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      10-05-2012, 01:13 PM   #141
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Originally Posted by Antares View Post
Carbon roof, trunk, hood (bonnet) and door panels should take away good 40kg (so a BMW engineer told me when I asked).
Apparently the price is still a trifle prohibitive.
Sounds like a real upper limit on what could be saved. The existing hood weighs 10 kg and trunk weighs almost 11. Doors are 18 kg ea. Throw in an extra 5 kg for a steel instead of the light E92 aluminum hood and you have about 62 kg. If you cut 66% of the weight (very agressive design) you would save right around 41 kg, almost 100 lb.
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