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How much does your car weigh?
#1
Just curious how much the 71-73 mustangs weigh. If you've run you car on a scale, please share and provide a general description, body type, cleveland or 302, deluxe vs. std interior. Thanks!



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#2
Good question! The titled weight on my 73 Convertible 6 cylinder is 3,106 pounds. The GVWR weight on the door sticker is 4,150. Mine came with Decor Option, Power Disc Brakes, power steering, full console, AM/FM, steel wheels with trim rings and hub cap, sport mirrors. Can't think of any other options that may effect the weight.

I believe the convertibles actually weighed more than the coupes but maybe we will find out here.

I've never had mine weighed on a scale.
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#3
My door tag on my 73 Q code w/C6 and 3.50 rear says 4447 lbs. Can't wait to finish it and put it on a scale because that just doesn't seem right. But I just went out to check my 73 Chevelle w/454 and th350 and it was 5472 lbs. with a full frame.

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#4
i believe the curb weight was 3560 to 3680

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markmel;33930 Wrote:My door tag on my 73 Q code w/C6 and 3.50 rear says 4447 lbs. Can't wait to finish it and put it on a scale because that just doesn't seem right. But I just went out to check my 73 Chevelle w/454 and th350 and it was 5472 lbs. with a full frame.

The 4447 sounds like the GVWR weight, or the maximum loaded weight with passengers and luggage. The actual weight should be in the mid 3,000's.
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#6
My registration form reads 1510 kg (= 3 328,98016 lbs according to Google). That is listed as "Masse en service" that translates to "Unladen weight + 75kg for the driver".
Max authorized weight is 2100 kg (= 4 629,70751 lbs again Google)
That is for a 1972 vert with 302, FMX and almost full optinons.

I haven't weighed the car though. Those are only the official numbers on my registration.


I did check the "Illustrated Facts and Specifications Manual" for the 1971 Mustang and it lists the following numbers under "Curb Weight":


For the 6 cylinder manual:
Hardtop :3080, Convertible: 3200, Sportsroof: 3050

Grandé 3110
Mach1 3180
Boss 351 3370

No Numbers for the V8 Convertible though.

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#7
My registration label lists the unladen weight at 1451 kilos (or 3192 pounds).

But that's only because when I got the car registered in Australia for the first time that's what I told the rego people the car weighed, based on info I found on the internet.

Brett
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Flatback72;33985 Wrote:But that's only because when I got the car registered in Australia for the first time that's what I told the rego people the car weighed, based on info I found on the internet.

Aahh, that my friend is called cheating! Wink

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luxstang;33986 Wrote:
Flatback72;33985 Wrote:But that's only because when I got the car registered in Australia for the first time that's what I told the rego people the car weighed, based on info I found on the internet.

Aahh, that my friend is called cheating! Wink

I shoulda told them it was 1000 pounds lighter. Having a lighter car might have aided my cars handling and performance..... [Image: wacko.gif]


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#10
I had my Mach 1 on the scale at the drag was strip. The weight of the car was 3400lbs, 3550 with me in it. Hope this helps.
Jim

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