Join Date: Nov 2003
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More cutting and wire brush applied. It is now completely hollow. I gutted it from the center part out to the corners - more foam and plastic - see pics. I also extended the cut back of the top. At this point there is little left to cut while maintaining a stock look once mounted. It is down to 21.5 lbs. The remaining weight is in the thick plastic and the two areas where the three studs for mounting are located. I don't want to cut too much there in order to not compromise the mounting.
I was thinking about cutting out the center piece of the bumper, e.g. 2-3" high all the way between the two headlight washers and then put in a mesh - guess the radiator would get more air, but I don't think it would matter much in terms of temp. If I knew it would save 5 lbs, I might go for it, but in reality it could be less than 1 lbs, but then, where the heck is the weight...???
87 Milano Verde - daily driver - [URL="http://www.alfabb.com/bb/forums/showthread.php?p=363643#post363643"]Juliet[/URL] - SOLD
87 Milano 3.0 Motronic - budget race car - [URL="http://www.alfabb.com/bb/forums/showthread.php?t=27358"]Roxanne[/URL] - SOLD
87 Milano 3.7 24v - race car - Running again after 3 year hibernation...
(Repeating what I suggest or do, is at your own risk - be critical)