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Kind of ashamed to out my porky 69 Valiant, but here she is, all 3400# of her...

All steel body
AL MC
22" copper/brass radiator
AL Stealth intake
Iron 340, 4-speed
Under-dash A/C, no compressor
87 Daytona bucket seats, stock rear bench
B-body 8.75" rear with 10" drums
11.75" disc brakes with Viper calipers
1" sway bar, 1.140" t-bars
17x8" Cobra wheels, 245/45-17 tires
TTI headers and 3" exhaust
1/4 tank of gas, 185/70-14 spare tire, jack in trunk

With me in the car (220# at the time), total weight was 3620#, and weight split was 53%F/47%R, pretty good for an "old car" with lots of iron bits.  Lots has been changed, but I haven't weighed the car since then.  Changes include:

AL 26" radiator (heavier than 22" C/B rad)
Magnum serpentine belt system
Ram Van A/C compressor
Custom Auto Air underdash (20# less than OEM!)
EFI (M1 intake, injectors, regulator, ECM, fuel pump, return line, filters)
ART subframe connectors
ART torque boxes F/R
Optima battery (15# less than 75DT)
2000 Intrepid compact spare tire (should clear Viper calipers with spacer)
Driver lost 10#, trying for another 10#

I guess we'll see how much she'll gain or lose when I finally make it to the scales again.  If I can break even with all those upgrades, I'll be really happy.  After this, I'll relocate the battery to the trunk or find a 'glass hood to shift the weight around a little.

Clair
 

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72 scamp
gutted,aluminum interior panels
no wipers,no heater
frame connecters,8 pt cage,fuel cell,stereo system
all steel exept heavy fiberglass hood.
360/727-8 3/4,aluminum heads and intake,tti's
disc fronts,tubular uppers,steel wheels

current weight is #3310 and still need to add sound deadener and carpet :-\
some of the posted weights seem optomistic wondering how accurate the scales are.
 

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bOb shingler said:
my 71 demon with stock full interior, all glass, 12pt gage, dana ss springs, stock block and heads, aluminum wheels, fiberglass hood and fenders, frames tied with 2x3 inch, 10 gal fuel cell, 727 and exhaust to the dana was 3710 lbs.
about 300 lbs is in an fittings )(/*
 

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66 Dart GT
273 / 904 / 8.75
15" cop wheels
All steel everywhere...

3280lbs no driver
 

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1968 valiant street brawler:

All Steel, no fiberglass anything.
Full interior, with front and back bench seat in car and functional. 
All heater components removed.
8 3/4, normal A-body width with yukon axles, stock 68 leaf springs(for now), cal-tracs/mono leafs waiting to be installed.
255/70/15 BFG on 15x7 steel cop rims(rear), 205/75/15 on 15.5 steel rims(front)
2"TTI headers, full 3" pipes to bumper, 2- flowmaster muffs.
15 gal Fuel Cell, electric pump w/filter/reg.
727 transmission. Hurst ratchet shifter.
Summit Aluminum Radiator
499". stroked 400, Edelbrock heads, M1 Singleplane. Iron waterpump/housing.

3180 w/o driver and full tank of fuel.  0/
 

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505 cu. in.  -  440 block, no filler, no girdle, steel billet main caps, bored .030" , Callis 4.250" crank, Oliver steel rods chevy size, JE pistons, little over 14 to 1 compression, Brodix B1-BS heads, ported , Crower solid cam around .609" and .599" lift, duration?, custom built step headers 1-3/4" to 1-7/8" to 2" with merge collectors, M1 intake with 1050HP Dominator, #87 square jetting,  power valves, double roller timing chain, 35*full timing, FBO ignition system ( no MSD), BG400 ful pump,  Shogun water pump and water manifold, custom built BeeCool radiator, shroud and catch can, #8 or #10 radiator hoses, CRT 727 super/pro2 transmission (rollerized, billet aluminium front drum, bolt in sprag, Griner billet valvebody, transbrake) ,Hurst 1/4 stick shifter, with air shifter, PTC 8" converter, flashes to 5300-5400 rpm, shift at 6100 rpm, cross traps at 6300 - 6400 rpm , 4.10 gears in Ford 9" rear, Mark Williams axles, ladder bar with coil over rear suspension, Alston chassis 2"x3" box frame, coil over front suspension, rack & pinion steering , Wilwood 4 wheel disc brakes. Hoosier 32" x 13.5"w x 15" .      9.451et, 141.91mph, 1.278 - 60 foot,     Car weghs 2550 ,  2730 with driver.
 

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west said:
dartsport,that's pretty light.
what parts are fiberglass?
Hood, scoop, and front bumper, are fiberglass.
 

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west said:
all glass or lexan?
where do you think you lost all that weight from?
    The 2 side rear windows are glass, all the rest are lexan. The car is a 2"x3" box frame chassis, aluminium floors, motor moved back and up a few inches. Moved back firewall, no inner fenders, 1 seat. Here are a few pics. No factory trunk hinges, modified trunk hinges. Aluminium driveshaft, rack and pinion steering, tubular upper and lower control arms, ladder bar suspenion, coil over front and rear suspension.
 

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fasttcars said:
Dartsport said:
dartsport,that's pretty light.
what parts are fiberglass?
Hood, scoop, and front bumper, are fiberglass.
...is the cage mild steel or chromoly?
Cage is mild steel..
 

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Anyone have a ballpark for a stock 72 Swinger, with a 318, and 904?  The reason I ask is because I need to know what leaf springs to buy.  I'm looking at the MP SS springs and they have 2800Lbs or 3800Lbs versions.  Any suggestions?
 

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HemiDoug said:
1967 Dart GT with iron 383, 727 and 8.75. PS, manual brakes and aftermarket A/C. All trim, carpet and usual accessories. Car weighs 3550 w/o the driver; kind of porky. This is only 250 pounds less than my Hemi Challenger!  :'(
69 dart glass doors ,hood,truck , fenders,all lexan, aluminum heads rb .070 over,aerospace front brakes, modified k frame, chrome moly back half cage, dana, 2691 w/o my big butt. 9:57 138.00
 

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Jake said:
Anyone have a ballpark for a stock 72 Swinger, with a 318, and 904?  The reason I ask is because I need to know what leaf springs to buy.  I'm looking at the MP SS springs and they have 2800Lbs or 3800Lbs versions.  Any suggestions?
DO NOT get 3800# springs!!

I have a pair of brand new 3400# springs that I pulled out. With the 3400# springs on the car, it would move just slightly when I put my full weight on the rear bumper. They are better on B bodies. Bought 3000# (002/003) springs and they seem ok.

Even 2800# is probably ok for your car, especially with a 318. Keep in mind, these springs were intended for drag racing, so a 3000# spring is MORE than adequate for a 3000# street car.

BTW, I would guess you're around 3200-3300 lbs.
 

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How about this combination, what it could weight?

-67 notchback Barracuda, all steel, full bucket seat interior, 440 with al.heads, al.waterpump, al.waterpump housing, al.intake, TTi headers+3" exhaust, manual steering, 4-speed manual, a-body width dana 60, 15x6,5" steelies front, 15x8" steelies back ???
 
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