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Truck question????

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by chefdrp, Feb 3, 2006.

  1. chefdrp

    chefdrp LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,384

    I know i should have put this in a different section of the forums but i knew it would be seen faster here. I am in the process of buying a new truck and am looking at a 2006 Siverado 1500 4WD EXT cab. It says it has a heavy duty suspention and front end. How much more heavy duty is it compared to a reg 1500?
  2. Jpocket

    Jpocket LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,278

    They are alittle beefier, the suspension will be alittle stiffer, probably have a towing package, and a heavtduty Transmision. It's still not gonna be what you would get with a 2500HD.

    Honestly my 2500HD I believe is capable of carrying just as much or more than yesterdays 1ton.
  3. tcls83

    tcls83 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 241

    Is that considered a "heavy half"? Didn't know they still made them today.
  4. samk

    samk LawnSite Member
    Posts: 187

    most of the time its just stiffer shocks and torsion bars no differance in tranny or axles.

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