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    2014 Granite Triaxle dump



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    #21 OFFLINE   RFCDrum

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    Posted 07 June 2013 - 04:04 PM

    K. I remember you had a bunch of single axles running around.



    #22 OFFLINE   Murf915

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    Posted 07 June 2013 - 05:55 PM

    Nice Mack, i really like that!



    #23 OFFLINE   brutis

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    Posted 07 June 2013 - 06:24 PM

    I thought ny and nj trucks had to have steerable pushers after a certain year, any truth to that?

    #24 OFFLINE   REEL ADDICTION

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    Posted 07 June 2013 - 06:37 PM

    Not in NJ 



    #25 OFFLINE   granitefan713

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    Posted 07 June 2013 - 07:46 PM

    Awesome! Love the non-black frame, and the fact that it has an Allison, I'll be up this weekend for a test drive, haha, j/k. Great luck with it!


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    #26 OFFLINE   brutis

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    Posted 07 June 2013 - 08:20 PM

    Oh so it just ny, they are nice but expensive. It's nice to have the option. Nothing better than mack red, what does it have for rear end gears? What is the top speed?

    #27 OFFLINE   90plow

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    Posted 07 June 2013 - 11:04 PM

    I see your tri running around morristown area once in a while. Looks good!

    #28 OFFLINE   REEL ADDICTION

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    Posted 10 June 2013 - 03:35 PM

    Thanks I have the top speed set for 73 mph



    #29 OFFLINE   Murf915

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    Posted 11 June 2013 - 06:36 AM

    They had my speed set at 65 and the idle shut down, i had them raise the speed up and had them take that idle shut down off it, event though i don't leave them run i just don't want that crap on their.



    #30 OFFLINE   RFCDrum

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    Posted 13 June 2013 - 04:25 PM

    Hey Reel I passed your single axle Pete dump on the Turnpike at exit 11 Northbound today.

      Cheers, Rob 



    #31 OFFLINE   REEL ADDICTION

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    Posted 13 June 2013 - 04:26 PM

    He was working down at exit 9 



    #32 OFFLINE   RFCDrum

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    Posted 13 June 2013 - 04:59 PM

    My wife and I had to go to Trenton for some IRP stuff. 



    #33 OFFLINE   REEL ADDICTION

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    Posted 17 June 2013 - 06:30 AM

    Sounds like fun !



    #34 OFFLINE   RFCDrum

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    Posted 17 June 2013 - 06:57 PM

    It was easy thank god. The ride is more of a pain. 



    #35 OFFLINE   let it loose

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    Posted 19 June 2013 - 04:56 PM

    Nice truck!  How do you like the MP8 with the Allison?



    #36 OFFLINE   mackman1965

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    Posted 19 June 2013 - 05:15 PM

    I'd like to ask , not necessarily what you pay your drivers, but what is the average hourly pay in the big city to run a tri axle . Were nowhere close to nj but just wondered .

    Union scale in NYC is $37 an hour


    Local 282 Union Service

    #37 OFFLINE   REEL ADDICTION

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    Posted 19 June 2013 - 06:35 PM

    Nice truck!  How do you like the MP8 with the Allison?

     So far so good I have 1 truck with a mack 10 spd , 1 with a fuller 8 spd and the 1 with an allison  I must say I like the one with the allison the most i also have an 06 with a 427 and a allison in it but there is no comaprison.



    #38 OFFLINE   thomastractorsvc

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    Posted 19 June 2013 - 06:44 PM

    Nice trucks, they are only paying 14-16hr in the KC area


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    #39 OFFLINE   Vision 386

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    Posted 19 June 2013 - 06:45 PM

    It was easy thank god. The ride is more of a pain.


    DMV any better in Trenton? I used to dread the thoughts of going up to that shithole! especially as its right in the "hood" Lol! i'm glad the ended up putting the regional sevice center down in West Deptford,lot closer to me,and lot easier people to deal with (for the truck stuff anyway)..................Mark
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    #40 OFFLINE   RFCDrum

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    Posted 20 June 2013 - 06:11 AM

    Yes the women at the motor carriers unit are very nice and helpful. In and out usually. It's more time going down there than anything. 






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