load capability for each axle

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Asked by Jan 17, 2009 at 10:16 AM about the 1991 GMC Sierra 1500

Question type: General

Hi!
I'm making a study about this car for my university and I need to know the load capability that each axle can stand.In other words, how much load can I put on the rear axle and how much on the front axle?
Do you know it?
Thank you I will put a thanks in the bibliography of my work!!
Mattew

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do you mean that load the truck can handle safely, or the load it would take to break the axle, brakes and springs will give out long before an axle

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You can find the GAWR on a sticker on the backside of the driver's side door when you open it.

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Yeah! Great help...well the problem is that..ehm...I don't have this car!! If you have it , can you tell it? See ya! Mattew

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I need the data that you can find in the sticker in the door! Is the value of load that you can safely put on the axles of your car. If you know it you will help me a lot! Thanks! Mattew

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Vehicle Axle Ratio Maximum Trailer Weight GCWR (a) 1500 Series 2WD Regular Cab Standard Box (b) 4.3L V6 (c) 3.23 4,800 lbs (2 177 kg) 9,500 lbs (4 309 kg) 4.3L V6 (c) 3.73 5,300 lbs (2 404 kg) 10,000 lbs (4 536 kg) 4.8L V8 (c) 3.23 5,200 lbs (2 359 kg) 10,000 lbs (4 536 kg) 4.8L V8 3.73 7,200 lbs (3 266 kg) 12,000 lbs (5 443 kg) 5.3L V8 4 Speed Automatic 3.42 7,200 lbs (3 266 kg) 12,000 lbs (5 443 kg) 5.3L V8 4 Speed Automatic 3.73 8,200 lbs (3 720 kg) 13,000 lbs (5 897 kg) 5.3L LMG V8 6 Speed Automatic 3.42 6,600 lbs (2 994 kg) 11,500 lbs (5 216 kg) 5.3L LY5 V8 6 Speed Automatic 3.42 6,700 lbs (3 039 kg) 11,500 lbs (5 216 kg) 5.3L LMG V8 6 Speed Automatic, K5L HD Cooling Pkg 3.42 9,100 lbs (4 128 kg) 14,000 lbs (6 350 kg) 5.3L LY5 V8 6 Speed Automatic, K5L HD Cooling Pkg 3.42 9,200 lbs (4 173 kg) 14,000 lbs (6 350 kg) 1500 Series 2WD Extended Cab Standard Box (b) 4.3L V6 (c) 3.23 4,400 lbs (1 996 kg) 9,500 lbs (4 309 kg) 4.3L V6 (c) 3.73 4,900 lbs (2 223 kg) 10,000 lbs (4 536 kg) 4.8L V8 (c) 3.23 4,700 lbs (2 132 kg) 10,000 lbs (4 536 kg) 4.8L V8 3.73 6,700 lbs (3 039 kg) 12,000 lbs (5 443 kg) 5.3L V8 4 Speed Automatic 3.42 6,700 lbs (3 039 kg) 12,000 lbs (5 443 kg) 5.3L V8 4 Speed Automatic 3.73 7,700 lbs (3 493 kg) 13,000 lbs (5 897 kg) 5.3L V8 6 Speed Automatic 3.42 6,200 lbs (2 812 kg) 11,500 lbs (5 216 kg) 5.3L V8 6 Speed Automatic, K5L HD Cooling Pkg -- Fifth-Wheel Trailer 3.42 9,100 lbs (4 128 kg) 15,000 lbs (6 804 kg) 5.3L V8 6 Speed Automatic, K5L HD Cooling Pkg -- Conventional Trailer 3.42 9,700 lbs (4 400 kg) 15,000 lbs (6 804 kg) 6.0L V8 3.42 6,700 lbs (3 039 kg) 12,000 lbs (5 443 kg) 6.0L V8 K5L HD Cooling Pkg -- Fifth-Wheel Trailer 3.42 8,700 lbs (3 946 kg) 15,000 lbs (6 804 kg) 6.0L V8 K5L HD Cooling Pkg -- Conventional Trailer 3.42 9,700 lbs (4 400 kg) 15,000 lbs (6 804 kg) 6.0L V8 NHT Max Trailering Pkg -- Fifth-Wheel Trailer 3.73 10,000 lbs (4 536 kg) 16,000 lbs (7 257 kg) 6.0L V8 NHT Max Trailering Pkg -- Conventional Trailer 3.73 10,700 lbs (4 853 kg) 16,000 lbs (7 257 kg) 1500 Series 2WD Extended Cab Short Box (c) 4.3L V6 3.23 4,400 lbs (1 996 kg) 9,500 lbs (4 309 kg) 4.3L V6 3.73 4,900 lbs (2 223 kg) 10,000 lbs (4 536 kg) 4.8L V8 3.42 5,800 lbs (2 631 kg) 12,000 lbs (5 443 kg) 4.8L V8 3.73 6,800 lbs (3 084 kg) 12,000 lbs (5 443 kg) 5.3L V8 3.42 6,800 lbs (3 084 kg) 12,000 lbs (5 443 kg) 5.3L V8 3.73 7,800 lbs (3 538 kg) 13,000 lbs (5 897 kg) 6.0L V8 3.42 6,700 lbs (3 039 kg) 12,000 lbs (5 443 kg) 6.0L V8 K5L HD Cooling Pkg 3.42 9,700 lbs (4 400 kg) 15,000 lbs (6 804 kg) 1500 Series 2WD Crew Cab Short Box (c) 4.8L V8 3.23 4,700 lbs (2 132 kg) 10,000 lbs (4 536 kg) 4.8L V8 3.73 6,700 lbs (3 039 kg) 12,000 lbs (5 443 kg) 5.3L V8 3.42 6,100 lbs (2 767 kg) 11,500 lbs (5 216 kg) 5.3L V8 K5L HD Cooling Pkg 3.42 9,600 lbs (4 355 kg) 15,000 lbs (6 804 kg) 6.0L, 6.2L V8 3.42 6,600 lbs (2 994 kg) 12,000 lbs (5 443 kg) 6.0L, 6.2L V8 K5L HD Cooling Pkg 3.42 9,600 lbs (4 355 kg) 15,000 lbs (6 804 kg) 6.0L, 6.2L V8 NHT Max Trailering Pkg 3.73 10,600 lbs (4 808 kg) 16,000 lbs (7 257 kg) 1500 Series 2WD Regular Cab Long Box (b) 4.3L V6 (c) 3.23 4,700 lbs (2 132 kg) 9,500 lbs (4 309 kg) 4.3L V6 (c) 3.73 5,200 lbs (2 359 kg) 10,000 lbs (4 536 kg) 4.8L V8 (c) 3.23 5,100 lbs (2 313 kg) 10,000 lbs (4 536 kg) 4.8L V8 3.73 7,100 lbs (3 221 kg) 12,000 lbs (5 443 kg) 5.3L V8 4 Speed Automatic 3.42 7,000 lbs (3 175 kg) 12,000 lbs (5 443 kg) 5.3L V8 4 Speed Automatic 3.73 8,000 lbs (3 629 kg) 13,000 lbs (5 897 kg) 5.3L V8 6 Speed Automatic 3.42 6,500 lbs (2 948 kg) 11,500 lbs (5 216 kg) 5.3L V8 6 Speed Automatic, K5L HD Cooling Pkg -- Fifth-Wheel Trailer 3.42 8,700 lbs (3 946 kg) 15,000 lbs (6 804 kg) 5.3L V8 6 Speed Automatic, K5L HD Cooling Pkg -- Conventional Trailer 3.42 10,000 lbs (4 536 kg) 15,000 lbs (6 804 kg) 1500 Series 2WD Extended Cab Long Box (b) 5.3L V8 4 Speed Automatic -- Fifth-Wheel Trailer 3.73 7,500 lbs (3 402 kg) 13,000 lbs (5 897 kg) 5.3L V8 4 Speed Automatic -- Conventional Trailer 3.73 7,600 lbs (3 447 kg) 13,000 lbs (5 897 kg) 5.3L V8 6 Speed Automatic 3.42 6,000 lbs (2 722 kg) 11,500 lbs (5 216 kg) 5.3L V8 6 Speed Automatic, K5L HD Cooling Pkg -- Fifth-Wheel Trailer 3.42 8,700 lbs (3 946 kg) 15,000 lbs (6 804 kg) 5.3L V8 6 Speed Automatic, K5L HD Cooling Pkg -- Conventional Trailer 3.42 9,500 lbs (4 309 kg) 15,000 lbs (6 804 kg) 1500 Series 4WD Regular Cab Standard Box (b) 4.3L V6 (c) 3.73 5,100 lbs (2 313 kg) 10,000 lbs (4 536 kg) 4.8L V8 (c) 3.42 6,000 lbs (2 722 kg) 11,000 lbs (4 990 kg) 5.3L V8 3.42 6,400 lbs (2 903 kg) 11,500 lbs (5 216 kg) 5.3L V8 K5L HD Cooling Pkg -- Fifth-Wheel Trailer 3.42 8,100 lbs (3 674 kg) 14,000 lbs (6 350 kg) 5.3L V8 K5L HD Cooling Pkg -- Conventional Trailer 3.42 8,900 lbs (4 037 kg) 14,000 lbs (6 350 kg) 5.3L V8 3.73 7,900 lbs (3 583 kg) 13,000 lbs (5 897 kg) 5.3L V8 -- Fifth-Wheel Trailer 4.10 8,300 lbs (3 765 kg) 14,000 lbs (6 350 kg) 5.3L V8 -- Conventional Trailer 4.10 8,900 lbs (4 037 kg) 14,000 lbs (6 350 kg) 1500 Series 4WD Extended Cab Standard Box (b) 4.8L V8 (c) 3.42 5,500 lbs (2 495 kg) 11,000 lbs (4 990 kg) 5.3L V8 (c) 3.42 5,900 lbs (2 676 kg) 11,500 lbs (5 216 kg) 5.3L V8 K5L HD Cooling Pkg -- Fifth-Wheel Trailer 3.42 8,900 lbs (4 037 kg) 15,000 lbs (6 804 kg) 5.3L V8 K5L HD Cooling Pkg -- Conventional Trailer 3.42 9,400 lbs (4 264 kg) 15,000 lbs (6 804 kg) 5.3L V8 3.73 7,500 lbs (3 402 kg) 13,000 lbs (5 897 kg) 5.3L V8 4.10 8,500 lbs (3 856 kg) 14,000 lbs (6 350 kg) 6.0L V8 (c) 3.42 6,400 lbs (2 903 kg) 12,000 lbs (5 443 kg) 6.0L V8 K5L HD Cooling Pkg -- Fifth-Wheel Trailer 3.42 8,400 lbs (3 810 kg) 15,000 lbs (6 804 kg) 6.0L V8 K5L HD Cooling Pkg -- Conventional Trailer 3.42 9,400 lbs (4 264 kg) 15,000 lbs (6 804 kg) 6.0L V8 NHT Max Trailering Pkg -- Fifth-Wheel Trailer 3.73 9,700 lbs (4 400 kg) 16,000 lbs (7 257 kg) 6.0L V8 NHT Max Trailering Pkg -- Conventional Trailer 3.73 10,400 lbs (4 717 kg) 16,000 lbs (7 257 kg) 1500 Series 4WD Extended Cab Short Box (c) 4.8L V8 3.42 5,500 lbs (2 495 kg) 11,000 lbs (4 990 kg) 4.8L V8 4.10 8,500 lbs (3 856 kg) 14,000 lbs (6 350 kg) 5.3L V8 3.73 7,500 lbs (3 402 kg) 13,000 lbs (5 897 kg) 5.3L V8 4.10 8,500 lbs (3 856 kg) 14,000 lbs (6 350 kg) 6.0L V8 3.42 6,400 lbs (2 903 kg) 12,000 lbs (5 443 kg) 6.0L V8 K5L HD Cooling Pkg 3.42 9,400 lbs (4 264 kg) 15,000 lbs (6 804 kg) 1500 Series 4WD Crew Cab Short Box (c) 4.8L V8 3.42 5,400 lbs (2 449 kg) 11,000 lbs (4 990 kg) 5.3L V8 3.42 6,000 lbs (2 722 kg) 11,500 lbs (5 216 kg) 5.3L V8 K5L HD Cooling Pkg 3.42 9,500 lbs (4 309 kg) 15,000 lbs (6 804 kg) 6.0L, 6.2L V8 3.42 6,300 lbs (2 858 kg) 12,000 lbs (5 443 kg) 6.0L, 6.2L V8 K5L HD Cooling Pkg 3.42 9,300 lbs (4 218 kg) 15,000 lbs (6 804 kg) 6.0L V8 NHT Max Trailering Pkg -- Fifth-Wheel Trailer 3.73 9,900 lbs (4 491 kg) 16,000 lbs (7 257 kg) 6.0L, 6.2L V8 NHT Max Trailering Pkg -- Conventional Trailer 3.73 10,400 lbs (4 717 kg) 16,000 lbs (7 257 kg) 1500 Series 4WD Regular Cab Long Box (b) 4.3L V6 (c) 3.73 4,900 lbs (2 223 kg) 10,000 lbs (4 536 kg) 4.8L V8 (c) 3.42 5,800 lbs (2 631 kg) 11,000 lbs (4 990 kg) 5.3L V8 3.42 6,300 lbs (2 858 kg) 11,500 lbs (5 216 kg) 5.3L V8 K5L HD Cooling Pkg -- Fifth-Wheel Trailer 3.42 9,500 lbs (4 309 kg) 15,000 lbs (6 804 kg) 5.3L V8 K5L HD Cooling Pkg -- Conventional Trailer 3.42 9,800 lbs (4 445 kg) 15,000 lbs (6 804 kg) 5.3L V8 -- Fifth-Wheel Trailer 3.73 7,800 lbs (3 538 kg) 13,000 lbs (5 897 kg) 5.3L V8 -- Conventional Trailer 3.73 7,900 lbs (3 583 kg) 13,000 lbs (5 897 kg) 5.3L V8 -- Fifth-Wheel Trailer 4.10 8,800 lbs (3 992 kg) 14,000 lbs (6 350 kg) 5.3L V8 -- Conventional Trailer 4.10 8,900 lbs (4 037 kg) 14,000 lbs (6 350 kg) 1500 Series 4WD Extended Cab Long Box (b) 5.3L V8 (c) 3.42 5,700 lbs (2 586 kg) 11,500 lbs (5 216 kg) 5.3L V8 K5L HD Cooling Pkg -- Fifth-Wheel Trailer 3.42 7,700 lbs (3 493 kg) 15,000 lbs (6 804 kg) 5.3L V8 K5L HD Cooling Pkg -- Conventional Trailer 3.42 9,200 lbs (4 173 kg) 15,000 lbs (6 804 kg) 5.3L LMG V8 3.73 7,600 lbs (3 447 kg) 13,000 lbs (5 897 kg) 5.3L LY5 V8 3.73 7,300 lbs (3 311 kg) 13,000 lbs (5 897 kg) Its long but that should help

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