We noticed todays date and thought how iconic three numbers in a certain order can be 426.
In the world of engine displacement, 426 cubic-inches has had an illustrious past when the words Max Wedge and HEMI® followed these magical numbers. It was the arrival of 426 Max Wedge in 1963 that made our Dodge B-body (and Plymouth cousins) serious contenders at the drag strip. Fabled teams like the Ramchargers, Golden Commandos and many others won numerous events and buried many quarter-mile ET and MPH…
Recently, we asked you guys to share with us your Dodge stories, and to tell us what Dodge brought you over to the brand. Well, the responses we received were both overwhelming and more touching than we were expecting. Weve decided to share a few with you as part of an ongoing blog series, starting with a story from Nicholas from Massachusetts. (more…)Read More
Thanks to a certain TV show, the 1969 Dodge Charger is responsible for creating more than its fair share of Mopar fans. We know we spent a good portion of our youth glued to the screen of the family television as Bo and Luke Duke outwitted and out-drove Sheriff Roscoe P. Coltrane around Hazard County. For Clint Davis, the show was the start of an obsession that eventually culminated in the purchase of one rough, but ultimately perfect 69. Clint writes,