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Weighed the Boss Stock

I weighed my boss on a set on NASCAR scales.

It weighed 3612 totally stock.

The car is front bias of course because of its engine.

I was hoping it would have a 50% cross over (looks like I have some suspension work ahead of me).

I'm going to mod the car and I'm going to weigh it each time I add a part.

I want to see how much weight is added or subtracted with each mod.

See the results below.

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Boss stock
 

jneary

Performance Fords
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Norcal
That is really interesting. Side by Side:


Spec19702013
Wheelbase108.0 in.107.100
Track F59.561.9
Track R59.562.5
Length187.4188.5
Width71.773.9
Height50.255.1
Curb Weight34153641
Weight Dist F55.955.1
Weight Dist R44.144.9
Fuel Cpy20.016.0
Oil Cpy6.0 qts8.0 qts

wow, very interesting. Verified by the photo. It's amazing how 43 years of technology have so vastly improved things. I would bet that the weight of the wire harness and electronics alone is the reason for the extra 200 lbs!

It sure is great to have my life span cover the period of time between these two cars!

john
 
Great info, thanks! Haven't weighed mine yet, but the MSO for my Boss has the shipping weight at 3519... probably only had a few gallons of gas in it from the factory. How full was your gas tank when you had it weighed?
 

zzyzx

Steve
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Can you tell us how much gas was in your tank at the time you weighed it?

EDITED: Cross weights are not that bad - I originally misread the readout - 49.7%.
 
zzyzx said:
Can you tell us how much gas was in your tank at the time you weighed it?

Those cross weights are not good - in fact I can recall a time when I've seen cross weights off 5%.


I had around half a tank.

Yes I was surprised as well. I weighed my 2005 Saleen and it weighed only 49lbs more. I have an Supercharger, a watts link, saleen coil overs and lighter 20's.

The crossover was dammed near perfect.

Here's a pic of my Saleens weight as a comparison.

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Saleen
 

zzyzx

Steve
299
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ArizonaGT said:
OK so you're saying that 0.3% from 50% cross-weight "needs work", but 0.2% from 50% is "damn near perfect"???

What am I missing here?

Yeah, I misread that readout.

Blue Boss RS - I think you're fine - nothing to worry about.
 
ArizonaGT said:
OK so you're saying that 0.3% from 50% cross-weight "needs work", but 0.2% from 50% is "damn near perfect"???

What am I missing here?

I was told being around at 50% is better than being below. Anyways both are real close. Good call.
 

dmichaels

Papa Smurf
547
30
CT
jneary said:
That is really interesting.

wow, very interesting. Verified by the photo. It's amazing how 43 years of technology have so vastly improved things. I would bet that the weight of the wire harness and electronics alone is the reason for the extra 200 lbs!

It sure is great to have my life span cover the period of time between these two cars!

john

What a fantastic picture btw... easily 200 lbs with electronics and the new safety stuff!
 

unrealford

Mustang owner since 84
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Re: Weighed the Boss Stock

Heres what my 2012 Boss weighed.
3560lbs
1/4 tank gas
Without me (200lbs)
With Recaros
2012-05-13_14-09-09_102.jpg
 

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