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Dave's Saturn Sky (new pics)

*RedLine Turbo*

Stars & Stripes Forever / HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY 2017

07/01/2017 NOTICE: I've changed the graphic scheme somewhat and tinted the lights. (This is not a very good pic, but you get the idea)

Having a little fun...A bit of fanciful artwork :-)

Hooter's Car Show / Bradenton, FL 12/2016

Hooter's Car Show / Bradenton, FL 12/2016 ....................... Award of Excellence Trophy Winner

2.0 Turbo

Dyno #'s

Chasin' The Sun

New white letters

STOCK ECOTEC 2.0-LITER SPECIFICATIONS: Assembly site: Spring Hill, Tenn. Application: 2007 SATURN SKY REDLINE Type: 2.0-liter DOHC turbocharged I4 Displacement (cu in/ cc): 122 / 1998 Bore x stroke (in x mm): 3.39 x 3.39 / 86 x 86 Block material: 319 aluminum Cylinder head material: 356 T6 aluminum Intake manifold: cast aluminum Exhaust manifolds: cast stainless steel Compression ratio: 9.2:1 Valve configuration: overhead cam; four valves per cylinder Valve lifters: hydraulic lash adjuster, roller finger follower Firing order: 1-3-4-2 Fuel system: Gasoline high-pressure, variable-rail pressure, spark ignition direct injection (SIDI) Horsepower (hp / kW): 260/194 @ 5,300 rpm (SAE certification pending.)* Torque (lb.-ft. / Nm): 260/353 @ 2,500 – 5,300 rpm (SAE certification pending.)* Fuel shut off: 6,300 rpm Crankshaft: forged steel Connecting rods: forged steel Additional features: air-to-air intercooled dual scroll turbocharger system, variable valve timing, electronic throttle control, pressure-actuated piston cooling jets, extended-life spark plugs, extended-life coolant, GM oil level sensor, extended-life accessory drive belt, Nimonic sodium-filled exhaust valves


New Sky Club Shirt 2017

The Sky Red Line performance model features an Ecotec turbocharged 2.0L engine, GM’s first direct-injection offering in North America. In stock form it produces 260 horsepower (194 kW) at 5,300 rpm and 260 lb.-ft. of torque (353 Nm) from 2,500 to 5,250 rpm.

Direct injection technology helps the Ecotec engine produce more power while maintaining the lower fuel consumption of a small displacement port-injected engine.

With direct injection, fuel is delivered directly to the combustion chamber to create a more complete burn of the air/fuel mixture. Less fuel is required to produce the equivalent horsepower, especially at normal cruising speeds, than a conventional port-injection combustion system.

The Red Line builds on the strong chassis and equipment of the base model Sky, with additional hardware – such as a performance-tuned suspension – to increase performance.

The Red Line also features several unique interior and exterior differences compared to the base Sky roadster, including dual polished aluminum exhaust outlets and 18-inch polished aluminum alloy wheels. The front lower fascia has unique styling elements, including functional brake cooling vents and a larger mesh pattern in the lower grille for improved air flow. The Red Line’s headlamp appearance also is different, with black bezels replacing the Sky’s bright finish.

The Red Line interior features a leather-wrapped steering wheel with audio controls, metallic sill plates, leather shift knob, stainless steel pedal covers, Red Line-specific gauges and a digital boost gauge included in the Driver Information Center.

New White Letters


The SEMA Action Network (SAN) is a nationwide partnership between vehicle clubs, enthusiasts and members of the specialty auto parts industry who want to protect their hobby. Founded in 1997, the SAN was designed to help stamp out legislative threats to the automotive hobby and pass favorable laws.

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azmusclecar on Dec 1, 2016 said:

Looks fast ...standing still :-)

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azmusclecar on Dec 1, 2016 said:

I read an article on these cars and they said: and I qoute.......


Does that mean you can have more than one SKY?

Now you need to find another and do the reverse paint scheme.....

Looks very unique Dave.........congrats on the award.......almost resembles a PACE CAR.....

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ghpcnm on Dec 1, 2016 said:

Lots of fun. Handles like a go-cart. I told my wife this will be my last roadster. Getting too old. Getting "in" ain't so bad, but getting "out" is a beach. :-)

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azmusclecar on Dec 1, 2016 said:

I believe there is a move on to get car manufacturers to align their products with those manufacturers of the EZ-IN&OUT-Recliners. It lifts up to place your butt in and then goes in to a seated position, and then just the opposite when it's time to get out.

I said to my wife the other day the 64 Corvette seems to be getting lower to the ground or I am getting taller. I now bump my head on the roof line......and I hear more knee cracking as I lower my manly heft to accordion in to the crunch position.

My wife told me to do more I now eat peanut butter with nuts in it.

I hope she's happy..........I still can't get in to the car. SO much for listening to the wife.

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ghpcnm on Dec 1, 2016 said:

LOL !!! At least we still have our good looks and magnetic personalities.

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azmusclecar on Jan 1, 2017 said:

And a Felez Nuevo Anos to you too !!!!!!!!!

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azmusclecar on Jun 21, 2017 said:

Wow, white letter tires..........I miss them on our was an easy way to tell the driver's who used their tires as curb feelers when the letters were obliterated. Looking sharp..............I do mean the car. :-)

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ghpcnm on Jun 21, 2017 said:

Thanks, AZ. I will be posting better pics soon. I think the white letters really added a nice touch. I'm looking forward to pics of your new 'Vette. I must confess that I'm a little envious. There is absolutely no way my wife would allow me to get a new 'Vette unless I threatened her with bodily harm :-)

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azmusclecar on Jun 21, 2017 said:

There are reasons why some people don't have Vettes.....very good reasons........

some don't look good in them,

some people give the car a bad image,

and some people let their wives tell them what to do.

And some are all three..........

I feel badly for you with a wife owning your mancard ................

not bad enough to offer you a ride though... please review the first two reasons as to why I can't offer you that ride.


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ghpcnm on Jun 21, 2017 said:

LOL :-)))))))))))))

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