How come most late-50s to late-80s cop cars were MOPAR

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  1. Pioneer

    Pioneer Are you annoyed? You will be.

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    Because they're the best ... and they're coming back
     
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    Nobody offers a car badass enough to compete
     
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    because nobody else offered a dually van :ugh:
     
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    Because the Dodge 318 was a fucking tank.
     
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    And RWD.
     
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    Typically a 440 ... one known Hemi
     
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    and GM hadn't released the B-body Caprice yet.
     
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  12. nainline6ftw

    nainline6ftw Winter is coming

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    Because they were the lowest bidder
     
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    And, even then (at a time when Mopar didn't bother with it), most that used Chevy went back to Ford
     
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    aren't they moving towards the caprice now?
     
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    they ain't coming back, because Chrysler is gonna die.
     
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    Not rly. It was not unheard of for departments to maintain their Caprices even after production ceased in 96.
     
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    LOL NOBODY WANTS A FIAT COP CAR
     
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    I want this, the later police cars don't look as good.
     
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    :hsughno: I'd shake down hookers in this
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    There's a guy that built one (this might be it) that got the last OEM red lights, still in the box, and authentic, IIRC, Mount Prospect decals.
     
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