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Old 07-10-2008, 08:24 PM   #1
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I am very pleased with the results!
My car now weighs 3189 without me in it so add 185lbs. for me
3374lbs!
That is a great thing considering before , my car weighed 3600lbs with me in it! I removed 226lbs of weight !
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Old 07-10-2008, 08:59 PM   #2
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Sweet. Good luck with her at the track.

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Wow. I just had mine weighed yesterday. 3680 with me in it (195) and a nearly-full tank of gas.
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Thank's guy's. They also setup the suspension on the car also and the
anti-squat. I am not sure what all that means, but he said my % of antisquat is very good!
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Thank's guy's. They also setup the suspension on the car also and the
anti-squat. I am not sure what all that means, but he said my % of antisquat is very good!
Sounds like me sometimes I'm told something was done to my car and I'm like huh?? As long as it works!
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Sounds like me sometimes I'm told something was done to my car and I'm like huh?? As long as it works!
he went over it with me, but it's just one of those thing's that if I don't do it everyday, it's hard to get a grasp on it.LOL
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lol when i weight my impala its probably gonna be like 4600pounds with me.
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What all did you take out of it to drop that weight?
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Wow, 3375 w/ you, an iron block, twins and I'm guessing all the safety stuff to run 9s? Nutty, any pics of the engine bay or interior?
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I'm with ^^^^^^
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Crap, now you are 40lbs lighter than I am (I weigh 235 though), I may have to step mine up a little

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Wow, 3375 w/ you, an iron block, twins and I'm guessing all the safety stuff to run 9s? Nutty, any pics of the engine bay or interior?

Its not hard to get one of these that light without making it look like a gutted race car. Mine still has power steering/brakes, stock hood, 25.5 cage, fire system, air shifter, all the interior panels, stock hood, 95% of the stock wiring and I have never cut a metal bracket off the body. He also has a glide thats 50lbs lghter then a TH400 so his weight isnt that out of line.
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Wow, 3375 w/ you, an iron block, twins and I'm guessing all the safety stuff to run 9s? Nutty, any pics of the engine bay or interior?
Almost all the safety stuff! The shop hasn't had time to convert my 6 point to a 10 point yet, so that will add a little weight!
I was very surprised though to say the least! All my panels are factory as well as the hood. I still have the stock brakes front and rear, and all the interior pieces are in place. I removed all the seat's and added 1 kirkey race seat. Everything behind the dash is gone and all the wiring is gone, except for what is needed to run the headlights ,blinkers and power windows.
I also have a manual brake master cylinder.All tubular suspension as well.
If I was to put Bogarts on the car and drag racing brakes and a pin on hood, I could get the car down to 3300lbs with me in it,I would think.
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Crap, now you are 40lbs lighter than I am (I weigh 235 though), I may have to step mine up a little




Its not hard to get one of these that light without making it look like a gutted race car. Mine still has power steering/brakes, stock hood, 25.5 cage, fire system, air shifter, all the interior panels, stock hood, 95% of the stock wiring and I have never cut a metal bracket off the body. He also has a glide thats 50lbs lghter then a TH400 so his weight isnt that out of line.
I way 180lbs, so there's the difference!LOL
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my car is 3000lbs with an iron block full cage with all the saftey ctuff to go 9s
im 140lbs 3150 race weight with helmet and all
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Good diets guys. Can't quiet convince myself to delete the amenities as of yet. When i do it though, I plan to go full tilt (k-members, brakes, manual rack, !hvac, lightweight carpet, kirkey seats, maybe even a glass-tek hood).
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DAMN!! My car is 3,285 with out my fat *** in it. I am not sure where to take more out and still have it look like a car LOL!
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mine is 3500lbs w/ me in it!.......or is it?
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mine is 3500lbs w/ me in it!.......or is it?
To much is why yours is so heavy!LOL
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To much is why yours is so heavy!LOL
but all that sure does make things fun
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The FATBOY wins again, 3700+ with me in it, damn I need to do something about that.


But I like all my comfy stuff and overdrive.


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