A word of caution. Truck tire retailers (for class 8 trucks) will not accept used radial tires for recaps that are over 5 years old. The "useful" life of a radial tire is 5-7 years. The "life" starts when the tire is mounted. If you by tires that have never been mounted, have been kept in a cool...
In the WWII TM's, they state to drain the oil after shut down (with the temps you are talking about) and warm it up and dump it back in before start up. When they were building the ALCAN highway, they ended up keeping their vehicles running all the time during the winter.
This request was forwarded to me by the MVPA HQ. I have pasted the email that was sent to me. Any help would be appreciated.
My name is Lt. D.L. Wells of the Pender County Sheriffs Office in Burgaw, N.C. The Marine Corps donated a M923 6x6 to a local police...
Those pictures bring back a lot of fond memories. Alot of good times at Kevin's place, I really enjoyed driving that truck every chance I could. So slow but oh so cool!
My 14 year old son drove it last April, ah, the back roads of Wisconsin...... He had one big grin on his face.
Thanks for posting that picture.I remember driving and thinking, this truck does not even feel this load. Because of Kevin, I got to check a few items off my bucket list. Not a day goes by that I do not think of him.
Also, thanks again for the hands on lesson on how to operate the D7...
the series 2 seems to have little more pep to her, as she is 4000 lbs lighter than the series 5. I did drive another series 5 that was slow but the brakes were not fully releasing. The trucks have power to pull, they just do it slower and plan your downshifts in advance!!
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