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Re: DSP Info, Shawn Meze

- ---Shawn C Meze <skerocdriver@juno.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 1 Sep 1998 11:06:23 -0400 Kathy Teulie
> <104372.1061@compuserve.com> writes:
> >Ian and I got an MK1 to Autox. We are just stating the project.
> >I am going through the crap interior on this 81 Scirocco.
> >What can I through out? The rear seats, carpet, rear deck
> >and door panels all are crap and I would just trash them
> >if I could. What about trim details? Do I need this crap?
> to be legal in DSP, you must not remove the interior. You need it!
> >Before I start trashing I need to know what I can trash and what
> >I need to keep or replace.
> >
> >Doug
> You can remove nothing from the interior AFIAK. At least, thats how I
> always understood it. Mannix might know (Might? HEH!) more about
this and

You can remove non-standard items such as the radio and speakers, for
a whopping  15lb weight reduction leagally.  

> can give more details on the can's and can nots. Im not a National DSP
> driver with a dedicated DSP car. I just drive what I have even tho its
> missing the rear shelf which, would be protestable.

I dont think you can be protested for the rear parcel shelf as it is a
'loose' factory removable feature with function of cargo space.  Also,
in the name of saftey as the shelf could be a hazzard in a roll over

 Theres other things
> that are by the rules, protestable. (16V tail lights, 16V antenna, and
> other stuff, not to mention the Euro bumpers.)

I could swear I read certain cosmetic features with no performance
benifit are allowed.  Like you antenae, and there is no diffence
between the tail lights with the exception of their striping.  The
euro bumpers are illegal due to the lightening effect though.

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