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truck question

Discussion in 'Chevy Trucks' started by rawdog, Feb 20, 2007.

  1. rawdog

    rawdog Senior Member
    from Cape MA
    Messages: 124

    thinking about picking up a 93 gmc ck1500 4.3 6 cly 4x4 with plow....what you guys think...engine too small?
     
  2. lodogg89

    lodogg89 Senior Member
    Messages: 412

    well that depends, how much are you paying for the truck, the 6 cylinder engine is quite peppy for what it is,
     
  3. rawdog

    rawdog Senior Member
    from Cape MA
    Messages: 124

    not much... 800
     
  4. rawdog

    rawdog Senior Member
    from Cape MA
    Messages: 124

    its also a 5 speed if that makes that much of a difference anyone have any input?
     
    Last edited: Feb 20, 2007
  5. rawdog

    rawdog Senior Member
    from Cape MA
    Messages: 124

    also anyone have any info on the payload and towing capacity of the truck?
     
  6. rayf268

    rayf268 Senior Member
    Messages: 117

    for that money I would go for it .
    I have a 98 k1500 8ft western pro It plows great I have close to 100lbs in the rear and its a tank .
     
  7. derekbroerse

    derekbroerse 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,377

    It will work fine with an appropriately sized (smallish) plow. 4.3 is basically a 350 with two less cylinders. Very hardy motor, and lots of power. There's always low range if its really heavy. And the 5-speed makes it even better.

    Sounds like a bargain if the thing isn't too badly thrashed.