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Old 08-18-2009, 11:17 PM   #171
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do you think it is possible to get a svt down to 2700lbs with me in it and a half tank of gas?
i weigh 120, im lanky
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Old 08-18-2009, 11:40 PM   #172
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how much weight are we talking you wanna lose? are you wannting to stay a DD w/ some interior or all out gastric bypass?
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ummm its still going to be a daily driver but once the procharger goes on i really want to be as quick as possible.

ive taken out backseats and brackets/bolts, sub and amp, and spare and jack.

i have no sound deadening material under the carpet or anything either, just sheetmetal or whatever.

im going to be keeping the front interior intact.

i took the rear seats out due to the fact id rather have them out of the car in a safe place where they cant get damaged, they are in perfect condition and i dont want anything to happen to them, id rather sell them than have them being used by me.

like i said id like to get my car to atleast 2700 with me in it.
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also how much would the AC compressor, condenser, drier tank and ac lines/hoses weight?
if its a 100 lbs im taking it off haha
I can’t see them being a 100lbs. I have my compressor and condenser core out, I would guess the compressor is 15, and the core would be 5 to 10 tops(The core is all Aluminum). I also don’t see it being that hard to get to 2700 with you in the car. If my memory is correct my car was 2750 with a rollbar and the rear seat bottoms out.
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have you takin out all paneling? youcould cut the carpet so you still have it in the front. There is alot of alluminum you can cut out in the back, rear wiper motor, under the car, there is some heat sheilding that is just too big, you can drop a few lbs there. If you want to keep ur front Driver and passenger seat and everything stock up there, then u are really cutting yourself short! Other than CF, there really aren't too many more options that you will see significant results
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i know the stock cat weighs a ton, and that will be replaced with a orp.
as well as exhaust system.
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My car is fully gutted. I removed

AC
Radio
Interior panels
Factory seats
Factory belts
Sun roof
Air bags
Sound deeding
Rear Wiper motor.

I would like to take a lot of the wiring out to but I’m not sure if I really want to spend the time to figure all that out.
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how much does your car weigh?
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last time i checked myself, i was at 2580. I don't have CF, I didn't have my Braille battery in then, I still have my AC, still have my power windows and still have my rear wiper motor in. and thats w/ a full tank of gas and me in the car. so w/o gas or me in the car, my car is at about 2280 ish. W/ the braille battery, CF, AC out, pw out and rear wiper motor out, i would think i would be at about 2200 flat.
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Just for reference, the Dtec AC condensor (probably very similar size to the SVT's) weighed in at 7lbs.
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