The 2011 Chevrolet Silverado HD Frame: Good Vs. Better

Amazing strength, meet slightly less amazing strength: For the Chicago Auo Show, General Motors welded an old Silverado HD frame to a new one. Boxed rails? We got your boxed rails right here.

On a certain level, this feels a little wrong, doesn't it? It's like looking at a conjoined twin where one half is pre-Conan the Barbarian Arnold Schwarzennegger and the other is the shrunken, withered Ahnold the Governor. Chevy, what kind of Dr. Moreau horror show are you running? Can you do this with anything else? I've always wondered what it would be like to have a Camaroburban. For that matter, it doesn't even have to be pure GM: 370ZR1? Raptormaro? Thundercougarfalconbird?

Now I just want a heavy-duty truck. What's wrong with me?

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