Its truly a dystopian reality. Every car seems to have either a massive 16 liter v8 or a 0.3 liter boxer 2. Auto racing has been banned, the government has put police cars on every corner, and worst of all, Mountain Dew has been outlawed!
A Canadian and his partner, you, see a business opportunity.
As the USA has not outlawed Mountain Dew, you see the opportunity to smuggle Mountain Dew. It wont be easy though, and it definitely will not be possible with any standard car. You both rule out any normal modern car, as they will be too slow and heavy to beat the vicious police.
They have their eyes everywhere after all, so the only way to avoid them is going fast, or at least that’s how you see it.
Supercars wont work either, you need space for that dew, and they’ll too easily be found, and lets not forget that you are doing this for money, something you don’t have…
You both know what is left. You’ve made your choice, but was it the right one?
The government and police were blitzed, as many people had the same idea. They have decided to legalize both auto racing and Mountain Dew, but now life is boring!
You two decide to host a local racing series while tripping on mountain dew.
This was how the first CCC season got formed, a definitely not inspired story basically exactly the same as NASCAR or whatever that small series is called.
Truly inspiring, and that is why you will be recreating exactly what happened in that summer, or was it winter? Ah forget it. Lets get to the challenge!
[ACTUAL START OF THE CHALLENGE IF YOU DON’T WANT STORY]
Welcome to the 1973 Dew Shining challenge!.. Kind of.
You will be making cars from 1965 (As stated in the story modern cars are dystopian and terrible) used for smuggling Mountain Dew. This will mean that you’ll need some serious space, and some serious suspension.
Of course, you probably wont be driving away from police or storing some serious Dew in the back in a stock car, so you will be modifying these cars to very few rules. The goal will be to just make the bonkers car you can with what you have. (Ignore that this is similar to the BBR)
Anyways, lets get to some ideas and inspirations, as this is a fictional event in this dimension.
If i were in this situation, this would be a pretty good choice for me. It looks quite normal, but that’s perfect. The AMC Rambler, the one with the different roof would work well too.
If you were logical, another good choice would be a van. With little modification it should have some good space and suspension, plus a good engine! The Ford Econoline.
Or what about a hearse? More than enough space plus a normal car!
The Cadillac Eureka.
Ok, one more. The classic moonshiner, the 1940 Ford. Self explanatory.
Ok, lets get to the rules. Also, did you notice that 3 of those cars were black or gray?
RULE 1: Car must be from 1965 (Can be older or newer visually).
RULE 2: Your budget is 20k. Not much, but I’m sure you can work with it. To stop you from messing around, your quality must be from -2 to +0.
RULE 3: Your car must be 2WD (FWD or RWD)
RULE 4: Your car must use Leaded 92 RON fuel.
RULE 5: Your chassis must be made out of steel (Ballast).
RULE 6: Your car must have a solid axle in either the front or back (Leaf or Coil).
RULE 7: Your car must have at least one muffler (Baffled or reverse flow)
RULE 8: Race parts allowed(intake / exhaust). No one is looking under the hood anyways.
RULE 9: Your car must use Medium, Utility, Hard or Offroad compound tires
RULE 10: Your car must have at least standard interior and standard AM radio. You must also have a bench seat in the front and back (Even if you remove it for payload during fixtures installation, it still has to be in settings for ballast. Need that space!).
RULE 11: Your car must have advanced 60s safety (Ballast).
RULE 12: Your car must have a payload of at least 650 kg.
RULE 13: No advanced trim settings except engine placement and transmission tunnel.
2 CARS PER PERSON ALLOWED
Ok, that’s it. Lets get to suggestions. I’m very high right now, so i hope they aren’t ridiculous!
Lay low. Lay low. Lay low. If the cops even see a green 1964 Chevy Impala, they’ll immediately know that you are Eazy E. Look like a normal car.
If you are making a detailed interior, i heavily suggest placing the dew creatively. A fish tank, a chair filled with dew, a few barrels, piles of weed… Ok maybe not that one, but you get the idea.
Meme cars encouraged. We are transporting dew after all. You can completely ignore the first suggestion if you want to build a full on meme car, but i don’t entirely suggest that.
NOTE: THE CARS WILL BE DRIVEN NORMALLY, NO AI!
I usually allow exceptions to rules, so if you really want one and are making something special you can ask!
MISC + LINKS + DEADLINE
The deadline for this challenge is currently the 10th of September (this might change).
We don’t currently know when round 2 and 3 will happen, but round 1 should happen on the 11th of September around 2 pm PST.
This challenge will be streamed on the bradleegarage twitch. Twitch
Remember to suggest anything such as rule changes early! I don’t usually do them after the first entries.
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Current [MAIN QUEST] [MAIN QUEST AUTOBEAM] The Magazine (2015 Starter Cars)
Special thanks to everyone again, and lets make this a blast for Brad! For the garage!
And remember my forgotten rule.
Have fun! That’s the point of the Side Quests after all! For the CCC!
EDIT: 4.2 (Open beta/alpha) IS REQUIRED!