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by pv83
Sun Oct 15, 2017 6:20 pm
Forum: Heavy Haulage
Topic: Classic pictures Update 08/10/2017
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Re: Classic pictures Update 08/10/2017

Couple of examples of Nooteboom ABDAN trailers...
by pv83
Sun Oct 15, 2017 6:11 pm
Forum: Heavy Haulage
Topic: Classic pictures Update 08/10/2017
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Re: Classic pictures Update 08/10/2017

Scammell 100 tonner ;)
by pv83
Sun Oct 15, 2017 6:10 pm
Forum: Heavy Haulage
Topic: Classic pictures Update 08/10/2017
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Re: Classic pictures Update 08/10/2017

Reference to Patrick's comment about people with experience with the trailers in question when were these type trailers in use, 40's, 50's ? At time they were state of the art, they replaced something and in turn were replaced with something more efficient. And the trend continues. I reckon that it...
by pv83
Wed Oct 11, 2017 7:54 pm
Forum: Heavy Haulage
Topic: Classic pictures Update 08/10/2017
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Re: Classic pictures Update 19/09/2017

Wayne I have often thought the same thing and for the life of me I cant think of a reason they went that way Lucky for Australian we never had that type of thing we had side load rear load or folding goose neck and pretty much do today, although most today are rear load Bugger mate, seems you lot m...
by pv83
Wed Oct 11, 2017 7:53 pm
Forum: Heavy Haulage
Topic: Classic pictures Update 08/10/2017
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Re: Classic pictures Update 19/09/2017

The good pictures posted Oct 1 by pv83 show the trailers with removable rear wheel assemblies. Every time time see pictures of that style trailer, float, lowboy, wonder what was the method of retention and procedure for removal and reinstall. Must have been brutal to remove and install on uneven so...
by pv83
Wed Oct 11, 2017 7:46 pm
Forum: Heavy Haulage
Topic: Classic pictures Update 08/10/2017
Replies: 2590
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Re: Classic pictures Update 08/10/2017

Cheers Steve, that's the one mate :claphands:

Interesting looking trailer as well, looks like a Nicolas?
by pv83
Mon Oct 09, 2017 12:38 pm
Forum: Heavy Haulage
Topic: Classic pictures Update 08/10/2017
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Re: Classic pictures Update 08/10/2017

Didn't Econofreight had such a spaghetti Mack in the fleet?
by pv83
Mon Oct 02, 2017 5:01 pm
Forum: Heavy Haulage
Topic: Classic pictures Update 08/10/2017
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Re: Classic pictures Update 19/09/2017

..... Didn't Sid Harrison converted some Scammell's just like that? It looks like Harrison stretched the chassis and added a middle non-steer axle supported on airbags. See: http://www.roadranger.co.nz/2013/09/scammell-scrapbook.html Harrison Scammell.jpg http://www.classicmachinery.net/forum/downl...
by pv83
Mon Oct 02, 2017 4:56 pm
Forum: Heavy Haulage
Topic: Classic pictures Update 08/10/2017
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Re: Classic pictures Update 19/09/2017

hair bear wrote:The Pickfords picture - Why are the cab windows paneled over?
The Antar picture - Is that a Rottinoff behind?


Export reasons..?

I'm fairly sure that that's a Pacific with a in-house build cab.
Might be wrong though as usual...
by pv83
Mon Oct 02, 2017 4:54 pm
Forum: Heavy Haulage
Topic: Classic pictures Update 08/10/2017
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Re: Classic pictures Update 19/09/2017

Jeremy Rowland wrote:
essexpete wrote:A cracker with the JCB demo unit!

The TKs look maxed out, perhaps the Leyland engine?



I thought the same about the TKs bet they were slow uphill.

Jeremy


Weren't they slow downhill as well... :roll: right, I'll get me coat...

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