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post #1 of 10 (permalink) Old 06-03-2008, 04:58 PM Thread Starter
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alright i think this should be checked out, what options you have, motor, tires, wheels, bumpers, cargo and the amount of gas you have in your tank

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These XK's sure are heavy.

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I have been thinking about starting a lightening project when I am out of warranty. I have not looked into it much, but I think I could get this thing to drop some serious weight. It's quite a while out until I start something like that though. (50k miles)

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I have been thinking about starting a lightening project when I am out of warranty. I have not looked into it much, but I think I could get this thing to drop some serious weight. It's quite a while out until I start something like that though. (50k miles)
Removing the third row is a good start. They are pretty heavy.

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I am doing that in 2 months, and maybe the 2nd row as well on a temp basis for moving some stuff out here to Philly from Connecticut. Plus, if I go on the camping trip in Sept, it would make for a nice sleeper setup.

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my third row is removed. it weighs about 100 lbs. my back almost broke with it.
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my third row is removed. it weighs about 100 lbs. my back almost broke with it.
100 lbs! Crap thats a lot. I was figuring 60-70 lbs. Those are coming out for sure. Thanks

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BigPoppa... you have to come to the camping trip. There's no questioning.


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I really want to go, it's just a matter of where things stand with work. I "should" be able to make it, but sometimes the schedule gets changed and therefore my life doesn't matter any longer. It is such a pain.

As of now I am planning on going for at least Saturday night.

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