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Garen Garen is offline
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Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: SE Michigan
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Starting from a bare shell would be great. Maybe the guys from Zuffenhaus will chime in. They just did a 3.3 turbo which was stripped to a bare shell.

My '87 weighs in at 3040 lbs, full fluids, and me in it (165lbs). Here's the list of weight-saving mods:

-no A/C, hoses, condensers, etc. (didn't work)
-no sound deadening
-no stereo or speakers (didn't work either), still have the wiring
-RS carpet kit
-Corbeau FX1 seats (10 lbs each or so)
-no trunk trim
-no engine sound pad
-no spare/toolkit when weighed

Here's what added weight
-HEIGO roll bar (probably the lightest mass-market bar available)
-BIG wheels & tires 17x11 (21lbs) 17x9 (19 lbs) on Nitto NT-01 tires (around 26-28lbs each)
-completely stock body work
-stock engine (turbo, wastegate & muffler, stock main muffler, still have the AC engine bracket)
-stock battery (65 lbs) soon to be changed to an oddyssey PC680
-elephant racing ASP, quick change, SRP anti roll bars, bigger torsion bars (yup, these things weigh more than stockers)

Next up will be to remove the bumper pads, and do a fiberglass tail, front valance, and a new lightweight muffler.


Oh yeah, I forgot that I got rid of the air pump, rear wiper, main windshield washer reservoir and the horns! (the last two were in the way of the brake ducts...)
Garen (87 930 track rat)

Last edited by Garen; 08-07-2008 at 10:12 PM.. Reason: Oh yeah, I forgot...
Old 08-07-2008, 07:08 PM
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