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Old 03-25-2013, 01:42 PM   #75
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Originally Posted by Kevlar382 View Post
The way I understand it the 5.3 Vette is called the Corvette Coupe, not a Stingray. Different hood, front fenders, and a none removable top. GM is the one that said it was going to use the "truck 5.3". This is how the C5 ZO6 started out, as a less expensive Vette with the truck motor, but the last minute put the 345hp motor in it. Later they put 405hp in it and called the ZO6.
The Z06 always had the LS6. The LS1 was in the base Corvette.
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