Specs

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Reg Cab 117.5" WB

Brakes

Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 10.0 x 2.25
Brake Type Power
Brake ABS System Four Wheel
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.57 x 1.25
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)

Cargo Area Dimensions

Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 49.1
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) 61.9
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 64.4
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 78.7
Cargo Volume (ft³) 55.6
Tailgate Width (in) 62.0
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 19.3

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 16.7

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600
Maximum Alternator Watts 1200
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)

Engine

Engine Order Code L35
Engine Type Gas V6
Displacement 4.3L/262
Fuel System SFI
Engine Oil Cooler
Engine Oil Cooler Yes
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 200 @ 4400
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 255 @ 2800

Exterior Dimensions

Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 47.3
Overhang, Front (in) 35.4
Height, Overall (in) 70.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 76.8
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 194.5
Wheelbase (in) 117.5
Cab to End of Frame (in)
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 29.0
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
Frame Width, Rear (in) 36.7
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 7.0
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 8.4
Cab to Axle (in) 41.9
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) 110.0

Frame

Frame Type Ladder

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Location Inboard LH Frame
Aux Fuel Tank Location
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 25

Interior Dimensions

Front Shoulder Room (in) 65.4
Passenger Capacity 3
Front Leg Room (in) 41.7
Front Head Room (in) 39.9
Front Hip Room (in) 60.0

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 22

Steering

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 44.2
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 16.5
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock 15.6
Steering Type Power
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.8

Summary

Vehicle Name Chevrolet C/K 1500 Work
Body Code E63
Body Style Reg Cab 6.5' Fleetside

Suspension

Axle Type - Front
Axle Type - Rear Semi-Floating
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 3150
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3750
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.42
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.08
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 46 Gas
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 25
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 46 Gas
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.25
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 25
Suspension Type - Front Indep Coil Spring
Suspension Type - Rear 2-Stage Multi-Leaf
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 3150
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3750

Tires

Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 1763
Front Tire Order Code XFL
Rear Tire Order Code YFL
Spare Tire Order Code ZFL
Front Tire Size P235/75R15
Rear Tire Size P235/75R15
Spare Tire Size P235/75R15
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 1843
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 1843
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 722
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 722
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare 722

Trailering

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 10,000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 4000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 400
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 1000

Transmission

Trans Order Code M30
Transfer Case Model
Trans PTO Access
Trans Power Take Off
Clutch Size (in) 11
Clutch Size (in)
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.55
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.29
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.40
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.32
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.63
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.02
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.06
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD,
Trans Type 5
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
Trans Type 4
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
Transfer Case Power Take Off
Trans Order Code MG5

Weight Information

Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2231
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3150
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 8500
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 9500
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 7000
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 6100
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1600
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 3686
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 6500

Wheels

Spare Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7