Towing improvement for 2002 2500HD 6.0 l

Asked by May 25, 2016 at 12:13 AM about the 2002 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD 4 Dr LS Crew Cab SB HD

Question type: General

Stock truck, including suspension/tires K& N Mileage is 265K, the truck works perfectly, have a little blow by occasionally but have used a fuel
additive which seems to work very well. No transmission issues. Typical tow speed is 65-70-75MPH depending on highway and traffic.
Boat weighs 2600lbs dry + avg 230lbs fuel. Besides going to a lighter trailer any suggestions. Not sure if a rear end gear change will help??
Thanks in advance

1 Answer

113,555

Man if you were in my area towing that fast they would write you a hefty ticket. Any way with a 6.0 in a 2500HD you shouldn't have any problems towing a boat as light as that, unless something is actually going wrong.

Your Answer

Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Experts

  • #1
    Steven Loeffler
    Reputation
    540
  • #2
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    370
  • #3
    Matthew Wagner
    Reputation
    330
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used GMC Sierra 2500HD
142 Great Deals out of 15,260 listings starting at $3,500
Used Ford F-250 Super Duty
374 Great Deals out of 42,218 listings starting at $1,600
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500
1,781 Great Deals out of 149,285 listings starting at $1,495
Used Dodge Ram 2500
147 Great Deals out of 4,934 listings starting at $2,495
Used GMC Sierra 1500
722 Great Deals out of 58,462 listings starting at $1,900
Used Ford F-350 Super Duty
431 Great Deals out of 24,311 listings starting at $3,900
Used Ford F-150
2,344 Great Deals out of 215,477 listings starting at $1,300
Used Chevrolet Silverado 2500
3 Great Deals out of 212 listings starting at $4,495
Used Toyota Tundra
478 Great Deals out of 38,526 listings starting at $1,999
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500HD
6 Great Deals out of 233 listings starting at $2,650

Used Cars For Sale

2018 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD For Sale
16,745 listings starting at $25,539
2017 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD For Sale
35 Great Deals out of 1,748 listings starting at $26,869
2016 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD For Sale
66 Great Deals out of 1,704 listings starting at $25,900
2015 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD For Sale
64 Great Deals out of 2,280 listings starting at $13,995
2014 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD For Sale
8 Great Deals out of 616 listings starting at $9,950

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.