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Re: New LTL Equipment Sightings
« Reply #1140 on: February 28, 2012, 04:54:43 PM »
Glad to hear there has been a sighting. I heard that there were twin-screws in the next order of trucks for UPS Freight. Good thing too, they don't have too many tandem axle tractors in the fleet.

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Re: New LTL Equipment Sightings
« Reply #1140 on: February 28, 2012, 04:54:43 PM »

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Re: New LTL Equipment Sightings
« Reply #1141 on: February 29, 2012, 08:02:29 AM »
The twin screw KW's are the first Paccar purchases in a long while as far as I remember. They had some cab ovet Pete's back in the 70's/80's.

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Re: New LTL Equipment Sightings
« Reply #1142 on: March 15, 2012, 02:46:16 PM »
Sorry if these have been mentioned before, but I caught this new FedEx Freight ProStar with a one-piece chrome bumper. 8) Looks a bit out of place on a plain white truck.


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Re: New LTL Equipment Sightings
« Reply #1143 on: March 15, 2012, 03:00:04 PM »
Vitran took order of 300 new Stoughton built 53' trailers.  Saw one the other day.  Looked real clean and neat.
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Re: New LTL Equipment Sightings
« Reply #1144 on: March 15, 2012, 05:15:49 PM »
Sorry if these have been mentioned before, but I caught this new FedEx Freight ProStar with a one-piece chrome bumper. 8) Looks a bit out of place on a plain white truck.

I've not seen one of these before, not a fan. 

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Re: New LTL Equipment Sightings
« Reply #1145 on: March 15, 2012, 07:57:35 PM »
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I've not seen one of these before, not a fan. 

It does look a bit out of place.  Wonder what the story is behind it?  Doesn't appear to be an award tractor.  Maybe the shop ran out of plastic bumpers to replace it with?
The foot turned to the horse, the horse to the carriage, the carriage to the train, and the train to the truck.

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Re: New LTL Equipment Sightings
« Reply #1146 on: March 19, 2012, 09:47:54 AM »
Looks like UPS is getting Ford Transit Connects.  I haven't seen any in service yes, but have seen several riding on carriers.
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Re: New LTL Equipment Sightings
« Reply #1147 on: March 25, 2012, 08:38:07 PM »
It does look a bit out of place.  Wonder what the story is behind it?  Doesn't appear to be an award tractor.  Maybe the shop ran out of plastic bumpers to replace it with?

It's really not out of place, as the main purpose of those one piece chrome bumpers on ProStars apparently is to make the bumper more rugged. The plastic bumpers are quite flimsy and also quite expensive to replace, so I bet more and more companies are speccing these one piece chrome deals because of that.

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Re: New LTL Equipment Sightings
« Reply #1148 on: March 25, 2012, 08:50:32 PM »
Looks like Old Dominion have gotten a bunch of new Volvos lately. I've been seeing quite a few of them so far on this trip, all of them with the new style spot mirrors. This one came by the rest area along I-65 close to Mammoth Cave in KY on Wednesday. I must say I like the looks of these; I always thought Old Dominion's livery looked good on Volvos. :)



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Re: New LTL Equipment Sightings
« Reply #1149 on: March 26, 2012, 04:08:19 AM »
Cool catch! If only it had two aero pups.

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Re: New LTL Equipment Sightings
« Reply #1150 on: March 26, 2012, 08:44:13 PM »
I got a brand new Volvo VNL to use this week while I'm in Fargo, had 54 miles on the clock when I got in her.  Pictures and maybe a video walk around if I get some daylight.

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Re: New LTL Equipment Sightings
« Reply #1151 on: March 27, 2012, 06:35:07 PM »
Saw one back in the summer but heres my first pic, (however crappy it may be ;D). R & L Carriers KW T660!


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Re: New LTL Equipment Sightings
« Reply #1152 on: March 27, 2012, 07:59:36 PM »
Now that is sharp! Great catch!

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Re: New LTL Equipment Sightings
« Reply #1153 on: March 27, 2012, 08:00:46 PM »
Saw one back in the summer but heres my first pic, (however crappy it may be ;D). R & L Carriers KW T660!

That looks good in green!  Great pic.

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Re: New LTL Equipment Sightings
« Reply #1154 on: March 27, 2012, 08:51:07 PM »
I liked it in green as well! 8) I hope to get a better shot in the near future, as I am hoping to get a new camera that works for making the truck look stopped while moving like you guys are able to do. Once I do that I will hopefully get some more pics of these! :)

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