We were thankful to have this feature on a summer vacation. Luggage and other gear can easily be stowed through the rear opening, which can be ordered as a traditional tailgate style opening, or open-sideways doors. Any recommendation on tire size etc. To avoid frequent gas station stops, the Suburban has a 30-gal. And it is ideal for commercial use by contractors and utility companies.
The most noted trans that is not recommended to be used in overdrive while towing was the 4l60e used in Chevrolet's. White-on-black analog gauges are accented with red-orange needles and critical zone markings. I wouldn't even think you have much concern at all. Full frame and decent gas milage. Driving Impressions The Suburban is available in half-ton 1500 Series or three-quarter-ton 2500 series versions with either 2- or 4-wheel drive. Opening the console top reveals a deep storage bin. Ours has the 350 and was a good puller.
It has a stock tranny cooler in the radiator and an external core in front of the radiator. By the way, I have 10-ply tires too, they help a lot when towing! If you do not have one then your local dealer shoud be able to provide this information. Key Search Words - 2000 : Connector; Connector; Connector; Connector; Connector; Pigtail; Pigtail; Pigtail; Pigtail; Pigtail; Trailer Connector; Trailer Connector; Trailer Connector; Trailer Connector; Trailer Connector; Trailer Pigtail; Trailer Pigtail; Trailer Pigtail; Trailer Pigtail; Trailer Pigtail. Stock vs Stock they are about identical. If anyone could help me find out the towing rating for this truck it would be greatly appreciated!! The answer is non-specific because there are other factors including what oil historically has been used, and the operating temperature of the car.
I don't want to purchase a trailer only to find out it's to heavy for my truck. Thats my 2 cents on this. Me personally it sounds like the weights your talking about are going to be too much for your truck. Interior Features The instrument panel has been updated and now features rounded shapes as opposed to the previous squares. Eric answered 9 years ago Derek is exactly right, in reality the drivetrain with good fluids could pull way more than 6000, but there is a safety concern with the brakes and maneuvering ability of the truck with more weight than that. Requires Z82 Trailering Special Package.
Your tires will also have to match the load. Chevy support is horrible at this subject. They did a shootout between these 2 machines a couple of months ago. What is the difference between K5L and Z82? Plus, I have a transmission temperature gauge that registers about 165 degrees when towing. It is a 4L60E if that makes any difference. My owners manual says 6k max tow weight,gearing maby? I always run in 3rd gear, and have an extra tranny cooler in additional to the towing package.
Even with the old pump design, the only time you really ran into trouble was at slow speeds in overdrive 45-60 mph. Your towing capacity should be listed in your… It will fit but it won't work and the truck will never run right. . Crew Cab 1988 - 2000 Chevrolet, K3500, 2 Dr. And I have towed up to 800 miles one way with out a problem. I have gassed up with 80 gal.
Maybe run some injector cleaner through the engine and change the plugs. Transmissions pump lots of fluid, and they create lots of heat. Can K5L be added aftermarket? I live in central Wisconsin. The numbers you listed are not really heavy in my view. Plus, 5 heavy boys ride in the Suburban with 6-8 guitars and sensitive tube amp head units. I pull my 272 Baja with some gas in it, all my gear, tandem trailer, full tank of gas in my Yukon with all our luggage and I have very little sag.
Should you ever be involved in an accident while towing heaven forbid those specifications will be examined by the law enforcement people investigating the accident. The Suburban is high: more than 18 ft. A center console standard with bucket seats, optional with other seat configurations sits conveniently between the two front seats. I would be hauling a 900 lb Honda Goldwing plus the normal things water, clothes, supplies from what I'm seeing here this would really be pushing my limit if not over my limit for my truck, Any comments on this size trailer?? This problem was mostly restricted to light to medium duty trucks and suv's. With my trailer weighing in empty at 3,400 or so, it's easy to go over the limit of my trailer's gross weight limit of 7,000. On some sites it says that a K5L option is required.