The first is the suspension system, the second is the vehicle weight, the third is the drivetrain capability engine power, transmission strength, axle gera ratio and strength. Much of the information applies to 1989-91 Suburbans as well as there are very little changes within the last 3 years of the 7th generation. If you need to pull more you need to get a bigger truck. Nice chrome, trim and weather stripping. Basically this means an 860 pound payload thereabouts. With air shocks and heavy rated tires on the rear, I think a small camper is a doable thing.
I don't know what state you live in, but in illinois a standard pickup can haul 8000 and below with standard plates. So that is why I am asking if anybody knows the weight of the truck and the tow weight also which I didn't make clear before. We are going with a shift kit-corvette servo-9 plate clutch pack and welded vane converter. There is a few surface rust spots in the corners here and there but overall, a very solid truck. A stiffer suspension will allow more tongue weight while stlil providing safe handling characteristics, a heavier vehicle will resist forces from the trailer.
The new owner will be pleased with the overall condition. G … ross Vehicle Weight Rating. The proper tow capacity for your truck is between 2000 - 5800. The diesel engine is a 6. It is a One family owned vehicle from Sun Valley, Idaho.
Now you have to liscense the truck accordingly. Its pretty much stock, but I am considering adding air shocks, a heavier duty radiator, and a transmission cooler. All power windows including rear window go up and down as they should. To cover all the years of the Suburban starting from 1935 would be a major undertaking. For a 95 Dakota with a V8, the tow capacity should figure to be about 7050 pounds.
Everything Works As It Should However The Driver Side Window Will Need A New Window Motor. But if you do not have a manual keep reading. Right truck, right equipment, right colors truck was reapinted at 1 time clean car fax. I weigh in at 215 pounds. Nice Michelin tire's, two tone blue grey paint finish. That is the weight issue for the capacity of the suspension.
In The Upholstery No Odors Nothing of that nature. The first is the suspension system, the second is the vehicle weight, the third is the drivetrain capability engine power, transmission strength, axle gera ratio and strength. A few of the sources were provided by the Automotive News Data Center which is a paid subscription based web site which I do not subscribe to so I cannot verify the information. The paint finish is all original and the black paint still looks great, however there are various cosmetic imperfections on the grey area. I do not have any additional information nor do I have contact info or know if they are still for sale. It drives down the road straight and true with no major rattles or vibration.
Although a truck with a higher payload capacity will probably have a higher towing capacity, do not think a half-ton truck can only tow 1000 pounds. Reasonably sized slide in truck camper. Available Models The 2 wheel drive Suburban was known as the R model and the 4 wheel drive was the V model. I probably would never go above 9000 to be safe. Hello, I have a 1989gmc sierra 1500 truck.
So with a 350 engine the payload would be a little less due to the increased weight of the engine. Newer fluids are generally backward compatible with previous fluids by not always. Cosmetically the truck looks great with a nice honest patina! In 1990, the Turbo Hydra-Matic 700R4 was became the 4L60 but the Suburban continued to use the 700R4 through 1991. Your tires will also have to match the load. My understanding is that a better torque converter for the trans when towing is recommended.