Category Archives: At the Dealer

At the Dealer – Western Star 49X

The Western Star 49X is one the newest trucks out there and Tracey Road Equipment isn’t wasting anytime getting them into the hands of their new owners. Here we see a dump configuration for Ruston Paving in their trademark baby … Continue reading

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At the Dealer – Mack RD

I bet more than a few of you out there wish you could visit your local Mack dealer and purchase a brand new R-Model. Simple electronics, no DEF, no sensors that monitor sensors, little to no pollution controls. Just tried … Continue reading

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Western Star 49X

Here it is, the Western Star 49X. This one showed up rather quickly at the dealer following the official reveal just a few months ago. The 49X is probably the most advanced Western Star ever built and looks nothing like … Continue reading

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At the Dealer – December 2020

Yes, sometimes I do visit heavy truck dealers that are not Freightliner. Here we have a nice VHD presumably for the Town of Kirkland, NY. Down the road the local Kenworth dealer was jammed full of new trucks. The tried … Continue reading

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At the Dealer – August 2020 Report

Wow, look at these new trucks in a color other than white! Suddenly they look appealing to the eye. Here, a matching pair of International HX520 at Stadium International. Across town at Tracey Road and stunning and incredibly bright red … Continue reading

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At the Dealer – Mega Edition

Today, a major dumping of photos from dealer visits over the past few months. Over at Tracey Road Equipment, the local Freightliner dealer, there was an entire row of used Mack Pinnacles in both sleeper and day cab variants in … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Test

I’m sure the folks at Western Star believe they make a seriously tough and thoroughly road tested rig. Without question the 4700 series chassis went through countless hours of real world testing before the model went into full production. But … Continue reading

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At the Dealer – Lonestars for Everyone

Do you remember that episode of Oprah where the entire studio audience received a new car? No? Me either. But I do know that it happened. All 276 people in attendance received a brand new Pontiac G6. What a cruel … Continue reading

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At The Dealer – Looking Back at 2019

Dan mentioned the other day he missed the long running part of the website dedicated to checking out the trucks found at the local heavy truck dealers. With little Preston running around I haven’t had much time to scope out … Continue reading

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Almost at the Dealer

Usually we look at new trucks when they are At The Dealer. This time I was able to head the trucks off at the past by spending the night at a hotel in the Poconos. In the one man convoy … Continue reading

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