The Official "What Does it Weigh" Thread

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The Official "What Does it Weigh" Thread

Post by anglin » Fri Mar 31, 2006 10:43 pm

If you weigh something, post the results here. I (we) would appreciate a reasonably scientific approach to your measurements. In other words, don't post that a wheel weighs xxx pounds, but there is a tire attached. If you do measure it like that, also specify that there is a tire on it, what size the tire is and maybe even the brand and model.

What I'll do, as I have time, is condense all the data that you provide into a single post, categorized if/as necessary, that way you don't have to hunt for data. Would anybody really be looking for this information besides me?

So, that's the purpose of this thread. Now I'll kick off the thread officially by making the first post containing data.

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Post by anglin » Fri Mar 31, 2006 10:48 pm

Exterior parts:
stock XR4Ti front bumper cover - 11 lbs
genuine Cosworth RS front bumper cover (with stock metal support) - 17 lbs

XR4Ti stock metal front bumper with impact absorbers, driving lights and turn signals - 27 lbs

genuine Cosworth RS rear spoiler - 18 lbs
MC Rally Cosworth RS500 rear spoiler - 14 lbs
85 XR4Ti bi-plane spoiler (no 3rd brake light) - 12 lbs
86-87 XR4Ti bi-plane spoiler (with the 3rd brake light installed) - 12.5 lbs

North American-spec XR4Ti hood (without sound deadening liner, with emissions control sticker holder and latch) - 34.5 lbs
European-spec XR4i hood (with only the latch) - 30.0 lbs

Intercoolers:
Rapido intercooler core (bar and plate) - 10 lbs
Pace RS500 intercooler core (tube and fin) - 9.5 lbs
Forge RS500 intercooler core (bar and plate) - 22.5 lbs

Engine:
Oyler radiator - 19.5 lbs

stock D-port head, no valvetrain components - 58 lbs

Driveline:
T9 transmission, with fluid, release bearing, fork - 80 lbs (Gene Young)
T5 transmission, with fluid, release bearing, fork - 87 lbs (Gene Young)

Electrical:
Group 41 battery (typical XR replacement) - 32 lbs

Interior parts:
Sound deadening mat (tar mat under the carpet):
rearmost portion (rear footwell area) while slightly damp - 14 lbs
under front seats - 10 lbs

rear seat weight data (cloth seat material):
40% seatback (upright portion) - 8.65 lbs
60% seatback (upright portion) - 19.54 lbs
40% seat bottom - 8 lbs (Anesi)
60% seat bottom - 12.5 lbs (Anesi)
seat fold down release mechanism - 0.78 lbs per side
rear seat 'side bolsters' - 1.90 lbs per side
center seatback pivot bracket - 1.71 lbs

Suspension parts:
stock front anti-roll bar (sway bar), 26 mm - 14.375 lbs
Cosworth front ARB, 28.5 mm - 18.125
anti-roll bar to chassis bracket and stock rubber bushing - 0.75 lbs
track control arm with stock bushings - 4.75 lbs
chassis cross brace (connects lower ARB to chassis bolt holes) - 2 lbs
stock semi-trailing arm (STA), no bearing carrier - 20.5 lbs
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Post by DPDISXR4Ti » Wed Jun 28, 2006 3:54 pm

Rear hatch (complete) 65 lbs
Sheet metal surrounding hatch including rear panel ~30 lbs
All 4 rear side windows w/ gaskets 16 lbs (4 lb ea)
Sunroof 12 lbs
Sunroof assembly including tray, sliders, etc ~18 lbs
All tar mats ~30 lbs (the stuff applied directly to the body)

I've got a bunch more stuff removed at this point - enough to fill a projection TV box - a pound here, a pound there, pretty soon you've removed half a ton! :)

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Post by hEaT » Fri Oct 16, 2009 4:26 pm

E3 Manifold: ~18lbs
E6 Manifold lightly ported: ~12.5lbs
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Post by John Brennan » Fri Oct 16, 2009 7:24 pm

Somebody, please, please... weigh the rear brakes... stock drum setup, and popular rear disc conversion setups...

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Post by DSPXR4ti » Sat Oct 24, 2009 11:22 pm

Rear Drums 12.5lbs ea
R/ backing plate 9.5lbs ea with the shoes, Wheel Cyl, hardware.

Tbird R/calipers 9.0lbs ea
Tbird rear dics 11.5lbs ea
The brackets 2.0lbs ea

Scorpio R/calipers 6.0lbs ea
Scorpio R/disc 7.0lbs ea
the brackets 1.25lbs ea

wilwood R/hand brake calipers 3.5lbs ea
Alum hat solid rotors 12.5in 5.0lbs ea

Wilwood weight are from there web page.

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Post by worked_xr » Fri Sep 10, 2010 8:46 pm

Anyone know what a stock hood weighs?

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Post by worked_xr » Sat Sep 11, 2010 6:00 pm

Thanks Chris!
anglin wrote:North American-spec XR4Ti hood, without sound deadening liner, with emissions control sticker holder - 34.5 lbs
Not as much as I thought, but if I can save 20-30 lbs I might try to adapt a race weight fiberglass hood from another car (like an early fox body Mustang). USBody.com currently (as of 08/2010) has a number of fiberglass hoods on sale for $100 each (no shipping available), and I can drive up and pick it up easily enough. Now I just need to figure out what might make the best donor.

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Re: The Official "What Does it Weigh" Thread

Post by anglin » Fri Oct 05, 2012 1:03 pm

And now the Euro Sierra hood weight has been updated.

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Re: The Official "What Does it Weigh" Thread

Post by DSPXR4ti » Fri Oct 05, 2012 2:44 pm

I'm not going to have any weight numbers for the stuff I took off my XR. Things I've found over the years but if you haven't taken off your XR yet, you maybe surprised.

1. gas tank plastic cover
2. gas tank diff. shield
3. go to the 85 power booster from the 89 booster
4. intake manifold that has been ported by bo-port (and you take off the little extra tabs)
5. 89 interior is light then the 85's 7.5 lbs
6. partial tray 11.5 lbs
7. dog bone bell housing, direct pull bell housing. DBB housing is 3.25 lbs lighter
8. aluminum SVO head 33 lbs lighter then stock steel head
9. Shorai LFX lithium battery 6.5 lbs
10.

So my not sure about the whole T9 T5 thing but I just weighed the T5 I have and 82.5 lbs W/bell housing, fork, stock shifter.

Ben

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