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Welcome to the 3500HD.com forum created October 2009

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Im struggling to sell this, people have no idea what it is in the UK, the way the weight regulations work here put most people off as to take advantage of what its capable of means having to get a truck licence, its my understanding that 4x4HD are sought after in the states, wonder if anyone would be interested in importuning this back, with only 18k miles on the clock its barely run in, can I tempt anyone?
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https://austin.craigslist.org/cto/d/gmc-3500hd-flat-bed/6614610118.html

Translating from I dunno what, sounds like: new tires, runs good, new transmission, former city truck, 117K miles, no texting.

Richard
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The accessories will not match, but the 94 6.5L will bolt up. you will need to find a blown up 96-2000 to strip for accessories.
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3500 & 3500HD Complete Trucks FOR SALE / Re: Monroe 4x4 on ebay
« Last post by ED-NY on June 10, 2018, 06:26:40 AM »
Never really thought about it but you'd need both a 8 and 10 lug spare. Nice project though.
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3500 & 3500HD Complete Trucks FOR SALE / 3 3500hd for sale 7500$
« Last post by racerc2000 on June 08, 2018, 06:12:56 PM »
i would buy the group if the funds and space was there for me at this moment but figured ide pass it on to you guys who appreciate the 3500HD

https://longisland.craigslist.org/cto/d/3-gmc-3500-hd-trucks-for-sale/6602595615.html
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Tech - Help Area / Re: need new plate hitch.
« Last post by racerc2000 on June 03, 2018, 02:12:33 PM »
from what i can come up with the 4500/5500 has 8.30" frame.
the 3500HD has 8.00"
the 3500 cab and chassis has between 5.5" and 7" based on the reinforcement package.

i guess removing material is always better then adding it in.

both plates are rated for 20,000lb going top to bottom in frame would be ideal compared to the original one that was like 2 inches short with a spacer right? or am i just thinking more along the lines of strength the truck will never need?
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Tech - Help Area / Re: need new plate hitch.
« Last post by ED-NY on June 02, 2018, 05:14:14 PM »
FYI On my 1995 135.5" WB 3500HD the rear frame channel is 8" top to bottom.
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Tech - Help Area / need new plate hitch.
« Last post by racerc2000 on June 01, 2018, 10:40:06 PM »
contemplating purchasing a new plate hitch however the people selling them are not very helpful.

does anyone have measurements of the 3500 cab and chassis and also the 4500/5500 frames? i know the standard is 34" wide but how does the 3500hd frame rails compare to those in the height dimension?

it would appear the plate they sell for 3500 cab n chassis measures 15 1/2" tall as a whole and the 4500/5500 measures 16 15/16" tall

apparently the difference is in the frame area of the plates as below the frame cutout is the same for both.

im replacing the original plate as it is cracked. put it through its paces only to find out after it was an inferior 1/4" plate.

did not want to get the fabricator kit or fab my own from scratch if i dont have to.

thanks in advance
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