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The Max Wedge Story

The Max Wedge

 

As the Detroit muscle car wars of the 1960s began, the Chrysler Corporation and its Dodge and Plymouth brands were pacing the sidelines. But not for long: Midway through the 1962 model year, the Maximum Performance Wedge package was introduced—the legendary combination that soon became known as the Max Wedge.

 

This first Max Wedge displaced 413 cubic inches and was offered in two versions: an 11.5:1 compression-ratio model with 410 hp, and an even more radical 420 hp model with a whopping 13.5:1 compression ratio. Both engines were…

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The Max Wedge Story

V10 Challenger Drag Pak – The Next Step in The Dodge Rebellion!

 

During the 42ND Annual NHRA Gatornationals past weekend, history was made as it marked the debut of our new Challenger V10 Drag Pak in competition. Long time Mopar racer Frank Teuton of Houma Louisiana was the first racer to receive the new “Package Car” and he wheeled it to an astounding 9.78 elapsed time in the AA/SA class. Even though Frank only made it to the third round of competition in the Stock Eliminator category, it did not diminish the weekend’s accomplishments. The Challenger…

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V10 Challenger Drag Pak – The Next Step in The Dodge Rebellion!