What are the differences between chev 6 lug 3/4 ton and 8 lug.


Asked by Moe_joe Sep 04, 2012 at 11:12 AM about the 1994 Chevrolet C/K 2500 Ext. Cab 6.5-ft. Bed 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Own a 94 chev 6 lug 2500 truck. What am I missing on this truck compared to a 2500 8 lug HD. Frame, towing,
drive train ext.

3 Answers

Tom Demyan

HD has bigger frame rails and beefier springs, Full Floating rear axle to handle heavy loads in the box or heavy tows, Harsher ride empty, More engine options (Big block, diesel), More trans options, bigger payload and more towing capacity.

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John Saffrahn

The list actually goes way further than what tom even wanted to list. Its pretty much taking a standard 2500 and putting every chassis part (steering, suspension, brakes, tougher differentials, on and on....) on steroids. Usually the main difference between a 1/4 1/2 and 1 ton is suspension, with a few other tweaks. The HD is whole different breed.

John Saffrahn

Omg its time for bed 1/2 3/4 and 1

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