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Old 09-23-2010, 08:21 PM
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Thanks chef..this is what Ive done latest to set up for track trim...and it was a very hard decision for me. Lost the 20s and went with 17s I know I know.... like rolling up to intersections with the bling as much as the next guy LOL but Ive come to really like making the truck perform and handle better from stock. I was able to shave 20lbs per corner and she feels light and very responsive now compared to oem. I went with 17 by 9 Ultra Nomads and General Grabber UHP 275/55/17 for rubber. It lost about 4" inches in height of tire diameter divided by 2 so the truck actually sat 2" lower. Then I put the 2/4 MC drop kit to gain another 2" of body drop. Total of 4" from stock. It really feels good and responsive and very happy with outcome so far, it just lights em up at whim. Ill do some sway bars in the future also like everybody else is doing. Hopefully this will show some better times at the strip but looking forward to some Nitto drag radials for rear. Id like to share a few pics, thanks
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8) remove windshield wipers
9) remove front sway bar
much much weight can that really be
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damm autobred your truck looks sick
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thanks Mike, any news on your BFI?
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8) remove windshield wipers
9) remove front sway bar
much much weight can that really be
removing the front sway bar helps weight transfer for a better launch. a little less weight is just another benefit.

wipers are for a little less drag...and yes a very very small amount of weight.
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Agreed ^^^^!!! Very interesting reading Jared, thank you for posting that!

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8) remove windshield wipers
9) remove front sway bar
much much weight can that really be
..it's aerodynamics for windshield wipers and weight transition for swaybar (but the sway bar is heavy)... believe me Mike, when you get faster, you start lookin at EVERYTHING. For the most part, I run around in street trim without wipers anyways, only put them on if I know it's going to rain (takes less then 5 seconds to remove each anyways)
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yep. We always figured every 100#'s was a tenth off.
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