Name: Michael Lumpkin
City: Oakley California
Car: 2006 Chrysler 300C
Occupation: IT Professional
Wheels: 22’ American Racing Novas
Suspension: Airlift Performance Struts and bag springs, energy suspension bushings, bwoody end-links, Koni Orange STR shocks, Accuair switch-speed with Dual Viair 444C compressors, aluminum Seamless 6 gallon tank, glow-shift gauges, AutoMeter Triple gauge pillar pod painted in gloss black.
Exterior parts: Custom 2-stage 8 coats of clear 2-tone kandy-blood red, with brilliant crystal black and air brushed ghost smoke, SRT8 front facia, SRT8 rear deck spoiler, aftermarket K2motor mesh grill, K2motor retrofit 2gen headlights with HIDs, halos, and demon eyes. Carbon fiber whether stripping, side moldings wrapped in gloss black, gloss black side door pillars, Tinted windows and window deflectors.
Interior parts: Color matched custom paint on steering wheel, trim and center console bezel painted to match the crystal black exterior paint, Phatkustomz 1 of a kind gauge cluster, interior lighting swap to red and bright white. Hytech billet shifter knob, hurst short shifter, billet technology knob and instrument covers, custom shifter bezel painted in gloss black, made to seat my accuair controller, black and grey work wheel VIP neck pads on front and back seat head rest, K2motor carbon fiber pedals covers, red led footwell lighting on remote control, Kenwood touchscreen head unit with bluetooth for hands free and smartphone music play, 9 speaker JL audio system with 1200 watt Kenwood amp and 2 12’ Pioneer pro series subwoofers, custom 1 off “Black and Clean” badging by Rebadge.
Tuning parts: Diablo Sport Tuner, cat-back polished magnaflow exhaust system, stack performance true cold-air intake, robust alternator to handle the aftermarket stereo and lighting duties, robust battery to handle extra power consumption. Full billet technology under hood pieces, funkycold custom firewall and radiator covers color matched, Westcoast Fastener under hood from facia, fender, door, and trunk fasteners to replace the stock pieces, killerglass radiator hose with red led lighting, steel braided hoses from billet technology, DC sports strut tower brace, custom funkycold custom fuse box cover with custom multicolor led lighting, truefiber real carbon fiber abs cover, show and performance carbon fiber hydrodipped coolant tank.
Power: 355 horsepower 460 ft lbs of Torque
What was your first modification?: Tinted Windows lol
What was your latest modification?: Full air suspension
Do you have any more plans for this car? If so, what?: Yes, upgrade to accuair e & ilevel, custom 21’ work wheels from Japan, Futura BBK, full interior and headliner upgrade, VIP tables, chin splitter, side splitters, rear splitter, body kit big maybe……
If you could change anything on your car, what would it be, and why?: Nothing!
Previously owned cars?: 1964 C-10 fleetside truck, Mitsubishi Starion, 1998 Toyota Supra non-turbo, GSXR 750 motorcycle.
What car would you like next?: 1965 Chevrolet Impala Super Sport
My name is Michael Lumpkin, I’m a fun loving outgoing automotive enthusiast, married with 2 children ages 21 & 17. My passion for cars started when I was a kid working on cars with my Dad who was also a big automotive enthusiast. Back in 2005 when I first laid eyes on the Chrysler 300, I instantly fell in love and stared researching the car. When I discovered the car what built in partnership with Mercedes Benz I really got interested, you see my Dad use to say a Mercedes is a car that has always been built to last. In 2010, I bought my wife a used car on her birthday at my local Dodge/Chrysler dealership and I told the salesman, if he ever got a black 300 in without a sunroof, to give me a call. 2 years later, the salesman never forgot about me and I got the call, the rest is history, “BLKNCLN” was born in my mind, then in 2012, I began the build.
Photos by: @R1concepts, @hyetech_sc, @blkncln, @forgedphotography, @M4tactics, @importg37