With air shocks and heavy rated tires on the rear, I think a small camper is a doable thing. You will be either buying a new truck or a new camper in short order if you do. You have several other criteria to deal with as well, such as hitch weight capacity, load capacity, etc. I am a mile freak and am proud of the high mileage this vehicle has. Very comfortable on the highway yet nimble in the city, and it has very good looks for a 1999. The Silverado received the North American Truck of the Year honors for 2007, as well. Maybe someone else can help out.
You can set it up where the truck leads the trailer or the trailer brakes first. I think that speaks for itself. The air suspension is nice-but it adds nothing to the payload of the truck. If the heater fan doesn't work, could be a bad heater blower motor resistor if has one which are usually inline in the ductwork or out next to the heater blower motor under the hood. I do live in Oregon so there a mountains to climb. I can not tell you why I would have done such a thing.
OnStar links to emergency services. Check online for any info on what your truck can handle. I would never do this if it was new but she is paid for and no need to rush out and spend 30+ for a new 2500. Cargo and load capacity limited by weight and distribution. All fees and programming subject to change. Thanks for any feedback you guys can offer. Thanks again so much for your expertise and advice! We have a twenty footer now i don't even feel it with my 99 2500 4x4 6.
Steering effort is light, and, apart from its large size, the Silverado handles much like a car. I got into a front-end collision on black ice, and replaced the hood, front driver fender, radiator mount, and lights, mirror, etc. I scaled it at 11500 and would not want to tow any more. Up front in my test truck are comfy cloth-covered power- adjustable buckets seats with integrated safety harnesses, divided by a console featuring cupholders, open storage trays, and a huge, lockable storage box with a notepad lid. Also relating to an unloaded condition, editors found many colorful ways to describe the too-trucklike highway ride of the Silverado on anything but the smoothest surfaces. And the Chevy Silverado is a damn good one.
The air suspension is nice-but it adds nothing to the payload of the truck. Look at that figure and go from there. Additionally, when I am adjusting my brake controller, do I want them to engage equally, or is it better to have one or the other doing a little more of the work? A two-wheel drive extended-cab Silverado is this week's test vehicle. These are the models most popular for personal use and light- and medium-duty work. Trucks that are equipped with four-wheel-drive typically have a lower towing capacity typically less than a couple hundred pounds than trucks with two-wheel-drive because the extra equipment needed to transfer torque to all four wheels, or in other words, the four-wheel-drive equipment, adds weight to the truck, and that weight takes away from the amount of weight a truck can tow. And towing is obviously something that your pulling in addition to the truck. We won't be doing extended traveling with this combo, other than a yearly family get-together once a year that is a couple hundred miles, it will just be local camping fifty miles or less I wouldn't want that much wear and tear on my truck.
It took 14 qts to replace mine. Every dealer I have worked with has let me take it to the scale so just ask to take it for spin and scale it. The more a truck weighs, the less it will be able to tow. Again, don't just go out and buy a trailer that sneaks in under the limits. The only things I have replaced are the intake manifold, brakes, and a few fuses here and there. The manual should provide detailed towing instructions and limitations, along with tips for safe towing.
Two power points and a lighter should ensure the Silverado's usefulness as a mobile office. The Silverado provides average fuel economy for a truck of its size, weighing in at 14 mpg city and 18 mpg highway. Brakes are a consideration, as well. Your are very wise to check out all of the numbers and to ask advice. He does fine with his Tahoe, but says he wishes for a bit more power. First available only in regular and three-door extended cab versions, Chevy soon added a four-door model with more interior room for passengers and cargo. A better understanding of these common trailering terms and your trucks capabilities can help you get the most out of your truck.
This article applies to the Chevrolet Silverado 1500. I am trying to find the towing capacity and the payload capacity for my truck. Just remember to add weight for the family and gear. Tow it in town, tow it on the highway flat and hilly and tow it up some significant slopes. Still, download your manual with that link I provided and read the section starting on page 4-50 regarding slide in campers. Accepts a variety of standard 2 ball mounts sold separately and allows for easy height adjustments. For towing trailers over 1000 lbs, using the tow mode is a must.
The trans guy was recommended by the guy who rebuilt the motor in November, so the new components should play out well together for getting business taken care of. It even has new sheetmetal, although only a salesperson could tell the difference. Look at that figure and go from there. So towing capacity is different depending on what gear ratio you have. Typically, higher axle ratios deliver more torque to the wheels, which increases the amount of pulling power. Up front in my test truck are comfy cloth-covered power- adjustable buckets seats with integrated safety harnesses, divided by a console featuring cupholders, open storage trays, and a huge, lockable storage box with a notepad lid.