Tuesday, July 31, 2007

Losing Weight

This is from Buschur racing website *

60 lbs, the BR exhaust weighs in at 23 pounds.
Installation of Buschur Racing Mini Battery Kit: 20 lbs. The stock battery setup weighs 37lbs, the BR kit weighs in at 17 pounds.
Removal of Front Bumper Support: 13lbs.
Removal of Rear Bumper Support: 17 lbs.
Removal of Spare Tire, Jack, and Tool: 37 lbs.
Removal of Intake Bracket & EGR: 5lbs
Removal of FMIC Sprayer Bottle: 5.4lbs (empty) 11.5lbs.(full)
Installation of Buschur Racing Intake: 4.1 lbs.
Removal of Interior Sound Deadening & Padding: 17.5 lbs.
Replace Factory Rims w/ SSR Competiton 17" wheels: 6.4lbs (Weight loss using stock size/brand tires will be more, this is a total weight saved factory in the a larger tire (255/40/17).
Replace Factory Suspension w/ DMS Coilover Setup: 6.6 lbs. The DMS suspension weighs a total of 58 lbs. while stock is 64.6 lbs. OR You can use the HKS RS Suspension that has a total weight of 48 lbs. which will save you 10 more lbs.
Removal of AC Compressor & Condenser: 29.6 lbs.
Steering Column Plastic & Metal Insert: 1 lb.
Installation of Carbon Fiber Trunk w/ out wing: 10.6 lbs. The stock trunk weighs 22.5 lbs.with no wing.
Stop Tech 335 mm Front Brakes: 7.7 lbs.
DC Sports Front Strut Tower Brace: 4.9lbs.
Remove Brake Shield: 1.5 lbs.
A carbon fiber hood is HEAVIER than your stock hood. Our stock hood weighed 20.2 lbs. and the carbon fiber hood that we purchased but never installed was 21.6 lbs.

More weight reduction experiences here: http://forums.evolutionm.net/showthread.php?t=202287

and here: http://www.evolutionm.net/forums/showthread.php?t=179875

and here: http://forums.evolutionm.net/showthread.php?t=174979 (I would really love this set of CF hood and trunk)