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I believe the springs stay in at least I kept mine in.
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The springs do stay in, I would have to guess the motors are very similar weight to the actuators.
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I believe Detroit speed clams it saves 5lbs
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69427, tubular a-arms and light weight rims might not be too obvious. Get some bassets and bolt in a factory center cap.
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Old 09-08-2018, 06:41 PM
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69427, tubular a-arms and light weight rims might not be too obvious. Get some bassets and bolt in a factory center cap.
I'm running all aluminum suspension, and stock appearance C5/C3 aluminum wheels (depending on tire availability).
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Old 09-15-2018, 12:59 AM
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Factory brackets no bolts 1.78 lbs



My brackets 0.61lbs

Thanks for the idea. That's up-high weight reduction. I'll give it a try.
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Old 09-15-2018, 01:12 AM
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Was looking at the car trying to figure out where I can pull a few more pounds off, and it occurred to me that on track days I'm hauling around a 22# passenger seat that never gets used. I pulled it out, and welded up an additional fire extinguisher bracket to hold a bigger (second) extinguisher. The bracket and bottle are about 10#, so about a 12# reduction for track days. And, I sincerely hope that the additional extinguisher is as unneeded as the seat was.
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My brackets 0.61lbs

Thanks for the idea. That's up-high weight reduction. I'll give it a try.
The factory latches would not fit with the roll cage.

If you used alum, it could be light.
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Old 09-19-2018, 10:10 PM
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Default Valve cover weight.

I forgot about a pair of (GM) aluminum valve covers sitting in a box buried under some other boxes. The aluminum covers were 3.25# each, while the stock steel/chrome valve covers were 2.25# each. I would have liked to have taken some additional weight off the top of the engine, but what I've already got is the lighter of the options, and I do like the stock look of the chrome valve covers.
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Are you running roller rockers on the new motor?
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