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1996 G3500 Base Cargo Van Specs

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1996 G3500 Base Cargo Van Specs

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5,733 cc 5.7 liters 90° V 8 front longitudinal engine with 101.6 mm bore, 88.4 mm stroke, 8.3 compression ratio, cast iron block, cast iron head, overhead valve, automatic valve adjustment and two valves per cylinder
Unleaded fuel
Multi-point injection electronic fuel system
33 gallon main fuel tank
Heavy duty alternator
Power: 187 kW , 250 HP @ 4,600 rpm; 330 ft lb @ 2,800 rpm
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Four-wheel ABS
Two disc brakes including two ventilated discs
Fullsize steel rim under body spare wheel
Wishbone front suspension independent with stabilizer bar and coil springs , beam rear suspension rigid with leaf springs
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Black/grey medium body side molding
Chrome separate front and rear bumpers
Driver and passenger externally adjustable chrome door mirrors
External dimensions: overall length (inches): 225.1, overall width (inches): 79.5, overall height (inches): 82.1, ground clearance (inches): 8.7, wheelbase (inches): 146, front track (inches): 68.6, rear track (inches): 67.4, curb to curb turning circle (feet): 54, 32 and 1.3
Single conventional lens halogen bulb headlights
Gloss paint , metallic paint , black paint
Tinted glass
Weights: gross vehicle weight rating (lbs) 9,500, curb weight (lbs) 5,378, gross trailer weight braked (lbs) 6,000, gross trailer weight unbraked (lbs) 1,000, front axle weight (lbs) 4,300, rear axle weight (lbs) 6,084, max payload (lbs) 4,122 and max tongue load (lbs) 750
Two-speed windshield wipers with W/S wiper mist setting and variable intermittent wipe
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Fixed mast antenna
Front ashtray
Delco stereo two-band audio system with AM/FM, seek, scan, front/rear fader and tape logic deck
Cargo area dimensions: length (inches): 147.5, front width (inches): 71, width between arches (inches): 53.5, height (inches): 53, loading floor height (inches): 30.1, loadspace volume (cu ft): 306 and measurement standard: manufacturer's own
Cargo area light
Cargo capacity: rear seat up; to lower window (cu ft): 0, rear seat down; to lower window (cu ft): 0, rear seat down (cu ft): 306, all seats in place (cu ft): 0 and all seats removed (cu ft): 306
Rear double-hinged cargo doors with internal handles
Front seats cigar lighter
Digital clock
Partial dashboard console with covered storage box
Courtesy lights with two switches
Front seats cup holders
Floor covering: plastic/rubber in passenger compartment and plastic/rubber in load area
Bucket reclining driver and passenger seat with fore/aft adjustment
Height adjustable 3-point reel front seat belts on driver seat and passenger seat
Glove compartment with lid
Head restraints on front seats
Internal dimensions: front headroom (inches): 40.8, front hip room (inches): 69.7, front leg room (inches): 39.5 and front shoulder room (inches): 68.8
Power steering
Rear view mirror
Seating: two seats
Vinyl seat upholstery with additional vinyl
Four speaker(s)
Plastic steering wheel
Ventilation system with four fan speeds
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