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Old 11-09-2008, 11:05 PM
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useless metal or important reinforcement of the body/frame???

so i was thinking about removing my seats to lessen the weight and possibly doing some custom work to the inside and this is what i find.... two very big metal pieces connecting the bottom of the body to the side, both on the right side and left side under the back seats... so what do you guys think? is it important to keep? or can i remove it and not have any issues, when it comes to twisting of the body/frame?

also there is a long metal support for the backseat. is that important as well?
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Re: useless metal or important reinforcement of the body/frame???

I wouldn't recommend removing any reinforcement in that area. It's got to be there for a reason. If you want to reduce a lot of weight then pull the moon roof out plug it with carbon fiber.
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Re: useless metal or important reinforcement of the body/frame???

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I wouldn't recommend removing any reinforcement in that area. It's got to be there for a reason. If you want to reduce a lot of weight then pull the moon roof out plug it with carbon fiber.

X2 on that.

Also gut the trunk.
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Re: useless metal or important reinforcement of the body/frame???

I would not remove it honestly they put it there for a reason. But if you do take it out it won't twist your body or anything.
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if it looks important dont touch it.. lol
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