Meet Roxanne, A Less Than Docile 1969 Dodge Charger RT With A Blown 572 HEMI

1969 Dodge Charger 572 HEMI


This unique vehicle is completely custom-built, mostly by hand. This piece of automobile art is created from the guys at AK Rods & Customs who did this incredible work. The Dodge Charger RT is equipped with a 572 cubic inches HEMI. Everything in the engine compartment is all aluminum – the engine, block and the heads. On the top of that we have this huge 8-71 blower – it’s beautiful a? The blower is also all aluminum. Putting all the 1200HP to the ground is possible because of a Ford AOD built by FB Transmissions. The gearbox features an overdrive option and a trans-brake needed for lightning launches. In the end we have a show car, it won’t be used as a daily one. This insane Charger gets trailered to all car shows and that’s why it’s not a must to be completely street legal.

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There are removable Magnaflow mufflers on the back side and polished tips in the end. The tips are fed through polished stainless steel 3-inch wide pipes. When it comes to the brakes, there is a set of six piston Wilwood calipers installed for the front wheels with slotted rotors. Wilwood supplied four piston calipers are installed to take care for the rear tires with slotted rotors as well. Keeping this beast to the ground is possible due to a set of chrome QA1 Coil-over shocks.

Roxanne’s suspension features mainly chrome. When the material is done correctly – it looks a lot better than stock parts and it’s stronger as well. The team added strength by building a custom floorpan and firewall. A new roll cage was installed to keep Robert safe on high-speed passes. The roll cage features the cars interior dimensions and is pretty much invisible. When it comes to the wheels and tires there is one word here that could describe it in the best way – ‘just a little’ bigger than the stock ones. The stock Dodge Charger RT was fitted with smaller tires and wheels in the factory.

In order to get those wide rims the guys had to stretch the quarter panels by two to three inches.

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