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Old 09-24-2006, 08:44 PM   #1
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lightening the stang

ok this may sound dumb but... i want to lighten my stang but keep the "nice" interior look and comfortability is there any alternatives? help
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Old 09-24-2006, 08:50 PM   #2
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A fiberglass/Carbon Fiber hood is a good place to start.
Aftermarket K-member and Control arms.
Maybe some lighter wheels.
Race seats.
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Re: lightening the stang

i dunno how much these would help but...

rear seat delete
aluminum driveshaft

lose the spare
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Re: lightening the stang

any alternative is going to be very expensive. It takes about 120lbs~ to shave off a tenth of a second so you can do the math.. if you was to pull out the backseat, passenger seat, entire trunk you would be NEARLY at 120lbs.
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Old 09-25-2006, 09:20 PM   #6
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Add a huge ricer wing and drive on empty!
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Re: lightening the stang

the hood and trunklids are already Fiberglass.

my weight reduction would consist of..........
Stereo System
rear seat delete
remove sound deadener
spare
miscellaneous hardware in dash
Eating Healthy
Going to Gym
External Fuel Cell
Lose EGR/Emissions ****
Lightweight rims
tubular suspension whatever

of course, i believe all that work for .1-.2 off the 1/4 is bull****, and could have been accounted for with proper tuning and/or some sort of other modification.
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Old 10-03-2006, 02:34 PM   #8
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Im with ya thomas, whats the point of being able to pull another 1/2 a car on the local camero, if you cant bump you favorite jam from Heafty Fine in your Stang

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Re: lightening the stang

if you check out CobraBob's Stang Shifter Gaskets - Advertisers it will give you a good list of 2003/2004 cobra weight reduction mods which a good number will also translate into GT weight reduction.

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Im with ya thomas, whats the point of being able to pull another 1/2 a car on the local camero, if you cant bump you favorite jam from Heafty Fine in your Stang

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if you check out CobraBob's Stang Shifter Gaskets - Advertisers it will give you a good list of 2003/2004 cobra weight reduction mods which a good number will also translate into GT weight reduction.



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Re: lightening the stang

good pneumonic device, but I feel they dont even command enough respect from me to get the correct spelling. (even though I just F'd up)

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good pneumonic device, but I feel they dont even command enough respect from me to get the correct spelling. (even though I just F'd up)

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Which is why I always refer to them as craparos.
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I always enjoyed piece-aro's

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:pop2: I like calling them Catfish.
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Catfish?
Dont forget to remove any sound deading material I used a heat gun and gasket scraper and screw drivers for the sticky stuff.
Remove any plastic in the wheel wells
if your seroius about straight line speed reomove the power steering and ac
I have a friend who uses the bathroom everytime before he races
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Catfish?
Dont forget to remove any sound deading material I used a heat gun and gasket scraper and screw drivers for the sticky stuff.
Remove any plastic in the wheel wells
if your seroius about straight line speed reomove the power steering and ac
I have a friend who uses the bathroom everytime before he races
Yes...catfish...
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Catfish?
Catfish. :buckteeth
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Yes...catfish...
Dammit you beat me too it.
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catfish = bottomfeeder

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I see now
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