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| Originally posted by Mattitjah@Apr 1 2004, 09:15 PM |
I only removed the spare tire. But you are right. After I removed it I could feel a great difference. Compared to now, it was sluggish before and the rear end lifted an inch or two.
I do not think I will be doing a lot of weight reduction. Maybe a CF hood and trunk but that would be the extent of it. But I am not building a track car and want to keep as much comfort and luxury as possible.
Not sure what the spare weighs but I think it is about 50+ lbs.
Weight reduction is a must for any race car.
| Originally posted by Kevin325i@Apr 1 2004, 09:23 PM |
Autotechnica, have you noticed any real difference in how much noisier it is around 65 75 without that insulation?
Also, how much does the car weight now?
| Originally posted by Mattitjah@Apr 1 2004, 09:26 PM |
Yep, at least one full inch. It was a full size spare, 15" steel wheel w. 205/60/15 tire.
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I was just dropped off here by aliens one day. They got bored with me.
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