320lbs overweight on drives, run it?

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  1. Opus

    Opus Road Train Member

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    Run it. Nobody's gonna give you grief over 320 pounds.
     
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  3. D.Tibbitt

    D.Tibbitt Road Train Member

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    how many scale houses u got left til delivery ?
     
  4. kemosabi49

    kemosabi49 Trucker Forum STAFF Staff Member

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    You could try moving the fifth wheel forward and maybe get some of that onto your steers. Too much work for me though. I'd run with it.
     
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  5. Powder Joints

    Powder Joints Subjective Prognosticator

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    300 lbs is not worth mess with, nobody will care.
     
  6. rifleman308

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    Run it. Years ago I was fined in Virginia for 300 over and it was only 49 bucks. No scale from Florida to Virginia gave me trouble.
     
  7. Swedish Chef

    Swedish Chef Heavy Load Member

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    If you’re under gross, then keep rolling driver.
     
  8. JolliRoger

    JolliRoger Road Train Member

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    Ah.. The old days of having to get in and move 8 or 10 boxes of fruit around to "balance" the
    axles. Sliding tandems came in late for me.
     
  9. Old Man

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    Your over 40 lbs per tire, what a outlaw.
     
  10. Snailexpress

    Snailexpress Road Train Member

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    CAT scale has policy to pay your ticket if weigh is not accurate. So CAT scales set slightly plus to prevent it. On DOT scales you will be less then 34K on this axle.
     
  11. TripleSix

    TripleSix God of Roads

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