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Old 04-16-2014, 10:32 PM
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Well we bought this beast from blackheath in the blue mountains in New South Wales and we have had it now for the last two weeks, it use to cart fertiliser to farms in the sorroundung areas, Mount Victoria is probably one of the toughest pulls in australia that i know of, and this pete was up and down it pretty much everyday in the last 10 years, as you can see it looks tough as, its a November 1998 build which spent its first 5 years in the states, it was then imported to australia and is now badged as a 2003 model because of the conversion side of things, its got a cat 3406E which is one of the last ones before they became C15's, behind it is an eaton 10 speed, i think the ratois in the diffs are 4:11's but im not too sure, its around there anyway, the trailer is a 2005 beleive it or not, muscat 34'x6'5'' trailer, its had a hard life not only doing fert it use to cart coal in wollongong in the coal mines, weve spent a week going over it so it could pass roadworthy which they both did,
Here are the photos that were on the advertisement










and here it is after a weeks work done to it









its first load



tipping off its first load



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i would like this to be my next truck to build but ive got prioritize at the moment so it wont be for a while till i build one and ive got to have the funds to, lol dont we all
what do you guys think????
cheers lucas
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