Well…that escalated quickly.

Discussion in 'SRT Hellcat Purchasing' started by david S., Mar 5, 2015.

  1. david S.

    david S. Senior Hellcat Member

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    Hello, all,

    I've posted rather sparingly on this board but I've followed all of your stories with great interest. This is a very special community and, as someone who has never considered a Dodge before, I've learned a lot from all of the knowledgable members here.

    You've all been generous with your stories, so I thought I'd share the last 24 hours of my personal Hellcat saga.

    As a bit of background, I've never owned a non-German car. When I first stumbled across the Hellcat, I found the thing instantly intoxicating. Before I knew it, I was watching every video I could online and, eventually, stumbled across this place.

    I placed my order at the end of December: Pitch Black/Ruby/Auto. I had my VON a few days later.

    Yesterday, with no end to the VON odyssey in sight and eight weeks left on my current lease, I decided to cancel my order. I have no problem with waiting, I'm a patient person when I have to be, but I found the uncertainty and the lack of communication intolerable.

    As I sat down to write my dealer (he's actually a broker but that's another matter entirely), my phone rang. It was my dealer on the line.

    "I have a Phantom Black, black laguna auto available but I need to know right now," he said.

    I know for a fact that he has at least dozens of people from whom he could extract outrageous amounts of money for this car.

    He offers it to me at MSRP because that's what he promised me when he ordered my original car.

    Stand. Up. Guy.

    Of course, I jumped at the opportunity. The car is at his place now having a couple small custom touches I wanted added. He's going to deliver it in the next few days.

    If anyone cares for an update, I'll be happy to tell the rest of my story as it unfolds…
     
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  2. Harley88

    Harley88 Gold Member

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    Congrats and welcome
     
  3. 70Cuda

    70Cuda Yep, its got a HEMI

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    Heck of a story, glad you got one. ( Coming from a former German car owner) I have all American cars right now. Love the German cars especially with the V-8s.
     
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    Congrats, I hope to see some pictures when you get it.:)
     
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    jim Silver Member

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    Please tell all.
     
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    Carnage SRT Hellcat Supercharged Moderator Staff Member Hellcat Car Club Gold Supporting Member HCC Charter Member

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    Welcome and congrats!!
     
  7. HellDoc

    HellDoc The Doctor is IN!

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    Hellcat Karma! congrats!
     
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    B5 Blue Platinum Member

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    Wow that's cool and welcome
     
  9. Brett M

    Brett M Silver Member

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    Congrats and please post pics once you get the HC. You won't be disappointed with your HC decision. Welcome to the forum!
     
  10. bolivarshagnasty

    bolivarshagnasty Gold Member

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    Thanks for sharing, tell it all brother!
     
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    thats a awesome story!!
     
  12. 440 Superbee

    440 Superbee Gold Member Hellcat Car Club HCC Charter Member

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    Welcome, congrats and a great beginning to the forum. You knew what you were doing....You reeled us all in (Lol), so now we all have to know what happens next and await pictures and videos. o_O
     
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    Broker? Dealer? another story? Sure it wasnt Jacked?
     
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    Hattrick Silver Member

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    Small custom touches at his place? Like changing the VIN? Nah.
     
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    april77 Naughty SheDevil Mod Staff Member Hellcat Car Club Gold Supporting Member HCC Charter Member

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    Grtz, I am really happy for you! So glad it has all worked out! Pictures when you can, please, and drive safely!

    April
     
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