Links for 1500 + 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

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

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

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