Spec' a truck..

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  1. 389Trucker

    389Trucker Light Load Member

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    Good afternoon,

    I have a question for the O/O's. Primarily operating the grain hopper/commondities hauling industry. When you spec a truck, what are some necessary things that are an absolute must? Wheelbase, engine/trans, gearing, etc.

    Thank you.
     
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  3. Milr72

    Milr72 Medium Load Member

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  4. Espressolane

    Espressolane Road Train Member

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    Have to agree with the above.
     
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  5. Roberts450

    Roberts450 Road Train Member

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    As light as possible and tougher then then nails.
     
  6. jamespmack

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  8. Espressolane

    Espressolane Road Train Member

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    I like a good 18 speed.
     
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  9. Old Man

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    All the horsepower you can get.
     
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  10. 389Trucker

    389Trucker Light Load Member

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    May I ask why?
     
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  11. Roberts450

    Roberts450 Road Train Member

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    Because of this.
     

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