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RE: GVWR vs Curb weight
the half ton designation was started in the 50's. Like most
things, the performance has improved and a 1/2 ton truck now can carry
much more than a 1,000 lb load. That is left for the small Sport Utes. 1
ton trucks can carry MUCH more than 2,000lbs as well. THey just kept the
designations. Confusing but odd. Seems every new model can carry more
than the last one. WHat can a 1/2 ton dodge Carry, 2,000 lbs by now I
would guess. L8R
1984 4000s quattro / modified/ awaiting Turbo Transplant.
1985 4000 quattro / Silver / Fixing it Up.
1987 4000cs quattro / Saphire Metallic Blue/ Girlfriend's
1996 A6q / Volcano / Dads Car
*****1985 5kt / PARTING OUT!