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How To Shave 4 Pounds on your CRF

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Someone can have my subframe from my crf450 2004, i found better solution thats been working. So I was wondering how to save some weight so I went to my nearest hobby shop and pickup some balsa wood. I asked the owner what the density was and it was easily .523 alabama strength and enough to hold my weight, fender and seat. I just shave 4 pounds like that. I used the it in my last race and no problems and got the holeshot. I will post picture sup later how to do it. The expoxy seems to work best. I went to a dollar store and got it

I already have some ideas for the ad in Racer X..

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Think how much weight you would save by using balsa on the rest of your frame!! :cry::cry:

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that is a horrible job at photoshopping the picture, you can clearly see in the picture as someone in another post pointed out that there are tabs in the shadow but not on the "sub frame", also, look at the "rub marks" all he did was brush up his chopped picture with some grey paint. i don't think he's foolin anybody :cry:

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I ride in Colorado if you want to see it in person for yourself. I will be riding every weekend in Feb getting ready for the Nationals.

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Robo, who are you kidding?

You can clearly see that the ends aren't the same, plus, the "yellow markes" run from the wood on to the oil bottles in the background. Nice try, Blown.

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You can see where he missed a spot, its still aluminum, On the upper mount by the whit plastic thing.

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i actually ride alot at aztec MX

will you be there this sunday i really want to have a look at how this all works.

i'm preaty sure there is no racing this sunday i'll be at the track at arround 10am

is that ok?

what sorta trailer or car should i look for

cheers :cry:

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OMG .... i think it was a JOKE guys... he wasnt trying to fake anyone out! :cry:

whata bunch of ___ :cry: ___'s

lmao #7

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Thanks for all the input. The final version will be wrappe din carbon fiber with compress balsa wood. Look for add in next racer x test.

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I think you got em good. Too many up tight peeps needn to go ride this weekend. GO RIDE..................... :cry::cry::cry::cry::cry:

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Press Release:

RacerX--

All new balsawood subframe. Thats right, balsawood.. It actaully went over very well with our test riders. The new construction is wrapped with carbonfiber. This is very similiar to how snowboard compress their wood cores with fiberglass.The subframe easily weighed in 3 pound less then the factory subframe. What our riders liked most about it was the nimble feeling through turns. Look for this as a one the hot products of the year.

Davey Combs...

:)

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hey while ur at that balsa wood sub frame ... why not balsa wood wood ur hole frame ?? everyone is doing it :):):D:D:p

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