Words by Richard Kratz photos by Philip Hurlston

If the Centers for Disease Control had a car division, they’d recognize McArthur Phillips' condition.

“Patient test drove a Chrysler 300 SRT8 and wanted one. Patient purchased more affordable 300C model with 5.7L Hemi intending to only put rims on it and cruise it around. Patient was bitten by the Hemi bug. Patient purchased a Procharger supercharger for said 300. Diagnoses: hopelessly addicted with the Mopar modifying virus.”