b'500 somebody had ordered new with thewas in my name and the car moved to mythen and the 769th Engineering Battalion 383Magnumanddualexhaust,withahouse (at that time) in Baker, Louisiana. of the Louisiana National Guard helped charcoalbucketseatinteriorandI ordered all the parts from Ted Janek forme out with a lot of those functions.I TorqueFlite with the center console, but itthe conversion and did the standard bit IwanderedovertheretoasktheirCO wasSandPebbleBeigewithafactorydidwithallB-bodies,whichalmostwhere they got the paint for the trucks, he whitepaintedroof!IthadfulldeluxealwaysincludedmountingProTracgrinned,ledmetoasmallwarehouse, hubcaps on it with skinny whitewall tires,N50x15s out back with 60s up front, thisand pointed at four big pallets, Thats aRallyeinstrumentcluster,andsome- time on new, shiny, Pro Star wheels.Thetan,thatsgreen,thatsblack,thats body had stuck a rather nice aftermarketfiberglass Daytona parts were shipped tobrownwhat do ya need?So, courtesy Kenwood stereo in it.It had been a dailyBaton Rouge in the belly of a Greyhoundof the National Guard, the car got gen-driver most of its life, so there were littlebus,andinshortorder,alltheprimeruine U.S. Army official paint, which was dings and dents everywhere, and it wasgraypartsweretest-fittedontotheappliedinmybackyard!Nowifyou just one weird-looking car!Still, I saw itCharger, and it looked like things were onthink driving a winged car gets you atten-as a great starting point, Rob saw it as athe right track.The original 383 ran fan- tion, try driving one painted up in Desert free stereo, and since Id forced the guytastically, so there werent any plans toStormcamoduringtheheightof off on him, Rob Wolf bought it that daychange that out, and plan #1 called for itOperation Desert Storm!We used a big and we returned to the office with yoursto be a black car with a white wing andsandpitdowninNewOrleansforthe truly threatening to kill him if he didntinterior. photo shoot, it appeared on the cover of sellmethecar!HedkindaalreadySo, things happen, and OperationMCG,anditremainedinthemilitary plannedto,knowingIwashuntingforDesertStormstarted,andwegotthepaint for about five or six months, until one and he was more of an E-body guy athare-brained idea to paint the Charger upJoeandSeanMachadoandtheir thattime,soafterremovingthenicein ArmyDesertStormcamoanddoaNASCAR look-a-like Daytonas became stereo, the title changed hands rapid-fire,cover shot with it.Yours truly was doingtoo much of a bad influence.I was also and within a month or so, the Chargera lot of work with veterans groups back 26MOPAR COLLECTORS GUIDE'