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Old 06-18-2008, 04:53 PM   #1
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How to make your e30 ass happy

Yesterday i decided to start taking some weight off my car.. and i started in the rear. i ended up taking almost 150 pounds off and now the car slides like nobodies buisness.

things i took out.
Spare tire
jack
soundproofing...that was 45pounds!
seats
all the plastic covers in the trunk

any other suggestions on reducing the weight but still looking normal and not totally gutted. Im planning to take out the a/c unit tomorrow, ttrying to think of more!

...and if u ask y am i taking all this weight off, wats the point?.....lets just say ggas milage!
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Old 06-18-2008, 04:56 PM   #2
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Old 06-18-2008, 04:59 PM   #3
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go to a gym.
i dont think i can get any skinnier U calling me FAT?! *cuts wrist*
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Old 06-18-2008, 06:41 PM   #4
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remove ac and power steering
replace windows with lexan
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Old 06-18-2008, 06:43 PM   #5
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remove ac and power steering
replace windows with lexan
i can do without ac, but no powersteering is a bitch.

could i buy premolded lexon? id only put in in the rear windows.
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Old 06-18-2008, 06:51 PM   #6
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lexan windows are available for e30 so just do a search but they are expensive !
you can do the cheap version of lexan - laminated plexiglass - not legal !
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Old 06-18-2008, 07:56 PM   #7
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Drop the engine and Yaba Daba Doo that bitch.
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Old 06-18-2008, 08:46 PM   #8
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Drop the engine and Yaba Daba Doo that bitch.
HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA --- almost sig worthy.

i've been running no power steering for months - if your a man you can handle it.
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Old 06-18-2008, 09:04 PM   #9
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Front and rear Re-bar weigh a ton dont they.
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Front and rear Re-bar weigh a ton dont they.
ya liike 16lbs each, those are comming out 2
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Old 06-19-2008, 12:03 AM   #11
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ya liike 16lbs each, those are comming out 2
Can I bump into your car at a meet just to prove a point? Thats pretty dangerous to take rebars out on a daily driven street car. Thats a bit beyond fuhraze, more like stupid IMO.

My rebars have saved me a couple times, in HS goofing around, and the one time I smashed into Chris by accident... LOL good times
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Old 06-19-2008, 12:08 AM   #12
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Can I bump into your car at a meet just to prove a point? Thats pretty dangerous to take rebars out on a daily driven street car. Thats a bit beyond fuhraze, more like stupid IMO.

My rebars have saved me a couple times, in HS goofing around, and the one time I smashed into Chris by accident... LOL good times
its that bad eh? i have an extra set of plastic bumpers.. but i can imagine the plastic just breaking to shit.
come to think of it my rebar save my bumpers twice already!
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Old 06-19-2008, 12:21 AM   #13
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The plastic rebars on e30s are pretty light for a rebar id say since they're FG instead of metal. Id keep em no matter how much weight i'm trying to loose.
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Old 06-18-2008, 09:57 PM   #14
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remove the rubber on the firewall and on the bottom around the tranny tunnel.
remove the interior carpet with insulation and replace it with commercial grade carpet (thin).
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Old 06-18-2008, 11:49 PM   #15
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remove the rubber on the firewall and on the bottom around the tranny tunnel.
remove the interior carpet with insulation and replace it with commercial grade carpet (thin).
when i replace my tranny, ill take it off
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