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Makes you wonder right about the current practice of incorporating the turn signal in with the headlight bucket.  "Let's see-is he turning left in front of me?"   If they are going to do that with class 6-8 trucks,  IMO they should have a canceling feature like some cars do that kill the headlight when the turn signal is powered.

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I like function/safety over fashion with regards to lights.

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Those lollypop light aren't big enough on Long Island! Had a girl turn into my rt front tire (10x24) because see didn't see my truck next to her in stop and go traffic. I did see new Fright Liner ;) with strobes in the directionals and brake lights. 

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It is funny (not really) when four-wheelers think they can beat out a truck on the road or a train on the tracks.

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Nice tall stance gonna look sweet with a box 

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On 9/4/2019 at 10:06 PM, 41chevy said:

Those lollypop light aren't big enough on Long Island! Had a girl turn into my rt front tire (10x24) because see didn't see my truck next to her in stop and go traffic. I did see new Fright Liner ;) with strobes in the directionals and brake lights. 

Can you imagine all the 4 wheelers a long tongued California pup would collect on Long Island when they tried to cut between the truck and the trailer???? 

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1 hour ago, Brocky said:

Can you imagine all the 4 wheelers a long tongued California pup would collect on Long Island when they tried to cut between the truck and the trailer???? 

Yikes!  What a mess!

It has been a day or two since I have needed to use the Cross Bronx or Throgs Neck and I am really OK with that.

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14 hours ago, j hancock said:

Yikes!  What a mess!

It has been a day or two since I have needed to use the Cross Bronx or Throgs Neck and I am really OK with that.

Cross Bronx , the BQE and even Northern Blvd are better than before. . .the no longer strip your vehicle when you stop they now do it while moving. Even Alphabet City has changed with big signs saying Do Not Stop in Spanglish. AOC and mayor DiBlasio have said it is safe. . .he's goes over in in NYC1 and no issues.

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7 hours ago, 41chevy said:

Cross Bronx , the BQE and even Northern Blvd are better than before. . .the no longer strip your vehicle when you stop they now do it while moving. Even Alphabet City has changed with big signs saying Do Not Stop in Spanglish. AOC and mayor DiBlasio have said it is safe. . .he's goes over in in NYC1 and no issues.

it is obvious you have not been on the Cross Bronx, BQE, or Northern Blvd is a while. they are able to strip a car while "moving" because the top speed on any of those three roads is only 1/2 mile per hour.  and that is at 2 am when there is no traffic. 

i was on Northern last month.  took me 45 minutes to go one block.

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I avoid New York and up like the plague. Fortunately I never have any reason to go up there. Don't understand why someone would subject themselves to living there with that kind of traffic.

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Strip cars while moving?

What industrious young lads!  They reinvented the assembly line into the "disassembly line".  Wonder what family they work for or if all independent? 

Hmmm, probably best not to know....

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Nice looking ride thanks for sharing .....another fella made a comment about turn signal is my Kenworth doesn’t even have any if people are coming up on my left or right they have nothing to look at but this little tiny marker light on the fender that just barely flickers when the turn signal is on I don’t know why they quit using them on the fenders that’s the best way.....Sometimes you wonder what these designers are thinking that makes absolutely no sense to me I get nervous changing lanes and heavy traffic with out that big bright light on the fender


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7 hours ago, tjc transport said:

it is obvious you have not been on the Cross Bronx, BQE, or Northern Blvd is a while. they are able to strip a car while "moving" because the top speed on any of those three roads is only 1/2 mile per hour.  and that is at 2 am when there is no traffic. 

i was on Northern last month.  took me 45 minutes to go one block.

Makes me kind of miss the run into the old Hunts Market.

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Wow. What're these people doing jumping in trailers?? 

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7 hours ago, 41chevy said:

Going into at the wee hours of the mornig to Hunts Market was through a section of burned out and abandoned building and tons of stripped and burned cars, The local 'opportunists' would put stripped cars i'n the street to stop or slow you down. Stop for the wreck or slow down they would open your trailer and start tossing out your load to their bro's. We ran three truck convoy into the market.  We rammed hulks out of the way, no stopping for anything if possible. I carried  Easy Off oven cleaner as a jacking protection, hit the face and head with it the last thing they will do is fight. Those cut down NY bumpers weren't for looks my friend. Very close the Escape from NY movie scenes. 

Didn’t have any idea; I have seen the movie. Sounds rough!

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Wow.  That's nuts.

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On 9/7/2019 at 10:36 PM, Red Horse said:

Well my intro to  driving in metro NY was the big strike in 71 when the majors took on the PTEU-the big union that represented most of the petro drivers in the metro area.  Anyone in management throughput the country that  had ever driven was placed on the "MOCO" team.."method of continuous operation"-The prep for that was we had to take the NYC Fire Dept Certificate of Fitness test that was needed to haul gas/oil-"haz mat" wasn't a term then. 

Well I spent 51 days driving out of Mt Vernon-at times on 5 axles in  Westchester county, other  times in a "city spec" 10 wheeler delivering in the Bronx.  After a while  you learned the shortcuts and I remember one day going through a decent neighborhood (near  Gun Hill Rd.?) I pass a group of people standing  around a VW bug.  I dropped the load and on my way back there is the VW-all the doors and  "hood" open sitting on blocks, papers blowing all around it. Stripped clean-and this was a "nice' neighborhood!

Welcome to the "Big Apple".

You ever go to the Spanish fruit and vegie market in Manhatten on 96th street right off the Tribourgh Bridge? They would put guards on your truck. The market was called El Guapo . Big burned out single story building with corrugated steel doors. Went there once . . .I would rather go to Hunts.

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On 9/7/2019 at 7:59 AM, JoeH said:

I avoid New York and up like the plague. Fortunately I never have any reason to go up there. Don't understand why someone would subject themselves to living there with that kind of traffic.

joe   traffic is doable people are not

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