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Old 01-25-2011, 08:05 PM
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Need to loose some weight

I am looking to shave some weight from my 06 TB and I figured you speed junkies would be the best resource. What, if any, things have you removed or replaced to reduce the weight of these behemoths?
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yea thats pretty much the easiest stuff you can take off/out and save the most weight!

good luck, let us know how you make out
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spare, gas tank, engine, wheels... frame just slows you down get rid of that to... bumpers...



i seen a guy that had all his seats removed... i mean all of them...
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spare, gas tank, engine, wheels... frame just slows you down get rid of that to... bumpers...



i seen a guy that had all his seats removed... i mean all of them...

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Replace all body panels with carbon fiber ones, replace all the glass with aviation glass.
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Aside from the extreme stuff, this is what I figured you would say. The CF panels isn't a bad idea. Does any one make 'glass or CF hoods and front fenders? I am doing this more for fuel economy than speed so the extreme stuff is out, gotta keep the gas tank at 16 MPG.
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Aside from the extreme stuff, this is what I figured you would say. The CF panels isn't a bad idea. Does any one make 'glass or CF hoods and front fenders? I am doing this more for fuel economy than speed so the extreme stuff is out, gotta keep the gas tank at 16 MPG.
Not sure about fenders, but search ebay they have a CF hood for around $400-$500 I believe.
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