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Author Topic: Electra Engine  (Read 1422 times)


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Electra Engine
« on: March 18, 2008, 01:00:30 PM »
Is the 2006 Electra an aluminum engine?  This may sound stupid but I asked a dealer and the head mechanic was not sure.  So I called another out of state dealer and asked the same question and the person in the service shop didn't know.  Do you know?


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Re: Electra Engine
« Reply #1 on: March 18, 2008, 06:04:13 PM »
The Electra engine (AKA AVL, AKA Lean Burn) is an aluminum engine. More accuratly, it is an aluminum cylinder barrel as opposed to the classic engine's Iron cylinder barrel.
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