Cool Trucks

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

  1. MortimerSickle

    MortimerSickle Semi-Adventurer

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    Here you go.

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  2. MortimerSickle

    MortimerSickle Semi-Adventurer

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    Speaking of weird COEs here are about a zillion of them.

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    Yeah, I know they, for some reason, slipped in at least one conventional cab.
  3. EvilClown

    EvilClown Reality show stunt double Super Moderator

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  4. natedog39

    natedog39 Borderline Beefcake

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    I think I can contribute to the latest theme.

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  5. natedog39

    natedog39 Borderline Beefcake

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    This one will be cool soon.

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  6. ghostrider.y2k

    ghostrider.y2k ride enything but HD

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    O yeah, real brakes. I'm looking at the same option to pull my toy hauler. What I got in mind is a 7 spd dt466 in a crew cab International 4700 on a lo pro 22.5 rubber, no sleeper.

    Y2K
  7. Road Rash

    Road Rash Infamous

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    A couple of cool old cheby's

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  8. Otis the Sasquatch

    Otis the Sasquatch Long timer

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    JMHO, but.... Screw International!

    I drive LOTS of them. 60-80,000 miles a year (just finished a L.A.-to-St Louis run in a 4300 today), all over the country. And I know most of the Service Techs in the Lower 48 by name! :roflOne big Electrical Problem With Wheels!

    BTW, the first thing to go is the vent selector (floor/dash/defog) switch. Then the fuel guage.
    And after so many years, the heat exchangers rot out, putting oil into the cooling system or visea-versa.

    The "check engine" lights tend to go on and off so much that eventually you ignore them. THEN they throw a false code (usually ReGen related) that puts the truck into Limp Home Mode. In BF Mississippi. On I-55. At 70 mph. In the fast lane. :puke1

    If you do buy one anyway, do NOT get one with an automatic. The Allison 5 & 6-speed transmissions suck the life out of them unless you're runnin' really light.

    And I once had a column-shift auto in a Crew-Cab get stuck in Drive, at the diesel island at a station on the last leg home to the shop. I set the brake, jumped out and while I was pumping the fuel.... it "timed out" (idle timer) and shut off. Of course it won't re-start in Drive. :baldy Had to be towed to the dealer. With 1700 miles on it.

    O.K. I'm done.:lol3
  9. Otis the Sasquatch

    Otis the Sasquatch Long timer

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    I think my employer might be getting sick of IH, because not only is the next new (smaller) Pipeline Inspection Truck a Ford (and they USED to use F-550's before they got on the International kick), but the next Boiler Truck is ALSO not an International!


    Coming to a seat under my ass soon...
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    Just saw it today at the shop getting finished up.
  10. WARRIORPRINCEJJ

    WARRIORPRINCEJJ Crazy, on a ship of fools...

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  11. Otis the Sasquatch

    Otis the Sasquatch Long timer

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    Oh, and here's the Drivers' Lounge at that shop in Mississippi.

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  12. natedog39

    natedog39 Borderline Beefcake

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    I'm gonna wish I had lower profile tires too, this thing sit's higher than the bus by several inches.

    Electronic or manually pumped 466?
  13. EvilClown

    EvilClown Reality show stunt double Super Moderator

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    Spotted in a parking lot last night...

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  14. WhatThaFrig

    WhatThaFrig Been here awhile

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  15. Bad Daddy

    Bad Daddy Been here awhile

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    He was profiled in a car mag recently, he's from BC :clap
  16. lowes48

    lowes48 Been here awhile

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    BADASS! Is that factory? I was thinking it would be cool to have a 78-79 ford 250-350 crew cab, but this truck tops that!
  17. Patrick46

    Patrick46 visionary

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    Long, cold, rainy winters up there! Lotsa garage time available! :evil :deal :lol3
  18. ddavidv

    ddavidv Thrifty not cheap

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  19. GP640

    GP640 Long timer

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    Hey, lookie there, it's even got monkey bars for the kids to play on while
    they wait for grandma.:lol3

    Good looking rig though.
  20. 12bridn

    12bridn I need throttle therapy

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    This is the latest evolution of the shaggin wagon. How PC we've become. :D