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how much do the bumper weigh ? mod/removal.

how much weight can be removed by taking off the front and rear bumper and the hydralic pistons ? i was going to do a tuck but the weight reduction would be cool.

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Hmmm i've never heard exact numbers but a lot of people switch to the plastic bumpers for that reason. The rear is hard to do though. And call me nuts but I appear to be the only person on the planet that LIKES the way the "diving board" bumpers look. Those puppies are staying on!

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haha you definatly are the only person on this planet who likes the diving boards.... well you and the designers. the rear isn't that hard to tuck tho... anyways take it off and weigh it all and then let us know!

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if i get it off i'll weight it on the bathroom scale for everyone...
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