Who has the oldest truck still working

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  1. VARITHMS

    VARITHMS Medium Load Member

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    I was wondering who has the oldest truck here that is still on the road working. Picturs would be great. Has the fuel mpg increasted over the years with all the electronic crap?
     
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    marmonman Road Train Member

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    Mine is still new...1997 with 1.4 million miles on it is just getting broke in ! I plan on running it at least 10 more years before I even think about a new one .
     
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    I run I90 in NY a lot and see an old B75 (I think) Mack from the mid 50s to mid 60s now and then. Its black has an early KW 60 inch aerodyne bunk on it and is streched out to about 300 inch wheel base. It has big 24.5 rubber and I think its pulling a spread axle refer. Its probibly not the oldest out their but its a sweet old truck thats sitll gettin it done.
     
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    I still see needle noses from time to time in my travels, not sure what year they are but they are out there..
     
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    Well, in Ca. around Fresno, for instance, you'll see a lot of 60's models that belong to farmers that haul hay or their produce pretty much local. I once worked for a bottom dump outfit in Fontana that bought 6 sets of bottom dumps from a farmer in Stockton that had them sitting in his field for years. They were in good shape and were 40 years old!
     
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    Is that an "M" it see on the hood there.
     
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    My father runs a 79 Mack R model and i know quite a few guys running trucks from the 60's and early 70's still.
     
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    Here is our 1988 Pete 379
     

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    1.4 mi miles on my 95 intl. just had inframe 3 months ago
     
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    Yes it is an M .
    It is the third Marmon I have owned in the last 15 years. I still have a 1990 model sitting at home but I have ran the 97 model for the last 8 years.