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Old 11-09-2007, 05:10 PM   #1
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What would be the approximate weight of the 3800:

1) Bare block
2) Short block
3) Long block
4) Complete engine
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1. ~75lbs
2. ~150lbs
3. ~500lbs
4. ~700lbs

1. One guy..no real problem
2. Two guys..Pat'* end was struggling
3. Yup..hoist
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What would be the approximate weight of the 3800:

1) Bare block
2) Short block
3) Long block
4) Complete engine

I had to call Ed Morad about some buisness so I asked him about the weight too since I figured he would know since he ships a ton of them.

1)?
2)? ( my guess would be 270lbs since the heads weigh 35-40lbs a peice)
3) 350
4) ~450

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Heads are exactly 33lbs each. Well..Stage 3 INTENSE heads..lol
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I asked the wrecker when I picked mine up.

Not including the starter or supercharger, 550lbs as seen in my topic yesterday. (comparing to the S2 L36, the plastic UIM isn't a factor, so the lack of supercharger in this case is probably a pretty valid comparison).

However, the S2 has slightly lighter rods. Not enough to make too much of a difference though.
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The series II lost 26 Lbs iirc off the block... and then a few off the crank, and a little off the rods... We might be looking at 35 Lbs...

When i can back with my motor in the trunk I had pretty much the whole thing... Lots O weight to have in the back... If the Engine back there was 500 Lbs, and then I had my tools( Almost all of them ) we'll add another 150 Lbs at the least... and then everything else that would go in the trunk.. another 100 Lbs... It may not look that heavy, but it does have some weight

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1. ~75lbs
2. ~150lbs
3. ~500lbs
4. ~700lbs
i don't think its that heavy a small block chevy is 550 and 455 buick is 600 pounds
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I'd pick my extra up and carry it to the bathroom scale, but it tops out at 300.

Maybe an engine rebuilder that ships a lot will know.
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