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chevy 1500hd

Discussion in 'Chevy Trucks' started by ezjarecki, Feb 2, 2010.

  1. ezjarecki

    ezjarecki Junior Member
    from omaha
    Messages: 16

    can anyone tell me all the differences between a 03 chevy 1500 and a chevy 1500 HD?
  2. sidthss

    sidthss Senior Member
    from GR MI
    Messages: 182

    Crewcab with 6.5' bed, bigger axles, bigger motor,
  3. stacks04

    stacks04 Senior Member
    from ct
    Messages: 119

    the 1500 hd is basically the 2500 hd minus the 2" lift. essentially it is a 2500 frame from the older 99-00 2500 pre hd stuff. good solid truck imo.
  4. mkwl

    mkwl 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,361

    1500HD is (as stated above) basically the "old" regular 2500 (OBS '88-99) with (I believe) a 8,600GVW (might be less on the 1500HD). It's stronger than a regular 1500, but not as strong as a 2500HD. If it's in your price range and good shape- go for it- it's a h*ll of a lot more truck than a regular 1500.
  5. Joesno

    Joesno Senior Member
    Messages: 152

    like already stated its basically a 2500

    But its more expensive than a 2500hd
  6. buckwheat_la

    buckwheat_la 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,254

    i run 2 1500hd, and i love them, the great thing about them too, is they came loaded (usually). i pull loads of weight with both of mine and the only reall difference is that the frame is heavier on a 2500hd, other then that same trucks
  7. buckwheat_la

    buckwheat_la 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,254

    depends where you are at a 2500hd where i am is usually more money with the same options. the big difference is the 1500hd is seen as a bit of a luxury truck, (big truck to pull expensive toys) so they come loaded, i have seen them with sunroofs, upgrades stereos etc. Where as the 2500hd is usually plastic mat and manuel window/seats
  8. RCsLawncare

    RCsLawncare Senior Member
    Messages: 459

    Good solid trucks!

    NICHOLS LANDSCA PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 4,286

    They were the same as a standard 2500 but came with 3.73's instead of 4.10's
  10. buckwheat_la

    buckwheat_la 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,254

    bump for a friend