Neon Weights?

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Neon Weights?

Post by NinjaneonTurtle » Sun Apr 15, 2007 10:20 pm

Does anyone have the info on the specific weights on each model neon? Or maybe a rough out. I know coupes are lighter than the sedans obviously, but the #'s would be pretty nice to have for info.

Something other than just this that I found in the .org faq:

Base:
PRO: lightweight, basic car; good platform for a racer
CON: Fewest comfort or appearance items, only SOHC engine

Highline:
PRO: good equipment level and performance for the price
CON: least performance-oriented

Sport/Expresso:
PRO: even more standard comforts than Highline car, bonus appearance items
CON: slightly heavier than Highline

ACR:
PRO: best handling package, best acceleration, no automatic available
CON: stiffest ride, limited options, no automatic available

R/T:
PRO: better handling package than Highline or newer Sport, better ride and comfort options than ACR, no automatic available
CON: heavier than ACR, no automatic available

Style:
PRO: heavily optioned, rare car
CON: heavy, only SOHC available
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Post by chrono_killa » Sun Apr 15, 2007 10:21 pm

sedans are lighter than the coupes by like a few hundred lbs
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Post by NinjaneonTurtle » Sun Apr 15, 2007 10:24 pm

chrono_killa wrote:sedans are lighter than the coupes by like a few hundred lbs
still it makes a significant difference. plus I wanna know, lol.
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Post by chrono_killa » Sun Apr 15, 2007 10:27 pm

forget wat the hella i just said about "a few hundred lbs"
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Post by chrono_killa » Sun Apr 15, 2007 10:28 pm

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Post by NinjaneonTurtle » Sun Apr 15, 2007 10:36 pm

chrono_killa wrote:http://forums.neons.org/viewtopic.php?t ... ons+weight

big ass write up
wow, I did not read through all of that.. so its coming down to a 131 pound difference if any? but now they're not stating whether its coupe or sedan. now they narrowed it down to SOHC or DOHC
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Post by Lackof » Sun Apr 15, 2007 10:50 pm

Roughly i just usually state the coupe is at 2300 and the 4 door comes in at 2400. That's what I've always went by, of course there will be this and that making a difference, but i think that's a good base to start on, until there is actual weigh in.

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Post by NinjaneonTurtle » Sun Apr 15, 2007 10:57 pm

Skill wrote:Roughly i just usually state the coupe is at 2300 and the 4 door comes in at 2400. That's what I've always went by, of course there will be this and that making a difference, but i think that's a good base to start on, until there is actual weigh in.
Yeah on 95's it actually says the curb weight of the car in the jamb, my R/T doesn't. Yet I figure its around 2300 or so, especially cause its a no option car. I really just wanted to know if it would weigh as much as an ACR or a base model, cause they're the lightest supposedly.
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Post by chrono_killa » Sun Apr 15, 2007 10:57 pm

i was always told the sedan was lighter. maybe make a few phone calls to the dealer?
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Post by chipdogg » Sun Apr 15, 2007 11:42 pm

Dealer won't know, and every car weighs different. Like you'd think an ACR sedan would be light but Jeff's 95 ACR comes in around 2400 and that's about where Tony told me his should be at when it's done except his is a coupe.
'97 black ACR coupe- #3 - Scrappy
'96 black coupe- #4
'97 magenta coupe- #10 - 13.379 @ 101.07 mph
'04 SXT mtx - #45 - GF's DD
'96 ACR
'95 Astro Van
'11 Chevy Express
'02 atx - #48
'98 Intense Blue R/T - #49
'04 SRT-4 - #50
'99 Intense Blue R/T - #51

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Post by NinjaneonTurtle » Sun Apr 15, 2007 11:53 pm

hell the dealer doesn't even know about the newer cars, let alone the older ones.

I guess it all depends on options like PS, A/C, power windows, mirrors, locks, sunroof, alarm, SOHC or DOHC, insulation, which struts/springs you have, what sways, split folding rear seats or solid. Even mods. Stuff like that.
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Post by BIGRAM » Sun Apr 15, 2007 11:55 pm

hey you forgot the nitro what up w/ that package
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Post by NinjaneonTurtle » Sun Apr 15, 2007 11:57 pm

BIGRAM wrote:hey you forgot the nitro what up w/ that package
if you mean NYG, I only think NYG was just a color option for sport coupes/sedans and ACR's, which indicates that it wasn't a package.
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Post by BIGRAM » Mon Apr 16, 2007 12:01 am

no i'm talkin about the nitro package i've seen a couple of them around it says nitro on the side and back
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Post by NinjaneonTurtle » Mon Apr 16, 2007 12:04 am

BIGRAM wrote:no i'm talkin about the nitro package i've seen a couple of them around it says nitro on the side and back
a nitro package? that seems new to me, I'd like to see some pics of that just outta curiosity.
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