The 2002 3500 runs on gasoline, unless equipped with the optional diesel engine. All these changes add up to a significant power increase in the 1996 5. With the aggressive tires, Bilstein shock absorbers, and a skid plate, the Z71 is also a good poor-condition and off-road performer. The cooling system, spark plugs, and spark-plug wires are designed to run 100,000 miles before service, and timing checks are no longer necessary. Ever wonder why Chevy trucks sell so well? Zipping down the straight at 90 mph into the 90-degree Turn Three makes you appreciate the skill of drivers who do it at 230. Just put a couple of haybales, or a motorcycle, or a camper shell in the back - whatever fits your lifestyle - and the ride quality will improve.
More horsepower and torque, longer service intervals, and lower exhaust emissions are the orders of the day. Removing the old assembly is fairly simple as it is secured only by a few retaining tabs. Other trim levels include options such as Extended Cab and Crew Cab. With its clean lines and proportions, this mid-1990s truck was attractive both then and now. The standard transmission is a five-speed manual overdrive.
With the Z71 graphics all that makes for one stylin' truck. It makes loading and unloading of rear seat passengers or cargo much easier. Vortec comes from the word vortex, which Webster the dictionary, not me defines as a mass of fluid with a whirling or circular motion. Cosmetic alterations include flashy decals, T-tops, and an electrically operated sliding rear window. This is a one-off truck that won't see production. It can be used for personal transportation, work, or play. The fuel spray combines with the vortex created by the intake air flowing through the carefully designed intake ports to provide a much better fuel and air mixture.
They can be configured as a basic work vehicle, luxury transportation, or anything in between. Still, with an additional 45 hp, the Vortec V-8 will be a healthy improvement over last year's truck. The 2011 Chevrolet Silverado has a larger towing capacity than previous model years and more creature comforts, as well. The shifter is column-mounted and the 4-wheel drive lever is on the floor, so that third person can fit. For the traditionalist, a pickup is one of the few ways to still get a vehicle with a big V8 engine and rear-wheel drive. In that setup, two injectors mounted in a housing that resembled a two-barrel carburetor sprayed fuel into the intake manifold. The 3500 is built for large towing and hauling work, being able to haul up to 5,465 pounds in the payload and tow up to 12,000 pounds behind it.
Once you remove the old assembly, you can easily connect and install a replacement assembly in less than 15 minutes. The engine is gasoline operated and aspirates normally. Don't try this in your neighbor's pickup. The trip odometer, located on the dashboard, allows you to catalog mileage traveled for a given period. Once inside, it could be a car, though.
For this model year Chevrolet made several improvements to the pickup truck line, from offering a wider array of vehicle sizes and engine options to offering different drivetrains to better appeal to drivers looking for more towing power. Well, there is some concession to fashion. What are you laughing at? The standard offering is a 6. Combine that with the quicker rear end and you get the decent acceleration times we recorded—8. They can do anything a car can do and plenty that a car can't do.
With the resulting more consistent combustion, Chevy has upped the compression ratio from 9. Previous truck V-8s had throttle-body injectors. It developed 190 horsepower and 300 foot-pounds of torque. Fuel economy is also said to improve, by about 8 to 10 percent. Available options such as a 5.
The Silverado offered both regular cab and extended cab options, with an optional third door available on extended cab versions. Safety EquipmentThe 1996 Silverado was equipped with a driver's air bag, four-wheel anti-lock brakes with discs in the front, daytime running lights, front and rear crush zones, and a safety-cage body design. Bore and stroke measures 4. Buyers could choose from two optiona The 1996 Chevrolet Silverado blended utility with luxury-level appointments that made this truck one of the most popular of its era. And the pickup truck is one of the most useful, versatile vehicles made. Engine PowerThe 1996 Silverado came with a 5.
There's increased power and torque everywhere in the rev range. The engine had a 4-inch bore and 3. Torque increases from 265 pound-feet to 285. As a result, pickups are a little bouncy unloaded. Modern trucks have all of the comfort and safety features of cars.