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Old 02-03-2010, 07:23 PM   eBay Motors  #1 (permalink)
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Difference between 2500 and 3500

What's the difference between a 2500 hd and a 3500 hd single wheel? Thanks.
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Old 02-03-2010, 07:25 PM   eBay Motors  #2 (permalink)
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I beleive its an extra spring in the rear and the 3500 comes standard with 4:10 gears also
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Old 02-03-2010, 07:32 PM   eBay Motors  #3 (permalink)
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Its just the extra spring, if it has a D-MAX in it your stuck with 3.73s from the factory. No 4.10 option was ever available for the D-MAX.
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Old 02-03-2010, 07:34 PM   eBay Motors  #4 (permalink)
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265/75-16 standard tires,extra rear leaf, and has 3.73 gears not 4.10 if its diesel.
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Old 02-03-2010, 07:41 PM   eBay Motors  #5 (permalink)
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And if it is a 2009 or 2010 the 3500 does not come with Stabilatrac or the extra $2500 or so dollars added to the price for it.
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Old 02-03-2010, 07:51 PM   eBay Motors  #6 (permalink)
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i looked on gm's website you can add the 4:10 gears with the duramax but only on the 3500's
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the 3500 comes standard with 4:10 gears also
No it does not.
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Old 02-03-2010, 07:53 PM   eBay Motors  #8 (permalink)
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i looked on gm's website you can add the 4:10 gears with the duramax but only on the 3500's
Add the dmax option and you will understand
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Old 02-03-2010, 07:56 PM   eBay Motors  #9 (permalink)
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Add the dmax option and you will understand
ya i did..............
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Old 02-03-2010, 07:57 PM   eBay Motors  #10 (permalink)
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Thanks for the replies. Are the torsion bars the same size as on the 3/4t? Same size brakes too?
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