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Old 03-03-2018, 06:43 AM   #3
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Originally Posted by Geof3 View Post
Two things, first ditch the damn power steering pump on the engine and associated plumbing and put in an electric up front. The other is ditch the A/C and components. Of course, this would save some significant weight. Anyone know how much?
The A/C compressor weighs about 15 lbs. The lines weigh about 4lbs.

The power steering pump weighs about 6 lbs and the lines weigh about 3lbs.

You might get close to 30 lbs total.

And here is a good post from Truegearhead on the subject:
1999 996 C2 - sold - bought back - sold for more
1997 Spec Boxster BSR #254
1979 911 SC
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