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This is a discussion on How too reduce car weight?? within the Firebird / WS6 forums, part of the Vehicle Specific category; I feel bad if he does the stupied stuff....

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    I feel bad if he does the stupied stuff.

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    hey guys what did I miss?

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    hey when your racin only race with no moree then 5 gallons of gas as is so heavy also anything you can besides seats a buddy of mine too out the center console and dash and made the dash aluminum and carbonfiber

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    also take out the speakers and speaker covers like the pice that covers the spare tire, and i wouldnt reccomend taking the ttops off your frame may bend easier do too hp and tq

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    remove the engine......

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    Quote Originally Posted by TransAm11973 View Post
    remove the engine......
    haha yah race like fred flintstone cut o hole in the floor and use ur feet haha

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    Quote Originally Posted by transAMchubby View Post
    proper diet and exercise

    and before racing
    more like proper diet and exercise
    b4 racing haha

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    Quote Originally Posted by shady milkman View Post
    i hope your joking..if not..your retarded
    wow i dragged this thread out of the grave didnt i lol
    6LE makes Fibergalss and Carbonfiber targa tops for the fbodys not joking lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by JoshuaGrooms83 View Post
    wow i dragged this thread out of the grave didnt i lol
    6LE makes Fibergalss and Carbonfiber targa tops for the fbodys not joking lol
    Well those are great and all..but he said remove them..assuming the op is going to drag...
    the t tops must be on. Same for hpde events. I don't know why they have a targa top for the f body..it isn't a targa..and if someone cuts the I bar..they greatly weaken the ridgity of the frame which is pointless for ax or hpde

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    Technicaly you are removing the heavy tops. They dont cut the Tbar. All you have to do is swap the hardware from your t tops to the targa and remove the bolted on center bar that keeps the t tops in place. No cutting. its on 6lE right now. check it out. im considering it in carbon fiber for racing days, same with some kind of carbon fiber hood. VIS makes some pretty good looking hoods. 3 different kinds actually for the TA alone. kinda cool. A base, R AIR, and then some kind of triple extractor hood that looks different from any hood ive seen before. replacing any kind panel with carbon fiber will reduce alot of weight. and judgin by the last posted reply from mine, its been awhile since the OP had recieved a good anwser to his original question, and i too would like to know a few other trick myself. like more carbonfiber options for TAs
    Last edited by JoshuaGrooms83; 12-13-2010 at 09:26 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by blk-ws6 View Post
    Well my friend was running his 3.8 camaro and i weigh 160lbs. with me he ran a 9.9 and a 9.89.... when he ran without me he ran like a 9.72
    Intresting.. What setup? Stripped, of everything the best we can hope for is mid 13's N/A with bolt ons..
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    um, the giant 20-30lb wing?

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    those 90lb Asian guys have about a 10hp extra vs some of us then...
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    basically remove everything besides the engine, tranny, go with drag wheels, different brakes, sparco steering wheel, and replace driver seat with a sparco racing seat (seatbelt is optional)

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    if a dedicated track car..cut the front bumper supports and just weld a light bar..also look into getting a lightweight radiator and taking your gas tank out and only running a 5 gallon+ race tank ..of course these are for after you do the all the easier things

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    How too reduce car weight??

    Wow this thread is older than most of my kids!! Good read though.
    Last edited by Dzel; 03-09-2014 at 08:21 PM.
    10secWS6 If you can't swing it, then don't bring it

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    Actually, looks like things got kind of stupid. Some good suggestions though in the serious responses. I have scaled my car a couple of times - gained weight in the rear and lost it in the front. It has been a while since the last time I weighed it and more mods have been completed. I do need to drop it back on the scales with the track wheels mounted.
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    How too reduce car weight??

    I would like to get to 3,000 or less. They stated earlier that carbon fiber replacements are good weight reducers, which is true if you buy (dry) carbon fiber which is really expensive. I'm a big dude so weight loss is needed in both the car and myself! LOL
    Last edited by Dzel; 03-10-2014 at 04:15 AM.

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