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Which truck do I have?

Discussion in 'Chevy Silverado Forum (GMC Sierra)' started by barrygou, Feb 23, 2014.

  1. barrygou

    barrygou New Member

    I have a 2007 Silverado 1500 extended cab. I don't know if I have an LS or LT. Or neither. All it says on the rear fender is "4 x 4". I know it's a 1500 with a small V8. I can't find the window sticker. The dealer wrote "K Pickup" on the sales order but that's all. So I always have trouble ordering / buying accessories / parts. For example, I had fender flares installed when I bought it new in '07 and now broke one and can't figure out how to order a new set because places like JC Whitney asks for the body style. (I've heard they changed body styles mid-year in 2007.)

    And I can't even get windshield wipers to fit because catalogs keep asking if its' an LS, LT, or whatever. I looked a Advanced Auto web site and can't figure out which wipers to buy. None of the wipers that Wal-Mart carries fit. I've tried their Bosch and Rainx 22 inch and the connectors don't fit.

    How can I figure out what it is? Would I be able to find any info on the Internet with the VIN?
  2. ChevyFan

    ChevyFan Administrator Staff Member 5+ Years 5000 Posts

    Take a picture of the interior and exterior. If you want to send me the Vin I can look it up for you as well.
  3. j cat

    j cat Rockstar 3 Years 1000 Posts

    with your VIN # any chevy dealership will give you a print out of your vehicles build/type/assy...

    also the glove box cover has many GM codes to help determine your vehicles build info. RPO sticker..
  4. barrygou

    barrygou New Member


    vin 1gcek19v6xe241191
  5. 99'HEARTBEAT

    99'HEARTBEAT Epic Member Staff Member 5+ Years ROTM Winner 1000 Posts Platinum Contributor

    barrygou.....finding out What Trim your Silverado has, is Important, also just as Important is Knowing What Model/Platform your 07" Silverado is....I've just looked at the Window Sticker, also the Built Sheet for my 99" Silverado, and on these 2-document's there is no mention of what Model/Platform it is, both of them showed the following...."1999" Silverado 1500 Pickup LS ".....as you already know back in 2007" there were 2-Models/Platform of Chevy Silverado's you could have bought, they were the following,

    The 2007" Silverado 1500 NBS GMT-800 Platform "Classic"
    "New Body Style".....*99" to *07"
    [​IMG]

    **********************************************

    The 2007" Silverado 1500 NNBS GMT-900 Platform
    "New New Body Style".....*07" to 13"
    [​IMG]

    Edit: Knowing what Model/Platform your 07" Silverado is....will help when Ordering, Buying Parts for it.
    Last edited: Feb 23, 2014
  6. RayVoy

    RayVoy Active Member 2 Years 1000 Posts

    vehicle specified.


    [​IMG]
    1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD LS

    VIN: 1GCEK19V6XE241191
    Print









    Summary Style & Trim Equipment Colors Tech Specs
    Narrow Down By Style Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD LS
    General Information

    MFR model codeCK15753
    Body type:Standard Bed
    Pass Doors:2
    Alternative name:4WD Extended Cab Standard Box LS
    Alternative body:Extended Cab Pickup - Short Bed
    Drivetrain:Four Wheel Drive

    Original Pricing

    MSRP$26,015.00
    Invoice$22,763.13
    Destination Charge$640.00

    Engine & Powertrain

    Type8 Cylinder Engine
    Displacement L/CI4.8/293
    Fuel TypeGasoline Fuel
    Horsepower255.0 @ 5200
    Fuel Economy15.0 City / 18.0 Highway MPG
    Fuel Capacity26.0 gal
    Net Torque285.0 @ 4000

    Tech Specs

    Manufactured ByUnited States Chevrolet Active
    Curb Weight - Front2787, 2753 lbs (2753.0 min/2787.0max)
    Curb Weight - Rear1861, 1868 lbs (1861.0 min/1868.0max)
    Suspension Type - FrontIndep Torsion Bar
    Suspension Type - Rear2-Stage Multi-Leaf
    Front Tire SizeLT245/75R16, P265/75R16, P245/75R16
    Rear Tire SizeLT245/75R16, P265/75R16, P245/75R16
    Brake ABS SystemFour-Wheel
    Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness12.0 x 1.14 in
    Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness12.6 x 0.79 in
    Wheelbase143.5 in (143.5 min/143.5max)
    Ground Clearance, Front8.9 in (8.9 min/8.9max)
    Ground Clearance, Rear8.7 in (8.7 min/8.7max)



    Looks like a '99 LS

    Do we have an error in the VIN

  7. barrygou

    barrygou New Member

    Ops. Sorry. I was looking at the sales order. That VIN was for the '99 that I traded in on the 2007. Both were on the order. Here is the correct VIN for the 2007

    2GCEK190871675893
  8. RayVoy

    RayVoy Active Member 2 Years 1000 Posts

    I have spent a bit of time trying to figure out the trim level of you 2007. It appears, the trim level was not included in the 2007 VINs. All I can tell, is that it is a 4x4 1500.

    You will need to go to the RPOs to track it down farther.
  9. Scott_Anderson

    Scott_Anderson Member 2 Years 100 Posts

    Almost sounds like my brother-in-law's boat. I was just a collection of leftover parts from the factory shelves.......You couldn't order any parts by serial #. You had to remove the old part and take it to the parts counter to get the right part........Even the dealer shop mechanics were shaking their heads at it.
  10. j cat

    j cat Rockstar 3 Years 1000 Posts

    think it may be a stolen vehicle with a false vin #.. or a scraped salvage vehicle put back ...

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