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    Default A Mopar what!!!!

    How do you guys feel or think about a scat pack charger. Worth it or nah. Opinions just for a debate.
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    I think it's a great choice and totally worth it..... I might be biased?

    I went from a modded G8 very similar to the way yours is set up to several Mustang GT. Miss the Mustangs but 2 doors was getting rough with my growing son. I always missed the 4 door V8 anyway. So when it was time to fill that void from missing the G8 it was only the SS vs Charger. After driving and comparing for several months, the Charger SP was my choice. Couldn't beat the value.

    I've had mine for 1.5 years now and still love it.
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    My Buddy has one (17) and swears by it. He was a GM guy his whole life but very impressed with the big band for the buck deal. Drove it a few times and I feel its more comfortable than my G8 plus the interior is a lot better. The power is there when you hit the gas. Breaking was great.

    If I didn't have my G8 I would go that route.

    I love the Chevy SS but parts are getting harder to find and more expensive just like our G8s
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    Yeah after selling my g8 back in april. I've been looking at the scats. I love a Chevy ss but parts and etc are hard to find. Thought about a V2 ctsv but too much $ for a 9+ old car. So I'm still deciding, it will be hard to leave to LS game
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    That was a huge part of my dilemma when I was shopping. The parts since discontinued car will continue to creep up in price and then be hard to find. A lot of G8 parts you can't even get anymore. I wasn't gonna deal with that again. Anyone who knows me I am far from brand loyal. I go to the best bang for the buck. A 485hp V8 sedan nicely equipped for about $35k? Yeah can't beat it. Plus the 392/A8 is an amazing combo.
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    My buddy has one in a Hellcat. Very nice all around, not to mention he’s had it 197
    things are not what they appear to be.....

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    It's a great car for the money. If I were looking for another 4 door sedan, that would be my choice.

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    I almost got one myself. I don't think it's a bad decision. I am buying my corporate leased Durango R/T for the wife and needed a new DD. Problem is the winter for me. I ended up getting another SUV. I want the trouble-free no worry AWD.

    Ford Edge ST. Should be fun... For an SUV...

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    TONS of them here.

    What that means:

    Majority who own them drive very aggressively

    Never buy a used one

    They get stolen here all the time

    Check insurance rates

    Do you like what everyone already has?

    I like them, but not enough to buy one. I have friends with hellcats, 392s, etc - bang for the buck is there, but the risk of ownership here is not something I'd go for at this time.

    One friend had a few taken as it was. Theft rates are insane.

    They look cool and all. A bargain when the leases or sales are on.
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