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Old 11-25-2019, 02:16 PM   #1
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Default Gutted S Series Weight?

Does anyone know the weight of an S Series without engine, transmission, wheels and interior? In my case it is a sedan.

Just seeing if it is worth renting a car hauler to take my parts car to the scrap metal yard or do I post it up free for the taking. I need to get it out of my driveway. Scrap metal is currently $90/tonne here and car hauler rental is $55.

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Old 11-25-2019, 04:07 PM   #2
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Default Re: Gutted S Series Weight?

Onlinebiker knows. It was in one of his posts.

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Old 11-26-2019, 01:48 PM   #3
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Default Re: Gutted S Series Weight?

I PM'd him and his number was frame only at a little over 500lbs. We both estimated what I have to be in the 1100-1300lb range.

If anybody has scrapped a car in similar fashion and has a number please chime in.

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Old 11-26-2019, 04:01 PM   #4
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Default Re: Gutted S Series Weight?

That's why I built my gantry... It allows me to pick up a car by the roof and set it on my flatbed motorcycle trailer... That way I dont have to pay to haul stripped bodies...

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Last one I took in was STRIPPED.

I got $33 for steel...

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Old 11-27-2019, 09:08 AM   #5
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My inline 16' ATV trailer pictured below would handle the weight but the bed is only 5 feet wide with rails and the SL2 is 5'6". I wonder if that spec is with or without mirrors. The trailer is rated for 3500lbs.

I have access to a tow dolly but the car only has 3 wheels (left front hub missing) and one of the rears only has one stud left. 3 studs broke removing the wheel.


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I PM'd him and his number was frame only at a little over 500lbs. We both estimated what I have to be in the 1100-1300lb range.

If anybody has scrapped a car in similar fashion and has a number please chime in.
I cant see the pics to see what is still in /on the car, but last post here says frame rail is 340 lbs
http://www.saturnfans.com/forums/sho...d.php?t=210836

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Old 11-27-2019, 12:28 PM   #7
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I cant see the pics to see what is still in /on the car, but last post here says frame rail is 340 lbs
http://www.saturnfans.com/forums/sho...d.php?t=210836
For the most part it's a full sedan minus the engine, transmission, seats, carpet, fenders and a few odds and ends that I've sold.

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2012 Ford Focus SEL HB MT
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2001 LW200 MT (3.5y)
1992 SL2 MT (5y)

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