Weight Loss Program

Discussion in 'SRT Hellcat General Discussions' started by 16SRT, Feb 22, 2016.

  1. 16SRT

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    So, by most accounts and reviews, it seems the Achilles heel of these SRTs (and Hellcats) is their weight. Yet, of all the mod's and upgrades I see on the forums, few if any do anything to help address this thing which is oft-cited as the biggest design problem with these cars. What have ya'll done (or plan to do) to reduce the weight of your Chargers and Challengers?
     
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    get the giggling gang of fools out of the backseat and trunk
     
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    SRT_HC_707 SRT_HC_707 Staff Member

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    If weight is really a concern you bought the wrong car.
     
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    You could always spend about a million and get every panel replaced in Carbon Fiber. :D
     
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    NorCaletch19He77Kat Silver Member

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    run 1/8 tank of fuel and put 46lbs in the tires...
     
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    CubeMan Tri-State Overlord

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    its the god damn frame, we keep using this damn thing our insurance companies may classify us as a tank
     
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    ManicMechanicMD Silver Member

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    What used to be beer money is now gas money, so that's helped driver weight a bit.
     
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  8. goingsolo2

    goingsolo2 Beast will be back bigger and better than ever! Hellcat Car Club Gold Supporting Member Hellcat Supporting Vendor

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    This is not the car to put money into weight savings LOL. That's what the Viper is for LOL, or a Lotus. It'll be cheaper to increase the power than it will to reduce the weight.
     
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    Paladin06 Have Guns Will Travel Staff Member Hellcat Car Club Gold Supporting Member

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    Wanna save weigh, get a Euro-Stang or a Euro-Maro. Want the fastest muscle car ever built and the most powerful muscle ever-built, you already got it. Gezzz... IMVHO.
     
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    Paladin06 Have Guns Will Travel Staff Member Hellcat Car Club Gold Supporting Member

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    That would be 46 in front and 18 in your drag radials. :).
     
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    I'm taking my Hellcat to weight watchers after seeing how much weight Oprah lost without giving up anything.
     
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    hunterjr81 Hellcat Member

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    I am in the process of modifying the driver (me). Have shed 20 pounds so far this year and not going back
     
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    Paladin06 Have Guns Will Travel Staff Member Hellcat Car Club Gold Supporting Member

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    I thought old Marie Osmond was looking pretty hot after losing 50 lbs. :)
     
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  14. Paladin06

    Paladin06 Have Guns Will Travel Staff Member Hellcat Car Club Gold Supporting Member

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    Presently down to 174 from 198. I have not weighed 174 since I joined the Army in Nov 73 at the tender age of 18. :)
     
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    I solved some of this by removing the wife during track events..
     

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