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03-01-2018, 13:48   #1
 
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Trucking general chat - was Forum/Sub-forum proposal

Would anyone here be interest in having a forum such as the above mentioned started up for truckers and all truck related topics for discussion etc?

Note: title changed to reflect thread repurposing.

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04-01-2018, 16:56   #2
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I know that exists on facebook,was looking for something of a similar nature here on boards but with added anonymity that you don't get there.
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Dono is there many of us here
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Dono is there many of us here
I’d love to know how many of us exactly that there is here though
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I’d love to know how many of us exactly that there is here though
Would be interesting to know. Be good if it took off even for lads to show off theyre rigs or the strange and wonderful things we encounter on a daily basis
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Would be interesting to know. Be good if it took off even for lads to show off theyre rigs or the strange and wonderful things we encounter on a daily basis
There’s a few alright around here as I was PMing a few of them.

I think just myself and Truckermal are the most obvious on account of our usernames.

Be interesting to see would other trucks come in here and state that they actually are.

I’ll be throwing up a few threads here and there when I get the chance, my personal life is crazy busy at the moment.

There’s also a thread on the new Scania L series I started last week.

Can’t beat a Volvo though
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There’s a few alright around here as I was PMing a few of them.

I think just myself and Truckermal are the most obvious on account of our usernames.

Be interesting to see would other trucks come in here and state that they actually are.

I’ll be throwing up a few threads here and there when I get the chance, my personal life is crazy busy at the moment.

There’s also a thread on the new Scania L series I started last week.

Can’t beat a Volvo though
I know I actually seen it just before I picked up on this one. Not gone on it but I don't have much love for the new gen s ether.

I'd agree 100% with you on the Volvo. That would upset all the scania boys tho
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Another vote for Volvo here, hai.
Do have a soft spot for MAN though
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Another vote for Volvo here, hai.
Do have a soft spot for MAN though
The MAN look nice on the outside, on the inside they are s not cheap though, also the auto box are a bloody nightmare.

The manual 4 over 4 version I find unusual in that I had to take off in second rather than 3rd in a Volvo or Scania.

The Mercedes Actros in manual are far better than the Axor.

As for DAF
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I do like trucks but I wouldnt be a massive fan. My fav manufacturer is US based Freightliner and subsequently Mercedes
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I do like trucks but I wouldnt be a massive fan. My fav manufacturer is US based Freightliner and subsequently Mercedes
They are a nice truck, they won’t be viable here though due to their size.

The most a truck can be here in length legally 16.5m so if they were commissioned by companies then the payload would be tiny.

Now there are trucks longer than that here such as road trains etc but permits are required a lot of the time.

I’d love a go at one in my job though
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The MAN look nice on the outside, on the inside they are s not cheap though, also the auto box are a bloody nightmare.

The manual 4 over 4 version I find unusual in that I had to take off in second rather than 3rd in a Volvo or Scania.

The Mercedes Actros in manual are far better than the Axor.

As for DAF
MAN is what I drive and as far as the box gos at times I'd be chewing the steering wheel with frustration. Had a rare 4 over 4 one for awhile too and going through the high low range just as slow. But they have a handy little button saves the left leg a lot. Can't beat the i-shift tho.

As far as the Yankee machienes. 70s Cab over Pete
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I'd agree 100% with you on the Volvo. That would upset all the scania boys tho
sure they get upset with a scania if it doesnt say V8
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sure they get upset with a scania if it doesnt say V8
Some of those V8’s wouldn’t pull the socks off ya.

The only thing I like about Scania is the fuel economy is good, seriously big tanks though, 1400 litres all in.

A DAF xf had more power than it on take off even when fully loaded.
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