1997 Chevrolet C/K 3500 Crew Cab 4WDReview
1997 Chevrolet K3500 Crew Cab — Was a nice truck at one time but I got it after over 10 years of being a contractor and welding truck so it took its beating and ended up having about 500000miles when it died completely. It was very good quality but even high quality parts couldnt stand up against all the beating it took. I seriously thing everything about my 2003 Sierra 2500HD is built better. It was very slow on the highway though. which was definetly a problem seeing as I live 120 Miles outside of the main town. It also had horrible gas mileage!
Primary Use: Utility (towing boats, transporting cargo, etc.)
Pros: Basically Bulletproof
Cons: Ugly as hell, many engine problems after 150000Miles
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