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I think - Z feels more capable with a full trunk (archive)

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Posted by Robert on October 23, 2000 at 18:58:38:

In Reply to: 65lbs of weight in the Z3 rear bumper posted by Yukon Dave on October 23, 2000 at 17:55:15:

It turns out that our rear bumpers have two 32lbs cast iron weights in the rear bumper at each corner. The reason is so BMW Marketing can claim 50/50 weight distribution. You can remove the rear bumper and pull off the weight.

As loosy goosy as the back end feels at speed I would feel very uncomfortable removing any weight from the back end. I've noticed the car feels more stable with even additional weight in the trunk.



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