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Old 01-14-2012, 07:39 AM   #21
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Has anyone cut the metal out from behind the front bumper and replaced it with aluminium? I saw someone replace it on a V8 RX7 and thought there could be a few KG's to be saved.


Ok, its quite sad that i just got super excited that i found a pic of my car that some one else had linked to through google

Shes looking a lot more finished these days though




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I cut mine out to make room for the intercooler.
It will be getting replaced with DOM.

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It does open up tons of space though.
He's not kidding. I've seen it on his car. With the stock cross brace removed there is a lot of usable volume in front of the radiator. Though I do not really need the space I am still tempted to do it myself.
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Shes looking a lot more finished these days though
You need to adjust your hood.
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Old 01-14-2012, 04:33 PM   #25
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You need to adjust your hood.
Nah, I need to remove the stoopid Gas lifter which keeps bending the hinge.
I put one on that I still had hanging round from my dub days, but its a bit too powerful.
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Old 01-14-2012, 10:07 PM   #26
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I built a tubular front section for the car to support all the coolers and front aero, boxed the rail back in with 1/4" plate and replaced that particular beam with a 1.5" chromoly tube

edit: you won't be saving any weight though, even i was suprised when i cut it all out, it weighed VERY LITTLE.

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Old 01-18-2012, 12:49 AM   #27
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Here is what Tony @ TC Design did.
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