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Chase

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Re: New LTL Equipment Sightings
« Reply #465 on: November 25, 2008, 09:20:44 AM »
hahahaha :lol:

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Re: New LTL Equipment Sightings
« Reply #466 on: November 25, 2008, 10:13:21 AM »
Capable of a whopping 65, I bet she corners well, and handles like an Aston Martin. :roll: :lol:
You'll really feel Like James Bond Driving it  :lol: :lol:

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« Reply #467 on: November 25, 2008, 10:17:49 AM »
When I come off hills in my Volvo without a Jake I feel like Superman!
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« Reply #468 on: November 26, 2008, 02:55:06 AM »
When I come off hills in my Volvo without a Jake I feel like Superman!
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Re: New LTL Equipment Sightings
« Reply #469 on: November 26, 2008, 04:29:40 AM »
When I come off hills in my Volvo without a Jake I feel like Superman!

I thought your new Volvo had a jake?  :?

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Re: New LTL Equipment Sightings
« Reply #470 on: November 26, 2008, 05:40:31 AM »
Nate:  I'd take your Volvo anytime over a million mile FLD!  We have people who complain about these FLDs and I tell them they should have driven the Transtar cabovers with no power steering/AC/Jake/etc. we had when I started! 

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Re: New LTL Equipment Sightings
« Reply #471 on: November 26, 2008, 06:04:52 AM »
people complain about flds? :-o :-o :-o :-o :-o

id pick a million mile fld over a columbia or century or valvo anyday 8-)

put them in a columbia and then they'll really complain :evil:

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Re: New LTL Equipment Sightings
« Reply #472 on: November 26, 2008, 09:23:16 AM »
The Freightliner FLDs are getting tired mate. :|  I don't even drive trucks and I can see most of the fleet ones are starting to show their age.

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Re: New LTL Equipment Sightings
« Reply #473 on: November 26, 2008, 11:52:10 AM »
I thought your new Volvo had a jake?  :?

Jan.

The one I use OTR does, 6 stages actually, which confuses me, I'm used to just having 3 positions.

Dave,

I'm sure you'd take the Volvo I'm in right now! I never knew 500 hp and LTL in the same sentence existed! :lol:
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Re: New LTL Equipment Sightings
« Reply #474 on: November 26, 2008, 04:30:56 PM »
an fld with a million miles sounds better to me than a columbia with 100,000

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Re: New LTL Equipment Sightings
« Reply #475 on: November 26, 2008, 07:28:03 PM »
hey Guys does Pitt Ohio by any chance haul containers  :? :? Because i seen a Red Vision daycab that looked like a Pitt-Ohio Unit, it was hauling a Genstar Container  :-)

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Re: New LTL Equipment Sightings
« Reply #476 on: November 26, 2008, 08:14:25 PM »
The one I use OTR does, 6 stages actually, which confuses me, I'm used to just having 3 positions.

Dave,

I'm sure you'd take the Volvo I'm in right now! I never knew 500 hp and LTL in the same sentence existed! :lol:

Last year I was shocked to find out that UPS's new Internationals had 420 Cummins in them.  It wasn't that many years ago they were using 237 Maxidynes.
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« Reply #477 on: November 27, 2008, 11:04:02 AM »
Last year I was shocked to find out that UPS's new Internationals had 420 Cummins in them.  It wasn't that many years ago they were using 237 Maxidynes.

From what I've heard the Argosy's had the 500 block de-rated to 465 hp for pulling RMD's up in Montana.

One of the guys that I ran with down to Pollard's Flat with said his 9400 was rated at 435 hp, which is about the norm for LTL line tractors in the NW.
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« Reply #478 on: November 27, 2008, 04:27:43 PM »
All of Jevic's road trucks were 450's. The daycabs were too, except for a few of the older ones (the FLD's were 435 or something).

As far as I know with NCT, those are all 430's. There's a slight possibility that some of the older trucks were 475's, but I'm not sure, and the P&P trucks might be 450's, but that's all speculation on my part.

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Re: New LTL Equipment Sightings
« Reply #479 on: November 27, 2008, 07:44:30 PM »
people complain about flds? :-o :-o :-o :-o :-o

id pick a million mile fld over a columbia or century or valvo anyday 8-)

put them in a columbia and then they'll really complain :evil:

Have you driven all of these trucks to base that Opinion???  Or just 1??? I have driven all but the Volvo in Daycab versions. I would pick the Century or Columbia and probly the Volvo any day over an FLD.  The FLD is a smaller cab making for less storage inside and i found it less comfortable to drive.


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