How to make a truck lighter

Discussion in 'Ask An Owner Operator' started by Blkcowboy, Jun 21, 2018.

  1. jamespmack

    jamespmack Road Train Member

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    400lbs lighter, less chance for air leaks. It rides no different loaded. But it does bounce some empty. Seems to handle the road better loaded, but that might be just me.
     
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  3. Blkcowboy

    Blkcowboy Light Load Member

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    Update.... there are a few things u can do to make a truck lighter (alluminum air tanks will save 90 lbs allum fifth 150lbs minimal gear another 350 200 gal of fuel 1400ilbs) etc .... but i decided to go with a rear axle slide vs a tri axle (less of a headache) beyond that the increase of revunue once i pay off all my equipment is more than enough to live and accompñish what i want so ....ty all for ur input
     
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