2010 Dodge Challenger Member of the Month - December Winner!

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  1. jkelly16

    jkelly16 The Bearded Wonder........ Administrator Moderator Forum Founder Site Supporter Level 4 MOTY Winner! MOTM Winner!

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    A big Congratulations goes out to williams rt, our December 2010 MOTM winner :head3: :w00t: :pepper: :ura1: :bananalama: :Banana01: :999: :woohoo:

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    I would like to thank everyone who nominated and voted this month in the MOTM process. Participation seems to have increased a lot this month. Every person nominated were all good contributors to the forum, this most likely lead to the good participation, I hope it continues to grow. It was great just to be nominated with such a out standing group of forum members and to win was surprising and a honor. I would like to also thank Gary Mather, his Z name is 09BlackKnight. I bought my challenger in may of 2009 and took it to our local cruise, Gary came up to me and introduced himself and gave me a Forum Z business card. While talking about our challengers he talked about the Z and encouraged me to check it out. I went home and checked it out not expecting much, I had been on some other forums and they just did not interest me. I lurked on the Z for a while and noticed people were a lot nicer here than the other forums I had read. People could ask questions or post comments and everyone was nice even if they disagreed, unlike the other forums who seem to have people who just wait to flame someone for a comment made. I am a pretty antisocial person but members of this forum made it easy to participate and enjoy the site.

    My owning and modding a modern Hemi was completely unintentional. I have owned muscle cars and drag cars for the last 33 years, my first car at 15 was a 1968 Firebird. By the time I was 16 I had also bought a 1969 super bee and I was hooked on Mopars after that. Being a classic muscle car owner I have had no interest in new cars at all and even though I have owned some I never was a big fan of E body Chryslers. I had been reading and studying on the 5.7 hemi since it came out and was impressed with it, then the challenger concept car came out and I really liked how it looked. The 08 SRTs hit the show room floor and I went to look at them, it was really nice but it was not for me. The car was more of a road race car and too much fancy stuff for what I do with a muscle car. But in 09 they came out with the SE and RT, my plans were to go buy an SE yank the 6 cylinder out and put a 440 6 pack engine in it. Everyone was putting the new Hemi in older cars but no one was putting older engines in newer cars. While at the dealership buying a SE they had a 6 speed RT on the lot and I decided to test drive it. Well that was all it took I wanted one, but it was still too fancy for what I wanted to do with a car. It took a while but I finally found a base RT 6 speed car. I started moding it within the first 50 miles with a CAI and a predator, shortly after that I hit the track with it. I have been moding it every since, I have done the major mods I set out to do except for painting the car lime green and I still plan on that. Thanks to the 5.7 hemi truck and LX guys I had a good idea of what I was going to do with the car once I started to mod it and previously owning a Magnacharger I knew that was the SC I was going with also. So that is how I ended up owning and moding an modern hemi and how I got on the Z. I have learned a lot here and I hope I have helped some others also. I appreciate everyone who voted for me it is an honor to win the member of the month with so many great members to choose from.

    Thanks, Phil


     
  2. blackout RT Challenger

    blackout RT Challenger Member

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    Congrats Williams RT!!!!!!!
     
  3. KeysB5Blue

    KeysB5Blue MOPAR Top Eliminator, Carlisle 2016 Administrator Moderator Site Supporter Level 5 MOTY Winner! Photo Winner! MOTM Winner! Heelz and Wheelz

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    Congratulations Phil! Well deserved!
     
  4. Strprswpr

    Strprswpr Member

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    Congratulations Buddy.....
     
  5. Charlene

    Charlene Well-Known Member Member Relations MOTM Winner! Heelz and Wheelz

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    Congratulations Phil:smileup:
     
  6. 1BADDRT

    1BADDRT Active Member MOTM Winner! Military

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    Congratulations!
     
  7. Chadwick

    Chadwick Active Member

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    Congtats On The Win Phil................ Go Green !!! :smileup:
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    CTRaider Active Member MOTM Winner! Military Public Safety

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    Congrats Phil!!! Great job.
     
  9. hans4real

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    Congrats Williams RT. Always enjoy reading your post and Magnasen is the way I'm going because of your positive experiences. Thanks for replying to the PMs in the past.
     
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  10. vin57

    vin57 More Than Just A Car MOTM Winner!

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    CONGRATS Phil!!! well derserved!! Nice write up and thanks for your part in making the Z a great place!! :smileup:
     
  11. Krazy Kim

    Krazy Kim The Z Rocks! Administrator Moderator MOTM Winner! Heelz and Wheelz Military

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    Congrats on the win, Phil.
     
  12. Bad Mopar

    Bad Mopar Active Member

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    Congratulations!!!!!
     
  13. MIDNITE RT

    MIDNITE RT Well-Known Member Member Relations MOTM Winner!

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    Congrats Phil. :smileup:
    Well deserved based on your efforts to always help others.
     
  14. 09ChallengerDad

    09ChallengerDad Senior Member MOTM Winner! Public Safety

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    Congrats on the win, Phil! Much deserved!
    You've brought a wealth of information to the Z.
    Thanks for overcoming the "antisocial tendencies" and being such a big contributor!
    Enjoy wearing that orange badge. It's much like "perma-grin"....it doesn't wash off - or grow old.
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  15. w3fq

    w3fq Old Hot Rod MOTM Winner! Military

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    Phil,
    Congradulations, you deserved it, you are great contributor.
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  16. Lobo45

    Lobo45 Member Military Public Safety

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    Congrats Phil, nice color of car.
     
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    JBssssRT Active Member

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    Congradulations Phil,, have a great month
     
  18. oilslick

    oilslick Politically correct. Site Supporter Level 1 MOTM Winner! Public Safety

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    Well done and congrats buddy!!! What a deserving win in my book!!!!! I can tell you from being here on the "ZZZZ" myself that I'm sure you helped more people out with insight and info than you received in return. We are lucky to have you here on the Z and we're glad you stayed too!!! :smileup:
     
  19. williams rt

    williams rt Active Member MOTM Winner!

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    Thanks guys I appreciate it!
     
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  20. williams rt

    williams rt Active Member MOTM Winner!

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    Thanks, anytime you need more info do not hesitate to ask.
    I do not know about that? I have picked up quite a bit here. But I do appreciate it. It is nice to know if you have an article saved or some info that someone can use there is a place like this where it can be shared.:smileup: Bigsnake has always been an example of that.
     

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