Neon Weights?

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Post by vielecustoms » Tue Apr 17, 2007 1:52 pm

Take one of each over to the truck stop scales.... just rember to take any subwoofers or any junk out of the car that will add extra weight :lol:
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Post by Vinny » Tue Apr 17, 2007 6:36 pm

FWIW my '97 ACR coupe weighed 2360 with full interior and an empty trunk.
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Post by BlueR/T » Tue Apr 17, 2007 7:05 pm

GingerKidzFTW wrote:Holy hell your r/t is a fat pig. My '95 highline coupe only weighed about 2300 when I got it.
my r/t has 17" rims and a full trunk sub box, without those its probly about 2400

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Post by NinjaneonTurtle » Tue Apr 17, 2007 9:41 pm

you can't exactly look at the weight in the door because its the gross vehicle weight rating. so its the maximum weight that the car can handle in KG and LBS. It says the actual curb weight of the car in my 95 but doesn't in my R/T or SRT, so [shrugs].

and Vinny, btw was that with or without the spare tire? I know you said empty trunk but completely empty? and its probably a no option car, which is why its that light, eh?
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Post by Vinny » Fri Apr 20, 2007 4:53 pm

Without spare tire, completely empty trunk except for the rear strut bar, not even carpet. That was when it was turbocharged, no A/C, 1/4 tank of gas.
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Post by BIGRAM » Sat Apr 21, 2007 9:25 pm

i just got a spoiler that was off a nitro
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Post by SuperGus » Sun Oct 07, 2007 3:34 am

As far as weight goes, heres what I know. Stock my 96 Highline coupe weighed in at around 2360 and my 98 ACR Sedan was around 2520 with out me in them and full tanks.

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Post by GreenBoogerMachine » Mon May 19, 2008 2:28 pm

I went to a truck stop with my 1996 Plymouth Neon Highline, they politely told me I could use the scale with no charge... those things are massive. I got a full tank with me out of the car at 2236.

17in. Rims `BION 22lbs w. tire' 18.3lbs w.o tire Enkei +5 wheels not bad for 17in forged alum.
Gutted interior
Carbon hood

All I need to hit the 2100 mark is a carbon trunk and fenders...maybe some racing seats! lol

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Post by ozmo » Sun Nov 22, 2009 4:45 pm

My Plymouth Neon Highline coupe mtx+ac -98
weight 1200 kg
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Post by jamieely » Wed Nov 25, 2009 1:52 am

Someone mentioned this topic won't die, they are right. So many factors make the weight of a car. Adding aftermarket 6x9's can ad up to 10 pounds or more depending on the quality of the speaker.

We just had a big discussion about this on the other org not too long ago. I compared the weight list on page 3 or 4 of the archives to weights I found on consumerauto.com (i think that was the site) and they were about the same if I remember. Someone said weights were determined with standard options of that model. If you have optional equipment your car will be heavier than its model listing. ACR's are heavier than some models because of the beefier knuckles, 4 wheel discs, and bigger sway bars. The highline coupe is rated as being the lightest first gen by about 25 pounds but mine had optional 14 inch tires instead of the 13 inch, it also had a different power steering rack list in optional equipment but should weigh the same as others. So it probably weighs the same as a standard sedan.

And about the nitro neon. Dealers have been known to decal cars to make them more appeasing to buyers. I am almost 100% sure I have seen Dakota's with nitro decals on them.
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Post by subzero » Thu Jan 13, 2011 3:01 am

talk about resurrecting a dead thread but the door tag on my highline lists it at 3463LBS (GWVR) idk where you guys figure 2300-2400. but mine is an auto saloon. maybe thats why the weight dist is 63/37
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Post by jamieely » Thu Jan 13, 2011 6:00 am

subzero wrote:talk about resurrecting a dead thread but the door tag on my highline lists it at 3463LBS (GWVR) idk where you guys figure 2300-2400. but mine is an auto saloon. maybe thats why the weight dist is 63/37
Not only did you wake the dead but you woke it not even knowing what your talking about. I am guessing you didnt even read the posts. THE GVWR IS NOT HOW MUCH THE CAR WEIGHS. Think of it like a max capacity rating. Curb weight is the actual weight of the car, but i still think its a generic number that doesnt account for various options and what not.
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Post by 1genRTturbo » Thu Jan 13, 2011 12:00 pm

:withstupid: yeah not sure my r/t wieghs but its not what the door tag says. its generic so they have a "basic" idea of the car.
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Post by NinjaneonTurtle » Thu Jul 14, 2011 3:55 am

Holy hell did this thread ever die?!
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Post by 2drSRT4 » Thu Jul 14, 2011 11:26 am

Nah, it's not ever gonna die. I was going to have my peon weighed in when I get it back together. Of course it won't be for stock weight purposes, because my car is gutted, but I still am going to weigh it and post the weight up.
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