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    Ran the truck across the scales yesterday and was amazed that it weighted 2600 pounds! In looking at the MARC post on Model A weights, the heaviest was the taxi cab at 2500+. I had a full tank of gas, a case of wine and a 24# bag of dog food. I would assume that the louvered hood and cab panels would have helped to reduce the weight.
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  • #2
    Maybe it's the SBC
    3~ Tudor's & 1~ Coupe
    Henry Ford said,
    "It's all nuts and bolts"
    "Start by doing what's necessary; then do what's possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible."

    Mitch's Auto Service ctr


      BNCHIEF commented
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      Were you in it?

    • Denis4x4
      Denis4x4 commented
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      SBC weighs 460 pounds...Model A weighs 475 pounds!

    • Mitch
      Mitch commented
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      SBC (small block chevy) 575 lbs

      A 210 lbs

  • #3
    State scales for trucks, alot extra fines!
    Wood when wet will weigh alot, womanized wood is the worst


    • #4
      Hmmmm? ...... How many bottles & what size bottles were in your wine box?


      • #5
        Too many balancing beads in the tires.


        • #6
          Maybe you need a lighter flywheel.

          Eastern Connecticut


          • #7
            Ten gallons of Bondo would weigh 106 lbs.
            Mechanical engineering 101: If you put an adjustment knob, screw, bolt, or tolerance specs on something, some people will immediately fiddle with it. If you mark it DO NOT TOUCH everyone will mess with it.


            • #8
              I think the weights were empty, no water, fuel, oil. also I think they would not have included the bumpers and spare tire.


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