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      06-19-2012, 06:36 PM   #111
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Thats alot of effort for 6kgs, perhaps more of a visual mod, in black with VO... could be noice
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      06-19-2012, 07:14 PM   #112
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Thats alot of effort for 6kgs, perhaps more of a visual mod, in black with VO... could be noice
Have to agree..

Its your $$ Steve, but I would be just painting or wrapping the roof, unless I was tracking the car 24/7..
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      06-19-2012, 07:23 PM   #113
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Have to agree..

Its your $$ Steve, but I would be just painting or wrapping the roof, unless I was tracking the car 24/7..
Thinking the same. Any body parts mods will come much later.
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      06-19-2012, 07:28 PM   #114
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Thanks for the roof comparisons Steve. I would love to know what a sunroof weighs even though I could not live without mine.
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Have to agree..

Its your $$ Steve, but I would be just painting or wrapping the roof, unless I was tracking the car 24/7..
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Thats alot of effort for 6kgs, perhaps more of a visual mod, in black with VO... could be noice
Not the biggest saving weight wise. But removing the weight from the highest point will make a substantial difference. Lowering the centre of gravity, should increase stability and allow the suspension to work even better. Especially in a car where all unsprung weight has been removed.

This combined with CFRP Hood & Boot will be a pretty good weight saving.

Unfortunately in our cars, there is only so much weight that can be taken out easily.
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      06-19-2012, 08:32 PM   #116
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Have to agree..

Its your $$ Steve, but I would be just painting or wrapping the roof, unless I was tracking the car 24/7..
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Thanks for the roof comparisons Steve. I would love to know what a sunroof weighs even though I could not live without mine.
I only used mine a handful of times previously, so am never likely to get another one.
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      06-19-2012, 09:17 PM   #117
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This looks tempting

http://www.kw-suspensions.eu/int/kw_ddc.php

Just concerned about the weight
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      06-19-2012, 09:23 PM   #118
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This looks tempting

http://www.kw-suspensions.eu/int/kw_ddc.php

Just concerned about the weight
My thoughts are the same. I am probably will wait to see what Ohlins come up with for the 1M.

The fact is with that much unsprung remove, the suspension might need to be tuned quite differently.
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      06-19-2012, 09:45 PM   #119
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These came in today
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      06-19-2012, 09:52 PM   #120
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These came in today
I'm in love...

Cant wait to see them on the VO.. well done mate...great choice
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      06-19-2012, 10:15 PM   #121
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These came in today
do you have a link?
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Awesome Steve! Get them up!

I want to see what it looks like with stock calipers!
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NICE!

Will look great on VO too.
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      06-19-2012, 11:37 PM   #124
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what colour are they
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      06-19-2012, 11:47 PM   #125
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do you have a link?
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Awesome Steve! Get them up!

I want to see what it looks like with stock calipers!
Have it booked in at 8am tomorrow. Looks like one wheel got knocked a bit and had a rash (even before it hits the road ), but it is only minor, and can be fixed.
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      06-19-2012, 11:47 PM   #126
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      06-20-2012, 12:06 AM   #127
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http://bbs-japan.co.jp



Have it booked in at 8am tomorrow. Looks like one wheel got knocked a bit and had a rash (even before it hits the road ), but it is only minor, and can be fixed.
thanks, but fark that website was doing my head in, i need a beer now BYE
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      06-20-2012, 12:07 AM   #128
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thanks, but fark that website was doing my head in, i need a beer now BYE
Would you prefer a german site?
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      06-20-2012, 01:55 AM   #129
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thanks, but fark that website was doing my head in, i need a beer now BYE
Try this lol!

http://www.a-workx.com/en/performanc...-1m-coupe.html
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      06-20-2012, 02:44 AM   #130
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A bit OT, are you a pharmacist Sparoz?
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      06-20-2012, 02:46 AM   #131
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A bit OT, are you a pharmacist Sparoz?
Yep... he is a drug dispenser (dealer)...
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Haha, I see you signed up to the fred forums today. Were you at the conference earlier in the year Sparoz?
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