It was rugged and took any beating. Lifted Chevy — its my monster truck. With several best-in-class advantages, Silverado H. Thank You guys, I was trying to explain this to my friend. I dont feel that the newer silverados would even come close in comparison. The Vortec 8100 also provides best-in-class gas engine acceleration.
I have had both configurations, in the big 3 brands, and duallies are more stable. A full-size spare is standard. The heavy-duty pickups are trailer ready. Leather interior, heated seats, onstar and 4wd. The 3500 always had bigger brakes than the 2500's but that was on the older ones, I'm not sure on the new ones though. In order to provide loyal customers with a sense of reassurance, the factory warranty was extended to cover the new injectors for up to 200,000 miles. Hi guys I also believe that the type of truck he buys will play a factor.
Acceleration tests show that the heavier the load it pulls, the more quickly the Duramax 6600 outdistances its competitors. As well as the transmission and a few sensors. With a fifth wheel or gooseneck hitch, trailering capability increases to an astounding 15,800-pound 6804-kg maximum. OnStar adds safety and security features such as automatic air bag deployment notification and emergency assistance with remote location. Primary Use: Commuting to work Great Truck — This truck was big burly and had a ton of muscle. I am forced to part ways with the truck I've owned for 10 years.
It is a game of math. From virtually any perspective, the optional new Duramax 6600 provides more customer benefits than competing diesels. The new powertrains were validated for an extended operating life of at least 200,000 miles 322,000 km. A Trailering Equipment package provides the weight-distributing hitch platform, eight-wire trailer harness with mounted connector and a jumper harness with a plug-in for the electric trailer brake controller. In the latter, the torque converter clutch engages in second, third, fourth and fifth gears to avoid excessive heat buildup when the truck is heavily loaded. After saying all of that, why am I concerned about having it on my license? High helix angle gears provide quiet operation.
It would pull anything you wanted it too barring you had enough money to pay for the fuel. Otherwise the truck is awesome. I have a friend considering a new truck, he went into the chevy dealer and asked about towing capacities. As such, it's praised for reliability and has been regarded as a particularly economical variation of the engine. Std Std Engine, Vortec 4. Dual cone synchronizers in second and third gear provide extra capacity. With over 500 lb-ft of torque available at only 1800 rpm, many a staffer has been tempted to race Camaros and Mustangs for pink slips.
Not only has the head design proven reliable, but other manufacturers have begun to employ aluminum alloy cylinder heads on their diesels in order to benefit from the significant weight saving. A Handling and Trailering package is standard. May I suggest that you take a look at the two links that I listed below? Max for axle is 6084. The Crew Cab has even more headroom, leg room and hip room than the segment-leading Extended Cab. Primary Use: Utility towing boats, transporting cargo, etc.
It feels substantial in your hand. . No add ons or modifications. My pin is a little over 2700lbs. Primary Use: Utility towing boats, transporting cargo, etc. Primary Use: Commuting to work The 2500hd — my 2500hd has the biggest motor to ever come from the factory in a stock light duty truck. The brochure stated the following: 3500 with Duramax and 3.
I forwarded the information to him. There's a promise implicit in its steely mass. All models have standard dual air bags, with a passenger side deactivation switch on regular and extended cab models to protect small occupants. All specifications, prices and equipment are subject to change without notice. But it was not with out fail.
A whopping 10mpg on highway or city. Just hook it up and go!. The 3500 should be able to tow more payload. I don't think it could be denied that duallies give more stablity that single wheels, when towing heavy weights. With a weight-distributing platform hitch and 4. It has full electronic control of shift timing points, five forward speeds, and helical-type planetary gearsets for quiet operation.