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Old 08-16-2018, 04:01 PM
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Default 2500 vs. 3500 LBZ ?

Think of making my next truck one or the other. I have never owned a diesel before but am thinking of taking the plunge and just wondering the pro's or cons, one over the other. What cost comes along with the higher capabilities of the 3500 other than 2 extra tires. Thanks in advance for your insight. I searched this topic and found no returns.
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Old 08-16-2018, 04:13 PM
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Not all 3500 are duallys. You can get a single wheel 3500
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Old 08-16-2018, 04:36 PM
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they are about the same price when single wheel. I have a 3500 l5p single rear wheel and I think the only difference is 2 extra leafs in the rear that only get used with a heavy load. they feel the same unloaded and drive very smooth compared to the older ones.
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3500 also has no TPMS. Huge plus for guys running aftermarket wheels.
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Old 08-17-2018, 08:38 AM
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What about MPG difference? Noticeable?
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Old 08-17-2018, 08:47 AM
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Single wheel to dually? Yes. Single wheel 2500 to single wheel 3500? No.
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3500 also has no TPMS. Huge plus for guys running aftermarket wheels.
No lbz has tpms.

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No lbz has tpms.

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I thought the same till I saw this thread keep popping up
https://www.duramaxdiesels.com/forum...highlight=Tpms
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