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  1. Lighter rear upper link for Spider?

    Suspension, Steering, Brakes, Wheels & Tires
    I have not weighed mine yet, but if any part ever deserved to be called a "Boat Anchor" the Spider upper link at the rear HAS to be it! Even the shape is anchor like. Trying to build a "Special" to a target weight of under 1400 Lb. That big chunk of iron needs to go! Anyone making a lighter...
  2. Vehicle Capacity Weight

    Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)
    My '86 Spider Veloce says it has a max vehicle capacity weight of 375 lbs How strict is this limit? What is the downside to going over it? Going over slightly vs going over a lot? I have a friend who is a bit hefty and we took a day trip recently - I knew about this limit before departure...
  3. lighter front seats

    164 & 168 (1991-1995)
    Hi, while helping dismantle a twinspark I was amazed at how heavy the front seats are. A lot of this must be in the electric motors but for cars with one driver the seat postions almost never need to change so is there any way of the seats being positioned and then motors removed to save...
  4. Upgrade Options Archive

    Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)
    Hello all, I've been following a LOT and contributing a little to the forum over the last year and a half, and I noticed a while back that you have to do a bit of searching to find what is available for the Spider in each category. I've finally accumulated enough info to at least start a...