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good morning,

I'm wondering what weight my `70 has got at the moment. Maybe anyone can give me a suggestion......

- fibreglass hood, inner fenders, bumpers
- aluminum sbc
- power glide
- plastic fuel cell
- racing seats
- weld racing wheels with front runners and 10.5" at the rear


I'm shooting for 2600lb.....do you think that match?

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I think your going to be a little heavier than that. Heres mine and it weighs 2650 with me in it on corner scales

Fully gutted interior, aluminum dash, 1 racing seat, fiberglass (doors, 1 piece front end, hood and hatch) lexan windows, tubular control arms, BBC w/ steel heads, pg trans, mini tub, 12 bolt w/ ladder bars, 5 gal fuel cell

Hope that helps
 

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mh...ok.

My suggestion was without driver (170lbs :))

My Nova might be heavier than yours with stock doors, stock fenders, stock hatch and complete interior but the aluminum SBC is about 180lbs lighter than your BBC.

Thank you, with that information I will shoot for 2700-2750 with me in the car.

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Get it weighed

I don't know about four corner scales but it's pretty easy to get a car weighed around here.
Just about anyone will let you put it on their scale- landscaping places,etc.

2600lbs is too low of an estimate in a 3rd gen- if your are lucky I'd say <3000 lbs without driver.

Look at factory weight of 70 nova with v8:
http://www.novaresource.org/weights.htm
 

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I had my car four corner scaled at a Good-Guys event about 2 weeks ago. I have all steel except hood and full interior with the addition of dynamat and 6 point chromoly roll bar. Here are the results on my 68..........
 

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im going to say 2750-2900 without driver right now.

does it have a cage?
what type of front brakes?
master cylinder aluminum?
control arms stock?
front coilovers or spring and shock?
etc
 
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