Love the Duramax with Allison tranny
By TimofCharlotte on
2002 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD 4dr Crew Cab LS 4WD SB (6.0L 8cyl 5M)
This truck is extremely well
mannered for it's size and ratings. I
look for opportunities to take it out
on the road and just drive, to feel the
power and smoothness which it
delivers. It is a premium vehicle that
isn't cheap, and it's sales lag because
of the price premium. If you can
afford it, it's a wonderful vehicle,
especially the diesel/Allison combo.
It looks like GM has a winner here.
Cons: If you want to jack it up, lift
kits more expensive for the IFS than
straight axle set-ups, but the ride is
ultimately sacrificed on straight axle
setups. Bose stereo option would have
'Sleeper' diesel. It sounds so quiet
and innocent, but rocks with only
moderate throttle. Love to nail it.
On-star is kinda cool, some neat
features and more are supposedly
Crew cab is must have, and extremely
versatile and comfortable for
passengers and storing stuff.
Put bigger wheels and tires on the
truck. The 17" LT245's that come on it
look like pizza cutters with respect to
the brawny nature of the rest of the
truck. Take a cue from the 20" wheels
Dodge uses on their line, they look