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for those of you with track prepped cars or those of you that know about them, about how much does a c4 weigh in race condition? please make sure to list things about the car if you know them (mods done, year, equipment, etc). thanks.
 

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thatd be cool if its not a big hassel. if anyone has lightened their street car and knows how much it weighs that might help a little too. im trying to figure out if i should get a c4 for a race chassis or not so id like to know how light i can realistically get it.
 

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if the C-4s basically in close to stock condition youll be SOMEWARE CLOSE to 3350 LBs WITHOUT the driver but with a 1/2 full tank of gas and the spare tire in place. IT VARIES with the year of the car and transmission and options
 

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yeah 3300-3400 was about what i figured for stock configuration. im trying to figure out how light i can get a race chassis since im considering getting one so i dont have to race a street and/or daily (since wrecking a daily is no fun). if anyone has any idea how much gutting the interior frees up, things like carpet, insulation, seats, radio, etc or how much things like a/c, smog stuff, etc. weighs please post up. if there are any other ways to reduce weight and you know by how much, that would be good too.
 

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John (War Machine) has brought the weight down on his C4 and has a list of parts/weights:

http://www.digitalcorvettes.com/forums/showthread.php?t=41441&highlight=weight

Here's most of it I copied:

"I'm going to jot down some weights on the parts that I can from my 1987 Corvette. All parts are stock unless noted otherwise. My scale measures in increments of 1/2 lb.

Exhaust manifolds are 7.25 lbs. ea.
Hedman Hedders long tube non-emission is 17.5 lbs.
Front Y w/ mini cats is 22 lbs.
Front Y w/o cats and cut to fit the heaeders is 6.5 lbs.
Walker rear Y and Dynomax U.F.S.S. mufflers is 43 lbs.
Catalytic convertor is 10.5 lbs
Catco Catalytic convertor is 7.5 lbs.
Chrome starter is 17.5 lbs
Torsional balancer is 8.5 lbs
Flex-A-Lite 18k trans cooler (dry) is 3 lbs.
Ported TPI w/o plenum extention is 27.5 lbs.
Radiator (dry) is 9 lbs.
A/C condensor (dry) is 5 lbs.
Magnesium valve covers are 2 lbs. each
Timing cover is 1 lb.
Smog pump w/pully is 7 lbs. and w/o pully it's 4.5 lbs.
Misc. A.I.R. parts is 3.5 lbs.
BPP AIR Eliminator kit is 3 lbs.
Torque Convertor (wet)is 45.5 lbs.
P.I. Vigilante Torque Convertor (wet) is 31.5 lbs.
Driveline Support Beam is 7.5 lbs.
Steel Driveshaft is 10 lbs.
TH700R4 transmission w/ a Trans Eddie's Level 2 is 135 lbs. (dry)
Altec rock guards, set of 4 is 2 lbs.
Pushrods are 2.5 lbs.
Comp cams pushrods 7807-16 is 1.5 lbs
Fan and motor w/o shroud is 6.5 lbs.
105 amp alt. is 10 lbs.
Water pump is 7.5 lbs.
48mm TB is 2.5 lbs.
HEI Distributor is 5 lbs.
A/C compressor w/ idler pully is 21 lbs.
Air filter base with K&N and cut lid is 6 lbs.
Taylor spark plug boot covers is 1 lb.
Fuel rail w/ stock FPR and cold start injector is 4 lbs.
Rocker arms w/ nuts are 6 lbs.
Crane Gold rockers 1.6 is 7 lbs.
EGR valve is 1 lb.
1987 Corvette sawblade wheels both 8 and 9 inch sizes are 24.5 lbs.
Underhood lights for the pair is 1.5 lbs.
General 2 1/2lb. fire extinguisher is 5 lbs."
 

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Dan beat me to it!:laughing: John's post should give you a good headstart. :thumbsup:
 

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Had mine weighed today.....with me in it, half tank of gas, some junk in it the weight was 3460......

I would guess me and junk was about 210 pounds, so car with 1/2 tank was 3250.....

Mine is a 1996 LT4.....
 

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i heard the old c4s, especially the 85... are very close to 3000..:huh:
 
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