What sort of truck is this?

What sort of truck is this?

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GOATever

Original Poster:

1,080 posts

11 months

Sunday 2nd June
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This just rolled past a pub I’m sat outside.

I guess it’s ‘Merican, and very nicely sorted. What is it?










rallycross

10,173 posts

181 months

Sunday 2nd June
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it would take a very special kind of person to want to drive around in something like that.

Venisonpie

391 posts

26 months

Sunday 2nd June
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Kenworth.

Scrump

5,535 posts

102 months

Sunday 2nd June
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Kenworth. The badge is visible in your first picture rolleyes

Turbojuice

414 posts

33 months

Sunday 2nd June
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A big one.

RemyMartin81D

4,902 posts

149 months

Sunday 2nd June
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Semi as the Yanks call it. Kenworth is the make. No idea on the model. Not my thing and that paint is pure cringe.

unsprung

3,299 posts

68 months

Sunday 2nd June
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It's a conventional (ie: not cabover) truck. Tractor for the tractor-trailer.

Manufactured by Kenworth. But it's not the newest series. Just Google Kenworth trucks.

Travel anywhere in the US west of the Mississippi River and these are ubiquitous. This one has a large "sleeper" behind the cab; it's a truck designed to travel for days at a time.


normalbloke

3,381 posts

163 months

Sunday 2nd June
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Are you at the Dancing Man Brewery perchance?

fttm

1,764 posts

79 months

Sunday 2nd June
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Kenworth W900

GOATever

Original Poster:

1,080 posts

11 months

Sunday 2nd June
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normalbloke said:
Are you at the Dancing Man Brewery perchance?
Yep thumbup

GOATever

Original Poster:

1,080 posts

11 months

Sunday 2nd June
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fttm said:
Kenworth W900
Ah, thanks. I’m pretty sure I’ve not seen many of those over here.

GOATever

Original Poster:

1,080 posts

11 months

Sunday 2nd June
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unsprung said:
It's a conventional (ie: not cabover) truck. Tractor for the tractor-trailer.

Manufactured by Kenworth. But it's not the newest series. Just Google Kenworth trucks.

Travel anywhere in the US west of the Mississippi River and these are ubiquitous. This one has a large "sleeper" behind the cab; it's a truck designed to travel for days at a time.
Interesting.

williamp

16,535 posts

217 months

Sunday 2nd June
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rallycross said:
it would take a very special kind of person to want to drive around in something like that.
...normal people drive a Peterbuilt


Monkeylegend

16,182 posts

175 months

Sunday 2nd June
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That's not a truck, it's a flat on wheels.

Love it.

DanT86

30 posts

3 months

Monday 3rd June
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I must say I've lived in small apartments

GOATever

Original Poster:

1,080 posts

11 months

Wednesday 5th June
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DanT86 said:
I must say I've lived in small apartments
TBF I think it was a bit extreme for British roads laugh.

Its Just Adz

9,373 posts

153 months

Wednesday 5th June
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Love it, wouldn't mind a drive in it.

fttm

1,764 posts

79 months

Thursday 6th June
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Bought 2 mid roof versions in 2013 , intended to run the for 5 yrs/million kms . The build quality was dreadful almost to agricultural levels and after repeated and continuous DEF(Adblue) issues they were sold within 3 yrs . Now using long nose Volvos which have always been a favorite of mine but let down by the woeful dealership support . Happy days rolleyes

GEARJAMMER

438 posts

83 months

Saturday 13th July
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That will be 'Big Rigs' Kenworth W900, its used for weddings, proms etc, nice bit of kit, I know where it lives (just up the road from where I live) so see it quite often.... and hear it.

GC8

18,350 posts

134 months

Saturday 20th July
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I wonder what it tares in at?
Useless as a working vehicle here: look how long the chassis is - you couldnt tow a worthwhile trailer.