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Re: Buying a new body truck, but which one? 23 Jul 2015 17:32 #155647

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Color cood B worse

;) Lemon :D



Gr8 lookn jiggr
they only new for 1st trip n 1st wash
n then the novelty wears orff

looks like U got sum slot holes to fit tip ovr center stands to take crate orff

we gunna need a video of this exercize

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Re: Buying a new body truck, but which one? 25 Jul 2015 07:47 #155648

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Re: Buying a new body truck, but which one? 25 Jul 2015 09:40 #155649

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Re: Buying a new body truck, but which one? 25 Jul 2015 09:43 #155650

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Looks Good RC..
does that centre partition slide/roll backwards & forwards??
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Re: Buying a new body truck, but which one? 25 Jul 2015 18:35 #155651

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Yes it slides back and forward.. Crate has been well customised to our specs.. With such an investment better to spend a little bit more now and get it how we want it, then forever curse ourselves for not getting it how we wanted it because it cost a bit more..

If anyone else wants to paint their truck such a nice colour... The colour is Orange X15 on the AS2700 colour chart.

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Re: Buying a new body truck, but which one? 30 Jul 2015 09:39 #155652

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Have it home and done a few trips in it... Certainly has some power.. Speed limiter is more restrictive then I thought it would be... it may do 102 at the most..

Gearbox is OK, but a bit overkill given the truck horsepower.. It is a PITA when unloaded in heavy traffic full of dickhead car drivers (like the clever driver today that decided to not bother to check if the intersection is clear before proceeding and got caught on the railway line)

The traffic light's setup in Rockhampton are atrocious these days.. They are creating traffic congestion..

When unloaded, I generally start in 3rd, then skip to 5th and then skip to 7th. A 5X2 speed box would be more suitable for us... Not sure why they went away from them...

Good brakes when dealing with the atrocious traffic lights, even when fully loaded...

Clutch is very very soft and a bit abrupt, starts to grab about an inch off the floor..

I think the adblue setup on this truck is all air operated.. There is no actual pump, but rather air injects the adblue... Should be a more reliable design, if done properly..

Fuel consumption averages around 3.4km/litre.. Even when empty fuel economy does not improve much due to the air resistance of the crate..

The truck is far more complicated then we require, but the choices these days are very limited..

Overall we are happy with it though...

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Re: Buying a new body truck, but which one? 01 Aug 2015 12:18 #155653

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With that long wheelbase how do go with weight on the steer?

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Re: Buying a new body truck, but which one? 01 Aug 2015 14:02 #155654

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Never noticed the weight on the steer... Would have been close to the limit as well I would say.

It is stupid no manufacturer seems to offer a 5.5m wheelbase in spring.. They offer it in air bags though...

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Re: Buying a new body truck, but which one? 02 Aug 2015 01:04 #155655

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Maybe you should have waited for summer for a 5.5 wheelbase option. :D :D :D :D

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Re: Buying a new body truck, but which one? 16 Aug 2015 20:20 #155656

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Gudday M8

we all waitn on sum pix of the new beast

any pix of U n Bessie @ the local drive in??

thanx in advance

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