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Old 05-01-2008, 02:26 AM   #1  
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Is there any way to lose weight easy in these cars or is it expensive to cut lets say about 300 pounds off?
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Old 05-01-2008, 07:19 AM   #2  
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Weight Loss = $

There is no cheap way to do it, if there was almost everyone here would have done it already. There is no silver bullet - it would take the replacement of many parts with lighter weight aftermarket ones (wheels, drive shaft, seats, interior, K-member, etc, etc, etc). Even the FR500C, a completely stripped race car (~$130,000) is only roughly 400 lbs lighter than a GT, granted it has a roll cage.
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Old 05-01-2008, 09:13 AM   #3  
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Off the top of my head, here's a few weight savers:

Aftermarket Driveshaft
Spare tire
Rear seat
Passenger seat
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Old 05-01-2008, 09:41 AM   #4  
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Here is a good link to some useful Past post.https://mustangforums.com/m_5005139/tm.htm

If you use the search and know exactly what to look for sometimes you can find it but I seem to have a problem. Never let a dislexict (sp) take over the keb-yoard )(meaning me)

good luck with your weight loss plan
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Old 05-01-2008, 11:45 AM   #5  
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rear seat weighs next to nothing...wont save any more than about 5 lbs...its just foam...

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Old 05-02-2008, 01:11 AM   #6  
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From what I've heard rear seat backs and bottom along with all the seat belts/hardware/brackets is about 40 lbs.
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