Truck Speed?

Discussion in 'AAA Cooper Transportation' started by Demolitionman, Jun 10, 2008.

  1. CHUCKWAGON ORL

    CHUCKWAGON ORL New Member

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    :threadsux:WOW THERE AAA.COOPER THATS NOT VERY NICE FINDING IT COMICAL SEEING A FED-EX TRUCK LAYED OVER ON ITS SIDE WITH THE DRIVER SCRATCHING HIS HEAD NOT VERY PROFESSIONAL FOR YOU TO MAKE A COMMENT LIKE THAT YOU DONT KNOW WHY IT HAPPENED MAYBE A CAR CUT HIM OFF OR SOMETHING ELSE THIS COULD HAVE HAPPENED TO ANYBODY I FEEL REALLY BAD WHEN I SEE ANYTHING LIKE THAT AND PRAYING THAT THE DRIVER IS OK... HAVE A GOOD DAY BE CAREFULL DRIVE SAFE AND REMEMBER TO SURIVE THE RIDE :shift:
     
  2. DMT

    DMT Well-Known Member

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    Easy Chuck you know as well as i do the only trucks that blow ours doors off in FL are Benton. They may not be in the best shape but they are flying as they go by on the 528
     
  3. imported_OleGuy

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    [quote author=dmtorl link=topic=38112.msg834813#msg834813 date=1275530665]
    Easy Chuck you know as well as i do the only trucks that blow ours doors off in FL are Benton. They may not be in the best shape but they are flying as they go by on the 528
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    Real meaning of "Ragged but Right".....Best put down I can ever recall:

    Guy called Wild Bill ran for Pine Bluff Transformer out of Pine Bluff, AR. Power transformers AR to CA.
    Drove a generic Diamond T cab over with the first of the 400 Cummins engines.
    At the Chevron in Colton, CA.
    He gets out and strolls in awe toward the pumps, looking at a loaded KW conventional,
    stretched out job with a 3 BR sleeper, lots of chrome, snazzy paint. Meets it driver coming around the KW hood and
    says:

    "Golleee, that it some truck you got there.

    KW driver just glows and says "Well, I like it".

    Then Bill says:"I'd like to have your truck and my engine."

    Whatta ya mean, your engine???? says the KW man.

    Bill says: "I got a 400 in that Diamond T."

    "Can I see it, as they walk over to his Diamond T........."

    (Power is better than speed)
     
  4. Starkravinloon

    Starkravinloon Hero's Falling At Home

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    Re: Fast Chevy's

    [quote author=OleGuy link=topic=38112.msg598810#msg598810 date=1239940097]
    That SA Chevy must have been an old T.J. Blackburn Syrup Works tractor.
    In the late 50's they run "lasses" out of Jefferson, TX to the eastern markets.
    Across AL and thru Atlanta. Said to have 454 engines, 5 speeds and 3 way brownies. The trick was he was pulling a flatbed with like 18" high sideboards loaded with cases of 1 gallon cans of molasses and tarped tight. You try running with him from B'Ham to Atlanta on old US78. It would be a learning experience..
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    You are relentless, in trying to make me feel old aren't you,'ol guy...... :biglaugh:
     

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