Specs

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2WD Crew Cab Short Box DRW

Brakes

Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.50 x 1.50
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 13.0 x 3.5
Brake Type Power
Brake ABS System Four Wheel
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes

Cargo Area Dimensions

Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) 60.2
Cargo Volume (ft³) 55.6
Tailgate Width (in) 62.0
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 19.2
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 78.7
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 49.1
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 64.4

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 23.8

Electrical

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

Engine

Engine Order Code L29
Engine Type Diesel V8
Engine Type Gas V8
Displacement 6.5L/395
Displacement 7.4L/454
Fuel System Turbo-Charged EFI
Fuel System SFI
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 195 @ 3400
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 290 @ 4000
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 430 @ 1800
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 410 @ 3200
Engine Order Code L65
Engine Oil Cooler Yes

Exterior Dimensions

Overhang, Front (in) 35.4
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 6.4
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 7.5
Frame Width, Rear (in) 36.7
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 34.7
Cab to End of Frame (in)
Cab to Axle (in) 41.9
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) 148.5
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 46.5
Height, Overall (in) 73.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 94.3
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 231.9
Wheelbase (in) 154.5

Frame

Frame Type Ladder

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 26
Aux Fuel Tank Location
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
Fuel Tank Location Inboard LH Frame

Interior Dimensions

Second Head Room (in) 40.8
Second Leg Room (in) 37.9
Second Shoulder Room (in) 64.9
Second Hip Room (in) 59.3
Front Head Room (in) 40.0
Front Leg Room (in) 41.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 65.0
Front Hip Room (in) 60.1
Passenger Capacity 6
Passenger Capacity 5

Mileage

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

Steering

Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 16.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 50.5
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock 15.3
Steering Type Power
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -

Summary

Vehicle Name GMC Sierra 3500 Crew Cab
Body Style 4 Door 8' Wideside
Body Code E63

Suspension

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
Axle Type - Front
Axle Type - Rear Full-Floating
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 4100
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 6084
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 4.56
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 4.10
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 6350
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 35
Suspension Type - Front Indep Coil Spring
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 35
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.25
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 4100
Suspension Type - Rear 2-Stage Multi-Leaf

Tires

Rear Tire Size LT215/85R16D
Rear Tire Size LT225/75R16D
Spare Tire Size LT215/85R16D
Spare Tire Size LT225/75R16D
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 2335
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 2060
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 2150
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 1875
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 2335
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 2060
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 682
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 679
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 706
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 682
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 679
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare 706
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare 682
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare 679
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare 678
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 706
Front Tire Order Code XHR
Front Tire Order Code XYK
Front Tire Order Code XYL
Front Tire Order Code XHP
Rear Tire Order Code YHR
Rear Tire Order Code YYK
Rear Tire Order Code YYL
Rear Tire Order Code YHP
Spare Tire Order Code ZHR
Spare Tire Order Code ZYK
Spare Tire Order Code ZYL
Spare Tire Order Code ZHP
Front Tire Size LT215/85R16D
Front Tire Size LT225/75R16D

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 10,000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 1000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)

Transmission

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
Transfer Case Power Take Off
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
Transfer Case Model
Trans PTO Access LH/RH
Trans PTO Access
Trans Power Take Off SAE 6-Bolt
Trans Power Take Off
Clutch Size (in) 12
Clutch Size (in)
Reverse Ratio (:1) 5.04
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.08
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.75
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.75
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.67
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 3.04
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.48
First Gear Ratio (:1) 5.61
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.48
Trans Description Cont. Again Deep Low
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic
Trans Description Cont. HD Manual w/OD,
Trans Description Cont. HD Automatic w/OD,
Trans Type 5
Trans Type 4
Trans Order Code MW3
Trans Order Code MT1
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive

Weight Information

Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 2649
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 3220
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 6084
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 4100
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 17,000
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 14,500
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 19,000
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 9400

Wheels

Spare Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.0
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.0
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel