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They don't push the camel backs but I believe you can still get them on Granites. Does Mack offer Hendrickson suspensions. They should be rugged like camel backs.

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Were still getting Camel back on MR concrete pump Spec trucks Don't know how long that will last!

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How long has the camelback been around. I know B models had it .....Late 40s? 

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I would say the late 30's/early 40's because it was used on the L models and the heavy duty F models.

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Intresting.. think about that for a moment. a Mack suspension that is still used today some 80 years later. its had many changes and upgrades but the concept unchanged.

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31 minutes ago, j hancock said:

Carefully designed for proven performance.

Yup and now there is  M ride 

Exclusive to Mack  ! :rolleyes:

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9 minutes ago, fjh said:

Yup and now there is  M ride 

Exclusive to Mack  ! :rolleyes:

Crappy design for marginal performance.

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1 hour ago, j hancock said:

Crappy design for marginal performance.

TELL IT LIKE IT IS   (VOLVO TRASH!)

Edited by fjh

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shop labor rates killed the camelback  its a excellent suspension until you pay $100 a hr to replace the bushings or a cracked trunion.  The T ride is alot easier to work on with just as good articulation

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T rides are horrible. Volvo tried making Mack push them here over Camelback. Very, very bad luck in heavy use. They're all going back to Camelback. The t ride was a Hendrickson suspension. I remember Sterling trucks with it. 

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I'm seeing more and more issues with that M ride spring suspension. Lots of bushing issues.  Mack carriers exploding everywhere as well. I'm shocked. These Mack carriers are dropping like flies.

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I've seen Mack chunks fail in on road applications never overloaded either.  Unheard of back in the day  I don't know whose building the rears for Mack now but they need to go back to the drawing board.

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