View Full Version : Back in the game - sort of

01-10-2014, 10:28 AM
Some will call me a traitor but seeing my truck has just become a major nightmare for maintenance I had to grab another set of wheels.... so here she be all 340 ponies of 5.7L v8 hemi power.

2005 Chrysler 300C in immaculate condition, and can do do low 14's high 13's stock.....

So I might be seen around the track come the spring if the wife will let me do a few runs with it ;).


01-10-2014, 11:34 AM
Nice ride, Fraser. Fast is fast and brand doesn't matter as long as it's fun. I thought your wife was a car girl? She should be fighting you of to participate. Tony was wondering how to get a hold of you.

01-10-2014, 12:38 PM
Nice ride! Congrats!

Do you still own your SC? I was gone for a few years and never figured that out?

Glad you are doing well. It was nice Pm'ing you and getting to know you way back when!

Put a 75 shot on her!:D

01-10-2014, 01:08 PM
I don't have an SC anymore, and no place to keep one or work on it. I might start tweaking the 300c a bit and see how easy it will be to get it to mid 13's or so.

Hey Al, my wife is just worried I'd damage the car, but once she see's it'll be okay she'll probably take it for a spin down the track to.

01-10-2014, 09:29 PM
I've been driving a 300C as a seasonal daily for 5 years now. An 05 Lava Red edition. Bone stock with a tint and 255/55/18 shoes. They fill in the wheel wells better than the 225/60/18 stockers. 255/55/18 are popular.

Simply an outstanding car. I'm driving mine this winter as it is end of life for me - 250,000 kms. I'm looking for a mint 08-10 this spring. Only mechanical repair has been a crank sensor. Front end has been replaced over time. You won't find suspension parts with grease nipples. Brakes and tires of course. These cars have balls, can carry 5 adults in comfort, use regular gas and deliver 25 MPG if you don't get on it. Chargers and Magnum are identical underneath. Europe markets a Magnum with a 300 front end.

Schnitzels and rice are no problem. An SRT8 must be near insane with 425 HP. Enjoy.


01-11-2014, 03:23 PM
Great to see you back on the board again.
340 HP. Straight off the lot, got'a be Cayuga here we come!!!
Here's waiting for the Canadian summer!!!! Start booking some Friday evenings.
Tony. :cool:

01-11-2014, 08:02 PM
Nice to see some chatter.

Fraser, good to see your back.


XR7 Dave
01-12-2014, 12:18 PM
We should have a sub chapter for all the Hemi V8 guys. Seems there is a lot of crossover from people who like SC's to people liking the Hemi Chryslers.

01-12-2014, 12:52 PM
I'm game for that. I'm looking into some mods that can be done on it as well as tuning.


Greg Coleman
01-13-2014, 08:47 AM
hey frazer how goes it:D

01-13-2014, 09:39 AM
Hey Greg, it goes good, will have a little Fraser running around in a couple of weeks, and by the looks of it, he's already getting shifting down pat :D.

How's you and Niki?


01-13-2014, 10:47 PM
Hey Fraser, congrats on teh nice ride man. good to see you are still enjoying some fun with the cars even if its not an SC. I am a fan of those 300's so wtg. I'm may be reading a little more into your last comment though???:eek:
All the best.

01-17-2014, 06:38 PM
Dirty and working ..... my first winter in a 300. I shod her with 18 X 7.5 cop rims and 255/55/18 Blizzaks. Outstanding performance. Very pleased.

I have the caps for these rims but a unique lug nut is what holds them on. Chrysler Stealership wants $8.00 a lug!!! A buck sixty for lug nuts???? Gotta think about that one ..... Yikes!!

01-18-2014, 05:57 PM
I'm really impressed with the winter handling as well. I'm running on Firestone Winterforce P225/60/18 on the factory wheels. Even my wife was very impressed and she now likes driving it more than her 2009 Pontiac Montana SV6, which isn't a slouch either with the 3.9l 300hp v6 under its hood.

Just took the 300c in and got the front stabilizer bushings replaced and pax outer tie rod as there was some clunking. No problem with the work done on warranty and she is absolutely solid. I had rebuilt the complete suspension on the bird with Konis adjustable, and the 300c feels just as solid if not more so.

I'm now looking for a nice set of wheels to mount the all seasonings.