storkmack

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About storkmack

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  • Birthday 11/11/1981

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    marengo,il
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    Third generation involved in transportation

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    Mack
  • Model
    R688ST
  • Year
    1985

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  1. Chicago R models

    Hold up! That's a broker.
  2. Chicago R models

    That would have been my brother.
  3. Gold mack

    The one I'm talking about Geske and Sons had. It's the one Mike was talking about.
  4. Gold mack

    When I first got my CDL I ran with the truck Ranchhopper is talking about. It kept up, or didn't pull away from my 84' ex-Plote R model 300,6 sp, 4.17 rears.
  5. Beautiful 1979 Eagle

    I have always been partial to the 4200/4300's
  6. Chicago R models

    That would have been my brother, north bound and down for Arlington Heights!
  7. Chicago R models

    Our axle forward Granites get around great
  8. Chicago R models

    They could turn on a dime and pick up change.
  9. Chicago R models

    We had an 89', 300hp with a 2060 behind it with 5.02 rears on taper leaf. It was just a nice running truck. We sold it when the economy took a dump, along with the 85' Value-Liner. Wish we had them now.
  10. Chicago R models

    Personally, I believe that the RB was the most under utilized truck in the Mack line up.
  11. Drivers door has a small "notch" in the bottom of it to fit into the the cut out in the rocker panel. Passenger door has no holes for the mirror bracket, because it is mounted to the cab. I think both of those things can be dealt with quite easily.
  12. Fear of . . .Chicken???

    My experience is, the lack of wanting to work to provide for yourself has no boundaries. Race, creed, sexual orientation, does not define who will show up everyday, and on time. We have given many people a chance over the years and some are still working with us, and a lot of them couldn't make the grade. The age group I'm personally the most upset with Is the 45-60. Too young to retire, been doing it to long(burned out), too old to start a new career. There is so much talent to be had, but they are so hung up on the crappy Economy of the late 2000's early 20teens. We all suffered through it, get over it. Yeah, you can't go to your cabin on the weekend, nor afford all the other toys you had (you couldn't afford them then either). I could tell you story after story about people not giving a damn about they work or live their life.
  13. Our mixers are stickers, but the road trucks are hand lettered and pin stripped by Ed Covarrubias
  14. Chicago R models

    We have some Harry W. Kuhn B model pics hanging up in lunch room at work. I should get them scanned and posted.
  15. Who does this?

    I gave up on MATS a few years ago. We were in the market to buy multiple flatbeds and went to MATS to see multiple manufactures and discuss our custom trailers. Spoke to a couple different reps, exchanged ideas, specs, concerns and contact information all to never hear from any of them. I think the reps get burned out talking to tire kickers who want to see shiney trinkets. The reps the truck manufacturers have out there are just as bad. They seem to only know the basics at best.