kscarbel Posted March 7, 2013 Share Posted March 7, 2013 Transport Topics / March 6, 2013(INDIANAPOLIS) Mack Trucks introduced a 4x2 version of its Granite MHD (medium heavy duty) vocational truck here March 6 during the NTEA Work Truck Show.The truck is being offered exclusively with the Cummins ISL9 engine and a choice of an Allison 3000 automatic or Fuller manual transmission, said Curtis Dorwart, vocational product marketing manager, during an exclusive interview with Light & Medium Truck.Dorwart said the truck is tailored to small contractors, municipalities and utilities, among others, that need a Class 7 application. However, it can also be spec’d for Class 8 duty, he said.A short bumper-to-tire distance offers optimal front-end swing clearance and wheel cut, Mack said. The galvanized steel cab is mounted on airbags and shocks, while frame rails are offered in thicknesses ranging from 7 mm to 11.1 mm, Mack said Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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