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#1 Old 01-21-2013, 09:43 AM
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Can my charger take this kind of abuse?

well my aunt lives in brooklyn new york and well shes having this birthday party in march so she asked us to come in advance, now i like this aunt i rank her prob top 3(we all have our favourite aunties lol) anyway my moms car is a '99 mini van and has 300,000kms on it, and is basically a rust bucket tbh, dont tell her i said that, anyway she proposed the idea to me for us to drive down in my if she hadnt been afraid of flying, this would have never been an option, new york is a solid 600kms away from toronto and is like a 8/9 hour drive, my car has 140,000kms on it and its a '06.... so should i take my baby on this road trip to my aunts birthday party.....or should i sedate my mother blindfold her and smuggle her in on my hand luggage? both ways a legit options

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Yeah you can doit..I drive my 2008 rt from Texas to Chicago three times a year..1100 miles 17 hour trip. Do it!!!

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They are pretty comfortable road trip cars, I do long trips all the time.

Check your belt and fluids and tires before the trip.

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^ What he said!

"I've heard" they ride disturbingly well at 100 mph, too. Mom probably wouldn't mind that 6-hr. trip so much, right?

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These cars are perfect for road trips! Make sure all your maintenance items are up to speed before you go & enjoy!

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these cars are perfect for road trips! Make sure all your maintenance items are up to speed before you go & enjoy!
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I just finished a 900 mile road trip and I must say it is the best road machine I have ever driven. She just had an oil change and some audio upgrades so the ride was sweet and motor was purring. It was so good I would even take mi suegra next time!

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I fail to see how a 600km road trip is "abuse"

My SRT has been on half a dozen much longer road trips than that.

It's a car; drive it.

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Yuuuup @ RON380!!!

I also heard that right at around 100mph, one begins to weigh his rent vs bail-money options and gooses her one more time just for the heck of it!
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^ What he said!

"I've heard" they ride disturbingly well at 100 mph, too. Mom probably wouldn't mind that 6-hr. trip so much, right?
I know they ride disturbingly well at 150 ...not that I would suggest you do that

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