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Hey fellas. I've whittled my car's track wieght down to 3380 lbs. (this is full interior, I'm not removing my passenger seat to race) I've been looking for more ways and am thinking of switching to a set of OEM 17 inch bullet wheels vs. my 18 inch ones. I've heard the difference is nine pounds per corner! Anyone know for sure? I've also heard of rear axle weights on our cars. I haven't looked, but if they are there, would removing them hurt anything?
2003 Oxford White Cobra Coupe-The Toy 2001 Flame Red Ram 2500 Cummins 4x4-The Tool
Here bro, i found this long thread on another mustang forum.. This Matt kid is 19 and is trying to run 11's all motor.. Check out all the pics n weight he has deleted.. It is accurate because he has weighed every part he took out or replaced..
You should highly consider an aluminum drive shaft. Thats a good twenty pounds or so and adds a bit of power so its a win win. You could also get light weight racing front seats.
A carbon fiber hood and trunk lid would cut down a little. If you were willing to forgo speakers you could have custom carbon fiber doors made.
Smaller wheels and tires would be good. The A/C delete would be substantial in weight and a little power but you might want to keep that.
You could get rid of the dual exhaust and just do single or just have it dump under the car instead of having all the exhuast pipe.
Could take out the fog lights...
2008 v6 Pony Package. Performance mods: Aluminum Driveshaft, Screamin' Deamon Ignition Coil, Red Livewires... and an STS turbo kit with an intercooler,and water methanol injection.
5 psi~ 286rwhp, 331 rwtq
Other Mods: Window Louvers, 2 10" MA subs, 1200 watt RMS Hifonics amp. Tial 50mm BOV.
Bogarts and front runners (big weight savings)
Swap to Strange or Aerpspace Brakes
Take the jewt out from under the carpet
Light weight battery
Front sway bar delete
rear seat delete
front racing seats
That should get you started.
2007 Mustang GT Vista Blue 740RWHP/motor 904RWHP/spray 9.01 @ 152 mph 1/4 mile, 1.40 60' 2008 Clash of the Titans World Finals Champion 2009 Strictly Street Points leader/ET & MPH Record Holder
2009 GT500 Grabber Orange Vert 594 RWHP 11.5 @ 120mph it's my slow car!
Dang he is obsessed and must have a never ending bankroll......good looking car.
On another note I have looked at my trunk and there is zero sound deadinging and i have the shaker 1000; also i can see it in the pics where the rear seats were removed .... my stang is an 07; Wonder if Ford stopped doing this after a certain year