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    Was looking at Mack site what is the difference between front steer and rear steer?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dashman View Post
    Was looking at Mack site what is the difference between front steer and rear steer?
    You'll have to be more specific.....
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    Granite gives you a choice of front steer or rear steer front axle.
    Is it based on the wheelbase of the truck?
    Last edited by Dashman; 05-02-2010 at 08:12 PM.

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    can you provide a link??
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    Quote Originally Posted by FWDbuff View Post
    can you provide a link??
    http://www.mackgranite.com/

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    Straight,SET back ,or Tandem steer frt x as I read it. T.C.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rescue101 View Post
    Straight,SET back ,or Tandem steer frt x as I read it. T.C.
    Yup. I concur.

    On a side note, if anyone will be near Macungie, Pa. over Fathers Day Weekend, you can attend the Antique Truck Club of America's annual Father's Day Truck Show in downtown Macungie, which brings out 400 to 500 antique trucks of all kinds (mostly tractor trailers...some fire trucks....one FWD pumper...) and during the show, Mack runs a bus from the show grounds over to the Macungie assembly plant (where the Granite, Vision, Titan, and all of the trash packers are assembled) and get a tour of the plant. Worth the ride! Wear comfortable walking shoes, the assembly line is over a mile long!
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    Ahhh the Mack Titan, some good Aussie machinery there...but I am sure you guys will claim it as your own

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    Quote Originally Posted by pumper8032 View Post
    Ahhh the Mack Titan, some good Aussie machinery there...but I am sure you guys will claim it as your own
    Yes. Mack is our own. Thank you. Now go make me some roo burgers or koala steaks or something.
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    On the subject of MACK's, this will always be the real MACK's to me....


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2t77ug7n3mk

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    Quote Originally Posted by pumper8032 View Post
    On the subject of MACK's, this will always be the real MACK's to me....


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2t77ug7n3mk
    OK. I am going to try to beat the Buff on this one.

    A real Mack would have the driver trying his best to keep up with shifting up that hill and would have been in high gear about 2/3's of the way up, reducing speed before he crested the hill.

    I am not a Mack fan by any means but, I can't remember driving one and being in any gear other than high gear for more than a second or two. That's why I think drivers love Macks. You have to DRIVE them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by firepundit View Post
    OK. I am going to try to beat the Buff on this one.
    Should have gotten up a little earlier.

    THIS is DRIVING a REAL Mack.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w-ffkS37miQ
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    Aussie Road Trains are Legendary. Even on this side of the Big Pond.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FWDbuff View Post
    Should have gotten up a little earlier.

    THIS is DRIVING a REAL Mack.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w-ffkS37miQ
    REAL Mack with Triplex. Make it INTERESTING,use a QUAD. Oh and put 80 thou on it. T.C.
    Last edited by Rescue101; 05-04-2010 at 10:24 PM.

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