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Old 09-02-2009, 12:10 AM   #38 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by MadisonMPG View Post
Someone asked did it have cylinder de-activation earlier, I don't think it does.
You're right - it does not.

Are the Vett's still fiberglass?
Yes. The Z06 has some carbon fiber (the owner mentioned the liners inside the wheel wells as an example, and a balsa wood/carbon fiber composite floor). Also the frame is aluminum, vs. steel in the regular model.
Latest mods: 3-cylinder Mitsubishi Mirage. EcoMods now in progress...
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