Difference between 70" and 70" XT mid roof

Discussion in 'Ask An Owner Operator' started by 77fib77, Jun 17, 2019.

  1. 77fib77

    77fib77 Road Train Member

    Jul 7, 2010
    North Jersey
    What does the XT mean in Freightliner jargon? For mid roof cascadia?
  2. I glide 47

    I glide 47 Road Train Member

    Jun 3, 2017
    Extra tall and it means four inches taller sleeper inside
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  3. MrEd

    MrEd Road Train Member

    Sep 2, 2011
    Winfred, SD
    Back when FL started using the term XT, their flattop trucks roofs were just barely above the windows. You couldnt stand up to pull in your britches. Then they started making the XT. And like I Glide 47 said, it meant extra tall. And 4 inches higher. Still guys over about 5'10" or so couldnt stand up straight. Mid-roof Cascadias are even a good bit taller than an original XT was. I dont know why they even continue to use the XT name. There isnt a shorter roof available that I am aware of. Except maybe special order for car or boat hauler set ups.
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