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Old 05-16-2018, 10:07 PM   #1
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cutting weight

looking to start cutting weight on front of truck. currently weighs 3259 with me 1900# on front end. looking for most bang for the buck.
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Old 05-16-2018, 10:48 PM   #2
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Re: cutting weight

what have you done so far?
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Old 05-17-2018, 08:04 AM   #3
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Re: cutting weight

3200 lbs sounds pretty good to me!

My race car is 3750 with me in it.

I'll follow along and see if I can offer anything (or steal any ideas) after you tell us what you've done so far.

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Old 05-18-2018, 09:51 PM   #4
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Re: cutting weight

I'm always up for weight reduction, as long as it doesn't involve ME...or taking out my stereo.
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Old 05-22-2018, 03:05 AM   #5
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Re: cutting weight

all stock up front no bumpers cut bed out some only one bucket seat
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Old 05-22-2018, 03:06 AM   #6
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here some pics
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Re: cutting weight

You are close to where I was before I did the mustang 2 spindle on stock control arms with wilwood brakes. Last time out mine was 3120 with a full.14ga cell and full.15lb N20 bottle and my fat a$$
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Re: cutting weight

removable glass clip, lightweight version.. glass doors, and so on..

http://www.usbody.com/Pages_Trucks/60-Chevy.htm

finished pics here http://www.usbody.com/Pages_Info/F-CustomersPhotos.htm

how 'bout utoob of some passes? good luck!
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Re: cutting weight

I was gonna say hood for sure and different hinges or pin on style .
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Re: cutting weight

anyone ever fill tail gate with cement? wanna add 100 or so to rear.
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Re: cutting weight

^ sounds a little impractical and too permanent to me.. also difficult to handle or remove..

mounting small cargo area for sand bags or mounts for tractor weights or exercise weights would be much easier and adjustable or completely removable..

good luck!
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Re: cutting weight

Exercise weights bolted in with a hand style nut that can be removed without tools and possible a safety tractor pin .
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Re: cutting weight

Lets just say that plumbing lead flows into lots of places if you can keep it warm.
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