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Happy 426 Day!


 
We noticed today’s 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…

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Happy 426 Day!

The Duke Boys Get Shut Down!

 
Bo and Luke may have no problem outrunning Sheriff Roscoe Coltrane’s Monaco police cruiser but they finally met their match. Our friends at Edmunds.com pitted the big-block powered General Lee against the new 2011 Charger R/T. Even though the General Lee packs 440 cubic inches which allows it to fly higher and jump further, it was…

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The Duke Boys Get Shut Down!