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Old 03-27-2003, 12:37 PM
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Do this take the 5 pounds of the model
divide 5 by 8.9 which is the spacific gravity of the metal on the model
now take .5618 times 7.9 which is the specific gravity of iron
take 4.438 by 16 length
take 71 times 16 width
take 1136 times 16
now you have 18176 take into consideration the seats, glass, plastic, rubber, and ect.. wont weight as much as iron, some parts on models are made thicker like body panels.plus i still think 5 pounds is to heavy I would it is probablt 1/2 that which brings you down to 9089 pounds. on top of that this formula only work exact on a cube. Not a irregular shape like a car, the closest way to determine that is to measure its volume by water emersion.
I did it by 16 you need to do it by 18

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