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Old 10-02-2007, 11:56 PM   #21  
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so basically its not worth my time unless i go to the extreme with it?
ehhh...basically. with the money you spent doing all this stuff you could blow or atleast spray your car which would make a much bigger difference in ET's than a couple hundred pounds of weight reduction.
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Old 10-03-2007, 12:49 AM   #22  
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wow and i thought my diet was extreme! haha i weigh about 150lbs right now...
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Old 10-03-2007, 01:16 AM   #23  
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so basically its not worth my time unless i go to the extreme with it?
The biggest weight reduction you can do and its by far the one you will notice the most is changing your rims.Its also the most overlooked part by far. Think ofall the rotating massyou will be cutting down onper rim if you did some welds or centerlines.
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Old 10-03-2007, 01:36 AM   #24  
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Your car weighs 4490? That must be a hell of a sound system.You could get a new k member ,an aluminum block flywheel and driveshaft then some race wheels and ditch some of the sound system. That would definately take off some weight.You could also put fiberglass body parts on.But that is all pretty pricey.
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Old 10-03-2007, 04:33 AM   #25  
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thats what it said in the door jam its a 97 convertible gt ... it was something like rear weight 2070 front weight 2420 something like that then there was a full weight which showed 4490 lbs

and its all stock...
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Old 10-03-2007, 06:43 AM   #26  
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Yeah that guy isn't that bright. I gallon of gas weighs anywhere from 5.8-6.5 lbs. Less than water, which weighs 8.3 lbs per gallon.
Yes you are right, I was looking at the wrong equation haha, o well you still get the picture, had my numbers wrong. That weight also depends on the refinery it was made at and also the grade of the gasoline.but just take the average and use that.
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Old 10-03-2007, 09:58 AM   #27  
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http://forums.modulardepot.com/drag-...p;pagenumber=2

this should be all the info you need.
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Old 10-03-2007, 10:50 AM   #28  
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thats what it said in the door jam its a 97 convertible gt ... it was something like rear weight 2070 front weight 2420 something like that then there was a full weight which showed 4490 lbs

and its all stock...
I think you're looking at the maximum rated vehicle weight, not the actual weight.
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Old 10-03-2007, 11:30 AM   #29  
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yes, thats the max rated... it is much lighter than that though. should be alittle under 3500 stock...
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Old 10-03-2007, 11:31 PM   #30  
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that weight is the car plus the payload... My 03 vert weighs around 3450.
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