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Old 07-01-2010, 01:57 PM   #1
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Lightbulb Camaro Weight Reduction Thread

Who has the lightest weighing 2010 Camaro out there?

Looking to see what everyone is removing to keep their cars on a diet but still streetable.

Here is a quick list of things that can be removed without harming driveability:

1. Spare Tire
2. Back Seats
3. Front Sway Bar
4. Change stock mufflers for aftermarket exhaust (24lbs each stock muffler) Thank you jagan323 for that info.
5. Get Long Tube headers and replace factory manifolds
6. Lightweight wheels (18 Inch Lightweight)
7. Skid plate? not sure if there is one on there
8. Tow Brace? I know the GTOs had one and they weigh like 30lbs

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Old 07-01-2010, 01:58 PM   #2
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This a great idea! If this thread blows up, it should sticky!
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Old 07-01-2010, 02:06 PM   #3
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I believe there WAS a thread of this before... The one thing i remember is remove back seats. Take out Washer Fluid. Hehe, I guess keep your body weight down? lol.
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Old 07-01-2010, 02:06 PM   #4
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I started by replacing the heavy mufflers.
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Old 07-01-2010, 02:09 PM   #5
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replacing exhaust, take out rear seats, spare tire/jack, AC(not the best idea in the summer time), washer fluid, no radio, replace wheels. should save you over a hundred or 2 hundred pounds easy.
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Old 07-01-2010, 02:13 PM   #6
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removed my ex-husband....saved about 200lbs
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Old 07-01-2010, 02:16 PM   #7
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Old 07-01-2010, 02:17 PM   #8
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The exhaust probably saves you 100 lbs ) that thing is crazy heavy. I'd prefer mine to look and function pretty much stock so removing functional parts isnt an option. I may, at some point see what is going on with the rear seats to see if they can be reworked to be lighter. (in addition to getting rid of stock exhaust parts in favor of lighter ones)
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Old 07-01-2010, 02:31 PM   #9
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Old 07-01-2010, 02:35 PM   #10
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Swap the driver and passenger seats for a set of Sparcos, the stock ones are heavy.
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Old 07-01-2010, 03:39 PM   #12
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Replace your ex with me please =) I'm lightweight, and most of the time, I ADD Negative pounds onto the Car! =D
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Old 07-01-2010, 03:48 PM   #13
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Replace your ex with me please =) I'm lightweight, and most of the time, I ADD Negative pounds onto the Car! =D

Nice - points to you for that

*edit - I needed that today so thanks
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Old 07-01-2010, 04:00 PM   #14
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Does anyone know if you can have your car reweighed and lower the price of your registration? I live in Maryland and vehicle over 3700 pay extra.
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