Fun Facts About Retread Tires | Service Tire Truck Centers – Kansas City Trailer Repair – By USTrailer.com

Fun Facts About Retread Tires | Service Tire Truck Centers

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30 to 50% cheaper than new tires with comparable new tire performance/wear.
Retread tires contain 75% post-consumer material .
22 gallons of oil are required to manufacture new commercial truck tires vs 7 gallons of oil are required in the #RetreadingProcess.
18 kg of raw material is saved in the production of every retreaded commercial truck tire, including ruber, steel and carbon black.
The production and use of retread tires saves the #TruckingIndustry more than $3 billion USD annually.
Retreading truck tires in the US reduces carbon emissions by 396,000 tons every year.
Each retreaded truck tire keeps 100 lbs of waste out of landfills.

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Air Lift LoadLIFTER 5000 airbag installation – Kansas City Trailer Repair – By USTrailer.com

Air Lift LoadLIFTER 5000 airbag installation

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Air Lift LoadLIFTER 5000 airbag installation
I was quoted anywhere from $500 to $750 to have airbags installed on my truck. I looked at the directions and decided to give it a try myself. All said and done it cost me about $280 (kit and other bits I needed to do the job, and took about four hours. If you are at all handy, and have a friend, and all the correct pieces before you begin, it should take about two to two and a half hours.

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Two lanes wide, tires 13′ tall, Caterpillar 793c, now thats a truck!!!! – Kansas City Trailer Repair – By USTrailer.com

Two lanes wide, tires 13' tall, Caterpillar 793c, now thats a truck!!!!

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Caterpillar 793 is one of the biggest mining trucks built by the company. The tires are size 59/80R63 XDR, and made by Michelin at the cost of $42,500. for each. They stand at 13.22′ tall, and weigh 11,680 lbs per tire. The truck sells for about 5 million dollars. Check the size of these trucks. You can really tell how large it is when it passes a tractor trailer at the guard house. Then watch them pass full size pickups on the dirt road. Video was shot at Minntac, at Mountain Iron, MN. 10-2003

Updated info, thanks to Ted K.
That’s a 793c early model. 150 cu yd spreader body for sanding haul roads in winter. We had 2 of those then, that was 594. That was shot when I was driving it from the Hoover construction repair yard in mt. iron mn to minntac. That body has ben re mounted now. Not sure what truck it’s on but I’m guessing still a 793c.

This is the LARGEST dump truck I ever filmed, and the link is the OLDEST dump truck I ever filmed. When is the last time you saw an unrestored, 1927 Indiana Motor Truck in opperation at an HCEA meet in Brownsville, PA.?

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2005 Freightliner Columbia semi truck for sale | no-reserve Internet auction August 24, 2017 – Kansas City Trailer Repair – By USTrailer.com

2005 Freightliner Columbia semi truck for sale | no-reserve Internet auction August 24, 2017

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Truck and Trailer Auction
This asset is for sale in an absolute, no-reserve Internet auction by Purple Wave on August 24, 2017
View a detailed listing of this item and place bids at

2005 Freightliner Columbia semi truck
493,652 miles on odometer
18,390 hours on meter
Detroit Diesel Series 60 14.0L L6 turbo diesel engine
Eaton Fuller 10 speed manual transmission
Tandem axle
Inter-axle differential lock
AC and heat
Cruise
AM/FM/CD
Power and heated mirrors
Air suspension seat
Exterior visor
Sliding fifth wheel plate
Dual fuel tanks
Air suspension
Air brakes
315/80R22.5 front tires
11R22.5 rear tires
GVWR 52,000 lbs
Unit# 5333
Missouri title
Title distribution may be delayed up to 14 days from verification of funds.
1FUJA6CK05LN37502
It’s located in Montgomery City, MO, and we’re selling it to the highest bidder regardless of price.

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