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    Get rid of your fat friend and get Direct TV........
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    Smaller, less powerful engines will usually be affected more by weight than larger, more powerful engines. The pulling I'm not so sure about.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Skrub View Post
    +10 lbs = -1hp supposedly

    Pretty much. It has to do with the power/weight ratio. On our 9th gens it's around 14 lbs/hp (I approximated 2850 lbs and 201 hp). So for every 14 pounds you strip from the car, it feels like you gained 1 hp....the reciprocal is also true.

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    When my car is full with all adult passengers, my car feels like so heavy. Like the engine is struggling lol
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    You must have a 2013 then?
    It's always 100 lbs heavier

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    Waittt a second. Im 5 foot 10. 230 pounds. Guess I need a truck. Lol.. I bench 265 though so I think im a bit different...wonder how a race between me n a skinny person weighing 125 would go.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Scione View Post
    Yep. I notice my car is slower even with extra 100lb in the car.
    You must have a 2013 then?
    It's always 100 lbs heavier
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    I'm 6'3 and about 200lbs.. But my car still pulls hard haha. I know someone said weight is weight, but wouldn't the shape and how the mass of weight is shifted have something to do with the wear of the seats/the car pulling hard or not? I mean wouldn't it be like someone 5'6 and 220 being heavily centered in the seat causing it to lean, while a person of my size not causing it to lean because the weight being spread out?

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    Weight does matter, whatever your in racing or for fuel economy

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