Reader’s Rides: Gregory Torfin’s 2008 Dodge Challenger SRT8

Today’s reader’s ride is a highly-modified 2008 Dodge Challenger SRT8 owned by Gregory Torfin of Olympia, Washginton. It is car number 4501 of 6400 produced that year. Writes Gregory: “I stood at the dealer’s door to order this car in December of 2007…..and have smiled every day since! It’s pushing 775 RWHP and 760 RWTQ @ 12 PSI on 92 Octane and Running Out at 10.3’s at 4550 LBS wet!” More pics plus a full list of mods after the jump!



Adjustable Coilovers – Eibach Pro-Street-S’s
Hotchkis Sway Bars Front and Rear
Drake Muscle Car Billet Alum. Polished Strut Brace
Front and Rear Adjustable Sway Bar Drop Links

Interim Pads- Centric PosiQuiet Semi Metalic F/R
SLP Line Lock Control unit

Engine Dressing and Performance:
Mopar Performance Crate 392 Motor P/N 5153604 Page 32 of Catalog,(Assembled By Gary Stranton)
– Mopar Performance Big Valve CNC Ported Heads 2.10/1.60
– HHP Stage 4 Blower CAM 273/285 Dur .547/.556 Lift 119+2 LSA (Replace Above Mopar perf)
– Mopar Performance Forged Bottom End
– Pistons 4.055″ Diam with 10.5 to 1 CR
– Crank 3.795 ” Stroke
– Rods 6.200″ Long I Beam
Arrington Billet 90mm Throttle Body #0065
RDP Chrome Challenger Thru Fender CAI
CRM Tuner ( Diablo Sport Predator U7135 93 Octane)
NKG LTR7IX-11 (6510) Plugs Gapped at .038
Zoomers 3″ Stainless Steel Dual Performance Cat Back Exhaust
Zoomers 3″ Stainless Steel X-Pipe
Magnaflow Hi-Flow Cat’ed Mipd Pipes
Jet 170 Deg. Thermostat
Jegs -6, -8 , -10 and -12 Braided Steel Hoses, AN Fittings and Clamps
Billet Tech Catch Can SS Hoses, SS Breather Hose
Billet Tech Engine Dress Up Kit
Billet Tech 6.1L CNC Valve Covers
Billet Tech “426 Hemi” CNC Coil Pack Covers
Custom Billet Valve Cover Fastening Hardware and Wire Bundle Covers
Mopar Performance PCM Cover
Color Matched ABS Assembly Cover
Techco 3.0L Twin Screw Super Charger 6.1L Kit 4-5 PSI (Polished Runners and Inlet Duct)
RMA Performance 2.73″ Billet SC Pulley +2 PSI
RMA Performance 6.50″ Billet Crank Pulley + 4 PSI
RMA Performance 7.50″ Billet Crank Pulley + 6 PSI
RMA Performance Tuning 4,8,10,12 PSI Levels
Kenne Bell 40 Amp Boosta Pump System
Labonte Meth Injection Kit
Ford LU80 Fuel Injectors
Arrington Engines Modified Twin Walbro Pump Fuel Bucket and Modified Filter Bucket with return Line
Aeromotive MAP Ref Fuel Pressure Regulator, Braided Lines and AN Fittings with -8 Main Fuel Line
Moroso Polished Sheet Metal Radiator, Steering Tanks Res and Braided Lines
Zeitronix E-85 ECA Gauge and Flex Fuel Sensor
Crank This Performance 24″x6″x4″ 3 Fan Heat Exchanger Kit

Transmission(W5A580)/Differential(Getrag) :
Paramount Performance SFI 29.1 NAG1 Flex plate
Paramount Performance Stage II Valve Body Swap
Paramount Performance Reprogrammed Hennessey TCM
Paramount Performance High Torque Blue Printed NAG1 (722.6)
Paramount Performance Chro-Molly High Torque Drive Line Assy
Paramount Performance 4000 Stall Billet Stator TC
Factory ’09 Getrag 226mm Ring, 3.73 Gear LSD unit
Factory ’09 Getrag 32 Spline Axles, Hubs and Bearings
Matco Drive Line Safety Loop (BMC Performance)

Exterior Mods:
1970 Rider Graphics “sR/T” Front To Rear LWR Body Stripe ” B Gloss”
Window Tint “Wa State Legal” (Dunn Graphics)
1970 R/T Front Fender Mod and Door Jams (Dunn Graphics)
BFxenon 8000K HID’s Headlamps (Blue) “D1S”
BFxenon 8000K Foglights HID Conversion (Blue) “9145/H10”
Diode Dynamics Switch Back Front Grill Led Turn Signals
OEM Rear Spoiler No-Recess Flat Black
Custom Graphite License Plate Holder
1970 Pentastar and Challenger Script Emblems (Jacks Autoparts)
1970 Mopar Performance “426Hemi” Hood Emblem (Rainier Dodge)
Custom Carbon Fiber “sR/T” Grill and Spoiler Emblems
Billet Tech Custom “Dodge” Hood Crest
Mopar Performance Hidden Trailer Hitch
Mopar Performance Hood Pin Kit (Black)
1970 R/T Emblems with Corolla “S” On Grill and Spoiler

Interior Mods:
Mopar Performance Bright Pedal Kit
Mopar Performance Challenger SS Door Sill Kit
Mopar Performance Challenger Delux Floor/Trunk Mats
Custom Carbon Fiber Pistol Grip Shifter (
Mopar Scat Pack Bee Rear Window Stickers (
Custom Carbon Fiber Consol Gauge Pod Cluster
Zeitronix Multi Gauge (AFR, EGT, Boost, Fuel Pressure, Lambda)
Aeroforce Interceptor Gauge (OBDII System Monitoring)
Woodview Carbon Graphite Appliqué Kit
NHRA 11.499-9.99 Index 5 Point Roll Bar Tyson Thrash (Precision Metal Craft)

Stereo Mods:
(2) Kicker Solobaric S12L5’s Sub-woofers
Kicker SX900.2 Sub Amplifier

Wheels and Tire Mods:
(Factory 5×115 20x9x25mm Offset)
Factory Reproductions SRT8 Challenger Replicas Street and Show Set
(2) 20x9x20mm (Front) with (2) 255/45-20 105V Proxes S/T2
(2) 22×9.5x20mm (Rear) with (2) 285/40-22 110V Proxes S/T2
CCW Classics Drag Wheel and Tire Package
(2)17x 9.5″ (Rear) With M & H 325x45x17’s
(2) 17×6.5″ (Fronts) With 215x65x17 Hankooks

Lo-Jack Auto Security System