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Old 12-09-2002, 11:10 PM
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Post weight of various chevy cars?

hey all,
i pulled a 350 out of a 79 blazer and am doing a mild performance rebuild. i am looking for a beater to put it in and am wondering about the approximate weights of various chevs (w/ smallblock). i'm sure some of you know this **** off the top of your head.
-second and third gen camaros
-early 70s nova
-78up malibu
-78up elco
-78up monte or other GM g-body

also, my dad has a 78 and an 89 caprice. these would make cool sleepers, but weighing in at 5000lb(?) is it worth it?
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My 78 monte is registered as 3250lbs thats befor I took out the air and without the driver.The Malibus I belive are almost exactly the same size.
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The spec I got for 3rd gen camaros is 3250... although many people say they weigh 3800 I don't see this though since neil's car is a second gen (feels much heavier, is much heavier) and it weighed in at about 4300 with 4 people in the car so it is about 3800...
okay so
3rd gen is 3250 ish (depending on options)
2nd gen is 3800 ish (again depending on options)


Oh yeah about the sleeper... if you wanted to you could gut everything... slice slice stab cut anything that isn't important and lightly reinforce the frame a bit...

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Elco's are your heaviest due to the boxed frame, but that is strength
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