mistanfo UltraDork
10/24/12 5:06 p.m.

You keep your baby seat in the truck? Thanks for saving me from saying how my wife also has 100 pounds of junk in her trunk. Oops..

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Per Schroeder
Per Schroeder PowerDork
11/14/12 10:01 a.m.

A good first step in building a track car is seeing just what you've got to work with. In the case of the Camry, we rolled it onto our Longacre scales. In completely stock form with nearly a full tank of gas, it weighed in at 3070 pounds.

We removed the spare tire, baby seat (those come standard, right?), and various other floor mats and jacks, to bring the weight down to a more reasonable 2970 pounds. That's right—the average driver has about 100 pounds of junk in the trunk.

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2ndstorer New Reader
11/14/12 4:26 p.m.

Is that a Britax car seat I see?

5/18/13 10:55 a.m.

I am negotiating for a Camry v6 with a 5 speed this weekend. This project car was my inspiration. Will you be having any more updates?

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