1. 89on35s

    89on35s Inferno Red Duster FABO Gold Member

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    Anybody know the weight of a bare 360 block. Just block and main caps. I did a search and didnt find it.

    Cley
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    • Jadaharabi

      Jadaharabi FABO Gold Member FABO Gold Member

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      I set my 340 block on the bathroom scale and it came in at 165 lb
       
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      pishta I know I'm right....

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      IIRC the 360 is 25lbs heavier.

      whole engines?
      Mopar Slant Six 475
      Mopar 273-340 "A" V8 525
      Mopar 360 "A" 550

      Engine Weights II
       
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        yellow rose Doctor of Thinkology.

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        That sounds pretty close. The T/A block is ~ 15 pounds heavier than that, the X block was another 10 and I haven't weighed the R block yet (but I will) is said to be another 20 pounds over the X.

        So that means:

        340/360 is ~ 165
        T/A is ~ 180
        X block is ~ 190
        R block is ~ 210...although that pig feels much heavier than that.
         
      • AJ/FormS

        AJ/FormS 68 B'cuda fb, Form S clone ... 367/A833/3.55s FABO Gold Member

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        Those 360 blocks are getting heavier every year. Gravity is a pita
         
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          As we grow older we put on more weight, so I guess the older the block the more it weighs.
           
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          • toolmanmike

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            Someone stated the 273 block was lightweight compared to other LA's. I said it probably weighs more. Smaller bores = more cast iron. It depends on what cooling jacket cores they used.
             
          • 89on35s

            89on35s Inferno Red Duster FABO Gold Member

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            Thanks for the info guys!

            Cley
             
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            A short block with rotating assy weighs 285
             
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            With which block and crank?
             
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