i dont want a 3500 i will be getting a 2500 CC SB D/A and i just wanted the wider wheels of the 3500 but i thought some came with aluminum wheels not just steel what is up with that just steel no aluminum that sucks for 3500 owners
It's a balance between strength and weight with OTR trucks. By replacing 18 steel wheels with 18 aluminum ones, you can save almost 1,000 lbs and this means more payload and usually more revenue. You will however, almost never see aluminum wheels on the multi-axle super heavy duty trailers, because in this case a little extra weight doesn't matter, and steel is preferred. Same thing with police package cars. Except for B4C Camaro and the last couple years of the Mustang, all cop cars use steel wheels; much more able to take the abuse (bend but dont break).
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