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1997 GMC Sierra 3500 Base Reg Cab 131.5 WB, 55.9 CA

1997 GMC Sierra 3500
Trim Info:
Rear Wheel Drive, Reg Cab 131.5" Wheelbase
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Technical Specifications

Technical Data
Body Style:
Reg Cab 131.5" Wheelbase
Drivetrain:
Rear Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity:
3
Engine Type:
Gas V8
Displacement:
5.7L/350
Fuel System:
SFI
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM:
255 @ 4600
SAE Net Torque @ RPM:
330 @ 2800
Trans Description Cont.:
HD Manual w/OD,
Front Tire Size:
LT245/75R16E
Rear Tire Size:
LT245/75R16E
Spare Tire Size:
LT215/85R16D
Front Wheel Size (in):
16 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Size (in):
16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material:
Steel
Rear Wheel Material:
Steel
Brake ABS System:
Four Wheel
Disc - Front (Yes or ):
Yes
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal):
34
Wheelbase (in):
131.5
Advanced Technical Data
Body Code:
ZW9
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs):
3600
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs):
6084
Curb Weight - Front (lbs):
2683
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs):
1784
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs):
9,000
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs):
13,500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs):
5000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs):
500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs):
10,000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs):
1000
Engine Order Code:
L31
Trans Order Code:
MW3
Trans Type:
5
Trans Description Cont. Again:
Deep Low
First Gear Ratio (:1):
5.61
Second Gear Ratio (:1):
3.04
Third Gear Ratio (:1):
1.67
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1):
1.00
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1):
0.75
Reverse Ratio (:1):
2.08
Clutch Size (in):
12
Trans Power Take Off:
SAE 6-Bolt
Trans PTO Access:
LH/RH
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary):
600
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd):
600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps):
100
Maximum Alternator Watts:
1200
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts):
17.1
Engine Oil Cooler:
Yes
Frame Type:
Ladder
Suspension Type - Front:
Indep Coil Spring
Suspension Type - Rear:
2-Stage Multi-Leaf
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs):
3600
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs):
6084
Axle Type - Rear:
Full-Floating
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs):
3800
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs):
6084
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear:
4.10
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm):
35
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm):
35
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in):
1.25
Front Tire Order Code:
XHH
Rear Tire Order Code:
YHH
Spare Tire Order Code:
ZYL
Front Tire Capacity (lbs):
2030
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs):
3042
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs):
2335
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front:
678
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear:
678
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare:
679
Spare Wheel Size (in):
16 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Material:
Steel
Steering Type:
Power
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center:
16.4
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock:
15.3
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft):
43.4
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft):
47.9
Brake Type:
Power
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in):
12.50 x 1.26
Drum - Rear (Yes or ):
Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in):
13.0 x 2.5
Fuel Tank Location:
Inboard LH Frame
Front Head Room (in):
39.9
Front Leg Room (in):
41.7
Front Shoulder Room (in):
65.4
Front Hip Room (in):
60.0
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in):
208.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in):
76.8
Height, Overall (in):
73.4
Overhang, Front (in):
35.4
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in):
41.7
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in):
111.0
Cab to Axle (in):
55.9
Cab to End of Frame (in):
97.6
Ground to Top of Frame (in):
32.1
Frame Width, Rear (in):
36.7
Ground Clearance, Front (in):
8.4
Ground Clearance, Rear (in):
6.4


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