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From what I have found published, /6 or V8 A-bodies (small block) went a little like this:
pre 66= 2700-2900
67= 2900
68= 3000
69= 3000
70-72= 3000-3200
72-74= 3100-3300
74-76= 3400-3500

Bear in mind that published weights were for stripped down cars, also barracuda, dart, valiant, dusters were generally within 100lbs of each other. Also, big blocks add 250-300 lbs to a car, also, options add up too, a/c weighs about 100lbs, power steering weighs more, different rear ends, etc. My dart, before I tore it apart weighed in at 3050 with a 318, 727, and a/c, it was a GT model, but was pretty lightly optioned. When I get the BB in, I plan to weigh it again.
 

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Notch 67 said:
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  ???
My 67 Notch right when I bought it weighed 3034 on Edmunds.com's 4-pad scales.

Non-original 318 with aluminum intake, 904, 7-1/4 rear end, 14x5 wheels.
Power steer, floor shift with console, manual 4-wheel drums, full dual exhaust, factory starter, iron master, 1/4 tank of gas.
No A/C, no radio, no electronic ignition.

I think that's as specific as I can get.  I figure to weigh it again once I build out a real suspension/brakes and throw on some lightweight goodies.
 

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I am a bit Porky

72 D-100
440/727
Aluminum intake, headers
Manual Steering, Manual brakes, 8 3/4 rear, Home Built Cal Tracs
No front or rear bumper, power buckets seats (don't ask) Base model with no options
Steel wheels, 245/60s and 295/50s street rubber
10 gallons of Fuel
W/ me (175lbs)

3750lbs
 

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Discussion Starter · #85 ·
WINDOW WEIGHT -

i took the quarter windows out of my 70 tonight for some Lexan going in.

the quarter window + the steel regulator weighs 13lbs per side .
 

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I have a 71 Valiant that I stuffed a 451 in.

906 Heads (intake 290cfm) (exhaust 210cfm)

509 cam.

3.55 rear

Used to weigh 3375lbs.

need to weigh it again once I relocate my springs. I have done alot of work to it since I have weighed it last.

That was with me in the car. 180lbs.
 

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this is a 66 dart GT full stock everything, 273/904, no driver...
 

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67 Dodge Dart GT
All steel except fibre glass hood
10 piont cage
511 ci B1 BS
727
Dana 60
Full interior less the back of the back seat (custom rear fire wall)
3575 w/ driver before tail pipes
 

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1972 Plmouth Scamp

Keith Black aluminum block /predator heads/ Moser Fab-9 rearend/ turbo 400 trans
8 point cage
frame connectors
plastic seats
glass hood and bumpers
weld wheels
full interior and stock glass
8 gallon fuel cell --with about 5 gallons of fuel



weight =* 3024 lbs (no driver)
weight =* 3244 lbs (with driver)
 

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my brothers 74 duster
360 with iron intake and power steering
727 with extra 3qts
83/4 all steel wheels
no fiberglass full interior heater/ac box in all
old style steel master cly no undercoating

only weighed 3186 with his 190lb self in it and 1/2 tank
 

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my 71 demon with stock full interior, all glass, 12pt cage, 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.
Geeze Bob, That things a tank.
Can I expect the same from mine?
Mine has a 20 gal fuel cell, 8 3/4" rear and steel fenders, stock springs with Cal Tracs. The rest is pretty much the same.
Is this with the pressurized intake system?
 

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My 67 Notch right when I bought it weighed 3034 on Edmunds.com's 4-pad scales.

Non-original 318 with aluminum intake, 904, 7-1/4 rear end, 14x5 wheels.
Power steer, floor shift with console, manual 4-wheel drums, full dual exhaust, factory starter, iron master, 1/4 tank of gas.
No A/C, no radio, no electronic ignition.

I think that's as specific as I can get.* I figure to weigh it again once I build out a real suspension/brakes and throw on some lightweight goodies.
UPDATE: Now 3150 pounds (same scales in same location)

Engine unchanged.
Alterkation and Streetlynx installed.
Chassis connectors and torque boxes installed.
TKO-600 w/Quicktime bell
18x8 front, 18x9.5 rear wheels
Mini-tubbed rear
14" front brakes
8-3/4 rear with disc brakes, AL housing, 1350 u-joint, AL driveshaft
Added electronic ignition.
TTI 2-1/2" with X-pipe instead of the cheap muffler shop 2-1/4
Denso alternator and starter, upgraded wiring.
KRC steering pump
AL master cylinder
Added a radio with 6-speakers
Nu-Relics power windows
Completed interior, now with all insulations, trim and a little sound deadening, still with console.
Probably 1/2 tank of gas this time.

I figure with all that was added/upgraded being at 3150 is pretty good for an all steel body, full interior and iron headed motor.
 

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Not sure I understand where you are coming from, do you think the 116 increase sounds small or large?

I can tell you with absolute certainty that the wheels/tires added 50 (10 each front, 15 each rear). And the US Cartool subframe connectors weighed 15 each. The set of torque boxes were 5 total.

How much more does an 8-3/4 weigh vs a 7-1/4. I've heard estimates over 100 lbs, the AL center saves 12 of that.


The really interesting thing is that the weight distribution was unchanged: 57.8 before and after.
 

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72 Duster
340 with Edelbrock heads and RPM intake
Four Speed with Lakewood bellhousing (HEAVY!)
Steel 3" driveshaft
8-3/4 rear with suregrip - A-body width
2 x 3 x 1/8 frame connectors (thinner wall would have been better)
Manual steering, manual brakes
Addco 1-1/8 anti-sway bar
Battery in trunk - heavy ass cable up to starter
AAR hinged fiberglas hood
Full interior with bench seat
15x9 Convo Pros with Hoosier drag radials 275-60-15's
15x6 Convo Pros with some kinda tires on front

3170 lbs without driver
3390 lbs with fatass - 1586 rear - 1807 front
 

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68 dart tube chassis, coil over front end, dana 60, 2 spd trans. a little over 2600 lbs. My friend weighed it with a driver and said just under 2600, but im 230 lbs and he was around 185 or so. Glass hood, decklid, bumpers. lexan windows, tin, no undercoating, bb with aluminum heads
 

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Just weighed mine again , in October of 2011-----thought i would update ---

70 dart
RB with eddy heads
M1 intake
stock iron water pump housing
Alum. radiator
fenderwell headers
fiberglass bumpers and hood
LEXAN 1/4 windows --regulators removed
no back seat--plastic buckets in front with full carpet
stock window glass
no heater/ heater box
stock dash
Dana 60
Weld wheels
8 point cage
80's alum master cyl.
stock rear drums / fronts are stock 73 discs
stock front suspension
SS springs


Weighed exactly 3060 lbs without driver and with about 5 gallons of fuel in it.
 

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a-bodt weight

1970 dart,tube chassis from firewall back,400/440 crank,indy aluminum heads,727,8 3/4,lexan windshield and back glass,fiberglass hood and trunk,15 by 4 front,15 by 14 back convo pro's,aluminum floor,trunk and door panels,2 seats,custom 12 point cage(mild steel),coil-over front susp.,stock steering,ladder bar/coil-over rear susp.2820# without driver [email protected] with 1.46-60'still working out bugs
 

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