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How to Raise and Lower an Argosy cabin

Freightliner’s Gary Wheatly demonstrates how to raise and lower the cabin of a Freightliner Argosy in this short walk-around tour of their cabover flagship. Freightliner claims their New Generation Argosy is the only COE truck in Australia that gives you the complete package. The choice of either Detroit Diesel DD15, DD16 or Cummins ISX and Signature power plants, a massive 1,650 square inches of cooling to deliver more capacity and eff... Read more

April 29, 2014 | Posted in: Tech Tips

How to Raise and Lower a Kenworth Cab

To Raise the cab 1. Park the vehicle on a level surface to secure proper hook and latch alignment. 2. Apply the park brake. 3. Secure or remove all loose items in the cab and luggage compartments. Close all doors. 4. Check the clearance above and ahead of the cab. Be sure there will be enough room to clear roof antennae, roof fairings and side extenders when you tilt the cab. Check for obstructions overhead, such as branches, powerlines and ... Read more

April 29, 2014 | Posted in: Tech Tips

Fuels for Thought

    While many operators base their fuel supply primarily on purchase price, consideration must be given not only to short term cost when the bowsers` nozzle is hung up, but the long term cost and implications when inferior quality fuel is used. In the early seventies a major world-wide oil crisis created an overnight fuel shortage. As a result fuel prices rose sharply and have remained high since. This situation brought about a de... Read more

April 17, 2014 | Posted in: Tech Tips
New EzyRider Premium Seat For Freightliner
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