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1999 Chevrolet C 3500 HD Base Reg Cab 135.5 WB C5B

1999 Chevrolet C 3500 HD
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Rear Wheel Drive, Reg Cab 135.5" Wheelbase
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January 16, 2009, 10:22 pm

Jojo W

Question: why is the front wheels 5 lug

why does the front wheels only have 5 lugs and the back has 8

January 20, 2009, 10:15 am


It was intended in the vehicle design for some mechanical reason.

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February 20, 2009, 9:07 pm


It's for added support... Chevrolet built an animal and called it the silverado series p/u... The lead designer in r and d figured it might make more sense to pull a major load on sixteen lugs instead of ten... this lowers the likleyness of wheel offs due to stress on the lugs of the truck upping the payload capabilities of the truck

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