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2011 silverado hd

Discussion in 'Chevy Trucks' started by 02DURAMAX, Feb 11, 2010.

  1. 02DURAMAX

    02DURAMAX PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,229

    Here are a few Good Video's and Info about the New Trucks!

    Check out the New Ratings......FGAWR 6,000LBS!!!...6,335LB PAYLOAD! and a 20,000LB TOWING!

    They have alot of New Improvments!!

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  2. 02DURAMAX

    02DURAMAX PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,229

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  3. 02DURAMAX

    02DURAMAX PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,229

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  4. 02DURAMAX

    02DURAMAX PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,229

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  5. Rubicon 327

    Rubicon 327 Senior Member
    Messages: 108

    WOW, I almost believe them!:laughing:

    But in that last video at the end when he says they will test a vehicle way harder and more difficult than a customer will.........maybe for the majority but I think a lot of truck owners push their vehicles harder than they think they do!:rolleyes:

    They say they know we want larger plows on our trucks but I still don't see any more ground clearance under the plow frame!:(

    Otherwise it looks pretty good!
     
  6. albhb3

    albhb3 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,510

    ^ agreed we use to be in that last 5 percent while we were farming in Wis it got bad enough you would go around corners and the doors would open no exahust for the last 10 years of its life dents dings rust original tranny @250,000 miles and engine never had a problem all original other than brakes and tires and still gotabout 2000 on the trade in I wanna say 03
     
  7. BigLou80

    BigLou80 Senior Member
    Messages: 558

    WOW wonder how many of those claims are true, I think I want one. The frame on my 2500HD is impressive, so I wonder what the new ones looks like.

    I was waiting to see if they kept the IFS, I for one am pleased with that decision and will start saving my pennies.
     
  8. golfmanres

    golfmanres Senior Member
    Messages: 150

    I can not see the VID's what the trick? The above posts are blank.
     
  9. Rubicon 327

    Rubicon 327 Senior Member
    Messages: 108

    May have something to do with your firewall maybe?
     
  10. albhb3

    albhb3 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,510

    go to chevys website youll find them
     
  11. SullivanSeptic

    SullivanSeptic PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,422

    I love that they beefed up the front ends and added an engine brake. I would love to get one right away, but I will hold off until they get all the kinks worked out. Not to mention that they are suppossed to be way higher priced then the 2010's. I guess R&D cost money!
     
  12. GMCHD plower

    GMCHD plower PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,819

    I was wondering when they were going to put in a jake brake to compete with dodge and the cummin's
     
  13. albhb3

    albhb3 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,510

    but the jake brakes an option booo
     
  14. tuna

    tuna Senior Member
    Messages: 488

    An exhaust brake is not a Jake brake.They are 2 very different things,An exhaust brake uses built up exhaust pressure to slow the engine down, a Jake brake or retarder uses engine compression to slow the engine down.
     
  15. Newdude

    Newdude Senior Member
    Messages: 878

    ...the third thread on this truck...hooray...
     
  16. albhb3

    albhb3 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,510

    jake brake exhaust brake who cares there both cool... right
     
  17. BigLou80

    BigLou80 Senior Member
    Messages: 558

    umm explain in more detail please
     
  18. kcress31

    kcress31 Senior Member
    Messages: 451

    I think the main cost increase is the emissions. I just ordered two new triaxle trucks with the 2009 emisions. The 2010 models were 10,000 more each, just for the new urea additive emission system. You might as well can them 20 ton air cleaners. The air coming out of the exhaust is probably cleaner than the air going in.
     
  19. cretebaby

    cretebaby PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 4,162

    It IS cleaner.
     
  20. cubicinches

    cubicinches PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,412

    Tuna is exactly right.

    The original Jacobs engine brake is a compression release type system. The exhaust valves of the engine are opened near the top of the compression stroke allowing the engine's compression to be released out the exhaust. This creates a braking effect because the engine has to work to compress the air in the cylinder during the compression stroke but makes no power on the power stroke.

    An exhaust brake restricts the flow of exhaust to raise backpressure in the cylinders, which quickly slows the engine speed creating a braking effect on the vehicle.