GVWR, Curb Weight, Payload, C10, K2500, What does it all mean!? + Engine Swap Listener Question!

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By Jeremy Nutt, Matt: Automotive car, Truck expert, and The other auto DIY. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

In today's podcast, Jeremy & Matt discuss the meanings of all of the weight ratings on that door sticker of your vehicle. Gross Vehicle Weight Ratings (GVRW), Payload, Curb Weight, etc.

They also discuss what a disaster GM squarebody truck names became in the late 1980's. C10, C1500, K25, R20, V30, Half ton, 1 ton. What is all this stuff?! Why did general motors do this to us?

They wrap up with a listener question that questions that best way to improve your MPGs. Is it better to swap your engine? Transmission? Or add some kind of forced induction like a turbo or supercharger?

Listen to this fantastic Engine Noise Podcast episode to learn more!

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