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Q: my car wont do a burnout why?

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im trying to do a burn out for a car show but people say i need to upgrade something.

My car has 30000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

A: This car will likely not do a burnout becau...

This car will likely not do a burnout because it is only the 6 cylinder model. It is also possible that something is built into the vehicle to prevent it from doing that such as traction control. I would recommend turning the traction control off to see if anything changes. Typically, the 6 cylinder model is not meant for performance and therefore will likely not compare to the v8 and SRT models of the Charger.

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