Links for Chevrolet + Tech


Chevrolet Silverado Gears Up for 2015
http://media.gm.com/media/us/en/gm/news.detail.html/content/Pages/news/us/en/2014/Aug/0820-8speed/0820-silverado-8-...
Press release for the GM 8L90 8 speed transmission first used in the 2015+ Silverado 1500s with the 6.2L V8.
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Type: Specs
Year: 2015
Make/Model: Chevrolet 1500

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

Do I need a $ 11,000 fuel System - Diesel Place : Chevrolet and GMC Diesel Truck Forums
http://www.dieselplace.com/forum/showthread.php?t=463239
Multiple "fuel filter" light incidents in a few hundred miles, multiple fuel filter replacements with no help. The light is triggered by lack of fuel pressure, in the case of this poster it was caused by a grenaded fuel pump. Multiple responses ...more
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Type: Discussion Tech Topic: Engine
Year: 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
Make/Model: Chevrolet 2500HD Engine: GM 6.6L V8

Found a Fix for P0087 when under a load - Chevy and GMC Duramax Diesel Forum
http://www.duramaxforum.com/forum/diy-tech-discussion/63780-found-fix-p0087-when-under-load.html
Duramax stumbling on acceleration? Might be collapsed fuel lines. Check out the TSB and directions on how to fix them.
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Type: TSB Tech Topic: Engine
Year: 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007
Make/Model: Chevrolet 2500HD Engine: GM 6.6L V8

Diesel Place : Chevrolet and GMC Diesel Truck Forums
http://www.dieselplace.com/forum/showthread.php?t=330203
Detailed comparison of the mouthpieces (intake tube) for the LLY and LBZ duramaxes, with an aftermarket version from Kodiak as well.
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Type: Discussion Attributes: Upgrade/Aftermarket Tech Topic: Engine
Year: 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007
Make/Model: Chevrolet 2500HD 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

My 05' 1500HD for a 04' 2500HD. Upgrade or downgrade?
http://www.rv.net/forum/index.cfm/fuseaction/thread/tid/25382613.cfm
An owner considers the differences between a Chevy 1500HD and a 2500HD.
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Type: Specs Tech Topic: Suspension, Towing & hauling Make/Model: Chevrolet 1500, 2500HD

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

GVWR & 3/4 ton pickups: easy to exceed, but does it matter? "Guess my truck is not enough. A Cat Scale tale"
http://www.rv.net/forum/index.cfm/fuseaction/thread/tid/25301844.cfm
A nice discussion on the overloaded state of many 2500 series pickups, and the differences between them on the 3500s.
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Type: Discussion Attributes: Numbers Tech Topic: Towing & hauling Make/Model: Chevrolet 2500HD; Dodge 2500; Ford F250

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

Chevy 6.0L: get the 4.10 or not?
http://www.rv.net/forum/index.cfm/fuseaction/thread/tid/25183267.cfm
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Type: Discussion, Tow report Tech Topic: Towing & hauling
Year: 2009, 2010, 2011
Make/Model: Chevrolet 2500HD, 3500, 3500DRW Engine: GM 6.0L V8

Axle ratios: 2011 Chevy 6.0L with 4.10 or 3.73?
http://www.rv.net/forum/index.cfm/fuseaction/thread/tid/23930744.cfm
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Type: Discussion, Tow report Tech Topic: Towing & hauling
Year: 2009, 2010, 2011
Make/Model: Chevrolet 2500HD, 3500, 3500DRW Engine: GM 6.0L V8

GM 14 Bolt Axle Buildup | Diesel Power Magazine Article at Automotive.com
http://dieselpower.automotive.com/108279/0905dp-gm-14-bolt-axle-buildup/index.html
GM 14 Bolt Axle Buildup - 1,000-LB-Ft-Proof Axle
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Type: HowTo Attributes: Upgrade/Aftermarket Tech Topic: Axles & transfer case
Year: 2000, 2001, 2002 ... 2010, 2011, 2012
Make/Model: Chevrolet 2500HD, 3500, 3500DRW

The Magna Powertrai Transfer Case
http://www.gearsmagazine.com/view.ashx?article=63f13730-7e21-4c91-9980-cce104442a0d
Article on the transfer cases from Magna Powertrain (MP), including a chart for decoding the transfer case number (e.g. MP1626) and its features and capabilities.
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Type: Specs Tech Topic: Axles & transfer case
Year: 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
Make/Model: Chevrolet 1500, 2500HD, 3500, 3500DRW; GMC 1500, 2500, 3500, 3500DRW

A Look at the New MP Transfer Case
http://www.gearsmagazine.com/view.ashx?article=3023098f-dbf8-4d85-964e-0f1571451beb
Detailed article on the new transfer cases from Magna Powertrain (MP), including specs and R&R steps. "So what’s so different about these units? Well, in a nutshell, the construction of the units is similar to the NV design transfer cases you’ve ...more
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Type: Specs Tech Topic: Axles & transfer case
Year: 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
Make/Model: Chevrolet 1500, 2500HD, 3500, 3500DRW; GMC 1500, 2500, 3500, 3500DRW

Trailer Life Annual Towing Guides
http://www.trailerlife.com/trailer-towing-guides/
List of Trailer Life magazine's annual towing guides, which include tips on vehicle selection, hitch choice, and tow ratings.
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Type: Specs Tech Topic: Towing & hauling
Year: 1999, 2000, 2001 ... 2006, 2007, 2008
Make/Model: Chevrolet 1500, 2500HD, 3500, 3500DRW; Dodge 1500, 2500, 3500, 3500DRW; Ford F150, F150-SVT, F250, F350, F350CC, F350DRW, F450CC, F450PU, F550CC; GMC 1500, 2500, 3500, 3500DRW; Nissan Titan; Toyota Tundra

General Motors Corporation Drive Axle Gear Ratio's
http://www.vibratesoftware.com/html_help/html/GM/gm_drive_axles.htm
Complete listing of GM RPO axles codes. Good for determining the axle ratio from a vehicle's glove box sticker.
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Type: Specs Tech Topic: Axles & transfer case Make/Model: Chevrolet 1500, 2500HD, 3500, 3500DRW