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The PACCAR Profit Machine

Economically speaking, times are tough but there are signs of light on the horizon.  Truck manufactures in all segments are reporting rising sales and increased demand.  And, as we all know, heavy truck sales are a leading sign of economic … Continue reading

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The Beast – Rat Rod, Diesel Style

Ever see something you really like and say to yourself, why didn’t I think of that?  Well, here is one of those times for me.  Check out this Kenworth rat rod from the genius minds at the Hernandez Speed Shop. … Continue reading

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One Truck to Rule them All – The CT600

This past spring Caterpillar unveiled their newest product line, the CT600 Class 8 vocational truck.  Some may say that making inroads into the already competitive commercial truck market with a new and unproven product during an economic downturn is a big challenge, if not … Continue reading

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On the Job – Kenworth T-800

The County of Onondaga in NY has embarked on ambitious variety of green projects designed to collect rain water run off before it reaches storm and sanitary sewers.  According to the savetherain.us The “Save the Rain” program is a comprehensive … Continue reading

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How to move a 400 Ton Radioactive Generator

So how do you move a 400 ton radioactive generator nearly 800 miles across multiple state lines? The obvious answer..very carefully….by using a combination of heavy haul Kenworths and Macks. Make sure you don’t forget the numerous escort vehicles. A … Continue reading

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2011 Woodsmen’s Field Days

Daily Diesel Dose contributor Dan sent in these great shots of trucks spotted at the NYS Woodsmen’s Field Days in Boonville, NY this past weekend.  Some of the rigs were involved in the parade through town while others were just … Continue reading

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Visitor Submissions

Today we have some great visitor submissions courtesy of Dan and Joe. Dan sends us this great series of photos of an old Mack doing a high wire act on a rail road bridge near Lockport, NY.  Whatever you do, … Continue reading

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The trucks of Hunts Point

The trucks of Hunts Point, it has a nice ring to it, almost sounds like TV show title. Below you will find a few of the many, many trucks that deliver fresh fruit and vegetables to A & J Produce … Continue reading

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At the races, diesel style

This past weekends King Of Trucks super show had a lot of action. Mud bogging, rock climbing, and of course, diesel powered racing. Here is a good example of what was on tap. First up, the big rigs. A pair … Continue reading

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Truck of the Year! Kenworth T700

The ATD (American Truck Dealers) has named the Kenworth T700 the 2011 Heavy Duty Commercial truck of the year.  Voters were comprised of leading industry journalists (yours truly not included) who analyzed design, innovation, ease of maintenance and driver satisfaction.  Kenworth claims … Continue reading

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