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Bugatti Atlantic Replica Project
RABUGGI - Weight Estimate

Ref. data from S10 long bed chassis teardown 09-13-06: lb.   kg.
OE frame, bare (w/o 12 lb. transmission mount bar) 285
129.3
frame, bare (less 6 body mts, rear jounce bumpers, center brace, ~ 8" frt. & back) 221
100.2





Chassis build up -- lb.
kg.
frame (with new front engine mt, w/o transmission mt.)  285
129.3
transmission mount & braces 18
8.2
rear axle complete with drums 166
75.3
rear leaf spring assemblies (new - Belltech) 58 (both) 26.3
leaf spring plates, U-bolts, nuts 10 (both) 4.5
front control arms (lower, upper & shaft) 40 (20 ea. side) 18.1
spindle, rotor, caliper 78 (39 ea. side) 35.4
front springs (new - Belltech) 23 (both) 10.4
front & rear drop shocks (Belltech) 18 (four) 8.2
rear bump stops 5 (two) 2.3
front sway bar & mounts (11 lb. - not used) 0
0
steering linkage & gearbox 45
20.4
Chassis (w/o engine & transmission) - - - 746 lb. - - - 338.4 kg.
wheels, KO hubs & nuts, tires: 4 x (36+5+29) 280
127.0
engine & transmission (incl. mounts, air filt., no oil) 422 (~350+75) 191.4
3 qt. engine oil, ~2 qt. Dexron II ATF 9
4.1
driveshaft (shorter) & U-joints 12 (OE: 17.5 lb) 5.4
fuel tank, filler pipe, cap 27 (OE: 25 lb) 12.2
fuel tank mount parts 17
7.7
tank rear guard cross beam 12
5.4
exh. header, cat., muffler, pipes assy, clamps, hangers 38
17.2
radiator mount brackets, braces, hoses 7
3.2
radiator, shroud, 11 qt. coolant (13+4+22) 39 (OE: 7 lb dry) 17.7
steering shafts, U-joints, bearings, wheel, hub 11 (OE whl: 20 lb) 5.0
pedals/bkt, braces, master cyls., lines, ~32 oz. fluid 21 (OE: 24 lb) 9.5
hand brake lever assembly (Grand Cherokee) & bolts 2
0.9
Total rolling chassis - - - 1,643 lb. - - - 745.3 kg.
4 body mounts & bolts (S10 cab OE) 6   2.7
body shell & floorbd. bonded (w/o doors, hinges) 157
71.2
doors (w/o windows, hinges, latches), 12 lb. ea. 24
10.9
back hatch (w/ forward tabs) 8
3.6
door & hatch weatherstrip, 31.3 ft. @4 lb./25 ft. 5
2.3
door hinges, d'blers, latches, h'dles, snubbers, bolts 11
5.0
windshield, side, rear glass, gaskets 37
16.8
radiator shell, steel braces, bolts, fake cap 28
12.7
hood panels, hinges, hooks, side mesh 20
9.1
rear fenders (14 lb. ea.), bolts, braces, liners (3 lb.) 31
14.1
front fenders 50, bolts 2, struts 3, crossbeam 11 lb. 66
29.9
est.front splash shields 3, front apron 1 4
1.8
front steel bumperettes & fasteners 7
3.2
est. finish paint 25
11.3
est. dash, switches, instruments 10
4.5
battery 37
16.8
est. lights, wiring (headlights 8 lb. pair) 20
9.1
est. carpet, panels, vinyl, headliner 30
13.6
seat belts, retractors, bolts (S10 OE) 8
3.6
seats, sliders, bolts 38
17.2
StackOn 23" toolbox, plywood base, bolts 6
2.7
13 gal. full fuel 78
35.4
Estimated total curb weight - - - 2,299 lb. - - - 1,042.8 kg.


Ruggles Scales
new[05-07-17] Homemade "Ruggles Scales"
Ruggles Scales
new[05-08-17] Assembled weight check... The tire pad load is 3x the bathroom scale reading.

R.F.: 567 lb. R.R.: 651 lb.
weight side view
L.F.: 546 lb. L.R.: 589 lb.
Front Total: 1113 lb. (47.3%) Rear Total: 1240 lb. (52.7%)
Total curb weight (no carpet, paint, or headliner): 2353 lb. (1067 kg.)


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