions on what to buy... mods or newer charger...?   Opinions on what to buy... mods or newer charger...? I_icon_minitimeFebruary 25th 2013, 9:15 pm

If you like the older body style, I recently saw a brand new 07 srt charger for sale in Woodstock. Brilliant black $34k or buy my old Challenger with a bunch of mods already done.
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PostSubject: Re: Opinions on what to buy... mods or newer charger...?   Opinions on what to buy... mods or newer charger...? I_icon_minitimeFebruary 26th 2013, 12:44 am

Shawn1112 wrote:

I understood what you meant, excuse the Raiders fan from Indiana

LOL, so it's like that.....
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PostSubject: Re: Opinions on what to buy... mods or newer charger...?   Opinions on what to buy... mods or newer charger...? I_icon_minitimeFebruary 26th 2013, 9:01 am

jamesv82 wrote:
Shawn1112 wrote:

I understood what you meant, excuse the Raiders fan from Indiana

LOL, so it's like that.....
Gotta get them in when the opportunity presents its self! lol
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PostSubject: Re: Opinions on what to buy... mods or newer charger...?   Opinions on what to buy... mods or newer charger...? I_icon_minitimeFebruary 26th 2013, 2:05 pm

I dont know what your financial situation is, but if all you have is $60 a weeek left after savings and car payment....i dunno man.

It's not like a 2012 Charger is cheap.
Just a thought.

How about finish paying your current Charger, sell it privately, then buy a newer Charger. The dealer will not give you what your car is worth most of the time.
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ChicagoSRT8 wrote:
I dont know what your financial situation is, but if all you have is $60 a weeek left after savings and car payment....i dunno man.

It's not like a 2012 Charger is cheap.
Just a thought.

How about finish paying your current Charger, sell it privately, then buy a newer Charger. The dealer will not give you what your car is worth most of the time.
He will get really close to what its worth if buying a newer srt8. They need to move them asap.
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firestartr420 wrote:
just buy the newer one.... 90K is a lot of miles.... put the money towards a newer car that has a larger engine to start with and the mod the crap out of that one..... you'll be happier in the long run anyway...

This is what I wanted to hear cheers
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ChicagoSRT8 wrote:
I dont know what your financial situation is, but if all you have is $60 a weeek left after savings and car payment....i dunno man.

It's not like a 2012 Charger is cheap.
Just a thought.

How about finish paying your current Charger, sell it privately, then buy a newer Charger. The dealer will not give you what your car is worth most of the time.

I can afford a used 2012 charger ($18k-25k) ONCE i either payoff or bring down my current loan down. It's the 90k mile mark... bummer lol
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PostSubject: Re: Opinions on what to buy... mods or newer charger...?   Opinions on what to buy... mods or newer charger...? I_icon_minitimeFebruary 26th 2013, 9:21 pm

You're gonna give people seizures with that avatar of yours.
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PostSubject: Re: Opinions on what to buy... mods or newer charger...?   Opinions on what to buy... mods or newer charger...? I_icon_minitimeFebruary 27th 2013, 8:40 am

<begins seizing> Rock On Rock On
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PostSubject: Re: Opinions on what to buy... mods or newer charger...?   Opinions on what to buy... mods or newer charger...? I_icon_minitimeFebruary 27th 2013, 5:25 pm

jesse031081 wrote:
You're gonna give people seizures with that avatar of yours.

Ok cool, I thought I was tripping from my meds. And I agree with what Tom (firestartr420) said " put the money towards a newer car that has a larger engine to start with and the mod the crap out of that one..... you'll be happier in the long run anyway..."
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PostSubject: Re: Opinions on what to buy... mods or newer charger...?   Opinions on what to buy... mods or newer charger...? I_icon_minitimeMarch 2nd 2013, 7:59 am

I know someone who is thinking about doing the same as you. Keep the old car and mod it or get something newer/ less miles. Its a big decision.

You have to make sure you can live, having a cool car is nice but being able to eat and have heat at your house is much nicer.

But look at it this way either way you will have a badass car. Very Happy
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