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Convert Sierra to Yukon XXL

Discussion in 'General Chevy & GM Tech Questions' started by Sierra2yukon, Feb 22, 2013.

  1. Sierra2yukon

    Sierra2yukon New Member

    I currently have a diesel 08 Sierra 2500HD CrewCab short box. We would like to carry more people, but want to keep the same pulling power. Has anyone ever heard of a custom shop that has chopped the box and made one of these into an SUV with a third or even fourth row of seats.

    Thanks
  2. Bighornkid

    Bighornkid Member 2 Years 100 Posts

    Welcome to The Club. I can't help you with your question but it sure sounds interesting.
  3. stchman

    stchman Active Member 1 Year 1000 Posts

    There's very little that can't be done with the application of enough money. It might be less expensive to just go buy a used 3/4 ton Suburban with a Duramax (Duraburb). IIRC, GM stopped making the 3/4 ton Surburban with a Duramax in 2010.
  4. Conlan Rose

    Conlan Rose Active Member 2 Years 1000 Posts

    I've heard of turning a 3500 into a burban, but not a 2500. Look up 3500 suburban pretty much is a silverado with a topper that gets insulated and then the bulkhead is removed.
  5. stchman

    stchman Active Member 1 Year 1000 Posts

    I don't believe there was ever a 1 ton Suburban, 3/4 ton was the biggest.
  6. Conlan Rose

    Conlan Rose Active Member 2 Years 1000 Posts

    In modern times no, but a while back there was a one. That is not what I am talking about though I'm talking about taking a silverado 3500 and adding a bed topper, barn doors, cutting the area between the cab and bed, and adding an interior.
  7. stchman

    stchman Active Member 1 Year 1000 Posts

    Still might be less money to go find a Duramax 3/4 ton Suburban.
  8. SurrealOne

    SurrealOne Former Member ROTM Winner 1000 Posts

    I tend to agree...
  9. Conlan Rose

    Conlan Rose Active Member 2 Years 1000 Posts

    Absolutely its cheaper to buy a duraburb. I was just stating that I've seen one before.
  10. pmf608

    pmf608 Epic Member 5+ Years 1000 Posts

    I'd also suggest getting a Duraburb. I know that for a lot of their conversions they use the frame from the 2500HD truck and put the suburban body onto it. I would imagine it could also be done with a 3500HD single rear wheel chassis to get the maximum towing ability.

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