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Mudman74

Another Mp7 question. I am looking for #3 exhaust pipe for a 2007 ctp713b. Mack part #4ME5160AM. The local mack dealer isn't much help. Anybody deal much with bafter market? Where is a good place to try? Thanks.

Mudman74

Mudman74

 

mudman74

i have a 2007 pre def mp7. Trying to remove the plug for the injector harness on back of the engine. Whats the trick?

Mudman74

Mudman74

 

2018 improvements

Got our new bumper (stainless steel) hand crafted by Custom Metal Worx in Lucan Ontario.  Had the seats reupholstered in Cambridge Ontario by Apple Auto Glass.  Hoping to have the truck painted by next spring. Stay tuned for further accomplishments.

Dreamer

Dreamer

 

mp7 mack

we have an old 2007 mack cpt713 with a mp 7 engine runnig ok but has code 128-35-5 does anyone know what this is  

OLD DOG MP7

OLD DOG MP7

 

Mack Parts

We have many new RD Mack parts for sale we have cut our fleet back and do not need these parts anymore I will get pictures of what we have but will not sell one or two parts we want to sell the entire lot of brake valves, yokes , shocks, headlight assys, torque arms, Fan belts, steering parts and much more. These parts are all brand new and will work on RD690S Mack trucks. If Interested please drop me an email or call my cell and I will get pictures for you Thank You Chuck Williams Cell 360-907-9603 Washington State     

chuck williams7428

chuck williams7428

 

b61visor

just got my 1962b model mack. does anyone know  where i can get a windsheild visor for it. maybe something from a older car that i can make fit. im shure somebody out there found something that could work.  

robert pinto

robert pinto

 

b61visor

just got my 1962b model mack. does anyone know  where i can get a windsheild visor for it. maybe something from a older car that i can make fit. im shure somebody out there found something that could work.  

robert pinto

robert pinto

 

b61visor

just got my 1962b model mack. does anyone know  where i can get a windsheild visor for it. maybe something from a older car that i can make fit. im shure somebody out there found something that could work.  

robert pinto

robert pinto

 

First Run

First test run with our mechanic .  This was last fall 2017.    Found out we needed to tighten up one hose clamp on the rad.   Shifts pretty smooth.  Recently we got the seats reupholstered.  Horse hair removed and proper foam  on top of the springs.   Looking forward to painting and sound proofing the cab this summer. Looking forward to a few cruise nights with the Mack and 73 Roadrunner. 

Dreamer

Dreamer

 

mork

any one no how to delete adblue 2013 mp10

mork

mork

 

air control module

i have a maxitorque 5 speed extended range im putting in back the transmission someone else took off but the didnt mark any of the airlines on the valves or control module as i what i done is i put everything how i thought maybe it would go basing it on the length of the hoses but either i got no reverse if i swap them or i have no forward on any gear i got i need to find out or need schematic of air control module on top of transmission and valves around it

howdyshellexc

howdyshellexc

 

Looking for info on the E9 marine engine

Hello, just looking for some info on the E9 marine spec engine, as in what's diffarent about them to produce the 925hp? My guess was a diffarent pump, cam and decompression. But just guess's of course. Would anyone have a specs sheet or something along those lines?  Also do you guys in the States see them coming up for sale often?   Any information would be appreciated. Cheers!

Macktitan 525

Macktitan 525

 

C150 carrier problems

Looking for some tech help this morning,we shucked a power divider in a 2013 GU713 the other day trying to jerk a buried truck out with another loaded truck,ordered a REMACK rebuild 4.19 ratio,when it showed up we noticed a little difference,the new one had a wiring harness for the locker device that my old one didn't even have,dealer said put er in and don't worry about it.Now we're installing the axles and the passenger side slid right in,the drivers side will not go in,what the heck?

gry

gry

 

A Short Guide On Truckload Freight And Quotes

The trucking segment can be divided into two major parts. The first one is known as Less Than Truckload (LTL) and the other one is known as a Full Truckload (FTL). Generally, the LTL relates to shipments that weigh less than 10,000 lbs. With LTL’s the shipper only pays for the space they take up.  Carriers combine numerous small sized shipments that come from numerous customers into a single trailer helping LTL’s break up the cost with each other making it affordable for small companies and individuals to have their freight hauled. This is helpful for both the shipper and the hauler. FTL’s can weight up to 45,000 lbs or measure up to 53 ft in length. FTL’s take up the entire truck by either fulfilling maximum weight or length. FTL’s are known to typically haul a little quicker due to only having one stop.  With Truck Quotes stress-free tool, the shipper can select trailer type, weight and size to get an instant quote based off specific needs.     The weight of truckload freight varies between 1,000 lbs and 45,000 lbs and can vary in length depending on what the commodity is. The truckload freight ratesdiffer from one shipment to another based on weight and length dimensions and miles traveled. Every shipment is custom to each user’s needs. Dry Van’s and Flatbeds make up the majority of truck trailers. Flatbed freight rates and Dry Van freight rates are completely different from each other due to custom requirements as well as industry supply and demand. TQ’s platform makes it easy for shippers to quickly choose one of these two trailer types for the shipment, enter freight dimensions and get an instant quote.  TQ is the only company on the market that provides a service where you can receive no-strings attached, instant quotes by the foot and never have to pick up the phone one time.    The United States has thousands of truck haulers that hit the pavement every day and it is not simple to find the right company to move your freight at a reasonable price. It is really a very daunting task. Historically, when trying to find a truck for your cargo it was typically handled through a brick and mortar freight broker with numerous time-consuming phone calls, over-priced rates and endless hassle. However, with Truck Quotes up to date web-based rate quoting platform, TQ makes it easy and cost effective to get a quote, book a truck and get your freight hauled, all at the click of a button and on your own time!    Never pick up the phone again, moving your freight has never been so effortless.  For more information or for a free instant quote, visit our website at www.truckquote.com.

Truck Quote

Truck Quote

 

Windows for a EG EGX1D Mack

Ok,  hunted and begged for window patterns, especially for the doors, as I had no clue what the dimensions were with some of the major components missing in the doors.  Flat glass, tempered etc. is relatively cheap...curved glass patterns...um...not so much.  After hunting everywhere,  and getting turned down everywhere,  I found a ratrod glass company:  Saunders Glass in Washington, they were cheap at about 180.00 for both side windows, tempered class and 18 x30 about 200.00 to ship, arrived in perfect condition and great customer support.  They actually had the correct pattern.   The front glass was NOT fun...the chrome pieces were rusted, and it was a nightmare to pull the two chrome pieces apart, but we did it with a lot of WD-40.  So our issue:  We could not find a replacement seal for the front window at the time we were installing the glass between the two chrome pieces.  So we used the old seal, a little urethane and it we put it back together....um...then we found a seal.  I do not recommend putting that seal in without taking the two chrome pieces back apart,  it can be done, but you will stab yourself with a pick.  Lesson learned,  find the correct seal before installation.  Flat glass was 150.00  Rear window was easy, cost: 145.00  Lock bead/seal... make sure you have the proper tool as it will make the process go a lot easier...I did not have the proper tool, so I got creative and used a lockring pliers and dawn dishsoap...worked flawless, just be careful so the end of the lockring pliers doesn't puncture your seal as you are locking it in place...especially in the corners!   Side windows... will continue this story this evening...they were the hardest part of this entire damn truck!  (From a woman's perspective anyway...you fellas may have easier tips and tricks, but I learned the hard way!)  Ms. Tracy D. 

TDBach

TDBach

 

E6 300 4Valve need more speed.

Have 1985 R688ST with a e6 300 and a T2090 trans, also has 4.64 reas. Has fuel turned up and pulls excellent at 1600 rpm, no complaints there . But my issue now is I can't get this truck to go more than 65 mph?? Any thoughts, ideas, or anything that may help me squeeze another 5 mph out of this thing now. Thank you

DanielG

DanielG

 

How Employer Pressure and Pay Structure Can Increase Commercial Truck Accidents

(Source) When most people think of the most hazardous occupation in America, few people consider that driving a commercial truck would be near the top of the list. But, annual safety statistics clearly identify that individuals working within the transportation industry have the second highest level of job-related fatalities, averaging over 900 deaths per year. The only occupation that experiences a higher injury and fatality rate in America is the construction industry, averaging over 1,100 worker deaths per year. It is a sobering statistic when you consider how many commercial truck drivers there are on the road.  In the United States, there is an estimated 3.5 million licensed commercial truck drivers in the private sector.  Of the 15.5 million registered commercial trucks on the road, two million are tractor trailers. Despite the fact that statistics indicate a decline in fatalities and injuries in the commercial truck industry, truck driving remains a hazardous occupation that contributes to loss and injury on an annual basis.  We will discuss the laws and technology that are helping to tighten loopholes in policy and procedure, and the culture and compensation models that need to change to improve road safety. Accident Data for the American Commercial Trucking Industry The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration combines data for tractor trailers, or 18-wheel logistic delivery, with passenger bus data for an overview of commercial large vehicle accident statistics. The most recent reports from the FMCSA are available to the public, and compiles national accident data. In the "Large Truck and Bus Crash Facts" report (2014), the following accident statistics were shared, including: A five percent decrease in overall commercial truck and bus accidents was noted in 2014. A commercial bus/transport truck driver fatality rate of 3,744. An increase to the vehicle miles traveled (VMT) of 1.5 percent. A decrease in the number of injury crashes involving truck drivers (2009 to 2014) of 37 percent. There are many factors that contribute to an increased injury and fatality rate for commercial drivers. The U.S. Department of Transportation estimated (based on one independent study) that there were 120,000 fatal and injury-causing crashes that involved at least one transport truck in a 33-month review period.   The report cites six different factors that contribute to truck-driver fatalities and injuries in the United States. The first factor, which was estimated to contribute to more than 38 percent of commercial truck accidents was related to driver decision making. The second factor was recognition, which accounted for 28 percent of injuries, and relates to distracted driving incidents, including use of smartphone or tablet while driving, or other distractions inside our external to the truck. Non-performance was related to 12 percent of truck-driver fatalities and accidents, which includes physical emergencies (heart attack, stroke, or seizure) and falling asleep while driving. It is that statistic that has many within the industry defending that restrictions to driving time should be reduced.  However, both decision-making and distraction levels can be significantly impacted by driver fatigue, along with slower reflexes, cognitive functioning, and alertness. Environmental causes (weather and road conditions) accounted for only two percent of accidents and fatalities in the study. Identifying the Cause of Commercial Truck Accidents Since the 1930s, professional truck drivers have been required by law to maintain a logbook of destinations, miles traveled and rest breaks. In the United States, for every twelve hours that a commercial truck driver is on the road, he or she is required to take ten hours of time off to rest, relax, and recharge before continuing on long haul journeys. The problem with the paper method of tracking for inspectors has been historically well-known. Many truckers have opted to keep two separate paper logs (books) – one for inspectors, which comply with the safety and rest break regulations, and one for the owner/operator or trucking company, which logs actual time and miles traveled. The log can also be used as legal evidence in tractor trailer accident investigations. New legislation announced in 2016 will move to shorten how long drivers can legally operate transport trucks in service for commercial delivery. The Owner-Operator Independent Driver’s Association (OOID) sued the Safety Administration in an attempt to block the new laws, citing that requiring truckers to invest in unproven technology was unfair. The OOID also stated that its members felt that the new mandatory electronic log system (ELD) was no more effective than the traditional, paper method. This stance would protect the rights of truckers to falsify their travel logs, and potentially increase the number of fatigued drivers on the road, and the national fatality and injury rates for commercial drivers and general road safety. Employment and Compensation Structures for Drivers As truckers are paid by the mile, there is a tremendous personal incentive for them to deliver the shipment in the shortest amount of time possible. For long-haul drivers, the faster they deliver, the more quickly they are able to be assigned the next load. It has allowed drivers to optimize their earnings, while packing what many experts believe to be a highly fatigue-driven work week that can exceed one hundred (100) hours or more on the road. While it is illegal for delivery companies to offer a "fast delivery" incentive to drivers, within the industry, this kind of bonus structure is "off record" and common.  If given the opportunity to drive "double shifts" and past the legal requirement and earn a bonus, few commercial truck drivers would decline the chance to earn more, which is why incentives that circumvent existing distance and hour limitations are illegal.  They remain a strong part of the industry culture, however, and are confidential transactions between employers and drivers. While legal requirements create safer roads for both commercial drivers and other motor vehicles, continuing education and support from within the industry to change the business culture and the compensation model for commercial drivers must also change. This is already starting to happen from within the industry, through various organizations like the American Trucking Association, with the goal of making a long-term career in the transport industry safer.

Aaron Ahlquist

Aaron Ahlquist

 

e6

i have had a problem with the E6, from the dealership this motor has skipped on start up and smokes blue, it has the american pump on it, the dealership tells me it is an 18degree pump. in a pull this thing only runs like 725-750 on the pyro. any input on this serious skip would be much appreciated.

Bair84

Bair84

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