First model year Concerns

Discussion in 'SRT Hellcat General Discussions' started by 2mopars, Mar 21, 2015.

  1. 2mopars

    2mopars Gold Member

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    I have to admit that I broke my own rule about purchasing a first year new model car. My cat is being built Monday (I hope ).
    Does anyone regret doing the same with the Hellcat line up?
     
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    F6F-3 SRT Hellcat Owner Hellcat Car Club Gold Supporting Member HCC Charter Member

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    Nope!!!!
     
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    Good to hear!
     
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    MuscleGarageLA SRT Hellcat Supporter Gold Supporting Member

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    None whatsoever, imho it is better to die trying.. than to live wondering.
     
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    The powertrains got 100 K warranty and I don't figure my cat will get 100 K in the next 10 years so no
     
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    I had the same concerns but I have no regrets. Once you hit the start button the first time any concerns you may have will be forgotten!
     
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    april77 Naughty SheDevil Mod Staff Member Hellcat Car Club Gold Supporting Member HCC Charter Member

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    Grtz on the Cat being built soon!

    I have no regrets about buying the HellCat because I was really happy with my previous two Challengers, no problems with either one of them. Dante is not my only vehicle, so if something goes wrong I still have wheels while I wait for Dante to be repaired under warranty (I bought the extended warranty because this is the first production year with this engine.) So far, so good.

    April
     
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    Thanks. Keeping fingers crossed. What does your extended warrenty entail
     
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    magnummrk SRT Hellcat Supporter Gold Supporting Member

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    I have concerns, but once you drive it you forget all about them!
     
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    Dodge has been testing these cars for two years,, so we're getting a third model year, lol... kinda,, but I agree with others,,I was ready to give up on the hellcat when it Sat in storage for two months,, but that Friday morning at 915 am when the dealer called( I was stalking them) and said my car was in the service bay,,I forgot about everything, then he gave me the red key and told me to start it,,,,,,,,,,,,, words cannot Describe The feeling,I still smile thinking about it
     
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    They have been testing them, certified it to 10.8 with drag radials. Did hundreds of runs down the strip. I get all that but seems to me they would have shaken out the upper radiator hose popping off and the need for a stronger driveshaft BEFORE they started shipping. Makes ya go hmmm.
     
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  12. JohnnyHellcat

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    Heck No ! This is more fun then a barrel of monkey's
    I bought the Ford Raptor 2 years ago and broke that within 2 weeks , so it taking me 2 months to break the Hellcat was not to bad! By the way , if any new car company's are interested in someone to test their hi performance vehicles , I think I know someone!! ;)- P.S. The Hellcat is more fun than a barrel of monkey's , not even a thought of regret!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
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    Ha, no shit. Dodge can feel free to give me a pre-release car and a manufacturer plate. I'll test the snot out of it for free and report back. No issue signing a waiver either LOL.
     
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    I've had many "first year" builds (various lines) from Chrysler through the years and have never had any regrets. My 2008 SRT Challenger is a "first year" car and I have had absolutely no issues with the car. If you should have any issues, they are well covered by the warranty. I thinks there were some minor issues with the first 100 cars off the line, but it seems that everything, for the most part, has been resolved. Get the car and enjoy it!
     
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    No Ragrets.jpg
     
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