Hellcat VIN

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  1. SamySnead

    SamySnead Rookie

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    Looking at purchasing a Hellcat and ran across an oddity. It appears all Hellcats ended (started production) in 700001+. However, I found one ending in FH5xxxxx that I'd like to purchase. Anyone know the deal on this? Registered in Michigan in mid 2014 as well...
     
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    How many miles on it? The VIN makes me wonder if it was a demo car for either the magazines or possibly a car that was used for the ride along program?
     
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    Almost 1500. Anyone with access to Carfax that wouldn't mind looking up the VIN? Autocheck and police report (accident) show history dating back to May '14 but still very odd.
     
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    If that was a Ride-Along used at Carlisle, it has 20 miles on it, all in 1st gear at 5000rpm. :eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::p
     
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    Or you could look at it like, it had been durability tested and proven!


    In 2010 (or somewhere around that time) we went to Talladega and they had the SRT drift ride along. They literally smoked the tires on those poor cars for hours on end each day. It was almost painful to hear those cars screaming for mercy from the time we got there until we left.
     
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    It's a pre-production test mule, probably used and abused. Send a message to ResumeSpeed for all the details. Where did you see it listed for sale?
     
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    Price is right? If it works get it.

    Keep in mind normal depreciation when you drive off the lot is 20% of msrp.

    Should have a warranty of 100k miles so should be good to go.
     
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    It was the Hallodega race and also an aero warrior gathering. It was really a great trip for us! Loved walking the museum and seeing all the aero cars!!!
     
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    Yup I was their I got in the pic they took in the Saturday with all the cars I ended up buying to copies
     
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    which badges does it have on the fenders? "supercharged" or the hellcat logo?
     
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    I believe the Aero Warriors r meeting again this October In Talladega
     
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    I would love to make the trip again but....not going to happen this year. Did you take the C500 in your avatar?



    To the OPer, if you buy the car and hang onto it for 15-20 years it may actually have more value over a normal production Hellcat. Being a pre-production car sounds bad now but collectors would consider that a huge plus.
     
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    That's a pre-production car. Also, some of the Chrylser execs got VINs with FH5 in it.
     
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