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#1 Missinglink

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Posted 11 April 2016 - 06:53 PM

Hi All,

 

Just though I would throw up some info in regards to car weight and distribution. Though it might be handy for anyone looking for numbers when building a Zed.

 

I just finished a first pass corner weight setup on the car and found out the following...

 

Car Specs:

 

Model : 1972 240Z

Engine : 302 Windsor with Alloy heads, intake and water pump.

Gearbox : Supra 5 Speed Alloy case with steel sandwich plate.

Rear end : R200 with mechanical LSD.

Suspension and Brakes : Full AZC Setup.

Steering : Subaru Power Steering rack and Ford Power steering pump.

Wheels and Tyres : 17*9 3 Piece Rims with 235/45/17 RE011 Bridgestones

Body Mods : Fiberglass Bonnet

Additional stuff : Half cage (welded in), Evo 8MR Seats, Full Carpet Trim, Re-enforced and extended chassis rails, Unknown body work (included small steel flares and no idea how much filler)

 

Results:

 

Cross Weight @ 50%

 

Car Weight (Including half a tank of Fuel and all fluids + Driver) : 1197.5 Kg

Weight Distribution (Driver In) : 51% Front, 49% Rear.

 

Car Weight (Including half a tank of Fuel and all fluids) : 1127.5 Kg

Weight Distribution (Driver Out) : 52% Front, 48% Rear.

 

If anyone wants more info or wants to add with their own, go for it.

 

Cheers


Edited by Missinglink, 11 April 2016 - 07:30 PM.


#2 260DET

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Posted 11 April 2016 - 07:05 PM

Driver out it looks like it, driver in is more relevant. With yours driver in would show pretty good weight distribution, maybe 48% F 52% R?



#3 Missinglink

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Posted 11 April 2016 - 07:27 PM

Righto, fixed to show numbers with Driver in and Driver out.



#4 TomC18

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Posted 12 April 2016 - 07:40 AM

Rolled the race car over the scales at PI on the weekend with 25-30l of fuel and heavy battery in the very back as i haven't replaced the Odyssey yet

 

Fr 465kg total 925kg so 50,25/49.75% driver will shift it back a little, but battery will probably go the other way



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Posted 12 April 2016 - 08:34 AM

From memory the 260Z I had with FJ20ET engine and gearbox, R180, driver in, was 48%F, 52% R. Have not checked the 280ZXV8 yet.






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