A Few of My Favorite Things

For this installment I was planning on a comparative review of Dodge performance vehicles from the early days and their current R/T and SRT counterparts. But as I look outside and see snow falling – and the faint glow of a certain red nosed reindeer high in the clouds – I’m reminded it’s holiday time. So we’ll get to that muscle car comparison next month. Until then, let’s go back in time and revisit some classic Mopar and Dodge oriented toys – all of which helped make holiday gift giving more exciting for kids of all ages.

 

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A Few of My Favorite Things

Exhaustive Comparisons

Exhaustive Comparisons: A Review of Dodge Dart Exhaust Systems through the Past Fifty Years

 

Exhaustive Comparisons

I was reading the latest issue of Automobile magazine today (January 2013 issue) and came across an ad for the Dodge Dart that blew me away – twice, you might say. There, on the inside back cover is a full page image depicting the tail of a spanking new white Dart Rallye. The nose of the car is pointed toward a distant mountain range and the picture is framed and lit to highlight the Dart’s standard dual…

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Exhaustive Comparisons

These Are The Good Old Days

 

Hello everyone, my name is Steve Magnante and I’ll be posting a regular blog here on redlinedodge.com. Some of you may know of my work in car magazines for the past 20 years (I’ve written for, or been on staff at Chrysler Power, Mopar Action, Mopar Muscle, Hot Rod, Car Craft, Motor Trend Classic, Muscle Car Review, Hemmings Muscle Machines, Hemmings Classic Car, Drag Racing Monthly and a few other titles focused on non-Chrysler products).

 

My other work involves hosting automotive cable television programs like Hot Rod Magazine TV (Speed TV), Off Road Adventures (The Outdoor Channel), Classic…

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These Are The Good Old Days