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Old 03-15-2014, 03:23 AM   #11
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Does the 09 have the cooling package? Looking at the database, that makes a huge difference.

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Old 03-17-2014, 04:08 PM   #12
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You are only stating 2-3 parameters. What about transmission gearing (not just axle ratios). HD towing package?

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Old 03-17-2014, 04:38 PM   #13
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Regular bed. Standard on both. I called Chevrolet and the numbers they gave me were what the books say...09 5900 lbs. 07 7500 lbs
The book has all models in it, I'd go have the dealer run your vin to be sure on what you have in your truck. They can give you the exact specs of your truck.

Though when I bought mine, the salesguy told me #9600, but I still had them run the vin to be sure and they gave me the exact specs and I'm able to pull #9600
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Old 03-17-2014, 05:04 PM   #14
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Here's a link to the 2009 Silverado Owners Manual.

The towing info starts on page 4-52. There are 99 different permutations of Silverado 1500's to chose from. If you don't have the HD cooling, then I think the 5900 they told you is correct.

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I think I will stick with the seven model. It tows more and seems to be built stronger...
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Check the 2010, I remember 1 year had a chump rating but others were better.

2007 may or may not be the same as 2010, 2007 was a GMT-800 and GMT-900.

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