Engine and Transmission Tech

tips, technology, tools and techniques related to vehicle driveline components

Go to Thread: PreviousNext
Go to: Forum ListMessage ListNew TopicLog In


waterbucket
Philip Waterman
England
(79 posts)

Registered:
07/30/2011 01:08PM

Main British Car:
1978 MGB GT

MGB axle weight
Posted by: waterbucket
Date: May 14, 2019 04:15PM

This subject comes up every now and then but today I had the opportunity to weigh a 1977 MGB axle with some accurate scales and the weights are as follows;
Axle complete with brakes, springs, ant sway bar 225 lbs
Axle complete with brakes but no other bolt on parts is 163 lbs
At the same time I weighed a MGB overdrive gearbox and the weight was 111 lbs with oil, gear lever throw out arm and bearing but no slave cylinder or mounting bracket


BlownMGB-V8
Jim Blackwood
9406 Gunpowder Rd., Florence, KY 41042
(5812 posts)

Registered:
10/23/2007 12:59PM

Main British Car:
1971 MGB Blown,Injected,Intercooled Buick 340/AA80E/JagIRS

authors avatar
Re: MGB axle weight
Posted by: BlownMGB-V8
Date: May 15, 2019 09:20AM

Some day maybe some bright young fella will write software for a spider that will go get all these weights and dimensions that we've posted over the years and stack them up in one place, wouldn't that be nice?

Jim


MGBV8
Carl Floyd
Kingsport, TN
(3761 posts)

Registered:
10/23/2007 11:32PM

Main British Car:
79 MGB, Buick 215

authors avatar
Re: MGB axle weight
Posted by: MGBV8
Date: May 15, 2019 01:37PM

Thanks, Philip!


Sorry, only registered users may post in this forum.