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    Question Load Capacity for 1999 Silverado 2500 ( not an HD)

    Any idea of how much weight I can carry in the bed of my 1999 Silverado 2500 ( this is not the HD model) with extended cab? Is there a chart or way to figure this out so that I don't break an axle or something? Thanks.

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    There should be some information in your owners manual. I am sure its posted online somewhere too.

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    For that vehicle it's rated not to exceed 3100 pounds!


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    I took a look and found this:


    http://www.trailerlife.com/wp-conten...Guide-1999.pdf

    Keep in mind a few things..... This guy does not work for GM, so I would expect that these numbers are (close), but you would need the GM information to be sure.

    And the amount of weight that can be towed depend on a few things:


    • Engine size
    • If you have 2 wheel drive or 4 wheel drive
    • If it is a regular cab, extended cab or crew cab
    • if it is a long or short box.

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    Thanks evryone. Based on the tag information on the driver-side door, the rear axle has a capacity of just over 2000 #'s. I was able to haul a load of musroom compost at 2108#'s. Thanks again.

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    ive had quite a bit of weight over my load capacity of wood in my bed before and i just drove slow and careful and it was fine. chevys are built tough
    2007 Chevy
    Reg cab
    2wd
    4.3 v6
    32'' bfgoodrich all terrains

    If they don't sing, they don't sling.

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