Specs

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G30 125" WB

Brakes

Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 13.0 x 2.5
Brake Type Power
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.50 x 1.28
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes

Cargo Area Dimensions

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 126.5
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in) 141.9
Cargo Volume (ft³) 260.0
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 53.8
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 53.5
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) 70.8

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 25.2
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 17.2
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 17.2
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 23.2
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 16.8

Doors

Side Door Type Sliding
Side Door Type Swing-out

Electrical

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

Engine

SAE Net Torque @ RPM 290 @ 1700
Engine Order Code LB4
Engine Order Code L19
Engine Order Code L57
Engine Order Code L05
Engine Type Gas V6
Engine Type Gas V8
Engine Type HD Diesel V8
Engine Type Gas V8
Displacement 4.3L/262
Displacement 7.4L/454
Displacement 6.5L/400
Displacement 5.7L/350
Fuel System Mechanical FI
Fuel System EFI
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 155 @ 4000
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 160 @ 3400
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 230 @ 3600
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 180 @ 4000
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 230 @ 2400
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 385 @ 1600
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 295 @ 2400
Engine Oil Cooler Yes
Engine Oil Cooler

Exterior Dimensions

Step Up Height - Front (in) 19.8
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 27.3
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) 47.5
Overhang, Front (in) 31.5
Height, Overall (in) 82.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 79.5
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) 204.1
Wheelbase (in) 125
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 9.4
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 10.2
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 8.5
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 8.0
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 48.9
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 54.4
Side Door Opening Height (in) 49.3
Side Door Opening Height (in) 48.5
Side Door Opening Width (in) 44.2
Side Door Opening Width (in) 46.7
Step Up Height - Side (in) 22.2

Frame

Frame Type Integral body

Fuel Tank

Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 33
Aux Fuel Tank Location
Fuel Tank Location Behind rear axle
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 22

Interior Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 2
Front Leg Room (in) 39.5
Passenger Capacity 1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 68.8
Front Hip Room (in) 69.7
Front Head Room (in) 40.8

Mileage

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

Steering

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 48.5
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock 17.2
Steering Type Power
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 49.8
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 17.2

Summary

Vehicle Name Chevrolet Classic Chevy Van
Body Style G30 Cargo Van 125"
Body Code ZW9

Suspension

Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 5700
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.42
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.73
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 4.10
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 35
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.06
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 3900
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 4000
Suspension Type - Rear 2-Stage multi-leaf
Suspension Type - Front Coil springs
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 6000
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 5400
Axle Type - Front
Axle Type - Rear Full-Floating
Axle Type - Rear Semi-floating
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 4000
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 6000

Tires

Spare Tire Order Code
Front Tire Size LT225/75R16
Rear Tire Size LT225/75R16
Spare Tire Size LT225/75R16
Spare Tire Size
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 1790
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 2680
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 2680
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 706
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 706
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare 706
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
Front Tire Order Code XHF
Rear Tire Order Code YHF
Spare Tire Order Code ZHF

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 400
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 10,000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 6500
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 7000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 8500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 8000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 4000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000

Transmission

Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Transfer Case Power Take Off
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
Transfer Case Model
Trans PTO Access
Trans Power Take Off
Clutch Size (in)
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.08
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.75
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.48
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.48
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic
Trans Description Cont. HD Automatic w/OD,
Trans Type 4
Trans Order Code MT1

Vehicle

Rear Door Type Panel

Weight Information

Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2658
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 5360
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3880
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 4000
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 12,000
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 17,000
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 15,000
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 13,500
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 13,500
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 12,000
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 13,500
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 10,500
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 8600
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 2153
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 9200

Wheels

Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Material Steel