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Old 07-15-2018, 09:13 PM   #1
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I went up to the recycling center and drove my car onto the scale. I was curious what the curb weight was. It is 3,760 lbs with a full tank of gas.
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Old 07-15-2018, 09:20 PM   #2
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Sooo nice of a car car. don't chop it.
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Beautiful car!!!!...... my ‘50 Fordor weighs 3300#......Mark
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Old 07-15-2018, 10:36 PM   #4
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I suppose the owner of the scrapyard got real excited when he saw your car sitting on his scale!
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Your dog looks less than thrilled in the third pic. Outstanding car, thanks for sharing.
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Old 07-16-2018, 01:16 PM   #6
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The fuel weight is around 6-Lbs per gallon so at 19.5 gallons your fuel weight would be 117-Lbs. That would put the car at 3,643-Lbs with zero fuel. They aren't light weights. I don't know if my overdrive cars are same weight but they are likely pretty close anyway.
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Old 07-16-2018, 02:25 PM   #7
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Great looking Merc you have there. I seem to recall reading that the 52 Mercs were actually lighter than the 51s. I've never weighed my 52 so interesting to hear what others weigh. Mine has lost a little weight due to rust over the years. :-)
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