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Old 09-22-2004, 05:28 PM   #1
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WIth me, 25 lbs of stuff, 35 lbs of stereo, 4 gallons of gas it came to 1780 kg on the scale at work yesterday that rounds to the nearest ten kilos.

That'* 3920 lbs. Minus the extras, including me comes to 3640 lbs.

Weighed today with the same stuff and 17 gallons of gas at 1820 kg.

Minus the stuff, that'* 3729 pounds with almost a full tank of gas.
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Thats very simillar to mine ( I weighed it this summer), did you weigh just the front and rear too? I had about 60/40 ratio from front to back wheels.
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I'll try that tomorrow morning. I get there at five, there is noone in the office, but they leave the scale and display on.
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Hehe, somehow I get the feeling that weighing employee'* cars is not the intended use of that scale.
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Thats very simillar to mine ( I weighed it this summer), did you weigh just the front and rear too? I had about 60/40 ratio from front to back wheels.
Man my weight was 4140lbs with me in it and race prep, no back seat and some stereo trim removed, no jack , spare of floor mats and low gas light on. so I'd say 3940 in street trim and no driver.

Hey but my front back weight ratio is closer to 50/50 though ,
great for cornering along with the new stickies
bad for launching :(
winning awards for your stereo....priceless
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I'm wondering whether us 87-91 guys are significantly lighter
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I'm wondering whether us 87-91 guys are significantly lighter
You'll be close to a 92-95 H body, but i'm willing to put some money on lighter.... The 96-99 is slightly heavier but not by much really....

the old RWD ones are lighter then the FWD ones too....
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The emissions test certificate lists my car at 1600kg... that'* 3527lb. Assorted Googling is +~50lb.

Only one way to find out... I bet my car is lighter, some of the rust that'* fallen off (the hole on the inside of the trunklid, CRIKEY) over these Canadian winters had to have helped
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The 96-99 is slightly heavier but not by much really....
I weighed my 97 recently...no spare tire or trunk carpet, 1/4 tank of gas and me in it was 3720 lbs. Take my weight out and you have about 3520 lbs.

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This morning, the scale tells me I've got 61.5% on the front wheels.
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