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Paul Kane

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Suicide Coil
« on: May 30, 2009, 05:53:45 PM »
Due to the "curse of the all-white trucks", I wasn't really paying much attention to this rig, but when I saw the load I figured I'd try and salvage a rear shot.  The truck in the second picture came by heading south about 30 seconds later.

I-79 Waynesburg, Pa.


« Last Edit: May 30, 2009, 05:55:16 PM by Paul Kane »

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Suicide Coil
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Freight21

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Re: Suicide Coil
« Reply #1 on: May 30, 2009, 06:00:54 PM »
Nice shots Swift flatbeds seem to be increasin I really like that volvo in the first pic pulling a flat.

Off topic question for Swiftt#1 do the newer Columbias come with the round gauges or the same old ugly one piece gauge
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Re: Suicide Coil
« Reply #2 on: May 30, 2009, 06:04:16 PM »
theres another 780 :-o i thought they were done with them......i guess this could be a O/O...nice catch paul..

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Re: Suicide Coil
« Reply #3 on: May 30, 2009, 06:14:22 PM »
theres another 780 :-o i thought they were done with them......i guess this could be a O/O...nice catch paul..
They are DONE with them ,meaning their not buying anymore..that a 2007 probably close to 500,000 miles.
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Re: Suicide Coil
« Reply #4 on: May 30, 2009, 06:16:43 PM »
Nice shots Swift flatbeds seem to be increasin I really like that volvo in the first pic pulling a flat.

Off topic question for Swiftt#1 do the newer Columbias come with the round gauges or the same old ugly one piece gauge
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Same ugly one piece..all guages in one spot. :|
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Re: Suicide Coil
« Reply #5 on: May 30, 2009, 06:35:36 PM »
Nice pics Paul  :-D :-D BTW for a second there, when i opened up the Thread, I thought the truck was going Backwards down the Road  :lol: :lol: :lol: i Must have gotten to much Sun Today or something  :lol: :lol:

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Re: Suicide Coil
« Reply #6 on: May 30, 2009, 06:42:13 PM »
, I thought the truck was going Backwards down the Road  :lol: :lol: :lol: i Must have gotten to much Sun Today or something  :lol: :lol:
Some of our drivers do that LOL!!! :-D
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Re: Suicide Coil
« Reply #7 on: May 31, 2009, 12:46:25 PM »
Same ugly one piece..all guages in one spot. :|

Dont all the Columbias come with the gages all in one cluster???  I thought that was one of the differance between ordering centurys or a Columbia aside from the hood and some of the specs.

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Re: Suicide Coil
« Reply #8 on: May 31, 2009, 12:49:01 PM »
Dont all the Columbias come with the gages all in one cluster???  I thought that was one of the differance between ordering centurys or a Columbia aside from the hood and some of the specs.
:roll: Your right Mike..Century's the one with Round SeperatemGuages and the Columbia with the Enlosed area. :wink:
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Re: Suicide Coil
« Reply #9 on: May 31, 2009, 01:08:01 PM »
Ok thats what I thought but then again the only Columbias I drove were when I worked for Gordon Trucking.  I found pics of the 2 different dash gauges online.

Freightliner Columbia dash cluster


Freightliner Century Class Dash Cluster

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Re: Suicide Coil
« Reply #10 on: May 31, 2009, 01:42:34 PM »
I'll take the century :-D
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Re: Suicide Coil
« Reply #11 on: May 31, 2009, 03:56:35 PM »
not all of them are a one piece some do come like the Century's but most don't

heres your proof .



http://www.truckpaper.com/listings/detail.aspx?OHID=1811842&GUID=4C2D26410281485EBD272D78C6CE2B2A
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Re: Suicide Coil
« Reply #12 on: May 31, 2009, 05:50:29 PM »
Most have the one piece but their is still a lot of Columbias out their that have individual gauiges which looks a lot better.

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Re: Suicide Coil
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