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Old 03-13-2019, 02:21 PM
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I just read on yahoo that the c8 is so powerful the the frame can't take the stress! Warped the frame!
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Old 03-13-2019, 02:27 PM
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If you read it on the internet, then it MUST be true!!!

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Old 03-13-2019, 02:28 PM
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This is a wonderful topic for C7Gen
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Not shocked if its the 1000hp version.
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So the C8 frame is weaker than the C7? There are plenty of C7s out there well beyond the 1000hp mark with no frame issues.

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Yes... GM has gone green and is making the C8 out of organic composites.
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Engine is not too powerful --- frame is too weak.
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"Everything you read on the internet is true" - Abraham Lincoln
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