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Author Topic:   losing weight
posted November 06, 2003 12:56 PM
I was looking for ways to shave a little more weight from the body and was looking at cutting the rocker panels out. I think that would take away from the strength of the body or do i even need the strength of the body? the frame will be x'ed along with all the other normal stuff. by the way the car is a metric. thanks for the input.

posted November 06, 2003 01:43 PM
around here it's very rare anymore to find a car with the rockers in good enough shape to actully keep so we cut them off then make a skirt from the body line down and weld it to the frame another way i have seen guys doing it is to cut a section out of the bottom of the door where the skirt will cover and then on the inside cut it in to the flat part of the floor board and just patch that to your door bar that stuff is doulbe think so it's a good idea to get rid of it

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