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2015 3500hd

Discussion in 'Chevy Trucks' started by PITCH, Dec 11, 2014.

  1. PITCH

    PITCH Member
    from hamburg
    Messages: 86

    Trying to order a 3500hd Crew Cab STD Bed with a D-Max. Dealer's order guide has a Max 5600# front end. Did they do away with the 6000# front end? Ordering the snow plow prep package. Anybody have some insight on this? My 2011 has the 6000# front end. Ematch won't let you put anything bigger than a 8 ft blade on it.
  2. PITCH

    PITCH Member
    from hamburg
    Messages: 86

    Single rear wheel
  3. kolwnmstr

    kolwnmstr Senior Member
    Messages: 223

    Interesting that the dealer says your max if 5600 but the match says 6000.

    I say go to your Fisher dealer and ask what they will install. Some follow Ematch and some will install whatever you want.
  4. Triple L

    Triple L PlowSite Fanatic
    from Canada
    Messages: 5,972

    Plow prep usually gets you the 6,000 lb axle, on my 13 it did anyway
  5. Mr. Jon

    Mr. Jon Senior Member
    from Jersey
    Messages: 116

    Plow prep got me the 6,000 lb. front axle on my 2015 3500 SRW
  6. 1olddogtwo

    1olddogtwo PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,390

    You may want to look at the wheel/tire combo picked. Don't know much about Chevy but on a ford it won't allow you to pick certain things. Just a thought.
  7. JoeG3

    JoeG3 Senior Member
    Messages: 159

    I had the same thing with my '15 2500, dealers paperwork said 4800 front axle but when we checked the sticker on the truck it said 5200.
  8. leolkfrm

    leolkfrm PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,337

    pkg shows heavy front end

    This available option includes the following features:
    Power feed to accommodate a backup and roof emergency light
    Dual 150-amp alternators for diesel engine
    A single 220-amp alternator for gas engine
    Forward lamp wiring harness and a provision for a cab roof-mounted lamp or beacon for added visibility
    Underbody transfercase shield to help protect the transfercase from debris
    A high-capacity air cleaner and an auxiliary transmission oil cooler
    Heavy Duty front springs
    Requires 4WD models.
  9. scott3430

    scott3430 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,003

    My 13' Dmax has the 6000 lb. front axle.

    You'd think it's the same for the new GM trucks with plow prep.?