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Old 28th May 2006
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May be you've already seen this, but those who did not yet, you should be avare of these methods!

http://www.vxronline.co.uk/messagebo...opic.php?t=714
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Gotta love that rear seat thing, the thing is, thoses rear seats are still ultimately exerting their downforce on the same few cm of tyre that is touching the road, so it makes not a jot of difference (unless someone with a better understanding of physics can tell me why it does).
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That corsa guy is obsessed . Dont know why he drives a 3 cyl 1,2L car then.

I got only one weight saving method: GF must me less than 120lbs
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Before driving your car, you should take off your clothes and put them on the floor and during your trip never think of sex. Who needs extra weight?

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Gotta love that rear seat thing, the thing is, thoses rear seats are still ultimately exerting their downforce on the same few cm of tyre that is touching the road, so it makes not a jot of difference (unless someone with a better understanding of physics can tell me why it does).
Assuming the seats are significant in weight, you could adjust the weight distribution of the vehicle, which would move the center of gravity. But by NO means would it reduce weight, that's just plain funny.
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Hmm, that's kinda sad. Some basic science goes a long way....
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looks like the origonal poster deleted his thread, probably when he saw how many hits it was getting
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boooo its gone =/
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Assuming the seats are significant in weight, you could adjust the weight distribution of the vehicle, which would move the center of gravity. But by NO means would it reduce weight, that's just plain funny.
Corsa 1.2 with near 50/50 weight distribution for better handling (with rear seats folded down and empty glove compartment).
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May be you've already seen this, but those who did not yet, you should be avare of these methods!

http://www.vxronline.co.uk/messagebo...opic.php?t=714
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That guy is a first-rate tool.

No, make that a second-rate tool.
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"The rear seat thing, It is rare that I fold them down, but it has to be said that when folded they remove a bit of weight. Vertical seats exert more downward force because the energy is focused on a smaller surface area. When horizontal, the weight is spread and so is less per Centimetre squared."

I think the part that makes it even funnier is that he came back to defend WHY folding down the seats make the car weigh less. I would join a debate team just to have this guy on it with me. He will make up things that sound like they came from a book somewhere but be complete nonsense.
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If you want to lose quick weight, drop a load out of yourself.


Then go race.
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i lost it a third of the way down the 1/4 mile when i was loosing controll i said to myself, am i gonna live threw this, so dont forget to check youre tire pressure, safety first or you may not be alive to prove these turd monkeys wrong.
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