Dual wheels really only make a difference if you're dealing with a tremendous amount of payload, including tongue weight. So do the guys with slide-in campers pulling bumper-hitch trailers behind. My Greenhouse I made a few years ago for 500 beans. Also, sometimes underhood temps are too hot for an electric to survive. So if someone really didn't need four-wheel-drive it could be a disadvantage to have it. Just have the trans service done once a year with filter changes To me, it adds value it isn't a 4x4. My friend has a 3500 that I'm thinking of buying, he gets 18 mpg.
. Also put headers and free flowing exhaust on mine. I just bought low mile, mint condition 1999 Chevy 3500 Crew Cab 4x4 Dually with the 7. I was never a dually fan. I used to think this way, and wondered why some friends of mine who frequently pull large gooseneck livestock trailers loaded with horses in their business didn't use duallys. Babied it tune up etc. I forgot to mention: I traded my 1989 Jeep Cherokee 4x4 with 250K on it for the truck.
These long bastards are notoriously helpless in any kind of slick conditions, especially when they're empty. I'm wondering about towing mileage versus non-towing mileage too. I'm wondering about towing mileage versus non-towing mileage too. At 85000 miles my B-3500 with a 5. It has 16 inch tires and will need two new ones asap The bad? That being said, a 4x4 will ride rougher than a rear-wheeler, and the transfer case does present one more component in the drivetrain that could possibly break loose and leave a person stranded. I have a Ford F350 1978 with a 460 and C6, single wheel 1-ton. The previous owner said he'd do it once a year so there must be a small leak somewhere.
You are going to be way better off with a Load Range E tire, don't cheap out on tires for a truck like this. I wish I had the 454 in mine because I have a service bed and my 350 gets worked. I did everything I could to get more. ?? In the summer… My 96 will tow 8000 with no real trouble ------ I looked it up in the the manual for by 1998 Chevy Express 3500. I just bought low mile, mint condition 1999 Chevy 3500 Crew Cab 4x4 Dually with the 7.
Does anybody have personal experience with such a truck. And I've personally gotten along just fine for 25 years in the Midwest without owning a 4x4 other than that one dually which was purchased for a specific purpose and sold after just a few months. I am also going to find out what gear ratio I have in it. Will help those heavy duty and expensive to rebuild units live long and prosper as well. Loaded unloaded towing not towing I got 8-9 mpg.
I pulled the seat out and the motor and found the gears are busted. If you are pulling a trailer, tag or gooseneck or fith wheel, and you get into a hard crosswind situation, you will be a lot safer. The Dodge and Fords I've owned though, point them and go where you want. I had a 88 chevy with a 454 and I got 9 mpg. Ok, so my buddy is looking at buying a 1988 Chevy Silverado with a 454, auto. The things I use a truck for don't require me to drive it on secondary roads or in inclement weather.
?? On the interstate that bumps up to 14. So do the guys with slide-in campers pulling bumper-hitch trailers behind. You may have to before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. Fill the gas tank, then reset your odometer. My truck has that trans and it lasted 180k before I rebuilt it or 1750 and should get another 180k. What kind of gas milage should I expect from this truck. I think most Edelbrocks do best on about 5.
I'll pick up a used one. What kind of gas milage should I expect from this truck. Loaded pulling a car trailer is 9. What hurts in my eyes is a 1 ton truck that isn't a dually. I check my mileage every time I fill up. Drive for awhile then fill up again and take the miles accumulated divided by the gallons. Reason I like that extra tire out there? Frank My 92 dually is the same as the rest reported: about 12 on highway, 8 around town.