No problems - not even in emergency stops. Very smooth; no problems on hairpin curves, emergency stops including trying to avoid bears in the road. Now that he got my old dually, he jacked it up and slapped big mud tires on it and gave it a new job as a big lifted chevy. It looks like one, it drives like one. A Carfax report might reveal its history. The current combination of vehicle plus the long trailer simply results in the vehicle being affected by the turbulent air created by a semi.
The size throws you off at first but once you get past that you have a decent work truck. Whether this particular truck is a good buy would depend a great deal on what an expert examination tells you about how well the engine change was done and the overall condition. It was a fleet vehicle. Use on a small motorcycle trailer, snowmobile trailer or utility trailer. The largest engine available on the 1991 K1500 is a 7. Yes, it will tow over 10,000 lbs.
It will tell her exactly what she needs to know. Each variation is equipped with a four-speed automatic overdrive transmission. The forums and the rest of www. We are trailer and towing experts, we have experience to answer all of your questions. Note: The black sometimes red 12v and blue electric brakes wire may need to be reversed to suit the trailer. Hauled well and was stable the whole way. On highways, and on twisty windy narrow country roads.
Your forum sign-up is not complete, you must add an before you can post to the forums. Whether a subject is light-hearted or serious, keep posts focused on the current topic and of general interest to other participants of that thread. Since the 1991 Chevrolet K1500 comes with three varying engines, fuel mileage differs for each. The engine was recently replaced, so the new engine only has a few hundred miles on it right now. Please read this message in its entirety.
That being dependant on the engine and if all checks out. Just because it has beefy suspension doesn't mean it can pull safely or safely stop your load. We have the right to reproduce statements made in the forums. This particular class 4 trailer hitch boasts a gross trailer weight capacity of up to 10,000 lbs. My concerns would be about the engine. It wasn't as dramatic as it sounds; I just needed to overcome inertia. Yes, the design makes it look smaller than the gigantic new trucks.
Forged ring collar around receiver tube provides extra strength for heavy-duty use. Disclaimer: The opinions expressed here are the views of the individual and do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of The Chronicle of the Horse. It's not just the engine. I have an aluminum two-horse bumper pull. If your truck is 4x4, you will have to change both front and rear gears so the price is about double. Payload capacity ranges from 1,335 lbs.
If the transmission is a light duty 4L60e that may have come with the engine swap I'd pass on it. Both relays turn on for brake lamps. In practical terms, this means that a 1998 Silverado 2500 could be either a C-series two-wheel drive or K-series four-wheel drive truck. May 19, 2010 Check fuse 6 20amp on your interior fuse panel it may be blown. The wheel base for the standard cab is 117. The red and blue wire can be used for brake control or auxiliary.
The standard towing capacity for two-wheel-drive, 1998 Silverado 2500s is 3,000 pounds for the regular-cab models and the extended-cab models with 6. In the 1998 Chevy 2500 series, both the four-wheel-drive and two-wheel-drive, extended-cab models with a 6. My old truck is one of the oddballs - it's a one ton with a gas engine. I think that's all he said lol I have the same truck except it's a dually. We reserve the right to enforce and amend the rules.