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This is a discussion on front sway bar within the Suspension and Handling forums, part of the General Help category; just curios to how much it weighs, im doing some weight shaving 1st...sway bar removal 2nd...fiberglass stock looking z28 hood ...

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    front sway bar

    just curios to how much it weighs, im doing some weight shaving

    1st...sway bar removal

    2nd...fiberglass stock looking z28 hood (factory metal is heavy)

    3rd..,bmr front suspension kit,includes k member, lca, brakes,springs, shocks, loss of 80 lbs

    goal is 100+ lbs off the front

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    I'll weigh mine tonight when I get home.. the stock Z-28 front bar is 30mm hollow.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Corvettekid82 View Post
    I'll weigh mine tonight when I get home.. the stock Z-28 front bar is 30mm hollow.
    The stock OEM GMC 30mm bar is solid. If your car came with a 1LE 32mm front bar (WS6, SS, 1LE cars) then the bar is hollow.

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    My stock bar from a 01 Z-28 weights 11 1/2 lbs including bushings and endlinks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Corvettekid82 View Post
    My stock bar from a 01 Z-28 weights 11 1/2 lbs including bushings and endlinks.
    not as much as i was hoping, but at least its weight off the front nose.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SexOnWheels View Post
    The stock OEM GMC 30mm bar is solid. If your car came with a 1LE 32mm front bar (WS6, SS, 1LE cars) then the bar is hollow.
    Is this true for both LT1 and LS1 cars?

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    I did not know this. I thought they were both solid. So, how much does the 32mm weigh?

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