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Old 09-09-2012, 03:41 AM
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Default Lightest/heaviest coaches here?

After my '95 Monticello went on a significant diet, shedding somewhere between 700-1000 pounds (involved story, please don't ask), I'd longed to know its actual weight. That opportunity recently presented itself. Rolling across scales - even compensating for a full tank of gas - still at 5300 pounds. 200 more than what I genuinely felt it would be. My Superiors are definitely all heavier, but short of weighing each I can't state with certainty how much heavier.

So, who else here has either empty curb weight printed in factory literature or scale weight for their coach? Let's keep this to full size (no station wagon conversions) - and no 'guesses'. Curious to learn factual differences between eras and models. Some of these decked out rigs are cruising 7000+... Who takes the heaviest? And who is lighter than 5300?

My money is on Dwayne's Pinner being lighter for one.
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Old 09-09-2012, 07:18 AM
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According to our Secretary of State, the 6300lbs listed on the title for our '72 Miller Meteor Combination is supposed to be the actual weight of the car, not a weight class. I have not physically weighed the car to verify this.
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Old 09-09-2012, 07:53 AM
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Our former 1973 S&S-Cadillac Medic Mark-I that Bruce-B has now "Tipped the Toledos" as Canadian Evan Butchers used to say at 8001 lbs (fully equipped) with oxy tanks, medical supplies, full of gas, etc., for a (CA) DMV Commercial Plate Weigh-In in the mid 90's that seemed at least 500 lbs too heavy compared to other high top ambulances that have been posted on the past, but that's what a local truck scale certified too. MM
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im thinking a consort or flxette would have to be one of the lightest and an airstream the heaviest
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My 1972 S&S Cadillac Victoria weighs 6,120 lbs with 2/3 tank of gas.
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Old 09-09-2012, 08:29 AM
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My 1987 Eureka Landau endloader FWD cadillac tips in at 5,639
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You wouldn't think it, but my GMC was actually 5500 lbs with me in it, so we'll say 5300.
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As part of the vehicle registration process here, I had to have the weight of the vehicle for the papers. The weight of my 1973 Cadillac Lifeliner with 1/2 tank of gas and no medical equipment on board is 6908 lbs. (3140 kg).

Front axle is 3322 lbs (1510 kg)

Rear axle is 3586 lbs (1630 kg)

So with a full tank of gas and the equipment it would probably top out at around 7300 pounds.
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.............Let's keep this to full size (no station wagon conversions) - and no 'guesses'. ...........
This is discrimination in its purest form!!!!!!!
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Old 09-09-2012, 11:57 AM
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This is discrimination in its purest form!!!!!!!
yes it is but then thats life one has to learn to live with it.

OK we ran the 72 CB high top across the scales with equipment in it and the dog and I it ran 5300. remember lighter and faster!!

Jim's 66 superior combo was 6300, Brendon's 63 superior high top the same, the fiberglass is lighter then steel.
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