Author Topic: Super light car needed.  (Read 4438 times)

Offline Hired Gun

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Super light car needed.
« on: January 02, 2017, 03:53:14 PM »
I race a very quick index class with a NA sbc against a pack of blown cars and am qualifying in the middle of the pack but need 2 more tenths to be where I can win.  My car currently weighs 1340 and is all .125 wall mild steel.    We have no minimum weight or wheel base rules.  If I go chromoly, lithium battery, no charging system, gun drilled axles, smaller radiator, lw hoses and a little carbon fiber I should be able to lose 250 pounds.  I believe that will get the 2 to 2.2 tenths we need to be able to win this class.  I would like it to be SFI 2.5C or current for 6.00 ET.  Who is building the very lightest RED's out there.


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Re: Super light car needed.
« Reply #1 on: January 03, 2017, 08:27:24 AM »
Lightweight cars cost twice as much to build and last half as long
When you say quick index, what is it??? mild steel cars are limited to 7.50 and slower