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Weight Ratings for the Suburban

Discussion in 'General Chevy & GM Tech Questions' started by Crawdaddy, Aug 25, 2009.

  1. Crawdaddy

    Crawdaddy Thread Killer Extraordinaire Staff Member 5+ Years 1000 Posts Platinum Contributor

    I'm trying to determine what all the weight ratings for my Suburban are. I've looked at the door sticker, and it gives me the GVWR and the GAWR, but I also need to determine what the GCWR is. I'm looking to pull my trailer and I am not quite sure if I'm in the weight limits. I also checked the owners manual for these ratings and haven't found it. I've found some scans of the old brochures for the truck on the net, but I don't have any definitive "official" numbers. The Suburban in question is a 1991 Chevy Suburban R1500 with the 5.7L; listed in my signature. It has the factory 3.08 rear gears and I think that's severely limiting my weight capacity compared to the same truck with say 3.73s. Thanks as always guys!
  2. Crawdaddy

    Crawdaddy Thread Killer Extraordinaire Staff Member 5+ Years 1000 Posts Platinum Contributor

    Shameless bump because I can't find it myself. :grrrrrr:

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