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Old 07-14-2004, 10:38 PM
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How heavy is my car?

I have a 2003 ford mustang Gt, 4.6 L v8,5 speed manual transmission,leather interior, 17 inch wheels,convertable. I was wondering how much it wieghed, because i am getting my gtech meter tomorrow or the next day. Thanks

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Dont know but i do know how much a
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Old 07-15-2004, 05:45 AM
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I would look up a local bulk scrap recycler, they will have a scale and it should be certified and periodically checked for accuracy.
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2003 Specifications

2-door coupe/
2-door convertible
EPA Class Subcompact
Drivetrain Layout Rear-wheel drive
Engine Type
(block and heads) 3.8L V-6
4.6L V-8
cast iron block/
aluminum head
V-8 OHV, 2 valves per cylinder
SOHC, 2 valves per cylinder
Bore/Stroke (in/mm)
V-6 3.8 x 3.4/96.5 x 86.3
V-8 3.6 x 3.6/91.4 x 91.4
Displacement (cu in/cc)
V-6 232/3802
V-8 281/4605
Compression Ratio
V-6 9.36:1
V-8 9.4:1
Horsepower @ rpm
V-6 190 @ 5250
V-8 260 @ 5250
Torque (lb-ft) @ rpm
V-6 220 @ 2750
V-8 302 @ 4000
V-6 5500
V-8 6000
Recommended Fuel 87 octane minimum
Fuel System Sequential multi-port electronic fuel injection
Oil Capacity with filter
(quarts) 5
Coolant Capacity
V-6 12.6
V-8 14.8
Transmission 5-speed manual overdrive/
4-speed automatic overdrive
Final Drive Ratio 3.27:1
Gear Ratios
Manual GT
Manual V-6/GT
1st 3.35:1 3.37:1 2.84:1
2nd 1.99:1 1.99:1 1.55:1
3rd 1.33:1 1.33:1 1.00:1
4th 1.00:1 1:00.1 0.70:1
5th 0.68:1 0.67:1 -
Reverse 3.15:1 3.22:1 2.32.1
Front Independent, modified MacPherson strut with separate spring on lower arm and stabilizer bar
Rear Non-independent four-bar link with coil springs on lower arm and stabilizer bar (GT) only.
Type Power rack-and-pinion
Ratio 15.0:1 on center
Turns Lock-to-Lock 2.74 (V-6) / 2.62 (V-8)
Turning Circle,
Curb-to-Curb (ft) 37.1 (V-6) / 38.1 (V-8)
Traction Control Available all-speed system
Brakes (system type) 4-wheel power disc with available ABS; optional four-channel ABS
Front (V-6) 10.5 in. single piston caliper with solid rotors
Front (V-8) 10.8 in. twin piston aluminum caliper with vented rotors
Rear 8 in x 1.5 in, drum and hub assembly (V-6)
10.0 x 0.4-in solid disc (V-8)
Total Swept Area (sq in) Front 230.3/
Rear 168.3
Wheels and Tires 16-in 5-spoke aluminum wheel, includes P225/55R16 tires
17-in 5-spoke aluminum wheel, includes 245/45ZR17 tires
17-in 5-spoke premium aluminum wheel, includes 245/45RZ17 tires
Number of Lug Nuts 5
Assembly Plant Dearborn, Michigan, USA
Basic Warranty 3-year/36,000-mile bumper-bumper
Roadside Assist 3 years/36,000 miles
Air bags Driver and front passenger


Coupe Convertible
Wheelbase 101.3 101.3
Track f/r 60.2/60.6 60.2/60.6
Overall Length 183.2 183.2
Overall Width 73.1 73.1
Overall Height 53.1 53.2
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3066 3208
Weight % f/r 57/43 57/43
Towing Capacity Max (lbs) 1000 1000
Towing Class Rating Class I Class I

Seating Capacity 4 4
Legroom f/r (max/min) 42.6/29.9 42.6/29.9
Shoulder Room f/r 53.6/52.1 53.6/41.4
Hip Room f/r 52.3/47.4 52.3/41.0
Headroom f/r 38.1/35.5 38.0/35.8
Passenger Volume (cu ft) 83.0 n/a
Luggage Capacity (cu ft) 10.9 7.7
Total Interior Volume (cu ft) 93.9 n/a
Fuel Capacity (gal) 15.7 15.7

All dimensions and capacities are in inches unless otherwise noted.
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