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demarques_191 03-20-2013 09:15 AM

What is the curb weight of most LWB c-10 trucks 1973-1987?
 
Does anybody know the curb weight of a 1978 chevy truck, c-10, lwb... i believe its 4000lbs... but on the tag inside the door it doesnt state the curb weight

gearheadslife 03-20-2013 09:33 AM

my71 c10 2wd long bed with small block(all iron)/th350/12 bolt with a/c is 3950lbs

Bryan59EC 03-20-2013 07:18 PM

my 79 LB 2wd came in at 42xx with 2 tanks of fuel

An easy way to get curb weight is to
subtract the payload from the GVW

That year there were 3 different GVW 1/2 tons
4900-------3-4 leafs on rear springs----would have been shipped with G or H 78-15 tires

5600-------7 leafs on rear---no stabilizers --- standard brakes L-78-15

6100-------7 leafs---front stabilizer---HD front and rear brakes (rotors were thicker than the other trucks)

The 4900 trucks had very small payload capacity----around 500-600lb
5600 were closer to 1000lb

6100 could handle a 8-1/2ft cabover camper with no real issues.


ALL 4x4 trucks long and short had the 6100GVW


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