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Old 11-15-2012, 09:20 PM   #11
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So us S model guys should have the best start, as far as the lightest focus to start with. Ill probably drop the spare tire, add a fix a flat n plug kit, a CAI, aftermarket sways, drop springs. Id love to see what kind of weight I can shed.

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Old 11-15-2012, 09:23 PM   #12
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I'd personally go as far as to say 2012 SE Sports have the best place to start due to the rear discs and cloth interior with the upgraded suspension.
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Old 11-15-2012, 09:39 PM   #13
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Mine is cloth seats? Minimal center console, base radio, no fogs, no grille shutters, etc. now im curious whats the lightest to start with.

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Old 11-15-2012, 10:04 PM   #14
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I guess my only point was, how much has to be added to the S to get it to the same performance levels (braking, handling) as an SE Sport. It'd be easy to remove things from the SE Sport, but having to add is opposite the original ideal
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Old 11-16-2012, 09:18 AM   #16
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Currently working on losing 20 pounds through diet and exercise.. Should help me get off the line quicker ;)
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Old 11-16-2012, 10:05 AM   #17
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^^^^^ hahaha

Losing 20 LBS=.000435 off 1/4 mile times

And according to Vin diesel "it doesn't matter if you win by an inch or a mile winnings winning"
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Old 11-16-2012, 10:49 AM   #18
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^^^^^ hahaha

Losing 20 LBS=.000435 off 1/4 mile times

And according to Vin diesel "it doesn't matter if you win by an inch or a mile winnings winning"
You're seriously quoting that movie?

Try a Jeremy Clarkson quote next time. More absurd but also generally more relevant.

FYI 20 lbs of dieting is not remotely as good as losing 20 pounds of rotating mass.
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^^^^^ hahaha

Losing 20 LBS=.000435 off 1/4 mile times

And according to Vin diesel "it doesn't matter if you win by an inch or a mile winnings winning"
I've always understood it as 100 pounds = .1 second in the quarter. My math gives him .02 seconds off the 1/4 mile.
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