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hugeroost
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05-09-12 06:41 AM - Post#2224099    

hey guys, i read an article that said chevy will change at least the interior of the 13 trucks. Can anyone verify this, i cant find anything on google. I am looking to buy a new 4x4 dually and wondering if i should wait a few months or buy now. Thanks, Roost
hugeroost
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05-09-12 07:27 AM - Post#2224112    

dang 18 views and no responses, maybe I posted in the wrong place. Dosntanyone know if Chevy will do a facelift for 2013 ? and I know in the past they have changed the half tons first and then the big trucks followed a couple years later, thanks again, Roost
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05-09-12 08:42 AM - Post#2224130    

Here is an indication of a retool for the 2013 model:

http://www.autoblog.com/2011/12/26/gm-schedul es-21...
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Bad Bowtie
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05-09-12 12:58 PM - Post#2224173    

GM dosen't notify me of any design changes in advance.

I don't really work for them, though I do work as a parts advisor at a GM dealership body shop.

SORRY.
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Tony
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05-09-12 01:40 PM - Post#2224183    

Not sure what the apology is for?
elcamino
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elcamino
05-09-12 02:37 PM - Post#2224199    

NEW for 2013

Chevrolet Truck Silverado 3500HD CC

Deletions

(37U) Imperial Blue Metallic
(58U) Black Granite Metallic
(LGH) Engine, Duramax 6.6L V8 Turbo Diesel B20-Diesel compatible

New Features

(66U) Deep Ruby Metallic
(GTS) Blue Topaz Metallic
(LML) Engine, Duramax 6.6L V8 Turbo Diesel B20-Diesel compatible

Changes

(NQF) Transfer case, electronic shift with rotary dial controls (available on 1WT)
(LML) Engine, Duramax 6.6L V8 Turbo Diesel B20-Diesel compatible (Available on Chassis cabs)





Chevrolet Truck Silverado 3500HD

Deletions

(37U) Imperial Blue Metallic
(58U) Black Granite Metallic
(LGH) Engine, Duramax 6.6L V8 Turbo Diesel B20-Diesel compatible
(C7J) GVWR, 13,000 lbs. (5897 kg) with dual rear wheels
(VMK) LPO, Cargo Management System Rails
(VML) LPO, Sliding bed divider
(VMM) LPO, Overhead rack/bed divider
(VZV) LPO, Overhead Utility Rack

New Features

(66U) Deep Ruby Metallic
(GTS) Blue Topaz Metallic
(CHX) GVWR, 13,025 lbs. (5908 kg) with dual rear wheels

Changes

(NQF) Transfer case, electronic shift with rotary dial controls (available on 1WT)
(LML) Engine, Duramax 6.6L V8 Turbo Diesel B20-Diesel compatible (Available on Chassis cabs and with ZW9)
(CF5) Sunroof, power (No longer available on Silverado Extended Cab models)







2013 models are same as 2007-12, new style (tentively) coming 1st qt of 2013 as 2014 models. You might have to wait another year to order a New body style.
Mike
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Vista Cruiser
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Vista Cruiser
05-09-12 07:09 PM - Post#2224322    

Google "spy photos Chevy trucks"

Heavily masked at this point. But there are some tid bits of info in the articles.

From what I've heard, just a facelift, and lighter. I was told about 500 lbs on a half ton. What cab arrangement that was, I don't know.
Kenney AKA Blizzardboy

09 Impala SS......82 T/A......72 Vista Cruiser
12 Cruze..........98 Riviera.........07 C-1500
04 GTP..........68 Firebird.........98 F-150
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hugeroost
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05-10-12 08:06 AM - Post#2224435    

Camino, thanks man. I intend to buy a 3500HD dually 4x4 LTZ extended cab with every bell and whistle they offer, my final stand lol. I just hate to buy a 70K truck and then they get a big change the following year. I dig the hell outa the current body on a dually, but if they revamp the interior it would be fine with me. In the article I read it mentioned on board wi-fi, i figured it was comin, just a matter of time....Roost
Bad Bowtie
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Bad Bowtie
05-10-12 08:22 AM - Post#2224445    

"Wi-Fi trucks" became available in the 2011 Models...
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hugeroost
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05-10-12 12:52 PM - Post#2224509    

Bowtie, no interior changes for 13 that you know of ??
Vista Cruiser
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05-12-12 03:19 PM - Post#2225216    

Spoke to our truck guy and the dealers have nothing to show, and no details. If they did, he would have been glad to show me.

Everyone feels it's stupid to cutoff the orders without the next truck being "out" but, it is the infinite wisdom of GM.

It won't be long. The magazines will be the first to know.
Kenney AKA Blizzardboy

09 Impala SS......82 T/A......72 Vista Cruiser
12 Cruze..........98 Riviera.........07 C-1500
04 GTP..........68 Firebird.........98 F-150
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Bad Bowtie
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Bad Bowtie
05-14-12 12:09 PM - Post#2225843    

  • hugeroost Said:
Bowtie, no interior changes for 13 that you know of ??


No news from me... Sorry.
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elcamino
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05-14-12 03:38 PM - Post#2225883    

Here is the 2013 Chevrolet trucks

Mike
2009 Cadillac CTS4 AWD Performance Sedan
2012 GMC Sierra AWD Denali 6.2L

Bad Bowtie
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Bad Bowtie
05-15-12 12:37 PM - Post#2226219    

On a side note, here are some shots of a 2014 Silverado "test vehicle"...

http://www.leftlanenews.com/chevrolet-silverado-2 0...

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