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Geez, the writer was a little cruel...

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"unlike its ugly duckling, bulbous, dull, honeycomb wearing brother Pontiac's Solstice."
Ok, I can agree with this one:

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"What Really Killed The Sky?
GM did. One short phrase says it all "GM killed the Sky". GM killed the Saturn brand. Was it a Cain and Able story? Did Pontiac feel jealous of Saturn and seek out revenge? No. GM killed both Saturn and Pontiac in what seems like a drunken night of rage GM offed two of the brands with the most potential. Saturn was on the right track making cars like the Aura and jumping into the crossover game with the redesigned Vue. It was too little too late as some might say. What happened to the Saturn Sky? GM happened.

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Interesting article. It dont matter to me that they dont make them anymore... I will never part with my Sky and if I do... I will get another one.. I am on number 5 and have loved almost every minute of it. SkyBaby




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Government Killed the SATURN SKY

If you want the BAIL-OUT GM, you'll have to cut several of your makes and models. GM took the governments bailout and cut four of their brands and SATURN and PONTIAC were two that were killed. GM became "GOVERNMENT MOTORS" instead of "GENERAL MOTORS". I've removed the GM Badges from my SKY.


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I hated to the Sky go but...

In business sense if your company is in trouble you have to go with the masses. Even though the Sky had a good calling GM had to go with the big sellers and the Sky and Solstice do have a limited market. That being said GM does still own the rights and all the tooling to make the Sky's again. Like I have always said don't be surprised if the Sky comes back. Probably as a Chevrolet sport convertible with the 310 HP V6 in it.

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The article didn't shed any new light on what we already know. However, after the article I read some of the replies from their readers, now that was much more interesting reading and there is where I learned and picked up some interesting information... Also some funny stuff, like the idiot that posted the Miata response...LMAO! And Mr. Fish comments at the end to me said it all..




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And Mr. Fish comments at the end to me said it all..
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DDM stage III

GM has their flag ship the Corvette ZR1 but they could have done the same thing with the sky.
DDM offered a Stage two & three make over with a Eaton blower for the 2.4s
Best idea was shooting the air charge through a intercooler then into the motor allowing up to 16 pounds of boost safely.
Low 8s in the 1/8th and low 13s in the quarter it would of held its own with any of the smaller roadster and does right well with a non modded corvette.
Lack of interior design and space to me was its finial down fall.
Still enjoying the car but I'm seeing fewer and fewer on the road so makes it special to enjoy something not everyone has.

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You hit that one right on the head Luke buddy :)

That's why I'm making my own ZR1 Sky
Maybe I should even get a ZR1 emblem for the car. What da ya think ?

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That's why I'm making my own ZR1 Sky
Maybe I should even get a ZR1 emblem for the car. What da ya think ?
NA,, Leave the zr1 emblem for those guys that feel the need to spend 120 grand on the car cause they are not adventurous enough to enjoy building it.

Us sleeper guys are the ones that have all the fun..
Never start a fight/race. Just finish it. .........

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NA,, Leave the zr1 emblem for those guys that feel the need to spend 120 grand on the car cause they are not adventurous enough to enjoy building it.

Us sleeper guys are the ones that have all the fun..
Never start a fight/race. Just finish it. .........
I wasn't really serious about the ZR1 emblems but it would be funny when people start asking haha

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I wasn't really serious about the ZR1 emblems but it would be funny when people start asking haha
I knew you were kidding. Lot of um do it and I call those want to be cars,,,,,,,,,,,,,, or drivers.
Remember Dave sent one supercharged v-8 car to Calif and I was interested in hearing about it but I never seen a post from the guy after that.
Dave set it up mild boost and I understood that but it still should have been a monster ...

Funny,, you know we say were done but the modding never stops. Added a rear view camera on a switch Friday and no matter how hard we want to think its finished and try and convince ourselves, there is always some new toy or something you can do to these things.

There just fun cars,,,,,,, ...

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