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Old 12-18-2010, 02:00 PM   #1
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I got this info from other forums, i just edited some stuff. Might be helpful to someone

Front
Air conditioning system removal (-46lbs)
Power steering removal (-17lbs)
wiper fluid bottle + assembly (almost full): -5lbs
Carbon fiber hood (-16lbs)
DC Sports header (-15lbs)
Hawker Genesis battery (-13lbs)
ACT ProLite flywheel (-9.5lbs, rotational)
Intake resonators/piping removal (-7.5lbs)
Cruise control system removal (-4.5lbs)
Intake manifold bracket removal (-2.5lbs)
Glovebox metal panels removal (-2lbs)
Front brake dust shields removal (-0.5lbs, unsprung)
intake manifold support bracket: -3lbs
front tow hooks: -1lb


Middle
Sound deadening tar removal (-12lbs)
Subwoofer wiring removal (-4.5lbs)
Mud and door guards removal (-4lbs)
Exhaust heat shields removal (-2lbs)
tar from trunk and some below passenger's seat: -7lbs
front passenger's seat: 34.5lbsdriver's airbag and wiring: -3lbs
moon-roof sliding cover: -1.5lbs




Rear
Floor and trunk mats -10lbs
Rear wiper and motor removal (-3.5lbs)
Honda S2000 antenna (-1.5lbs)
Center brake light removal (-1lb)
Rear brake dust shields removal (-1lb, unsprung)
antenna motor: -2lbs
hatch interior (except anything visible from inside the cabin): -9.5lbs


Trim
Remove spare wheel/tire and jack (-25lbs, rear)
Remove rear seats, seat belt buckles, trunk mat, cargo cover, and carpet (-36lbs, rear)
Wheels/tires lighter by 2lbs per corner (-8lbs, middle, rotational and unsprung)
Remove floor mats (-10lbs, middle)
(approx. -8lbs from front of car, -71lbs from rear)
Door panel -9lbs x2
Arms rest console -5lbs
Side panel that goes from doors to trunk -5lbs x 2
plastic panel that covers taillights from inside of trunk -3lbs




Type R front lip (+2lbs)
Front strut brace (+2lbs)
Trunk brace (+2lb)
Limited slip differential (+3lbs, rotational)
Prelude VTEC calipers (+6lbs, unsprung)
Prelude VTEC rotors (+6lbs, rotational and unsprung)
Suspension Techniques sway bars (+5lbs)
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I added stuff to the list so the original weight savings total was inaccurate. I haven't done this...
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They should make this a sticky.
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Remove floor mats (-10lbs, middle)
(approx. -8lbs from front of car, -71lbs from rear)
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what was your total weight savings?
About 300lbs, not counting any items that add weight, and not counting the piece quoted above. Dont really know what rear floor mats a DC has... maybe the hatch cover or the optional spare tire mat?

You could have just added it together and came up with a sum.
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Hmm, time to make a new section in the "How to" list just to keep this handy lol.
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