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Old 08-13-2007, 01:32 AM
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Default Differences between 2500 and 3500?

Just curious, always have to be...
What are the differences between the 2500 and 3500 trucks of 2003-2004 range? I know that the 3500 can be had in dual rear wheels, with cab lights, and some other "cosmetic" differences. But is there a difference in the frames? Are theaxles the same (with adaptations for dual wheels in rear)? I am just curious, where are the major differences between the two trucks?
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Old 08-13-2007, 01:40 AM
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Default RE: Differences between 2500 and 3500?

im pretty sure it has bigger driveline and stiffer suspension
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Old 08-13-2007, 01:50 AM
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The only difference is the rear leaf springs.
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Old 08-13-2007, 03:28 AM
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Yeah, the 3500 have a overload leaf spring. It is just one extra one. And the sticker on the door that says you can tow more.
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Old 08-13-2007, 06:30 AM
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Default RE: Differences between 2500 and 3500?

and a bigger rear axle
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Old 08-13-2007, 08:51 AM
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Default RE: Differences between 2500 and 3500?

The axle size is only different if the 2500 isn't a HD. The non HD has a 10.5 rear axle and the HD has a 11.5

they both have the same towing capacity. It's the dually that has a 1000lbs more towing capacity over the SRW 3500
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Old 08-13-2007, 10:51 AM
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The axle size is only different if the 2500 isn't a HD. The non HD has a 10.5 rear axle and the HD has a 11.5

they both have the same towing capacity. It's the dually that has a 1000lbs more towing capacity over the SRW 3500
Both 3500's have the same towing capacity.
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Old 08-13-2007, 10:58 AM
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I thought the dually hauled less weight because of the extra weight if the tires
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Old 08-13-2007, 10:59 AM
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The 3500 is 1000 more.

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Old 08-13-2007, 11:21 AM
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Both 3500's have the same towing capacity.
the dually has 1K more than the SRW.
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