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Old 05-31-2011, 03:26 AM
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Originally Posted by petros2r View Post
Alright genious... Car weights about 4000lbs and 50% would be 2000lbs. Now removing 2 mufflers (100lbs each), would result in 10% weight reduction. You don't have to be a f1 racer to figure this out.
100lb! are they really that heavy. I was thinking 15lbs each.

I used 30lb over 3780lb for my calc.

I've also heard it said amongst racers that 10lb of weight off the car is like 1hp extra power. don't know that actually works, but I've heard it said a lot.
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