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Is there a way to figure out what number my new 2005 SRT8 is? How many were built?
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Build numbers: Theoretically, about 225 were made. However, I'm guessing the real total for 2005 SRT-8's was actually much lower. We've only seen about a dozen 05 owners register here, and given the type of car, and the usage of the internet, you'd think more than 5% of SRT-8 owners would have been here by now.

I've asked official channels (people who know the real number) and was told that the information was currently deemed confidential.

The Brampton assembly people only built them for about 20 days, and they didn't seem to report 10 a day.

There's no way to tell from VIN's. The VIN's were not in sequential order. I'd give you my educated guess on total production, but then someone, someday will repeat my guess as gospel, thus starting more internet rumours about production number. Maybe in 6 months DCX will tell us.
 

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It just so happens I've been working on documenting the 2005 SRT build numbers and related information. JMatt is correct in stating that the information is hard to come by, but where there is a will there is a way. With a little "inside" help as well as some other sources and message boards etc., I have come up with the following information to date:


2005 300C SRT-8 production information

Estimated total units built - USA: 225 (+44 for DC exec's?)

Estimated total units built - Canada: 35

Build dates I have confirmed: February 15th 2005 through March 21st, 2005

Total units I have confirmed (as of May 10, 2005): 175 USA + 35 Canada = 210

Color breakdown: 118 Black (56%) / 92 Silver (44%)

VIN # of first model built: 2C3AA73WX5H627497
(Born Feb. 15th, Hour 00. Registered to Georgia buyer 4/11/05)

First units placed into service:

2C3JA73W05H667622 (March 10, 2005, USA)
2C3AA73W45H650788 (March 10, 2005, Canada)

Total unsold units (as of May 10, 2005): 17

State/Province with most registered:

1. California (35)
2. Florida (30)
3. Ontario (18)
4. Michigan (20, including DCX)
5. Texas (11)
6. Arizona (8)
7. Maryland (6)
8. Illinois (6)
9. Quebec (6)
10. NJ & NY (6 each)


I am also working on the exact build order of all that were made, from first to last as well as any other information I can gather.


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Very impressive info you've managed to dig up. PLEASE keep us updated as you learn more. So I'm currently one of 83 Silver SRT-8's. That's reasonably rare. :)
 

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Calling grunt:

Do you guys at Brampton have any idea of exactly how many were built. If this is confidential information and you are not allowed to comment, I/we understand.

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ResumeSpeed... PM me your email, I have some information that may help you in your task, and your email in your profile just kicked back to me.
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ResumeSpeed said:
It just so happens I've been working on documenting the 2005 SRT build numbers and related information. JMatt is correct in stating that the information is hard to come by, but where there is a will there is a way. With a little "inside" help as well as some other sources and message boards etc., I have come up with the following information to date:


2005 300C SRT-8 production information

Estimated total built, USA & Canada: 225 (+44 for DC exec's?)

Estimated total built, Canada: 35

Build dates I have confirmed: February 15th 2005 through March 21st, 2005

Total units I have confirmed to date: 150 USA + 35 Canada= 185 (102 Black / 83 Silver)

VIN # of first built: 2C3AA73WX5H627497
(Born Feb. 15th, Hour 0. Delivered to GA buyer circa 4/11/05)


I am also working on the exact build order of all that were made, from first to last as well as any other information I can gather.


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Well, if your info is accurate, I've got the first built SRT8. Maybe that day was luckier than I realized!!
 

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I wonder where it was for 2 months prior to supposedly showing up at the dealership the day I bought it.
 

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ResumeSpeed said:
(+44 for DC exec's?)

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Dont forget cars lost to crash testing, if, as I suspect, a different motor and interior bits, fascia and hood means a new set of testing. :(
 

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ResumeSpeed said:
It just so happens I've been working on documenting the 2005 SRT build numbers and related information. JMatt is correct in stating that the information is hard to come by, but where there is a will there is a way. With a little "inside" help as well as some other sources and message boards etc., I have come up with the following information to date:


2005 300C SRT-8 production information

Estimated total built, USA & Canada: 225 (+44 for DC exec's?)

Estimated total built, Canada: 35

Build dates I have confirmed: February 15th 2005 through March 21st, 2005

Total units I have confirmed to date: 150 USA + 35 Canada= 185 (102 Black / 83 Silver)

VIN # of first built: 2C3AA73WX5H627497
(Born Feb. 15th, Hour 0. Delivered to GA buyer circa 4/11/05)


I am also working on the exact build order of all that were made, from first to last as well as any other information I can gather.


//ResumeSpeed//
ResumeSpeed... clear out your Private Message box. :D I am sure there are a lot of questions being asked. I've been trying to send a PM to you for a few days... ;)
 

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I have always wondered who got the first one that came off the line with the 06 Charger. :)

First 05 SRT8 VIN

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rt4 said:
ResumeSpeed... PM me your email, I have some information that may help you in your task, and your email in your profile just kicked back to me.
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Hmm, just checked it and sent a test message and it worked ok, try again and let me know if it works...
 

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ResumeSpeed... clear out your Private Message box. :D I am sure there are a lot of questions being asked. I've been trying to send a PM to you for a few days... ;)
Done, thanks for letting me know, somehow I missed the fact that it was full even though there is a 2-foot red bar at the top of the page!!
 

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Rambit said:
I have always wondered who got the first one that came off the line with the 06 Charger. :)

First 05 SRT8 VIN

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The first 300C SRT-8 came off the line at hour 00, the Charger at hour 07. The Charger was the third one built, first two Feb 10th and 3rd one on the 15th.
 

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Theres one in Bensalem PA

ResumeSpeed said:
It just so happens I've been working on documenting the 2005 SRT build numbers and related information. JMatt is correct in stating that the information is hard to come by, but where there is a will there is a way. With a little "inside" help as well as some other sources and message boards etc., I have come up with the following information to date:


2005 300C SRT-8 production information

Estimated total built, USA & Canada: 225 (+44 for DC exec's?)

Estimated total built, Canada: 35

Build dates I have confirmed: February 15th 2005 through March 21st, 2005

Total units I have confirmed to date: 150 USA + 35 Canada= 185 (102 Black / 83 Silver)

VIN # of first built: 2C3AA73WX5H627497
(Born Feb. 15th, Hour 0. Delivered to GA buyer circa 4/11/05)


I am also working on the exact build order of all that were made, from first to last as well as any other information I can gather.


//ResumeSpeed//

Resumespeed,
My freinds (future father-in-law) picked up his '05 black srt-8 about 4 weeks ago,I don't have any info on the car yet...Hell I haven't seen it either.
I post some info when I get it.
 

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I wonder where it was for 2 months prior to supposedly showing up at the dealership the day I bought it.
I just called DCX and they confirmed that the car shipped on 3/22 and was delivered to my dealer on 4/11. Hopefully, the factory was going through it with a fine-tooth-comb to make sure everything was built to specs. :D
 

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srt42 said:
I just called DCX and they confirmed that the car shipped on 3/22 and was delivered to my dealer on 4/11. Hopefully, the factory was going through it with a fine-tooth-comb to make sure everything was built to specs. :D
How many miles are on it? I ran into some guy a couple of weeks ago who wanted to look at my car. Said he was a trucker that picked up the SRT8's from Brampton. He told me he and other drivers used to "race" them just before loading them up. Pissed me off when I heard that one. :mad:

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