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02 Duramax Questions on Buildsheet

Discussion in 'Chevy Trucks' started by GSORK, Dec 18, 2005.


Does it sound like a good deal?

  1. Yes

    0 vote(s)
  2. O.K.Deal but no need to rush into it

    3 vote(s)
  3. No!

    1 vote(s)
  1. GSORK

    GSORK Senior Member
    Messages: 128

    I,m looking at an 0-2 2500 HD D/Max 41,000 miles Crew Cab LS short box. $25,000
    Does anyone know the codes for Plow Prep and the gear ratio.
    I will be pulling a 8500 lb Camper and would also like to hang a plow on it
    Thanks Gary
    Last edited: Dec 18, 2005
  2. parrothead

    parrothead Senior Member
    Messages: 157

    the 02's dont have a plow prep package with the d/max. chevy says too much weight on the front axle.
  3. TLS

    TLS PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,425

    Crew cab and Dmax = no VYU (Snowplow prep)

    Gear ratio will only be 3.73:1 There were no choices.

    Check it out on KBB and see what it's worth with all of its options.

    See if you can get a dealer to run the VIN and see whats been done to it.
  4. rcpd34

    rcpd34 Senior Member
    from MD
    Messages: 688

    NONE of CC DMax trucks are available with the VYU snow plow prep. Very :realmad: frustrating. Maybe one day Chevy will give us what we ask for...

    Price sounds a bit high to me. Probably worth $20-22K. Depends on the demand in your area though.
    Last edited: Dec 18, 2005
  5. Yaz

    Yaz PlowSite.com Addict
    from NH
    Messages: 1,061

    One major factor you didn't tell us is the condition? Does it look scratched up, dented and worked or is a cream puff? Perfect paint and interior? No accident records, and all the maintenance done with receipts? That goes a long way with most of us. I'll pay a lot more, as a mater of fact that's all I would ever buy used.
  6. GSORK

    GSORK Senior Member
    Messages: 128

    Sorry about the condition.
    Its covered W/snow on the roof but the body is straight. and looks scratch free
    Has aftermarket wheels which i dont like . Alcoa imatations and needs rubber
    Interior mint non smoker dual power seats
    1 door ding Very small
    Im going to test drive and check it out.
    Need to load it up with W/Wife+Kids 16 year old is 6'3" and i need to see if he has enough room.
  7. redhenny16

    redhenny16 Senior Member
    Messages: 134

    I have the basically the same truck with an 8.2 Boss V and I pull an 8500 lbs fifth wheel. Handles them both like a dream. Tell the dealer to put some different wheels and tires on it.
  8. Markystang

    Markystang Junior Member
    Messages: 1

    My dad has an 02 D-max crew. He pulls a 11k fifth wheel and has a Fisher 8'6" V on it(not at the same time:)). He couldn't be happier.