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Cars > Challenges > “Cherry Bomb” Vs “"The Trep"”

 

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The_Dude

M–44
Blue Bell, Pennsylvania
United States

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bigmak

M–24
Cleveland, Ohio
United States

 

2008 Pontiac G8 GT

“Cherry Bomb”

2002 Dodge Intrepid ES

“"The Trep"”

 
Photo of: 2008 Pontiac G8
Photo of: 2002 Dodge Intrepid
 

Head to Head

 

About “Cherry Bomb”

Last month, I got a MAJOR Union greviance settlement at work. My wife and I decided that it was time for me to get a car I really liked since she got a decent one earlier this year. We went looking for something that I would like better than my old Cavalier sedan (Notice that I never bothered to post that car!) and that would be a better fit for our two growing kids. After a series of phone calls to local dealers, we jumped in the old Cavalier and headed on down to the local Pontiac/Buick/GMC store to check out this car. It was the sales manager's demo, so if you combine that with the Labor Day sale, End-Of-Model-Year pricing, and Pontiac being a 'Lame Duck' brand, you can see why we got a great screamin' deal on this car - nearly 1/4 off sticker!

About “"The Trep"”

It was my mom's car then she got a new one and i bought this from her and did some modifications and hope to do more in the future, not too bad for an intrepid.

 

Specs for “Cherry Bomb”

6.0 Liter V-8
6-Speed Automatic Transmission
Limited Slip Differential
4-wheel Independant Suspension
4-wheel Disc Brakes

I'll get back to you with Horsepower and Torque numbers. I don't have any times yet, since I'm not going to beat on my new car that's not even fully broken in yet!

Specs for “"The Trep"”

2.7L V-6, would like to upgrade more in future
now has about 210-215 horsepower, again want more upgrades

 

Factory Options for “Cherry Bomb”

Plenty, but it's all standard on the GT! All the usual stuff- Power steering/brakes/ seats/windows/locks/mirrors, Remote Start, OnStar, Blaupunkt AM/FM/XM/6-Disc CD Player, P245/45R18 Tires

Factory Options for “"The Trep"”

power windows/mirrors, air, power drivers seat,radio, cd player, cloth seats

 

Mods for “Cherry Bomb”

Hey, I just got the car! Only thing I've done is pull the dealer's sticker off the trunk!

Mods for “"The Trep"”

engine chip/tune upgrade added 10-15 horsepower
chrome side vents/chrome pillars posts/chrome window trim
20" rims in the summer, c-town winters are hard on wheels
custom halo-ring projector headlights (like BMWs have)
infinity speaker system, will get subs in the future, but it still bangs when i crank it
XM/Sirius satalite HD radio, no commercials is the best!!!!
chrome exhaust tip
smoked tail lights

Future wants:
Subs as i said earlier
beast exhaust system
window tint
maybe leather seats/2 tone paint but that is a reach for me to afford anytime soon

 

Photo Albums 1 – 1 of 1

Cover photo of My G8 GT album
My G8 GT
Photos: 15
 

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Photo Albums

“"The Trep"” has no photo albums.

 

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Points for Cherry Bomb Total Votes Points for "The Trep"
14 5 11

 

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