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Hino Trucks?

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by GSE, Mar 21, 2005.

  1. GSE

    GSE Senior Member
    Messages: 108

    Anyone run these or hear anything about them? Looking for any feedback you guys might have....

  2. salopez

    salopez Senior Member
    Messages: 876

    hino makes a great truck! i used them a bit when i was in japan. they are just now well known here....they keep going and going!
  3. derekbroerse

    derekbroerse 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,377

    My farming friend has three of them--they are disgustingly reliable! Like any cabover, they ride a lot like an army tank and are ugly as all sin, but one cannot argue with the record.

    Here in North America, I heard they completely redesigned them this year though, doing away with the cab-overs and going to a standard. Haven't seen them nor heard about flaws or reliability record. Seemed like a really bad idea to me, the COE design was one of the reasons they were appealing (more useable space).