This weight sensitive bulk hauler is designed to save pounds without sacrificing power, durability or driver comfort
N/A sensitive bulk hauler is designed to save pounds without sacrificing power, durability or driver comfort. The unit meets real world challenges as a 6x4 tractor with a 12-liter engine. The day-cab tractor has a 113-in. BBC and a 184-in. wheelbase. The chassis is constructed of 120,000 psi frame rails with aluminum crossmembers, is huckbolted and features frames with tapered rear ends.
Power for the hauler comes from a 380-hp Caterpillar C12 diesel, rated at 1,450 ft-lb of torque at 1,800 rpm. That power runs through a Meritor 15.5-in. two-plate ceramic clutch and a 9-speed Eaton-Fuller RT-14709H transmission with an aluminum clutch housing. The tractor also has a single frame-mounted vertical exhaust and a Holland Fleetmaster stationary fifth wheel.
The front axle is rated at 12,000 lb, with a 12,000-lb capacity taperfleaf suspension with 54-in. springs for a smooth ride, plus large shackle pins for added durability. The tandem drive axle bogie is a 40,000-lb Meritor RT-40-145A with an aluminum carrier, while the rear suspension is a 40,000-lb capacity AirLiner Extra Duty air suspension.
The cab is constructed of aluminum fitted together in a modular framing buck for precise panel alignment and fully welded for strength. The cab rides on an air-ride suspension for driver comfort and durability.
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