Links for 3500DRW


2017 Chevy HD vs. Ford Super Duty vs. Ram HD: Gold Hitch Awards Towing Review
http://www.tfltruck.com/2017/03/hd-ike-gauntlet/
TFLTruck takes the 2017 diesel duallie offering from Chevy, Ford and Ram up the Ike Gauntlet.
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Type: Published review, Tow report Attributes: Numbers, Dyno results, Video
Year: 2017
Make/Model: Chevrolet 3500DRW; Dodge 3500DRW; Ford F350DRW Engine: Dodge 6.7L I6; Ford 6.7L V8; GM 6.6L V8

AutoGuide 2015 Heavy Duty Truck Comparison
http://www.autoguide.com/auto-news/2014/10/2015-heavy-duty-truck-comparison.html
AutoGuide drives the Big 3 heavy duty diesel pickups.
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Type: Published review, Tow report
Year: 2015
Make/Model: Chevrolet 3500DRW; Dodge 2500, 3500, 3500DRW; Ford F350 Engine: Dodge 5.9L V8; Ford 6.7L V8; GM 6.6L V8

2015 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 / 3500 HD Photos and Info - Car and Driver
http://www.caranddriver.com/news/2015-chevrolet-silverado-2500-3500-hd-photos-and-info-news
Car & Driver summarizes what's new with the 2015 Silverado HD.
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Type: Marketing, Infomercials, and Ads
Year: 2015
Make/Model: Chevrolet 2500HD, 3500, 3500DRW

GM Does About-Face on Misleading Payload Ratings, Ford Sees No Issue
http://blog.caranddriver.com/gm-does-about-face-on-misleading-payload-ratings-ford-sees-no-issue/?utm_source=feedburner...
Ford and GM found to be running stripped down models across the scales in an effort to boost paper payload ratings. General Motors has decided to advertise truthful payload weight ratings on all of its 2015 pickups after a recent article by ...more
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Type: Government & Industry
Year: 2015
Make/Model: Chevrolet 3500DRW; Ford F350DRW

LLY Overheating Problems - Diesel Place : Chevrolet and GMC Diesel Truck Forums
http://www.dieselplace.com/forum/showthread.php?t=370357
Nice list of the major LLY overheating discussions and solutions.
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Type: HowTo Tech Topic: Engine
Year: 2004, 2005, 2006
Make/Model: Chevrolet 2500HD, 3500, 3500DRW Engine: GM 6.6L V8

Comment on the Ice Pick Trick - Diesel Place : Chevrolet and GMC Diesel Truck Forums
http://www.dieselplace.com/forum/showthread.php?t=438706
Some LLY owners have problems with the #7 injector that they remedy with an ice pick. Some counter-experiences and cautions in this thread.
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Type: HowTo Tech Topic: Engine
Year: 2004, 2005, 2006
Make/Model: Chevrolet 2500HD, 3500, 3500DRW Engine: GM 6.6L V8

PickupTrucks.com - Special Reports
http://special-reports.pickuptrucks.com/2010-heavyduty-shootout.html
2010 Heavy Duty Pickup Shootout, with instrumented testing empty and towing, flats and grades.
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Type: Published review
Year: 2010
Make/Model: Chevrolet 2500HD, 3500DRW; Dodge 2500, 3500DRW; Ford F250, F350DRW Engine: Dodge 5.7L V8, 6.7L I6; Ford 6.2L V8, 6.7L V8; GM 6.0L V8, 6.6L V8

Rocky Mountain Power Test: GMC Sierra Denali 3500HD and Ford F-450 King Ranch
http://news.pickuptrucks.com/2010/09/rocky-mountain-power-test-2011-gmc-sierra-denali-3500hd-and-2011-ford-f-450-king-...
GM and Ford tow in the Colorado high country.
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Type: Published review Attributes: Numbers, Dyno results Make/Model: Chevrolet 3500DRW; Ford F450PU Engine: Ford 6.7L V8; GM 6.6L V8

1989 GMC 3500 not enough for tow vechicle?
http://www.rv.net/forum/index.cfm/fuseaction/thread/tid/25585178.cfm
Towing experiences with GM 454 TBI (pre 1996 Vortec) engines: "I have found a 1989 GMC 3500 Extended Cab Dually with the 454 engine. auto trans with Tow Package. the truck was used for pulling a horse trailer and was well maintained..."
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Type: Tow report
Year: 1989, 1990, 1991
Make/Model: Chevrolet 3500DRW Engine: GM 7.4L V8

Buying advice: 8.1 or duramax?
http://www.rv.net/forum/index.cfm/fuseaction/thread/tid/25500747.cfm
Lots of well thought out responses to the question: "Looking to trade trucks and need more truck account of new trailer and more weight. Numbers on 3500 dually seems to run about the same gas or diesel. Quite a bit of difference in price between the ...more
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Type: Tow report Attributes: Numbers
Year: 2001, 2002, 2003 ... 2005, 2006, 2007
Make/Model: Chevrolet 2500HD, 3500, 3500DRW Engine: GM 6.6L V8, 8.1L V8

2001 Popular Mechanics Tow America Tour
http://pickupwiki.com/drupal/sites/default/files/PopularMechanics_TowAmerica_V10-8.1-6.6_entire.html
Popular Mechanics tows cross-country with 3 heavy duty pickups: two gassers and a diesel. "Chevrolet and Ford each sent us a 1-ton, 4wd duallie with the makers’ largest available gas engines. So under our Chevrolet Silverado 3500’s hood sits the ...more
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Type: Published review
Year: 2001
Make/Model: Chevrolet 2500HD, 3500DRW; Ford F350DRW Engine: Ford 6.8L V10; GM 6.6L V8, 8.1L V8

Best Diesel Truck - Video Reviews of Diesel Pickup Trucks - Popular Mechanics
http://www.popularmechanics.com/cars/reviews/trucks/4230317
Popular Mechanics tows with the Big 3 heavy duty diesels.
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Type: Published review
Year: 2006
Make/Model: Chevrolet 3500DRW; Dodge 3500DRW; Ford F350DRW Engine: Dodge 6.7L I6; Ford 6.4L V8; GM 6.6L V8

2006 Heavy-Duty Truck Comparison Test
http://www.insideline.com/chevrolet/silverado-3500/2006/2006-heavy-duty-truck-comparison-test.html
Edmunds runs the Big 3 heavy duty diesel pickups up a big grade towing large trailers, and clocks the results.
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Type: Published review
Year: 2006
Make/Model: Chevrolet 3500DRW; Dodge 3500DRW; Ford F350DRW Engine: Dodge 5.9L V8; Ford 6.0L V8; GM 6.6L V8

RV.Net Open Roads Forum: Tow Vehicles: Chevy 454 Dually Vs Ford 460 Dually
http://www.rv.net/forum/index.cfm/fuseaction/thread/tid/25382262.cfm
Comparing duallies in the 87-95 range, from Ford and GM. Page 2 has lots of specs.
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Type: Specs Tech Topic: Towing & hauling
Year: 1991, 1992, 1993 ... 1995, 1996, 1997
Make/Model: Chevrolet 3500DRW; Ford F350DRW Engine: Ford 7.5L V8; GM 7.4L V8

First Look 2012 Chevrolet Silverado Heavy-Duty - PickupTrucks.com News
http://news.pickuptrucks.com/2011/08/first-look-2012-chevrolet-silverado-heavy-duty.html
The 2012 Chevrolet Silverado Heavy Duty lineup reclaims best-in-class towing and hauling numbers, plus it adds an all-new Z71 off-road appearance package...
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Type: Product announcements
Year: 2012
Make/Model: Chevrolet 2500HD, 3500, 3500DRW

GMC Claims Best-In-Class Heavy-Duty Towing and Payload Figures, Again - PickupTrucks.com News
http://news.pickuptrucks.com/2011/08/gmc-claims-best-in-class-towing-and-payload-figures-again.html
GM ups the payload and towing capacity (GVWR and GCWR) of its 3500 dually pickups.
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Type: Product announcements
Year: 2012
Make/Model: Chevrolet 3500DRW Engine: GM 6.6L V8

Unofficial Details Leak About Ford and GM Next-Generation Pickup Truck Engines - PickupTrucks.com News
http://news.pickuptrucks.com/2011/07/unofficial-details-leak-about-ford-and-gm-next-generation-pickup-truck-engines.html
"Next-generation full-size pickup trucks from Ford and General Motors will have to balance towing and hauling capability with unprecedented frugality to meet tough new government fuel-economy standards. Here’s the latest information from our insider ...more
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Type: Government & Industry, Product rumors Make/Model: Chevrolet 1500, 2500HD, 3500, 3500DRW; Ford F150, F150-SVT, F250, F350, F350DRW

Tow Reports for Vortec 7.4Ls. -- How much 5er should I get for my truck? 454 Chevy
http://www.rv.net/forum/index.cfm/fuseaction/thread/tid/25285524.cfm
"I have a 2000 Chevy crew cab 3/4 ton with a 7.4l 454 gas engine with 3.73 gears...."
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Type: Tow report
Year: 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000
Make/Model: Chevrolet 2500HD, 3500, 3500DRW Engine: GM 7.4L V8

GM 6spd vs 4spd Tranny Chart
http://www.rv.net/forum/index.cfm/fuseaction/thread/tid/25292086/srt/pa/pging/1/page/1.cfm
GM owners discuss towing with the 4L80e 4 speed automatic versus the new 6 speed. Some comments deal with towing with older GM automatics (TH400) that have a very high first gear (2.48:1). Includes a comparison spreadsheet showing the differences.
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Type: Discussion Attributes: Numbers Tech Topic: Towing & hauling
Year: 1991, 1992, 1993 ... 2009, 2010, 2011
Make/Model: Chevrolet 1500, 2500HD, 3500, 3500DRW Engine: GM 5.3L V8, 6.0L V8

LLY mouth piece???? - Chevy and GMC Duramax Diesel Forum
http://www.duramaxforum.com/forum/04-5-05-lly-performance-parts-discussion/8288-lly-mouth-piece.html
Overheating LLY Duramax engine on a 2004-2005 pickup? This modification to the intake appears to fix it. Lots of discussion from users who have done it, or sent the mouthpiece to a vendor to do.
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Type: Discussion Tech Topic: Engine
Year: 2004, 2005
Make/Model: Chevrolet 2500HD, 3500, 3500DRW Engine: GM 6.6L V8