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Those aren't bolt on parts, though. Just keep that in mind.

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Those aren't bolt on parts, though. Just keep that in mind.

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the way it looks those front ends and rear ends are for tube chassis back halfing and front halfing. i.e. hardcore drag racing. and the thought of fiberglass being between me and the countless idiots trying to t-bone me would be kinda unnerving. i like steel cars.

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the way it looks those front ends and rear ends are for tube chassis back halfing and front halfing. i.e. hardcore drag racing. and the thought of fiberglass being between me and the countless idiots trying to t-bone me would be kinda unnerving. i like steel cars.
Door Bars > OE doors.

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Door Bars > OE doors.
is that your car?

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Nope, that is a Porsche. I've just got a 6pt in my car, there's a link in my sig.

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Nope, that is a Porsche. I've just got a 6pt in my car, there's a link in my sig.
I thought it looked different.....hahaha...I was thinking, man, he changed the inside panels some how????lol

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My 15x6.5 fan blade rims are 17.5lbs each, including valve stem

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My 15x6.5 fan blade rims are 17.5lbs each, including valve stem
thats why I'm using them for my et drags!


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how my doors look now...


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when I clear something or gut something out, I go over it with some gloss light gray. Makes things look cleaner, more purposeful. Not "I was bored so I cut this"...which is actually how I work. lol

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when I clear something or gut something out, I go over it with some gloss light gray. Makes things look cleaner, more purposeful. Not "I was bored so I cut this"...which is actually how I work. lol
the huge hole will have a sheet of thin sheet metal covering it, giving it a cleaner look

I literally just got done cutting the doors..

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I'm going to have to steal your idea for keeping the door handles.

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how does the glass stay up?

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how does the glass stay up?
that will be revealed soon!

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I'm going to have to steal your idea for keeping the door handles.
cool....Also, where the door lock comes through, I'm going to shorten it down, put some kind of rubber bushing where it protrudes out of the door, and put something on the end of it....

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A stock ''94-'95 model hood is 74 lbs,and the '96-'97 is 75lbs. Both measured without the hood liner.
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the stock 96 hood was 60 pounds and my cobra r hood was 30

Once again I have conflicting weights. Anyone else? I would like to fix it if I can get a concencous. Thanks again.

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Once again I have conflicting weights. Anyone else? I would like to fix it if I can get a concencous. Thanks again.

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No consensus can be had, your best bet would be a mean. I measure things for a living, and monitoring of the devices is a science unto itself. The simple fact may be that the scales used were different. Regular floor scales and fish scales are unreliable. If you want accuracy, have the guys to list how they measured the weight, if anything was ever calibrated, and list the weight from the best device.
Accurate devices tend to be more expensive, by allot. Most cheap scales you see in stores are equipped with disclaimers. If you have a UPS station at work, your best bet would be that scale.

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Just stand on a scale and have someone hand you the hood and take the diff. Thats a good guess at the weight. Or calibrate your scale using weight lifting weights from a bench set. Our floor scale is quite accurate. And its nothing expensive.

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How much weight can you take off with a A/C delete? I'm talking about the whole thing out of the car, not just the compressor.

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Ohh TTT, good question. Mine was gone when I bought the car.

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I dont know either free bump mine staying its effin AZ

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how my doors look now...




heres an after shot...finished up!


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I took all mine out, but its in many different places, so I could not get an exact weight for ya.....but when I get some time, I'll see what it all weighs together.

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Ohh TTT, good question. Mine was gone when I bought the car.
If this was a Sticky (hint hint) we wouldn't have to free bump it!

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I took all mine out, but its in many different places, so I could not get an exact weight for ya.....but when I get some time, I'll see what it all weighs together.
Thanks

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Has anyone thought about the cast iron calipers? Don't they weigh more then the 13" Cobra PBR's or the Mustang GT PBR's?

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Has anyone thought about the cast iron calipers? Don't they weigh more then the 13" Cobra PBR's or the Mustang GT PBR's?
They weigh quite a bit more. That's unsprung weight too.

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