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proud owner of a 98 GMC but???

Discussion in 'Chevy Trucks' started by PTTP08, Aug 30, 2012.

  1. PTTP08

    PTTP08 Senior Member
    from mn
    Messages: 183

    I bought this truck sight on seen cause it was a screaming deal 98 GMC ext.cab long box SUPER clean some grampa owned it and runs like a champ I can always turn it if I don't like the truck.

    My question is this whats the differance between the GMC SL 2500 and the GMC SL 2500HD? I ran the vin and nothing came up. I am assuming I can put a plow on either model?? I also have a 92 2500 with a western on it been plown for 5 years with that truck no problems at all thats why I bought another one but in 92 they didnt offer a HD model. So thus why I am asking the pro's thanks again for your info

    winter is almost here whohoo!!
  2. PowersTree

    PowersTree Senior Member
    Messages: 586

    98 doesn't have HD either.

    They had a six lug version of the 2500 and an 8 lug.

    Either will carry a plow, but obviously the 8 lug will carry more.
  3. Banksy

    Banksy PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,113

    I forgot about the 6 lug version.
  4. PTTP08

    PTTP08 Senior Member
    from mn
    Messages: 183

    thats what I thought just thought I would ask! My old boss has one of those 6 lug 2500 trucks I thought that was kinda of funny I all ways gave him **** about it. I told him my wife drives a bigger truck than he does HAHA
  5. vegaman04

    vegaman04 Senior Member
    Messages: 378

    1500hd = 2500 (ld) < 2500hd
  6. rofoth6

    rofoth6 Member
    from iowa
    Messages: 67

    the 1500 with six lugs is classified as a work series so i have been told. ( i have a 94 1500 )
  7. PowersTree

    PowersTree Senior Member
    Messages: 586

    All of the 4x4 1500 are six lugs.

    The easiest way to differentiate, the GVW.
  8. 2COR517

    2COR517 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,115

    GMT800 1500HD trucks have 8 lugs