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weight reduction question.

Discussion in 'General Tech and Maintenance' started by takinbackchristo, Aug 5, 2003.

  1. takinbackchristo

    takinbackchristo Junior Member

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    sup everybody...i just got a b18c1 dropped in my 93 si hatch not too long ago...i like it so far...but i was thinking about reducing some weight on my car...just curious on what is worth gutting out....engine wise, interior wise....whatever....thanks
     
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    E_SolSi Member of the 20 nut club Moderator VIP

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    back seats
    passenger seat
    carpet
    sound deadening
    spare tire
    jack
    stereo
    speakers
    AC
    PS
    heater core
    plastic pannels
    roof liner
    bumper supports
    interior door skins
    climate control panel
    dash board
    air bags
    replace rear windows with lexan/plastic
    sway bars
    exhaust
    center plastic (arm rest, shifter area, etc)
    put in a roll cage, remove seat belts get harnesses (do not get harnesses without a roll bar / cage)
    CF or FG body pannels
    tube frame
    replace driver seat with stupidly light racing seat
    replace side windows with lexan/plastic
    replace windsheild with lexan
    cut any extra length off all bolts
    drill all nuts
    drill any non structural metal
    light weight battery
    remove headlights
    remove tail lights
    replace ignition with switches
    light weight rims
    light weight drag racing front brakes
    remove rear brakes
    remove E brake lever and lines
    remove cruise control
    light weight LCAs
    the list goes on and on that should give you an idea
     
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    pissedoffsol RETIRED

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    and if that isn't enough, chop the top 4-5 inches :)
     
  4. pissedoffsol

    pissedoffsol RETIRED

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    and, this is not remotely swap related. please use the proper forums. :moved:
     
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    rsaeini Senior Member

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    -go on a diet...:p
     
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    asmallsol Super Moderator

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    Hey b will be doing all that in the list but he sure as hell wont go on a diet! :lol:
     
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    Havok Senior Member

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    His sol is going to weigh like 2900 lbs, lol.
     
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