You do, however, have the same body. They lack the brakes, final drive ratio, and load capacity to handle anything more than a pop-up. But it has the 4spd and pulled great. Then there's the reliability factor. I tow a 19' travel trailer which, when loaded weighs about 5000 lbs. The extended-cab and regular-cab versions sat three people and had a maximum towing capacity of 10,000 pounds, with a max payload of 3,910 to 4,019 pounds.
Matter of fact I was surprised to see that much weight allowed. The Durmax in that era was super quiet, powerfull but they had a bad time with injectors. No longer is it necessary to push the pedal to the floor to induce a downshift. This wheel option did not change any of the trucks' mechanical specifications. Me too, but it wasn't the tranny for me.
Tow capacity ratings found on Trailers. As of the next model year, it would become the brand name. The minimum measurements in the rear seats were a legroom of 32. Some day I would like to buy a two car or three car trailer that will be a goose neck but that is down the road. It produced 190 ho Heavy-duty pickup trucks are designed to tow and haul.
The diesel engine of 6. With its extra 50 horsepower, the Vortec gas V8 introduced for 1996 gives the Suburban a much-needed boost. Requires Z82 Trailering Special Package. It has a 4-inch stroke and a 4. I fill the new filter before spinning it on too.
A totally different engine,drivetrain, and suspension. Heck, for your stated use only 7 miles to and from the water , I'd take a 350 over any of them. If that's the case I might as well go for a 5th wheel straight away. Drops to 8 - 10 if I have the plow on the front. I also am going to buy a two car car trailer to tow two street rods twice a year some day.
Its got about 250,000kms on it with a rebuilt engine at 200,000kms. TowingThe four-wheel drive has a standard towing capacity of 6,400 lbs. She really pulls well though, , not sure if I'd want the 6. Bumps are absorbed well, with only moderate floating over freeway dips—though turns at any speed are accompanied by noticeable body lean. The cast iron block and head engine is built with two valves per cylinder and has a horsepower rating of 180 at 3,400 rpm. Requires Z82 Trailering Special Package.
I would love to see how well both tow from people that have them or have had them. I do believe it is a lot less than one would think. While towing specifications exist for the 1997 to 2000 model years, none is readily available for the older trucks. Personally I would add a transmission cooler if I was going to push the weight limit. The four-wheel-drive models, by contrast, have a slightly lower maximum towing capacity of 8,000 pounds across both cab types.
The standard transmission was a five-speed manual transmission with overdrive, but four-speed automatic transmission with overdrive was an option. That one is more lively off the line, and teams with an improved transmission to furnish better power for passing and climbing long grades. This engine had a bore of 4. I just looked up what was included in a 2001 Chev Express Cargo Van 3500, and this help my memory a bit. Gobs of power for that era and super reliable, Xs 2 for the Dodge with the Cummins. The crew cabs sat six people and had a maximum towing capacity of 9,000 to 9,500 pounds, with a max payload of 3,843 to 3,566 pounds.