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    Question Driving car over weight......

    Whats going to happen if I drive my car over the 850lbs capacity? Other then it being VERY VERY slow. I may have to carry 900lbs of crap to b.c. It shouldnt hurt anything will it?

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    Wear and tear on suspension, possibility of bottoming out and losing control.
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    Depending on your speed, it could plobably cause more stress on your engine.

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    5 * 180lb dead bodies = 900 lbs

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    Crap! SO much for luggage. It says max 850 lbs. If the 3 people Im taking didnt weight 200lbs each I would be ok. Now I wish I bought an SUV. DAMN!!! Any quick ways to reduce weight? I really dont wanna take out my subs..... too much damn wiring. That would lose like 50-100lbs I think though.

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    Ouch man, I hope your not going to Vancouver. Or anywhere that requires going up the mountains. I drove to Vancouver in my Civic, it was practically empty, aside from one passenger and some overnight luggage. That was hard enough going up the mountains.
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    I would take out the box.

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    dude there should only be like 6 wires for your subs/.
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    Dude, when doing on a long trip always remove the spare time to save weight!
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    Well my bro is driving up 3 hours earlier then me. What Im going to do is put EVERYONES luggage with him. That way I wont be over weight. But I'll still be 700lbs heavier. DAMN DAMN DAMN!! I hate this. Maybe I'll make someone go with him too. I should have thought of this earlier!!! I leave tomorrow at 3am!!

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    Originally posted by Audi Kid
    dude there should only be like 6 wires for your subs/.
    All my amps for the fronts/rears/and subs are bolted to the subbox.

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    Get your fat ass friends to run along side the car until they sweat off enough weight to make the limit!!
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    Originally posted by Ferio_vti
    Ouch man, I hope your not going to Vancouver. Or anywhere that requires going up the mountains. I drove to Vancouver in my Civic, it was practically empty, aside from one passenger and some overnight luggage. That was hard enough going up the mountains.
    Im heading to Penticton for the weekend. This BLOWS! All the other guys have crappy cars that wont even make it!

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    Originally posted by B17a
    Get your fat ass friends to run along side the car until they sweat off enough weight to make the limit!!
    To tell ya the truth, Im almost ready to do that. I'll hold a steak out the window for em

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    but honestly, if u plan on driving your civic up there... uhm... all i can say is have fun.... up the mountains and shit is where a little more torque would come in handy heh

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    You should be okay going to Penticton, you won't be hitting the Civic-killer mountains. Anything after the Okangans and you'd be better off getting your friends to push your car up.
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    I 've driven my 87 4 door civic to Vernon like 6 times through the mountaisn with luggage and another passenger no problems..take out your subs..pack lightly and you should be ok....
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    Just becareful and don't bother trying to pass stuff going up hill. You don't want to become another statistic for the long weekend
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    i say get some 91+ octane for those mountain trips. It does help out.. then again my car only gets 91+ so it's nothing different for me. and since your in Bc to to chevron and get some 94+..

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    94+ octane gas must cost like $1.25 a liter now...
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