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What off-brand timbren for front of '01 2500ld

Discussion in 'Chevy Trucks' started by larboc, Nov 12, 2011.

  1. larboc

    larboc Member
    Messages: 86

    Going to need some front end help for the new plow slut and don't wanna spend the big $$ on Timbrens.
    I can't find off-brands that say they will fit. I find them for 1500's, 2500HD's, 3500's, 3500HD's but they don't say 2500ld's.
  2. frmboybuck

    frmboybuck Junior Member
    from Iowa
    Messages: 11

    The 2500hd should be the same for the ld
  3. lilweeds

    lilweeds PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,178

    Not the LD, the 1500 ones are the correct one for the LD.
  4. Mxrider069

    Mxrider069 Member
    Messages: 85

    The 2500HD ones are the correct ones, How do i know? I used to own a 2001 2500 NON HD. To avoid confusion at part stores id always get parts for a 2001 2500HD as they share the same parts. Not once did i ever have an issue.
  5. lilweeds

    lilweeds PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,178

    The front end is the same as the 1500 not the 2500.
  6. larboc

    larboc Member
    Messages: 86

    You sure? iirc the unit bearing flange's are different. 3 vs. 4 bolts.

    What about the torsion bars? are they from the 2500hd or 1500 or different?
  7. B&B

    B&B PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 12,777

    1500HD-2500-2500HD-3500 all use the same load boosters whether it's an actual Timbren brand (p/n GMFK25S) or a less expensive knockoff such as Buyers, Sumo etc.

    It's the 1500's that are all their own.
  8. larboc

    larboc Member
    Messages: 86

    Fyi I got the buyers knockoffs ordered through my local autovalue for 119+tax. Work great! added 1" lift when unloaded. With gk bars it sets 0.75" lower than stock with timbrens and western cable pump+7.5' straight blade.
  9. gwhalen3

    gwhalen3 Member
    Messages: 99

  10. larboc

    larboc Member
    Messages: 86