Cool Trucks

Discussion in 'Shiny Things' started by Lone Rider, Dec 10, 2007.

  1. KN76

    KN76 Been here awhile

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    You can buy one old house with that in Finland.
    We get more gargo space with cabovers. Thats why they are used in Europe.
  2. Schelbi

    Schelbi Been here awhile

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    At least here in Germany the total length of a truck is limited.
    If it is a truck with a trailer maximum length without a special permission is 18.75 meter.
    If you have a semi trailer it's 16.50 meter.

    Should be the same all over Europe.

    That's why we use the shorter cabover trucks to get more usable cargo length.
  3. MortimerSickle

    MortimerSickle Semi-Adventurer

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    Just be glad they abandoned this insane idea.

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    Not cool trucks.
  4. JAFO

    JAFO displaced Jeep guy.....

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    Exceedingly cool trucks!

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  5. MortimerSickle

    MortimerSickle Semi-Adventurer

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    You don't drive for a living, do you? :D
  6. Kubla

    Kubla Long timer

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    I did for 13 years, those would ride worse than cabovers since you could not have an airseat to absorb bumps
  7. MortimerSickle

    MortimerSickle Semi-Adventurer

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    I wasn't think so much about the ride as I was thinking about trying to see from the basement.
  8. rotten

    rotten LOST AGAIN

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    Of all the concepts that dodge did build this is one I wish they did. It was supposed to have the 7.2L Caterpillar

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  9. Gummee!

    Gummee! That's MR. Toothless

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    They were doing really well with that Dodge till they put a car roofline on it. :norton

    Throws the whole thing off (for me)

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  10. DC2wheels

    DC2wheels Castle Anthrax troll

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    Excellent! A remake/modernized Jeep FC-150.


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    40+ years ago we did an R&R on an old rack body FC-150. We then used it to build a log home in the Catskills. It carried the entire the entire kit up a pretty crappy road.
  11. gsd4me

    gsd4me 90% bluff

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    Interesting pic (for me anyway) Why the smaller diameter wheels? Is overall height a concern? Is that a single wheel on the tag axle? Steer or non steer?
  12. Schelbi

    Schelbi Been here awhile

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    In Europe 4 meter is the maximum overall height for a truck. If the load on the truck is higher you need a special permission for every route depending on the bridges .
  13. KN76

    KN76 Been here awhile

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    In Finland 4.2m is max height and in some cases 4.4m

    Yes it´s single wheel and non steer. All axles have air suspension.
  14. DWalt

    DWalt **** The Beans....

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    :clap:clap:clap

    Nice!!
    I grew up in that very vehicle, My dad bought one new, 1964 I drove it to high school. 150,000+ miles, two pump clutch, three pump brakes, and half a round of slack in the steering :lol3

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  15. ADK

    ADK ____

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  16. MortimerSickle

    MortimerSickle Semi-Adventurer

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    I couldn't get the video to work, but if this is the same Little Red Wagon I saw run at Woodburn, Oregon in 1965, or 66, it was pretty cool.

    It did an exhibition run, doing a wheelstand for the entire quarter mile. At the finish line, overhead wires for the timing lights were too low to clear, so he slacked the throttle just enough to dip under them, then got on it again to bring it back up before shutting down.
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    hughrk Adventurer

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    In a word NO! use a decent browser like me, chrome all the time, IE (Microsoft) suck big time in the non Microsoft world..... my world!!!!!!:clap
  18. MortimerSickle

    MortimerSickle Semi-Adventurer

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    How stupid of me to not do everything the same way you do.










    BTW, I don't use IE.



    Edit: Out of curiosity, I just logged on in Internet Explorer, and guess what? the video worked.

    But, you are right that it is not a Dodge A100. http://www.sportscardigest.com/icons-of-speed-style-auction-results-rm-auctions/
  19. EvilClown

    EvilClown Reality show stunt double Super Moderator

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  20. MortimerSickle

    MortimerSickle Semi-Adventurer

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    Dat be it.