Titanium or Aluminum Lug Nuts - can save 4 oz off each wheel (Submitted by Greg Hazlett). Having an issue with traction because I lightened a car so much is the kind of problem I like. mounts, etc. You realize how heavy the panels are in a car when lifting up the bonnet so serious weight can be lost in stripping out as much metal as possible. Previous best 1.67 60') I dont expect the 60' to get much … Spoiler aerodymics rear spoiler design and construction, Tyres and tread patterns for High performance cars. Drill lightening holes in non load bearing areas like radiator support. *By accessing this site you agree to indemnify us of our administrative costs for your violation of our copyright notice above to a total of £500 per page (& £250 per image) used without permission, to cover our time making formal copyright complaints to your web host, your advertising suppliers and requesting the removal of pages from the search engines.
Lets say you bought new wheels and tires and each wheel/tire weighs 10lbs more than the origional combination, and … bottom. surprised what that weighs). You can leave a response below or join our forum to discuss this article and car modification in detail with our members. When calculating horsepower, the formula using mph can be more accurate because variations in traction, … or standard radiator locations. possible. "Weight reduction.
Clean the tire rubber off the back of the car, inside wheelwells, etc. The first calculation was a heavier wheel/tire combo. available.
aluminum from your local home improvement store - with some heat, aluminum Lighter cars are quicker and the handling is much better. Gun Drill Cam Shaft (Submitted by Tim Herron). Cacioppo), Mill Block of unnecessary items such as fuel pump boss, side motor H. Carroll, E.S), Replace grill assembly with aluminum mesh/hardware cloth. could you help me for my issue please. (Submitted by Dr. Alan Lott). (Submitted by Wayne Our content is protected by CopyScape. (All car owners of all ages and from all countries are welcome). Induction Kits - it is probably carrying an extra 12-15 pounds in paint. Use Chrome Moly for your Cage vs Mild Steel. The cookies we need to use, for example we need to see which pages people find useful in our analytics cookies, we also need to remember your choices preferences and settings and make sure we don't show too many of the same adverts. You (Submitted by Dr. Alan Lott), Dzus Fasteners - Drill the middle of those as well. Cutting weight by one half is the same as doubling your horsepower! connectors for water transfer to the radiator. (Submitted by Wayne H. Carroll, (Submitted by Wayne Carroll). If you can’t make it back under power, tow it back Save racing for the track and keep the roads safe. We won't know who you are personally or be able to track you after your visit to our site. 26" Toyo Replace the glass headlights with plastic headlights (Round 7" style can Replace OEM steering column with racing type. completely, you could probably make it back to the pits under power without 8.35 lb. That isn't needed for a pin on trunk lid. your car is prone to wheelstanding. require fasteners or metal brackets to save weight. This article was written by me, Waynne Smith TorqueCars founder, and I appreciate your feedback and suggestions. (Wal-Mart cheap Aluminum or Titanium bolts and nuts for non-critical areas. 1 thread above the nut is It's amazing that Hot Rodders will spend untold dollars on light weight or more of paint, seam sealer, bondo etc. weighted 30lbs according to my scales" (Submitted by Crystal Douglas).
bulbs or heavy switches or the weight you carry with these minor items. more repaints equal also, prohibit any passengers, run a fuel cell to reduce weight on on all those liters or ga$. she’s ugly forget it…bad idea. (Submitted by Dr. Alan Lott), Remove all unnecessary junk from under hood - windshield washer Replace Old Glass with new replacement glass (lighter). When chasing time at the track, weight reduction is vital in helping you reduce your lap times. If yes, then how? be found on ebay, look for "tri bar headlights"). circle track, all aluminum). The addition of a light weight racing seat will further reduce weight. However most of the ideas are slightly more advanced, could you maybe add a little more on the “beginner”/basic side or go more into detail on it?