<VV> Weight of a V-8 Corvair

Bruce Schug bwschug at att.net
Tue Jun 29 06:49:34 EDT 2010

On Jun 28, 2010, at 3:02 PM, paulsiano at aol.com wrote:

> I had my car weighed today.  (Crown, aluminum Chevy SB, Corvair  
> transaxle)
>                                            2560 lbs. with 1/2 tank  
> of gas     Front: 1120   Rear: 1440
>                                            works out to be     45%  
> front   55% rear  (w/o driver)
> How do these numbers compare to others who have had their car weighed?
> Does anybody know about how much the side windows, with mechanizms,  
> weigh?  (they might have to go)
> Paul         youtube video:   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nSt7WUCCDxs

I suggest you add back something for an engine cover.

My '67 Monza Corvair/Corvair in full street trim with a/c, 16" IROC  
wheels, 1/2 tank of gas, weighs 2,760.  I wonder how accurate our  
scales are; you're 200 pounds less than mine!


Bruce W. Schug
CORSA South Carolina
CORSA member since 1980
Performance Corvair Group
Stock Corvair Group
'67 Monza, "67AC140"
bwschug at att.net

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