The weight of a Chevrolet S10 pickup truck varies depending on the specific model. The 2003 S10, for instance, has a curb weight of 3,016 pounds. Weight and weight limits for other models can be found in the owners manual or directly from the manufacturer.Continue Reading
While curb weight refers only to the vehicle's weight with standard equipment, it does take into consideration the weight of fluids and fuel. Additional weight is added with new equipment, such as tow bars and camper shells. When adding weight, it is important to consider the manufacturer specifications, which state that the total gross weight of the 2003 Chevy S10 should not exceed 4,200 pounds, including any additional equipment or loads. This also includes any weight that the truck may be towing on a trailer or passengers inside the cab of the pickup truck.
While load weight limits vary from state to state, the manufacturer places its own load limit on the vehicle, meaning that the truck should not tow any more than that specified amount. For the 2003 Chevy S10, that limit is 1,184 pounds. These weight limits serve a couple of different purposes. First, trucks carrying heavier loads are considered more detrimental to road maintenance. Also, heavier vehicles take a longer distance to come to a complete stop, so the limit is a safety issue as well.Learn more about Car Makes & Models
Between 1967 and 1972, Chevrolet produced the 1/2 ton pickup truck with changes to the model every two years. The characteristics of the 1/2 ton truck in 1967 and 1968 were low angle front hoods and large rectangular grille openings. In 1969 and 1970, Chevrolet changed the model to have steep angle hood fronts with bowtie and aluminum grille bar. The 1971 and 1972 version featured a steep angle hood front with no bowtie and an egg-crate grill with bowtie.Full Answer >
The towing capacity of the Ford F-150 pickup truck varies with engine size, wheelbase, drivetrain and model year; Ford F-150s with a V8 engine can tow up to 9,500 lbs. while newer and lighter models, like the 2015 Ford F-150, have smaller and lighter frames, and can tow approximately 8,500 lbs. The class of Ford F-150 trucks, like many pickups, comes in several options, which include base models and luxury editions. Some also come with extra features to enhance towing capacity, such as payload packages and additional hitches.Full Answer >
Engine diagrams and service manuals are usually available online from specialty websites or forums, or they may be purchased from some auto parts stores. While some websites and forums charge money for a hard copy or a digital download, others may provide picture files of engine diagrams for free.Full Answer >
The 2004 Chevrolet S-10 has a 4.3-liter V6 engine with automatic four-speed transmission. The lowrider is modified so that its ground clearance is less than its design specification. The truck uses 1 gallon of fuel to run 14 miles in cities and 18 miles on highways. The four-wheel drive uses gasoline for fuel.Full Answer >