fifth wheel position

Discussion in 'Trucks [ Eighteen Wheelers ]' started by venodaren, Jan 4, 2013.

  1. venodaren

    venodaren Bobtail Member

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    hello..

    i have problem in adjusting fifth wheel..i dont know how to locate the correct position for fifth wheel

    my wheel base is 3975 and for another truck is 2900 all in mm..
     
  2. ralph

    ralph Road Train Member

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    Center of the drive axles is always a good place to start.

    How many kg's are you allowed on a steer axle in Malasyia?
     
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  3. venodaren

    venodaren Bobtail Member

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    im not sure about the allowable weight...but wrong position of my fifth wheel causing my new tires worn out in 1 month...the tires looks like drift tires.lolz..pls help me!!
     
  4. daf105paccar

    daf105paccar Road Train Member

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    Venodaren,can you post a picture off your truck?
    So we get an idea off how you are setup.
     
  5. claytonr1973

    claytonr1973 Light Load Member

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    You said they look like drift tires. Do they have scrub marks on the tread? Sounds like axle lock might be stuck or axles out alignment.
     
  6. venodaren

    venodaren Bobtail Member

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