light and strong Audi R8 V8

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Re: light and strong Audi R8 V8

Post by chunky79 » Mon Aug 21, 2017 7:52 pm

bam_bam wrote:
Mon Aug 21, 2017 4:03 pm
chunky79 wrote:
Mon Aug 21, 2017 9:32 am
bam_bam wrote:
Mon Aug 21, 2017 7:17 am
I think he should just zip tie the wheels to the car. It'd save him another 0.8kg and if the wheels fell off, that'd save him a whole bunch of unsprung mass. Also, if the wheels fell off, he wouldn't need brakes, so he could save some extra weight taking those off. I think I'm on to something here.
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Re: light and strong Audi R8 V8

Post by Bladerider » Mon Aug 21, 2017 7:57 pm

Ahhh,

But does he have titanium wheel weights to save unsprung mass ??

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Re: light and strong Audi R8 V8

Post by bam_bam » Mon Aug 21, 2017 8:19 pm

He uses feathers to balance his wheels, they're lighter than the equivalent lead or titanium weights.

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Re: light and strong Audi R8 V8

Post by Bladerider » Mon Aug 21, 2017 11:22 pm

bam_bam wrote:
Mon Aug 21, 2017 8:19 pm
He uses feathers to balance his wheels, they're lighter than the equivalent lead or titanium weights.

There, that should cabbage Chunky's brain...
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Re: light and strong Audi R8 V8

Post by Speedr8 » Tue Aug 22, 2017 3:48 pm

Hi

The next highlight !

Sides Polycarbonate windows 0.430Kg

Weight advantage to glass 1,5Kg :bigblink:

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Re: light and strong Audi R8 V8

Post by bam_bam » Tue Aug 22, 2017 3:55 pm

Dude, what's next? Remove the aircon, powersteering and radiator fans?
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Re: light and strong Audi R8 V8

Post by Speedr8 » Tue Aug 22, 2017 4:43 pm

Hi

Yes, I think about an electric power steering for a long time :biggrin2:

The mechanical power steering also eats power

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Re: light and strong Audi R8 V8

Post by Speedr8 » Fri Sep 01, 2017 6:17 pm

Hi

And it goes on.

Visually very good, it does not get any better.

Weight of this grill 0,7Kg, series 1,2Kg

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Re: light and strong Audi R8 V8

Post by classba » Fri Sep 01, 2017 6:57 pm

I much prefer the original grill. The R8 is not an RS.

The Yanks loves these grills yet you're German :audibash: :audibash: :audibash:
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Re: light and strong Audi R8 V8

Post by Covkiller » Fri Sep 01, 2017 9:48 pm

I like it Tom, keep up the good work :thumbs:
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Re: light and strong Audi R8 V8

Post by Speedr8 » Wed Sep 27, 2017 10:14 am

Hi

In the carbon door panels are now installed also loudspeaker grilles.

It was a lot of handwork to get such a thing perfect.

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Re: light and strong Audi R8 V8

Post by classba » Thu Sep 28, 2017 9:13 pm

great work Tom
Too much power is barely enough.

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Re: light and strong Audi R8 V8

Post by Speedr8 » Sat Oct 28, 2017 4:27 pm

Hi

The next act.

The Rieger front spoiler (1.7Kg) and the standard part (0.7Kg) was disposed of and replaced by the lightweight GT front spoiler 1.2 Kg.
Weight advantage 1,2 Kg.
In addition, the Rieger side skirts (3,2Kg) and also the series side skirts (4 Kg) were disposed of and replaced by light V10 carbon side skirts 1,5 Kg.
Weight advantage 5.7 kg.

The buck was now allowed to weigh 1350 kg. :thumb:

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Re: light and strong Audi R8 V8

Post by Speedr8 » Wed Nov 01, 2017 7:46 am

Hi

By posting in another forum, I found that there are differences in the rear bumpers.
before facelift is in the middle of the bumper, a reinforcement that there is no longer the facelift.
Weight savings from removing this reinforcement resulted in 1 kg less weight.

In a short time, 10.5 kg of reduced weight have come together. :boots:

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Re: light and strong Audi R8 V8

Post by FaisalJ » Wed Nov 01, 2017 8:40 am

Got to say - it looks great, and 1350kg is good going!


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