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1963 Aston Martin DB4 GT Lightweight

Technical Aspects of DB4 GT Lightweights:

The chassis weight was reduced by aluminum replacement of the standard car’s steel parts, by “hole-cutting” & by the total elimination of certain other items.

Alloy Replacement of Steel Items:
Door, Bonnet, Boot framing, Wheel arches, Engine compartment side panels
Upper half of firewall, All cockpit floor sections (4), Rear parcel shelf & rear riser panels
Battery & tool box lids, Rear boot pan, Front kick panels, Drive shaft tunnel, Chassis hole cutting, Front cross-member & Front side rails, Rear Watts Linkage brackets, Brake line brackets

Weight reduction by elimination:
Radio, speakers, heater, Glovebox lid, One of two bonnet stay rods, Clock, Windshield washer bottle, pump & fittings, Bumpers & over-riders