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Old 18 Oct 2009, 04:31 pm
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Default How to make 1997 Acura integra GSR lighter without taking out any seats?

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Old 18 Oct 2009, 05:31 pm
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go on a diet,get smaller friends
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Old 18 Oct 2009, 06:31 pm
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ive got a 94 gsr and to be quite honest with u, u really dont need to do all that. boost it if u need more power. if u do wanna shed some wieght start with the ac and take all that off. u can take all the sound dampening stuff out. change the clutch n light weight fly wheel. i mean theres plenty of ways to lighten it without taking the seats out completely but u really dont need 2. keep the integrety of the car and just build the motor and trans. the cars really fast anyway
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anthony21580 i agree with him, besides the obvious less people, a simple secret most racers know about is if your going to race race with about a 1/4 tank of gas or maybe less keep in mind it weights about 8lbs per 1 gallon so 10gallons = 80lbs in just gas 2gallons = 16lbs so 64lbs saved, carbon fiber is another way to make a car lighter, and if your making it a track only car they have light weight glass which can save you alot of lbs.
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- If you have an automatic, swap to a manual

- aluminum flywheel

- carbon fiber hood & trunk

- carbon fiber fenders

- carbon fiber doors

- A/C delete

- power steering delete

- stereo delete

- sound deadening removed

- replace exhaust with aluminized steel or better yet titanium parts

- replace stock intake with aluminum piping and cone filter

- remove trunk & hood struts (if applicable)

- replace glass with lexan (illegal for street use)

- replace steering wheel with aftermarket (illegal for airbag equipped)

- remove floormats

- vacuum car

- remove plastic in fenderwells

- replace wheels with Enkei RPF1 or similar

- remove spare tire, carry a small air compressor and tire patch kit

- remove cruise control

- EGR delete (illegal)

- get underdrive crankshaft and accessory pulleys

- remove unused wiring

- get aluminum brake calipers (assuming yours are iron)

- get 2 piece brake rotors with aluminum hat

- remove windshield washer reservoir, pump, jets and hose

I can't think of anything right off hand but once you get started on this stuff you find new ideas, I've been there.
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