Another Hellcat finds a home

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  1. SRT_HC_707

    SRT_HC_707 SRT_HC_707 Staff Member

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    Amazing... As many of you know, the Monday before last RJ (Tannenhill) posted a lead to an available Hellcat (thanks again RJ!). He looked at it for himself but it wasn't the right car for him based on options etc. so he was nice enough to post the lead.

    I saw the post and called on the car. It was available and I bought it on the spot (it literally was a 30 second phone call to the point where I said "consider it sold")

    The car was incoming. Hung up in Angola, NY since the 2/13. The delivery date was changing frequently... 2/18, 3/3 then it changed to "on hold", then "released", 3/2, 3/5, 3/2. As always the best status info came from RS (no surprise). Nobody knew exactly what the hold was (speculation was weather up north, then weather down south).

    Once it got released it seemed to settle on a 3/2 delivery date. I was doubtful but hopeful.

    Yesterday morning I'm looking up something on my phone and a text message pops up (10:23AM) from the salesmen.... "Hellcat is here!". I blurted out "holy sh*t". Called the salesmen and said let me sort out my end and I'll call you back.

    Flew out at 6:00AM this morning, did the final paperwork, paid for the cat and drove her 400 miles home. I never go I-95 (avoid it like the plague) but I wanted to make two stops on the way back. Took it home I-95 through NYC.

    Initial inspection was good. Paint looks great, no visible damage anywhere. Drove 400 miles home. Runs like a top. I've got just under 400 miles on it and I've been following the break in procedure to the letter.

    The car is impressive. I stopped a few times and the car drew a crowd everywhere. People asked me to pop the hood, they asked to take pictures of it.. It was crazy. Its 25 degrees out and there is a bunch of strangers drooling over my Hellcat. Everybody was nice. A kid working at a gas station in southern NJ almost had a stroke when I pulled in. He spent 5 minutes taking pictures of the car.

    The dealer, Fair Oaks Motors Chantilly, VA was a class act. Sold the car for MSRP and absolutely no BS along the way. Very simple transaction. They picked me up at the airport at 7:30. I was at the dealership looking over the car before 8. StartedS the paperwork just before 9AM and I was pulling out at 10:10.

    Just want to say thanks again to the following people:

    RJ (Tannenhill) for posting the lead
    RS for providing accurate and timely info. You are amazing!
    Tom Archer (Sales Manager at Fair Oaks)
    Hoyt Sabo (Internet Manager and person that sold me the car over the phone)
    Sony Pierre (Salesman on the deal)
    Hellcat.org

    Here are some pics. The car is dirtier than it looks. Needs some TLC to get it to my standards. It's in the garage now. Hope to wash it tomorrow but we are getting yet another snowstorm (I'll probably just wash it in the garage)...

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  2. april77

    april77 Naughty SheDevil Mod Staff Member Hellcat Car Club Gold Supporting Member HCC Charter Member

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    YAY! Another happy HC story! Congratulations, I know you are excited! Drive safely!!

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    440 Superbee Gold Member Hellcat Car Club HCC Charter Member

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    Congrats SRT_HC_707! Another great story! You beat me to that car. Lol I believe it was the one that had all the options I wanted minus the brass monkey wheels. Beautiful car, and I'm happy for you. Enjoy your Hell Baby to the max!
     
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    Congrats!!!
     
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  6. SRT_HC_707

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    Thanks! I guess I just got lucky. I hope you find exactly what you want soon... Good luck.
     
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    Hellcat.org comes through again!!!!
     
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    Very nice congrats
     
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    FreightTrain Comfortably Numb

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    WHOOP WHOOP!!! Awesome!!!!! shes a beauty! Congrats!!
     
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    Great story. Nice color choice. Congrats!
     
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    Sweet
     
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    Looks Great against that snow background.
     
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    Congrats! Can't wait to enjoy my long drive home.
     
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    magnummrk SRT Hellcat Supporter Gold Supporting Member

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    Congrats! It is great when things work out!
     
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    Congrats! Another MSRP sucess story!
     
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