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james.bardin - 9/15/2015 5:15:31 AM
   
Looking to purchase a new truck
We have a GMC T6500 , that is due for replacement. It has the 7.2 cat engine , and a 24 foot box, with lift gate. We are looking to get a new one, because this one is been road hard and put up wet too many times, and only has 60,000 miles on it.
It has new transmission, new axles and gears, The right front steering and hubs are replaced.
We currently have a bid for a 2015 International class 6. We have to keep it under the GVW so the warehouse guys don't have to get a CDL.
Which I disagree with.
I have heard bad things about the Max Force engines, so I am trying to stay away from them.
Any other things to keep in consideration with the new truck.
It 90% of the time never leaves the city, and is driven by warehouse guys who care less about it, so it needs to be tough.

Jim Macke
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jmacke - 2/1/2016 1:33:45 PM
   
RE:Looking to purchase a new truck
Did you purchase another truck already?

Steven Guilbeault
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GuilbeaultTransportation - 3/15/2016 9:08:40 PM
   
RE:Looking to purchase a new truck
Stay far very far away from the max force and go see your Local Freightliner dealer cant beat a class 6-7 Frightliner Truck

Del Hudson
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delhudson - 1/3/2017 7:02:31 PM
   
RE:Looking to purchase a new truck
Agreed. Company i drove for as a driver last year got a bunch of new international trucks with with maxxforce. they all started burning oil like crazy in the first year. junk

Clifford Short
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acehotshot - 3/12/2017 10:42:09 PM
   
RE:Looking to purchase a new truck
I like the F700 FORDS, EITHER THE 6.6 OR 7.8 TURBOS.

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