• May 19, 2007
Look away, look away, look away, Dixie Land!

Some things are just unnatural, and should never be attempted. Does the paint job give this car any pop-culture cred via osmosis? Yes, yes, calling it the "General Zee" displays a modicum of wit, but we can't condone trying to splice in cool with a paint job. Us Gen-Xers will always have a soft spot for the orange Charger with pushbars out front and "01" emblazoned on its welded-shut doors. Giving that treatment to a 2002 Z-28 does not make it a collector car, even if the abomination has under 40,000 miles on it. There's a "Dixie" horn setup, and enough amateur-grade extra wiring is present in the underhood shots to make us cringe visibly. Our favorite modification has to be the muffler, which "has holes added to enhance the sound quality of the V-8 engine." The dead newspaper tycoon operating the T5-6 is a nice touch, too. Must be a one-off, 'cause that's the first we've heard of a "Hearst" shifter. Reserve is not yet met at a current bid of $7,100. Us, we'd use that cash as a downpayment on a General Lee replica that's at least a Mopar, though an Omni GLH dressed up in this type of drag would be equally repugnant.

Thanks for the tip, Aaron!

[Source: eBay]


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  • 8 Comments
      Christopher Watts
      • 7 Years Ago
      GIT R DUN!
      • 7 Years Ago
      They got to be joking. This Camero version of the General Lee is not good. The Movie version use the same old Charger but another like it. Dukes will stick to Charger or Challenger.
      • 7 Years Ago
      Thankfully the roof has no Redneck Swastika on it.....But It's still an Eyesore.
      • 7 Years Ago
      I've got one worse. Back in the early 90s, I was in the town of Lompoc, CA (not Lompoc West Kansas - points to anybody who gets the reference - just north of UC Santa Barbara), and I came across a circa 1979 Toyota Corolla SR-5 Hatchback, done up in General Lee livery. Flag on the roof. 01 on the doors. Push bar. 13 inch American Racing Keystone rims. And bright freaking orange paint. Unfortunately it was pre-cell phone camera, so I don't know if any pics exist. Scary stuff.
      • 7 Years Ago
      I have to agree with Frogwhistle...
      • 7 Years Ago
      Nice Car. Bad Paint.

      Something is important:
      An Ferrari has to be red.
      An Firebird black.

      and ONLY old Chargers are allowed to have this paintjob.
      • 6 Years Ago
      Ahhhh....I just got posted for the Limon Camaro http://www.autoblog.com/2008/04/15/craigslist-find-of-the-day-official-car-of-sprite-the-limon-ca/ and I had to go back and find the other "Find of the day" moment with regards to the General Lee Camaro. Why is always Camaro's though??
      • 7 Years Ago
      I love how you guys find these things on Ebay motors, almost hard to believe some of it is real.