2004 Chevrolet Silverado
The GMT800 Silverado/Sierra 1500 and 2500 (non HD) (twinkle pick-me-up trucks) were released in 1998 as 1999 models. The “greco-roman” light-duty GMT400 C/K trucks were continued in yield for that commencement twelvemonth aboard the new models, and the Heavy-Duty GMT400 pickups (aboard the GMT400 SUVs) were continued done 2000, with the new GMT800 Silverado/Sierra HD (Expectant Obligation) existence introduced. A little freshen was introduced in 2002, delivery little designing changes and an advance to the sound and HVAC controls. The 2007 yield units exploited the epithet hellenic to announce the departure betwixt the low and s genesis trucks.
Thither are a numeral of models of light-duty Silverados and Sierras, including the half-ton, SS, and Intercrossed.
The light-duty trucks broadly use the 1500 and 2500 (non HD) figure. They are useable in tercet cab lengths, 2-door banner/fixture cab, 4-door protracted cab, and front-hinged 4-door gang cab. Leash lading beds are usable: a 69.2 in (1,758 mm) short-circuit box, 78.7 in (1,999 mm) received box, and a 97.6 in (2,479 mm) farseeing box. The brusk box is lone useable with the drawn-out or gang cab, and is the lone pick on the latter. The new trucks victimised a new hydro-formed engineering on the underframe which GM pioneered from the Corvette and was intentional to add lastingness and withdraw batch and was ulterior victimized by Crossing and Stratagem Ram.
For the outset yr, solitary the fixture cab and a 3-door drawn-out cab were usable, on with the Vortec 4300 V6, Vortec 4800 V8, and the Vortec 5300 V8. In 2000, a driver’s face doorway selection became usable for the prolonged cab, bounteous it quatern doors, and the crew-cab eubstance was added to the card. Turnout on the 5.3 L locomotive likewise increased to 285 hp (213 kW) and 325 lb·ft (441 N·m).
2004 Chevrolet Silverado
The 6.0 L Vortec 6000 V8 was received on the 2500 and was added for the 2001 Expectant Tariff models, rated at 300 hp (224 kW), with the GMC Sierra 1500 C3 acquiring an uprated 25 hp (19 kW) edition of this locomotive. The Silverado Z71 got an optional ignitor complex box, with a hiatus parcel for towing, but lacked the high-output locomotive. The C3 became the Denali for 2002, and Quadrasteer was added.
GM introducing a reworked rendering of the Silverado/Sierra in 2003, with a new front, and a slenderly updated bottom. In 2006 the Silverado standard another lift, standardized to the HD adaptation introduced in 2005 HD models. In summation thereto, Chevrolet has deleted the “Chevrolet” badge off the tailboard that was put-upon from 1999-2005. Its SUV counterparts maintained the use of the pre-facelift sheetmetal.
The Policy Plant for Highway Condom (IIHS) gave the Silverado an boilersuit “pitiable” scotch on the head-on runner wreck exam for pitiful geomorphologic unity and pitiable booby command, although no injuries were recorded on the boob’s trunk regions.
GMC created an upscale rendering of its Sierra 1500 in 2000 called the Sierra C3. It victimised all-wheel driving with a 3.73 last cause cogwheel proportion and included the 6.0 L Vortec 6000 LQ4 V8 rated at 325 hp (242 kW) at 5000 rpm and 370 lb&samson;ft (502 N·m) of torsion at 4000 rpm linked to a 4L60E-HD quatern amphetamine machinelike transmittance on with over-the-counter upscale equipment. For 2002, the diagnose was changed to Sierra Denali, but the specifications remained fundamentally the like omit for the summation of Quadrasteer and GM changed from the 4L60E-HD to the 4L65E in co-occurrence with a 4.10 terminal effort appurtenance proportion.
The Denali is rated for towing 9,100 pounds (4,100 kg) and truckage 1,595 pounds (723 kg) in the payload box.
The Sierra Denali was initially weaponed with Delphi’s Quadrasteer arrangement as measure equipment. It was a 4-wheel steerage scheme that greatly decreased the motortruck’s turn spoke and improved lane ever-changing piece towing. Universal Motors dropped Quadrasteer from the Sierra Denali astern the 2004 modeling class and its total card abaft 2005 due to hapless sales of this expensive pick.
For the ’07 manakin twelvemonth, the Sierra Denali shares the like situation grill from the early Denali models, and too has the like hyrax as the ’07 SUV’s. The ’07 Sierra Denali was initially the solitary one-half ton cartridge that had a 6.2 l with 403 hp (301 kW) and 417 lb·ft (565 N·m) of torsion conjugated to a six swiftness transmittance. This motortruck is likewise an optional all roll effort fomite and goes 0-60 mph in 6.3 seconds.
Launched in former 2003, the Silverado SS is a high-performance pickup reinforced by Chevrolet. It is based on the 1500 Silverado with upgrades in effort string and both outside and inside appearing. It was weaponed touchstone with the 6.0 litre Vortec High-Output V8 rated at 345 hp (257 kW) at 5200 rpm and 380 lb·ft (515 N·m) of torsion at 4000 rpm conjugated to a 4L65E four-spot amphetamine robotic transmittance. This was the like locomotive victimised for the irregular coevals Cadillac Escalade. Chevrolet and GMC advertised this locomotive as the Vortec Gamy Outturn and afterward as the “VortecMAX”, patch Cadillac calls it the “HO 6000”. The SS debuted in 2003 with a received All Bicycle Ride apparatus with a 4.10 last thrust gearing proportion and 4 cycle saucer brakes. In 2005, in an effort to increment sales, a 2-wheel thrust reading became useable (the 2WD SS besides befuddled its back saucer brakes in privilege of drums, as did the residue of the 1/2-ton GMT800s). 2005 was too the beginning yr the sun cap was useable in the SS aline. In 2006, the AWD variation was dropped and the backside roll thrust was the just driveline layout uncommitted. In a encourage exertion to slenderize toll, you could besides get fabric national and/ or ben arse. The Silverado SS too comes with the Z60 functioning hanging and 20 in aluminium wheels. All the SS trucks in both 2 bike crusade and AWD ill-used the crookedness bar elan presence abeyance for improve manipulation. It should besides be celebrated the SS themed trucks were solitary useable from the manufactory in Blackness Onyx, Triumph Red, and Comer Blueness Metal from 2003 to 2004. In 2005 Reaching Blueness Metal was dropped from the colouring prime and replaced with Flatware Birchen Metal…
In 2006, Chevrolet released a exceptional variation Silverado SS nether the discover “Intimidator SS” (accredited by Dale Earnhardt Inc.) to laurels the belatedly Dale Earnhardt. The motortruck came with various tiddler appearing upgrades (behind freebooter, embroidered headrests, Intimidator usage badging), but was fundamentally equitable a even Silverado SS. Of the 1,033 scheduled trucks, just 933 were made (the odd 100 were sold as 2007 Silverado SS “classical” bodystyle trucks earlier the 2007.5 MY transition. These trucks were alone usable in Blackness Onyx outside but could be consistent with material or leather midland.
Vortec High Output/Vortec Max
The Vortec Gamey Production selection was outset introduced in 2004 to a circumscribed commercialise (principally consisting of Texas and respective encompassing areas); it was usable nationally for MY 2005. It was usable for both the Chivvy and GMC 1500 serial trucks. This particular variation box (nether choice inscribe B4V) included various options antecedently not institute on the received 1500 example, almost notably the LQ9 6.0 L V-8 locomotive (the like ill-used for the Silverado SS, the 2005-2006 GMC Denali’s and the Cadillac Escalade). The LQ9 drive was rated at 345 hp (257 kW) at 5200 rpm and 380 lb·ft (515 N·m) of torsion at 4000 rpm, which was the like specifications divided in the SS models. The B4V bundle could but be consistent on protracted cab criterion box 2WD trucks. They were all reinforced at the Canadian forum set and were weaponed with the Z60 Highschool Operation reprieve box, in gain to the M32 = 4L65E contagion, GT4 = 3.73 bottom pitch, and G80 Gov Curl as received equipment. The 2004 models were equipt with the touchstone 10 gobble 8.625 backside. The 2005 models were upgraded with the bigger 14 dash 9.5 bottom nether RPO alternative AXN. The packet too included one manner of the new introduced GM 20 in wheels installed from the manufactory. This pronounced the beginning clip the LQ9 locomotive was useable for a two-wheeled driving diligence. Dissimilar the old geezerhood with the SS Parcel, you could fiat the midland combining in anything from canonic textile to amply fuddled. Thither were too more outside coloring options usable with this packet.
In 2006 The bundle was renamed the Vortec Max parcel. The Vortec Max box was added to the selection lean with an raiment of standardised features and new badges. Nonetheless, the Vortec Max packet differed therein it too came with a variance of the Z85 Manipulation/Trailering abeyance, besides as 17-inch wheels and tires below the choice cipher NHT on 4×4 models versus the Z60 High-pitched Execution Hiatus and 20-inch rack and weary software of the veritable B4V 2 bike ride Execution Version. This was because the Vortec Max software was intended for max drone towing, piece the Execution Variation was intended more for customers who precious the Silverado SS mechanical’s without the visuals of the SS. It was too made uncommitted (in accession to the lengthy cab) in the sparkle obligation 4 threshold crowd cab models. First it was too useable in 2 bicycle driving or 4 cycle cause on both the Silverado’s and Sierra’s, with or without the Z71 box.
The newest Vortec Max execution packet introduced in 2007 on the GMT900 includes a 10,800 pounds towing content.
GM launched a cross interpretation of the Silverado/Sierra in 2004, decent the beginning always GM loanblend autobus. Known inside GM as the Collimate Cross Motortruck or PHT it is not really a analogue loanblend by the flow definition, but a character of micro crossbreed designing. The electrical centrifugal housed inside the transmittal flywheel caparison, serves lone to allow locomotive cranking/start, barrage charging, and powering accessories. The locomotive mechanically shuts fine-tune as the motortruck comes to a layover and uses 42 V wattage to the appetiser/source whole to resume the locomotive as the bracken wheel is released. Too the distinctive 12 V self-propelled barrage the PHT uses ternary extra 12 V valve regulated track elvis (VRLA) batteries mounted nether the arse behind to entrepot and cater ability. The motortruck uses a 5.3 L Vortec 5300 V8 for elementary actuation exponent. These trucks were besides purchased cover from customers for more what they were deserving in the later 2000s.
The PHT features quatern 120 v 20 amp AC outlets, two in the bed and two within the cab nether the ass behind. These are specially interesting to the construction/structure declarer marketplace, since they oftentimes involve AC index when working. Additionally, the additional militia of index for the accessories micturate this motortruck well-suited thereto commercialise, where trucks oftentimes sit at unused for hours at a clock.
Handiness was passing express at offset, with commercial-grade buyers acquiring the beginning apportionment. Subsequently in 2005, the motortruck was offered at ret in Alaska, California, Florida, Nevada, Oregon, Washington and Canada. For 2006-07 the motortruck was loosely usable to ret buyers end-to-end N America. The Collimate Loanblend Motortruck was discontinued for the 2008 exemplar twelvemonth with the dismissal of the GMT900 motortruck contrast. Start in 2009, Cosmopolitan Motors offers a s contemporaries Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra equipt with a Two-Mode Loanblend powertrain and 4-speed CVT.
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