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Old 05-20-2010, 12:37 AM   #1
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Weight Loss Program

I just had my Firebird weighed on all 4 corners, and its not as light as the "slide scales" at the track said it was.

3300lbs w/ a 210 lb driver. There was a difference of about 200lbs difference between the R/R & the L/R. With a full turn of the R/R adjustable sway link, the weight on the rear equaled out w/ me in it.

Soon to be removing the front & rear bumpers, & front & rear glass. I cant part w/ my power windows yet.
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Old 05-20-2010, 07:12 AM   #2
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So it is 3090 lbs? Not bad man.
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Old 05-20-2010, 11:07 AM   #3
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3455lbs with me in.
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Old 05-20-2010, 11:19 AM   #4
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So it is 3090 lbs? Not bad man.
No, not bad at all. I'd be happy with that weight.
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Old 05-20-2010, 01:39 PM   #5
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I'd be happy with that weight. I just weighed my 77 firebird with an aluminum headed BBC. It weighs 3640 with out me in it.
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3455lbs with me in.

I am jealous of your hood.....
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Old 05-20-2010, 08:03 PM   #7
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Im jealous of everything thats attached to it.
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Old 05-20-2010, 10:23 PM   #8
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I'd love to do a 4 corner scale some day. My car launches and drives straight and I have no idea how balanced the weights are. It's a gutted out race car and this year, I got the weight down to 3020 with me in it 20 more pounds to go and that's hard to find when I keep adding stuff.
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Old 05-22-2010, 03:57 PM   #9
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How much do you weigh?
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Old 05-23-2010, 12:36 PM   #10
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Last time I weighed myself, I was around 170 pounds. I'm more concerned with race weight. Car, driver, fuel etc sitting on the starting line. That's how much weight the engine has to move down the track. The only time I want to only know just the car weight is when I want to know how much weight the car trailer is carrying.
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Old 05-23-2010, 02:57 PM   #11
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I just wanted to know how much the vehicle weighed, because i am 295 Lbs, so it means allot for me to know where you are sitting with no operator inside.
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alky i dont know where your located since im not good with longitude and latitud ebut if youre around chitown hit me up.i can do a 4 corner weigh
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