Interesting Facts About General Lee – the 1969 Dodge Charger

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General Lee – Fun Facts from Hazzard County

Today we are going to spend some time in Hazzard County with our favourite family, the Dukes. We’ll of course focus our attention on the star of the show – one Daisy D…I mean General Lee

General Lee Decals available in all scales so no matter what size model you enjoy building, you will be able to create a perfect replica of the famous 1969 Dodge Charger from the county of Hazzard, the car affectionately known as the General Lee.

Below is a perfect example of just how small the scale replica models can get, with one of our customers enjoying our Dukes of Hazzard decals and customising a fleet of Hot Wheels vehicles, not just sticking with the standard 1969 Dodge Charger but also building a General Lee Dairy Delivery Truck…or should that be Daisy Delivery?

And then of course there is the even smaller scale (approx. 1/72) bus that has also been given the ‘General Lee’ treatment. Make your own General Lee or Dukes of Hazzard themed cars with mycustomhotwheels decal store and helpful guides today.

General Lee Decals and the Dukes of Hazzard - for all scale model cars

See more pics of the General Lee in 1:64 scale as well as more pics like those shown below by visiting the original article HERE

General Lee Decals and the Dukes of Hazzard - for all scale model cars

Common Questions Asked About the General Lee

How many Chargers were used in the Dukes of Hazzard?

Over seven seasons, the General Lee went airborne more than 150 times. Although it seemed fine on screen, the General rarely survived a jump. Warner Brothers totaled an average of two Chargers per episode. By the time filming ended, an estimated 300 Chargers had starred as the General Lee.

What happened to them all?

Read this article HERE to find out what happened to all the old General Lee cars

How much is the General Lee Worth?

Whether or not the car is worth nearly $10 million is certainly up for debate, but there’s no denying it’s one hella cool car. Schneider actually owned the car before it appeared on “The Dukes of Hazzard” and leased it to Warner Bros. for use in the show.

Read this article on autoblog to learn more about John Schneiders General Lee sale

Who built the Dukes of Hazzard car?

The General Lee jumps into history. On this day in 1978, a stuntman on the Georgia set of “The Dukes of Hazzard”launches the show’s iconic automobile, a 1969 Dodge Charger named the General Lee, off a makeshift dirt ramp and over a police car.
Source: https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/the-general-lee-jumps-into-history

What kind of car does Daisy Duke drive?

Daisy frequently becomes involved in the Dukes’ car chases, originally in her Plymouth Road Runner or, from the mid-second season onwards and more famously, in her Jeep. Daisy also works as a waitress at the Boar’s Nest, the local tavern owned by Boss Hogg that was the main meeting place in Hazzard. Learn more about Daisy Duke 

How many General Lee cars were used in the Dukes of Hazzard?

General Lee Decals and the Dukes of Hazzard - for all scale model cars

Over seven seasons, the General Lee went airborne more than 150 times. Although it seemed fine on screen, the General rarely survived a jump. Warner Brothers totaled an average of two Chargers per episode. By the time filming ended, an estimated 300 Chargers had starred as the General Lee.

It is said that only 17 General Lee’s survived after the show finished

Is Bo Duke still alive?

Beauregard “Bo” Duke (born April 8, 1958) is a fictional character in the American television series The Dukes of Hazzard, which ran from 1979 to 1985. He was played by John Schneider. … Bo and his cousin Lucas “Luke” Duke (Tom Wopat) live in an unincorporated area of the fictional Hazzard County, in Georgia.
Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bo_Duke

What motor was in the General Lee?

General Lee (car) The General Lee (sometimes referred to as simply “the General”) is a 1969 Dodge Charger driven in the television series The Dukes of Hazzard by the Duke boys, Bo and Luke, along with cousins Coy and Vance (in season 5).

Is Hazzard County a real place?

9. The first five episodes were shot in northern Georgia. Street scenes for thecounty seat are actually from Covington, Georgia, which has a small Dukes ofHazzard museum in the back of the A Touch of Country cafe. The rest of the show was filmed in California.

Read this fantastic resource that shares 23 Facts you Might Not Know About the Dukes of Hazzard

Who owns the original General Lee?

Bubba Watson – professional Golfer and the closest thing the PGA will come to having their own ‘Happy Gilmore’

Bubba Watson to paint over Confederate flag on his genuine 1969 Dodge Charger General Lee edition

It seems Bubba will be commiting a major crime against the classic history of Dukes of Hazzard….
On July 2, 2015, golfer Bubba Watson, current owner of LEE 1, announced via Twitter that he would be painting over the Confederate flag on the car’s roof.
Source: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/sport/golf/11718056/Bubba-Watson-paints-over-Confederate-flag-on-Dukes-of-Hazzard-car.html

General Lee Decals and the Dukes of Hazzard - for all scale model cars

GENERAL LEE WIKI
Learn more about the General at the official Wiki site (link above)

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