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Old 03-26-2015, 11:05 AM   #2001
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^ zing LOL

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Old 03-26-2015, 11:17 AM   #2002
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I fix them toward blind spots, and know the size of the car to never hit anything/curb rash. I guess you don't want to hang with the big dogs here in the Weight reduction Thread gtasti.

Check this infamous thread out, if you don't know it:

http://www.iwsti.com/forums/gd-membe...bs-2598-a.html
Lol I guess I got zinged

I know that thread read most of it

I'm currantly looking for a dry ice blaster to rent to remove all the tar from below the car
So how's that for hard core weight reduction [ZINGER] lol
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Old 03-26-2015, 12:02 PM   #2003
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If I removed all the tar from under my car it would rust away in 2 months.
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Old 03-26-2015, 12:16 PM   #2004
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^^ I'd give mine less than that. It would probably show surface rust instantly.

I'm hoping he means the sound deadening....
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Old 03-26-2015, 04:27 PM   #2005
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Nope the tar from the factory

I don't drive my car in the rain nor the winter month so

Once removed can always just paint it instead of having that tar crap
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Old 07-24-2015, 07:27 PM   #2006
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I finally had some time to work on my car so I picked the big items to remove / change . Starting weight was 3344 with a little under a half of a tank and some coats and work junk in the car.

So my plan was to put coilovers on , different rims , my Spec-C trunk , remove the light bar, remove the U-brace, lighter battery, clean the junk out of the inside, and I already have removed the front bumper ( the 2002 weight is 30#'s because it has extra protection for the fog lights.







In all it was 141.4 pounds lost , and it is noticed just daily driving it. I can't wait to do more.

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Old 07-25-2015, 12:20 AM   #2007
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Nice work!
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Old 07-25-2015, 12:28 AM   #2008
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^ I just realized you are the same gent from rs25

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Old 07-25-2015, 01:34 AM   #2009
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^ I just realized you are the same gent from rs25

cheers
There aren't too many blue widebody 3.4L turbo coupes around
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Old 07-25-2015, 05:52 AM   #2010
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Has anyone removed their headliners and plastic trim on the interior ? My question is what is the purpose of the metal plates under all the plastic that is just bolted on and all the under plastic stuff ? Sorry I don't even know what those parts are called . Has anyone removed them and recorded the weight of them ?
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Old 07-25-2015, 10:09 AM   #2011
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Has anyone removed their headliners and plastic trim on the interior ? My question is what is the purpose of the metal plates under all the plastic that is just bolted on and all the under plastic stuff ? Sorry I don't even know what those parts are called . Has anyone removed them and recorded the weight of them ?
If they're the ones I'm thinking of, they're to attach the oh **** handles/coat hangers
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Old 07-25-2015, 11:24 AM   #2012
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That could be those , I just want to find out the weight of them and has anyone removed them
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Old 07-25-2015, 05:46 PM   #2013
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Anyone know the weight difference of the STi vs WRX rear windshield? I've been searching all over and have yet to find numbers other than "it's lighter".
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Old 07-25-2015, 08:08 PM   #2014
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I wonder if you went to the dealership and talked with the parts folks they could look up part numbers and might even have the shipping weights
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Old 07-26-2015, 02:00 AM   #2015
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People really, REALLY underestimate weight reduction. Its performance I mean.
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Old 07-26-2015, 11:41 AM   #2016
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Free usually... sometimes.
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Old 09-30-2015, 06:59 AM   #2017
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necropost i know, but here's how much stuff can just be REMOVED, not replaced with lighter components, just REMOVED from the car without any real effect on practicality at all:

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Old 09-30-2015, 10:09 AM   #2018
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Reweiged my car with its new powerplant, 2880lbs with me onboard and full of all fluids. I weigh about 185lbs.

So I'm calling it a nice even 2700lbs. Not bad for a 6 cylinder turbo 6 speed car I think!
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Old 10-02-2015, 12:37 PM   #2019
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^what kind of power will you be pushing??
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Old 10-04-2015, 03:38 PM   #2020
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Right now Im just running a 20G so max is about 450hp/500ft-lbs torque

I've got a GT4094R waiting to go on, but I need to do a ton of supporting mods first. Probably will go on Winter 2016. That should net me a comfortable 700hp.

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Old 10-05-2015, 09:18 PM   #2021
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That will be a mega beast. My problem is the poor wrx R160 rear slipping and breaking with almost 400 wheel torque
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Old 10-22-2015, 07:13 PM   #2022
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Has anyone used the Summit racing duel vent heater part #SUM991102-1? Been looking at it to replace the stock unit. I know its around 7lbs and from my best guess the OEM unit is far from light.

Any input would be very helpful. - Thank you
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Old 10-22-2015, 07:17 PM   #2023
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holy **** thats my old lights and light bar.

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Old 11-12-2015, 04:04 AM   #2024
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holy **** thats my old lights and light bar.

Probably I got it from a guy on here , I had it on and took it off for the weight reduction, but I am going to run it for winter. I just wish it was aluminum.

Update on my car I picked up some gram lights 57F 5 spoke really light wheel + tire I am around 39/40 lbs . Total car weight is 2840 with a half tank no driver. I am in the process of doing sound deadening removal.

Just curious has anyone with a lightweight GD done a 0-60 or 1/4 mile time ? Or if your car is close to my weight, my hp is 300 to the wheels. I kinda feel like I have more lag now with less weight, it doesn't feel slower just that it is not using the turbo the same way. It's only a butt dyno feeling.
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Default New wheels , new weight

2840 lbs no driver . Gram lights 57F's



Hopefully the link works
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