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Old 11-22-2013, 11:46 PM   #106
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Go home Charlie lol. What's the latest with the GT/CS?
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Go home Charlie lol. What's the latest with the GT/CS?
She's spraying 150 shots and ****s on Bosses
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She's spraying 150 shots and ****s on Bosses
150 is pushing it on a stock motor bro. But hey it's yours lol. And what happens when you run outta spray? Lol
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150 is pushing it on a stock motor bro. But hey it's yours lol. And what happens when you run outta spray? Lol
Bro I have a friend thats been spraying 200 150 is actually the most u can do safely buddy look into it

I actually still beat bosses haha only a few here in ep and they are stock so I can pull on them. Look into races of a full bolt on 5.0 raping a boss lol mine isnt full bolt on just CAI, O/R X, BBK Shorty Headers, and a AED tune
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Bro I have a friend thats been spraying 200 150 is actually the most u can do safely buddy look into it

I actually still beat bosses haha only a few here in ep and they are stock so I can pull on them. Look into races of a full bolt on 5.0 raping a boss lol mine isnt full bolt on just CAI, O/R X, BBK Shorty Headers, and a AED tune
Lol in not big into racing anyways. I'd rather do a road course and kill basically any other mustang
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Lol in not big into racing anyways. I'd rather do a road course and kill basically any other mustang
Lmao id love for you to try and beat my friends new edge cobra haha he has more money into the suspension then the cost of the dang car. Dude takes corners as if it was a straight line! Its insane! But its not track fast :/
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The main thing is what are you willing to sacrifice to lighten ur car.

Ive done the following,

Lighter seat
Aluminum Driveshaft
No tail pipes
No AC
Stereo all stuff
Rear Seat delete and rear belts
Stripped trunk completely
Lighterweight Battery
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Older posts never die here...they get resurected. Good stuff.
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Unless a mod closes the thread haha
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Need ideas

Thats what I'm trying to figure out is how much weight I can cut out. I've been measuring weight and doing the math to get the exact weight balance per wheel under stress to try to maintain a balanced weight as much as possible.

1.)I've removed the rear seat and installed a light weight delete kit.
2.)Trunk spare is gone. Considering cutting the well and making it flat, not positive if that would be good or bad yet though, haven't looked close enough to see if it has any drawbacks to structure. (Anyone know yet)
3.) replaced the stock air box with a JLT cold air, great for boosting the power a bit and shaved about 2lbs of plastic off it.
4.) Smaller wheels, dropped to 18s, saved about 4.5lbs per wheel.
5.) Currently going through the interior and fabricating Carbon fiber pieces to every piece of the interior plastic. Surprisingly, some of that crap is heavy and a waste of space. Plus, with molds I can change the design and make it take up less space and use less material.
6.) Underdrive pulley and aluminum radiator installed. Waiting on tubular K Member.
7.) Switched to manual seats and currently fabricating my own that will drop another 20lbs compared to the manual ones in there. (Don't remove the passenger seat unless you want to throw your balance off, each wheel has a specific balance with and without stress for a reason.)
8.) Eibach Pro Plus suspension kit helps redistribute closer to a 50/50. With the weight I have taken out of the rear plus the suspension, i'm approximately at a 52/48 distribution. (Possibly lighter parts also, not positive on this because i didn't get the chance to weigh them out)
9.) Aftermarket headers SS, highflow mini catalytic converters, and a side exhaust to cut an extra 3 feet of exhaust off it.
10.) Me and a buddy have been building a lighter weight set of speakers to replace the ones in there, completed two of six speakers, save about 1-2 lbs per speaker replaced.

I've removed a fair amount of things and have saved myself quite a bit of weight. (I average 24 mpg on a 405 hp 2010 GT.) The question I'm battling is how to drop some more weight in the right areas, I can make my own carbon fiber parts, so I thought about ripping the front fenders, bumper, etc off and making replacements. What kind of weight savings would you expect from this if anyone knows, or how much the originals weigh?
Does anyone have some real ideas for this? I weigh 175 and workout 6 times a week, so short of cutting a limb off i'm not losing any weight any time soon. My current weight savings is in the area of 127 lbs.
If you remove the insulation from under the carpet, does it drastically increase NVH? Or is there a replacement insulation I could throw down that would be just as good but save me about 10 lbs overall.

This is a street car, I custom make most of what goes in it and design a lot of my own parts from headers to throttle bodies. (I got lazy on the CAI because I was making a part for a buddy and didn't feel like working that much with plastic.) I want to keep it comfortable, while still improving its gas mileage, handling, and acceleration. Any ideas is a BIG help. How to do it, I'll figure that out if its worth looking in to.
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and didn't feel like working that much with plastic.) I want to keep it comfortable, while still improving its gas mileage, handling, and acceleration.
I just read his post and it sure looks like it will be a nice quiet comfortable Mustang with what he is doing to that poor car.
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(I average 24 mpg on a 405 hp 2010 GT.)
What all have you done to achieve your 405 HP?
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What all have you done to achieve your 405 HP?
I'm assuming it's 405 at the crank.
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I'm assuming it's 405 at the crank.
That's still a stretch for exhaust, intake, and a tune :p
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That isn't all thats done :P

I never said that was the only thing I did up to this point. lol. Alright so here is the current list of bolt ons etc on there

1.) JLT Cold Air Intake
2.) Ford Racing Twin 62mm Throttle Body. (Slight modifications to this)
3.) Ford Racing High Performance Intake Manifold
4.) Ford Racing CNC ported High-Flow 4.6L heads (214cc intake, 73cc exhaust)
5.) Headers (No brand, custom made)
6.) High Flow Cats (No Brand, Custom Made)
7.) Steeda Underdrive Pulley

(Pardon if I don't remember everything, I'm not looking at the list of all the upgrades right now.)

As of right now, that is about the extent of what has happened under the hood. Currently, me and two of my buddies who are engineers are working on customizing a lot of this stuff a lot farther if not throwing it out completely and remaking it ourselves. In the next six months its getting a Over 30 bore and stroke, changed out to all forged internals . Once the engine is machined it will be getting some new cams at the same time.

The 405 hp is through tuning with what is on there, and that is wheel horsepower, not crank. I have a tuner from American Muscle, but we don't use their tunes. We customize all the tunes. (Which starts as a lot of , and ends with when someone actually figures out where you have been robbing yourself of power.) Even the tunes by American Muscle, they are decent. But if you really are in to the performance area of cars, try to learn a bit about them and you can pull a lot more power than they would ever dream of doing. (They give you the safest tunes they can for the simple fact that they don't want to be considered liable if something breaks)

Once the engine work is finished out, I'm hoping to dyno in at about 460 to 475ish. If i hit that, performance upgrades are officially done and its a focus on dropping weight only.
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Carbon fiber parts. Replace all fenders, bumpers and such with Carbon Fiber. Hell even parts of some supercar engines are carbon fiber.
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I've seen where engine parts were carbon fiber. That, i'm not sure if i'm willing to dabble in yet. I'm not sure enough in my math to guess what could hold up and what could not lol.
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I lightened mine 60ibs by eating less carbs!
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Carbon fiber parts. Replace all fenders, bumpers and such with Carbon Fiber. Hell even parts of some supercar engines are carbon fiber.
What parts of the engine do they use the carbon fiber on? I was looking enough under the hood that I may give it a try
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Sorry but your not a 405rwhp with those mods you listed.

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^ I agree.
Thats a pretty bold statement even on a "magic" dyno.
Probably forgot to mention the Nitrous because his mod list isn't in front of him...

Pinky, you seem like the kind of guy who doesn't really give a ***** so how about this?... There's probably 40 or 50 pounds of steel in both of the doors that can come out. They'll still close and operate as doors. The air bags and all of their related electronics can be removed as well.

Lots of ways to lighten up a Mustang!
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Oh ! I think I already said this::::::::::::::

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I just read his post and it sure looks like it will be a nice quiet comfortable Mustang with what he is doing to that poor car.
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With the 450 horsepower at the wheels on a 1,200 pound Mustang he should really be super fast. I think it will be a great "STREET" car and a lot of fun to ride around in and listen to the radio. Oh! Sorry NO radio, it weighed to much.
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With the 450 horsepower at the wheels on a 1,200 pound Mustang he should really be super fast. I think it will be a great "STREET" car and a lot of fun to ride around in and listen to the radio. Oh! Sorry NO radio, it weighed to much.

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He got upset yall should see the private message he took the time out of his day to send to me.

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Lmao. What he say? People get hurt when u call them out Rap!
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At one point I was excited to add points on reducing weight. But there's no point in making carbon fiber parts instead of NOT having it instead. And two seats instead of one?

C'mon son.
The Boss 302 S that Ford makes does not come with seats, so one can get ONE fitted straight from Recaro. I've never seen an S with more than one seat.
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Lmao. I smell a troll too but it's not u Rap!
I didnt respond back to him.

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2014 MUSTANG BOSS 302S - PLACEHOLDER PART NUMBER | Part Details for M-FR500-B302S* | Ford Racing Performance Parts

Note, there is an option for a generic Recaro. For the drivers side...
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are those recaro seats heavy???
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Not sure. I have not been in a 302S, just admired from a distance. Well, the shop that did my driveshaft has one and they probably would have let me in if I asked, but I just oggled from an inch or so away lol
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Here are some great examples of weight reduction in a Mustang (the last photo shows the "basic" requirements of a drivers seat). Wonder what it's fuel mileage is?
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