1993 Chevrolet K3500
My 6.5L Turbo Diesel powered 1993 Chevrolet K-3500 has accumulated more than 250,000 miles, and is still running strong. I think it's still good for about another 250,000 or my retirement, whichever comes first! I'm betting on the truck outlasting me. The load of lumber was a gift from my brother for my new home. I made the 600 mile round trip recently in a little over 8 hours and averaged over 17 mpg on the trip. It handled like a dream even with the 6,000# of freshly cut western red cedar.
The above image was taken about two years ago - just after the truck had been stolen. They used the truck to ram their way through a steel gate on a logging road, then at some point later had stripped my flatbed and PTO hoist. It took a year and about $15,000.00 to get it back in shape, but the chassis was filled with goodies and was still in great shape. As much as I thought about buying a new Duramax K-4500 medium-duty when this truck was stolen, I just couldn't bear to see this great truck go to the salvage yard.
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