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Old 04-28-2012, 09:15 AM   #50
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Originally Posted by boxmonkeyracing View Post
here's to hoping they swap things out for crome moly that are steel. little bit lighter and stronger.
Chromoly???

The Camaro already uses a lot of high strength steel in it's construction.

Chromoly steel wouldn't be used to replace body panels in a conventional sense. Unless you are proposing removing all the current structure and building it around a space frame or roll cage.......................hmmmmmmmmm is that where you are going??? I can work with that.

Also keep in mind that high strength steels are progressively harder to stamp meaning they don't lend themselves to exterior panels, mainly structure.

Camaro is heavy because it's big, not because GM cheaped out on low mass materials i.e. high strength steels.
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