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New to me MACK

Discussion in 'Equipment, Tools & Vehicle Pictures' started by ServiceOnSite, Feb 26, 2009.

  1. ServiceOnSite

    ServiceOnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 935

    This is the only picture that i grabbed today, i will have a few more tomorrow. New rubber all the way around, has 230k on it buy was inframed at 190k with paperwork to back it. steering, and kingpins are tight. just a few leaking airlines but nothing that wont pass a DOT inspection. Im going to go through it clean everything up and end up painting it black to match the rest of the fleet.
     
  2. jimaug87

    jimaug87 Senior Member
    Messages: 179

    where's the only pic you grabbed? I love Macks, I learned on an 87 8LL 10 wheeler.
     
  3. Mark13

    Mark13 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,734

    It's snowing really hard, I don't think the truck is visible through the white out.:D
     
    Last edited: Feb 27, 2009
  4. jimaug87

    jimaug87 Senior Member
    Messages: 179

    I have no image available at all. Nothing.

    I'm using a Mac on Safari, is this a problem?
     
  5. Mark13

    Mark13 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,734

    I was being sarcastic, there's no picture.
     
  6. jimaug87

    jimaug87 Senior Member
    Messages: 179

    ahhh haha. The smiley...

    ServiceOnSite?
     
  7. ServiceOnSite

    ServiceOnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 935

    Ok lets try this..... i really should have looked at the post before i closed it.

    mack.jpg
     
  8. SIWEL

    SIWEL Senior Member
    Messages: 129

    it almost looks likes its a converted triaxle...

    I love that body style mack, clean that thing up and it will be awsome for you. what transmission does it have?
     
  9. Lil' Danny

    Lil' Danny Member
    Messages: 58

    Looks like it's in pretty good shape for an RD model. Best of luck with it, can't wait to see more pictures ! What motor and trans are in it ? Mack suspension will last and perform forever !
     
  10. cat320

    cat320 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,223

    that is no RD it's a DM long wheel base probably a triaxel
     
  11. silvercity

    silvercity Senior Member
    Messages: 117

    300hp 5speed????
     
  12. ServiceOnSite

    ServiceOnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 935

    I dont get why you guys keep saying tri axel, its only a tandem right now. Theres room for another axel under there but wasent one there on the truck. Its a 237 Mack motor with a straight 5 speed in it. Been driving it around a littel bit here and there just to get the feel for the truck. Im going down to the dmv on monday to take the test for a CDL A and put this thing on the road. Probally another week or two untill i paint the truck.
     
  13. cat320

    cat320 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,223

    from that angle looks like there is the hub for a tag just no tire .
     
  14. Lil' Danny

    Lil' Danny Member
    Messages: 58


    Cat320, Good eye ! Offset cab.
     
  15. ServiceOnSite

    ServiceOnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 935

    it also says DM in my sig
     
  16. musclecarboy

    musclecarboy 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,303

    Nice truck, should have tons of life in it. Why the need for such a big dump?
     
  17. ServiceOnSite

    ServiceOnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 935

    haul everything in one shot when tearing out a drive way, also can pull a back hoe or loader on the trailer
     
  18. jimaug87

    jimaug87 Senior Member
    Messages: 179

    What class license do you have in the mean time?
     
  19. Fordistough

    Fordistough Senior Member
    from USA
    Messages: 394

    You probably know this already, but you only need Class B to operate that rig (without a trailer). Also, it is hard to tell, but that's not an aluminum dump body, is it? I believe they were suggesting it was a Tri-axle because the body was made for a tri-axle sized truck. That body is so big you better not load that thing up to the sideboards with anything heavy with out another axle, or the DOT will hang you!
     
  20. ServiceOnSite

    ServiceOnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 935

    yes it is a aluminum body, and i know its big. in time i may get another axel for it but not right away. even broken concrete to the top of the side boards wont put that thing over loaded. to much space between the peices.

    as far as the license goes i have a cdl c right now, im going for my cdl a permit tomorrow morning. The reason for the cdl a is more so i can pull the bigger trailers with a back hoe or a loader, or two skid steers on one trailer.

    Ill have some more pics up tomorrow afternoon