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Old 03-24-05, 08:20 PM
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Adding lightness

I didn't see this info anywhere here when I searched so here it is. If you ever wondered how much those stock door beams weigh on your second gen, 12.5lbs ea. If you don't have a full cage with NASCAR style door bars look elsewhere for weight loss, those 12.5lbs will save your bacon.

Each beam earns you almost 7 ft of 13/4" .095 DOM
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Old 03-24-05, 10:05 PM
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door beams eh?? dont think i need those btw, wut did ppl here do about their sunroof? i replaced mine with a sheet of aluminum flashing and riveted on.
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Old 03-28-05, 08:10 AM
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stock door beams on 1st gens weigh 11 pounds each
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Old 03-28-05, 10:28 AM
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Stock door beams should only be removed as explained above(nascar door bars), or in an AX car.
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he he, AX car = no beams
1900lbs here I come!
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ya, never remove those door beams unless you got at least 2 or 3 horizontal bars and a few vertical bars supporting the horizontal bars. We made the mistake of removing the door beams on a 2nd gen and ive never seen a door cave in so easilly.
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