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Roadtec SB2500e Shuttle Buggy

A new piece of heavy equipment eye candy as replaced the Western Star 6900XD on the Tracey Road Equipment display pad, the Roadtec SB2500e, aka, the Shuttle Buggy. The idea behind the shuttle buggy is to remove the inefficiencies in asphalt … Continue reading

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Western Star 6900XD – The Video

I stopped by Tracey Road Equipment again to grab a video of that awesome looking Western Star 6900XD. I attempted to narrate while sounding like a knew what I was talking about with less than stellar results. After looking over the … Continue reading

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At the Dealer – Western Star 6900XD

Last night I received a text message from Andy telling me to stop by Tracey Road Equipment because there was a huge Western Star on display with front fenders that had railings. I knew right then and there a 6900 … Continue reading

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At the Dealer – Cats and Stars

Too much chrome? No one is going to say that about this CT681.  And what about those aluminium rims? You could make a great deep dish pizza in one of those. Can you tell I have no interesting facts to … Continue reading

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Heavy Equipment for All

This is the view from the cab of a 400,000 dollar wheel loader. The largest machine on display during the Tracey Road Equipment open house was a Liebherr L586. The Liehberr name seems to be a new addition to the … Continue reading

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New and Improved

Row upon row of brand new trucks all open for the inspection. Just in case you haven’t figured it out yet Tracey Road Equipment is Daimler Trucks NA dealership which means Freightliners and Western Stars of all types. Tracey has … Continue reading

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Tracey Road Equipment Open House

We all know that I’m no stranger to the Tracey Road Equipment lot. Usually I’m just a casual visitor passing through but this weekend saw an open house that allowed me to get up close and personal with all types … Continue reading

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New Macks, New Western Stars, New Freightliners

I won’t pretend that I don’t have a leaning toward the trucks of the past but new rigs are not without their charm. Sometimes they look pretty darn good if you ignore all the electronic gremlins and engine problems that … Continue reading

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At the Dealer – Spring/Summer 2015

I haven’t done a genuine at the dealer post in months so let us dust off yet another old chestnut of Daily Diesel Dose. The focus today? Freightliners and Western Stars. They are taking over the world. Most new trucks … Continue reading

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Old and New

We’ve seen many new Western Stars hit the road over the years at Daily Diesel Dose. Here is another one. This 4900 with a setback axle belongs to Curtis Trucking and looks to be another sweet lowboy hauler similar to … Continue reading

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