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So I weighed my truck...

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by 87BrnRsd, Jun 12, 2006.

  1. 87BrnRsd

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    Well, I finally weighed my truck the other day. I weighed it without the top, 1/4tank of gas, spare 37" tire, hi-lift, and toolbox. Not to mention I removed some of the smog crap and ac compressor, plus all of the carpet and insulation. Anyone want to render a guess?
    -Harrison

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    ehhh....roughly 8 cajillion?:doah:
     
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    eleventy-billion
     
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    and im thinking 5080
     
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    Jays68Yak was the closest. It weighed in at 5220 lbs. Without the tools, spare, and high-lift...im thinking close to 5000.

    Now...how to get the weight down to the 4's (4999 will do:wink1: )? Im thinking..take the smog pump off. Cut some more of the fenders. And possibly cut the bumpers. That should shave an additional 30-40 lbs or so. Hmm....
    -Harrison
     
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    fiber glass body parts
     
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    Take out the front fenderwells, remove the A/C condensor, remove the big A/c box on the firewall, Swap in an aluminum intake manifold, remove the headliner, etc.

    Edit: swap on a pickup truck tailgate

    Harley
     
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    The headliner and aluminum intake have already been done. Good point on the tailgate though. It has an electric window...and is one heavy sob. I think swapping on a new tailgate, removing the smog pump, cutting the fenders more, and cutting the bumpers some may get me close to the 5000-5100 mark....
    Thanks for the advice.
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    Only big chunk would be go full topless. I wonder what mine is :haha: Plus i'm adding 2x2 rockers soon.
     
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    anything that is steel and could be aluminum would save a good amount of weight.

    :bow: billet aluminum :bow:
     
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    Take off the doors
     
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    aluminum rims, rear disk swap, performance calipers front and rear

    Good excuse for a set of aluminum heads :D
     
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    Who needs a body?
     
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    Or you could drop your drivetrain into a go-cart.
     
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    that much and no d60. what's the weight difference between a 10 bolt and d60?
     

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