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Why Are Integras So Much Heavier?

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  1. lsvtec hatch93

    lsvtec hatch93 Senior Member

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    civic coupes and integra are pretty much the same car so why do integras weigh so much more. the motor is a little bigger but a GSR is about 2700 and a civic coup is around 2400+. thats a pretty big difference. does anyone know why?
     
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    Capt. Orygun Win the Day

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    my civic coupe wieghts in at 2600+ (99si). The car get heavier when you add the moonroof (80lbs), auto everything, yada freekin yada. That's why my civic weights nearly 2700lbs
     
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    actually, the 2nd gen integras weigh less than most ek coupes...my 2nd gen with my b16 motor weighs in at 25** lbs. integras are actually semi-"luxuary" as they come under acura, so they usually have more options than a civic, such as a/c, p/w,p/s...etc....
     
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    compare the RS w/o alot of options... like moon roof,abs,and ugh... some other worthless shit... (2526 lbs) to the GSR with moonroof/alot of nice options (2667lbs) to the 99 type R, the lightest R, (2577)... and you see that more options= heavier cars.

    the lightest teg isnt the R, its the RS cause they came w/o many options to add weight.. of course alot of the extra weight on the R is due to the reinforcement of the chassis
     
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    lsvtec hatch93 Senior Member

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    all that is true but a LS and an EX the same features but the civic weighs like 2 hundred pounds less.
     
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    knowledge Senior Member

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    Ok well look at the difference in exterior shapes. Personally I think the integra in longer than a civic! Well that equals more metal. That is my best guess yo.
     
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    dont forget about that huge peice of glass they call a rear hatch window on a teg they gotta weigh something
     
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    Since Acura makes a more luxuary like ride it has more sound dampening material as well which adds weight.

    Peace*
     
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    It just has more shit on it, it's not like honda used a heavy type of metal for teggy's than civic's.



    Milan
     
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    knowledge Senior Member

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    Not saying a heavier metal, I was saying more metal!
     
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