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Belonged to __________ at the time and now is with __________, last I knew.

WE don't own them we are only renting them. Old Mack's never die they just get better.

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A true classic. Still ready to work 

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holy shit,,,,what a good looking SOB.........first mack i ever drove was a 68 R,,,,,,,but it was nowhere near that clean...lol.thanks jim..........bob

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1 hour ago, tenfive0 said:

Belonged to __________ at the time and now is with __________, last I knew.

WE don't own them we are only renting them. Old Mack's never die they just get better.

Yup, very true.  We are only serving as a caretaker.

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16 minutes ago, 70mackMB said:

You think l could take that to work with me this week? And show the boss and them damn Volvos what a days work is. Without breaking down or having electrical and exhaust issues!    .....Hippy

Hippy, you would have a productive week!!!  No codes, no regens, no BS!

 

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Is it on 24.5”s

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10 minutes ago, Quickfarms said:

Is it on 24.5”s

Running tube type 24" rubber.

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32 minutes ago, j hancock said:

Running tube type 24" rubber.

Those really make it look good.

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I have a buddy with an R on 22" dayton hubs. He is running lopro 24.5 rubber. It gives a good look.

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On 3/15/2020 at 6:45 PM, Ditchdiggerjcf said:

I have a buddy with an R on 22" dayton hubs. He is running lopro 24.5 rubber. It gives a good look.

I like the taller sidewalls of the 22" and 24" tube type tires myself. I have new 10.00RX22 rubber on my B-61 project and would purchase more if could be found. 

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I throw away all those old tube type. Nobody wants to deal with the split rims anymore. I know I don't. Something about the rubber in those old tires, they last forever. 

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3 hours ago, Ditchdiggerjcf said:

I throw away all those old tube type. Nobody wants to deal with the split rims anymore. I know I don't. Something about the rubber in those old tires, they last forever. 

I thought "Tube type" just has a snap ring? And "Split rim" ment the rim was actually split all the way thru?  Correct me if im wrong

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44 minutes ago, ws721 said:

I thought "Tube type" just has a snap ring? And "Split rim" ment the rim was actually split all the way thru?  Correct me if im wrong

You're right, but some people loosely call tube type rims "split". A true split rim is actually split.

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I was referring to the split retainer ring. Tire guys here will still do them, but nobody bothers with them anymore. Tubes are a pita.

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Well, a nail in a tubeless tire = finish the day and call the tire guy.

Nail in tube type = lost wages and call tire guy immediately

I rarely repair either one, and definitely won't on the side of the road.

Tube type is pita on a working truck.

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My 1975 has tube tires and my tire guy was not to concerned about them especially since there is a spare on the truck.

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Not going to disagree with your methods as everybody does what works for them, but if one of my trucks had a flat, that was end of the work cycle until the matter was addressed. Didn't matter if tubes or not. I'm not a tire guy but trucks always carried hose, bottle jack, cribbing, impact wrench and socket set for the task, along with a spare tire. Never had driver's too good to change their own tires, nor would have.

Seen a lot of guys running as you suggest with both tube, and tubeless. Pickup a nail in say an outer dual, and worry about it later. At sometime they're sitting at the edge of the road and as you say "losing wages" awaiting a tire service truck to arrive, then paying that tire service guy to install two tires rather than one as the original problem was negated or minimized in priority.

Cannot say I really ever had many tire problems as always purchased decent quality up front, ran to about 25% and rotated them through as they had trade value with the tire dealer I used. I would pay "dead time" to my driver's also so there wasn't really any motivation to run equipment till failure which would have ultimately bitten into everyone's profit sharing offered at Christmas time. Never ran a mix of Budd, and Dayton hubs so the spare tire always fit the truck.

That's just kinda the way I did things over 10 years and was always profitable. Not suggesting it works for everyone, but maintaining is always cheaper than replacing to/for me.

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A nail in tubeless is more than likely a slow leaker and can finish the day. A nail in tube type is flat in no time. It can't finish a day. 

One causes a truck to pull off the job, the other doesn't.

 

I've noticed most on this board are collectors so it really doesn't matter in that instance. Run what you like and what looks good to you.

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I like the looks of the tall rubber and the "flat" rim also.  Can do/have done tubes, flaps etc but tubeless certainly makes for less hassle!

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I like the tall rubber too, but those 22" daytons with lopro 24.5's sure look nice.

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