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Old 01-31-2013, 12:25 PM   #61
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Originally Posted by kobudo28 View Post
The place where I work produces the grille fronts for all the Kenworth Trucks on the road.

PACCAR is our biggest customer.

Pic of the T700,

"As a teen I would have fucked a snake if someone would hold it's head, drunk or not.

But I've matured. Now I'd make sure I was drunk before I tried to fuck a snake"..........Bueller
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Old 01-31-2013, 12:43 PM   #62
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1980 if I remember right...

1979 K100, Big Cam 400, 13 spd, 8 bag air ride. 40' flatbed w/ grain sides. Primarily hauled farm equipment on drop decks.
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Old 01-31-2013, 01:43 PM   #63
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Originally Posted by troidus View Post
That looks weird as hell to me. It looks like it should have two articulation points, but if it does, it doesn't look like there's enough clearance between the front trailer and the back of the sleeper. If it doesn't have two articulation points (such that the tractor has six axles), then those middle tractor tandems are going to scrub a lot.

Of course there are two articulation points, it is what we call a B double, other countries use the term B train. Prime mover, semi trailer, with a second semi trailer down the back.

Trailers are mounted very close to comply with our strict overall length laws, but there is enough clearance.
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Old 01-31-2013, 05:47 PM   #64
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Lots of trucks in my family. I'll start with my first truck and trailer a 1988 Kenworth.

And me learning how to wheelie with it.

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Old 02-01-2013, 12:13 PM   #65
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Old 02-01-2013, 01:28 PM   #66
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Let me guess, his cb handle is Drop 'n Hook.
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Old 02-01-2013, 06:26 PM   #67
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For those on Facebook, this guy has lots of truck pics
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