Switching Package Cars

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by Nazzrath, Sep 21, 2014.

  1. Nazzrath

    Nazzrath Member

    Found out my P57 Sprinter is being switched out for a P7 today. I'm so annoyed. This is the 2nd switch in 2 weeks. The P7 is way too much truck for my 75% resi, 4-6 pickup route. All the narrow alleys and cul-de-sacs are going to be a pain in the ass now. Less curb parking too. Plus the loss of a power outlet for my radio. The only 2 positives I can see is: not having packages down the middle of the truck, and now having sliding cab doors for the warm summer months. GRRR

    /end rant
  2. ZQXC

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  3. joeboodog

    joeboodog good people drink good beer

    Don't worry. They will make sure you have packages down the middle of the truck.
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  4. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    You will quickly adjust and will appreciate the extra room during Peak.
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  5. Sleeve_meet_Heart

    Sleeve_meet_Heart making the unreadable unreadabler

    the authority has spoken, thread has run course, /thread
  6. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

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  8. Wally

    Wally Hailing from Parts Unknown.

    So really, you are ticked about your radio?
  9. soberups

    soberups Pees in the brown Koolaid

    If its a newer 7 there is a power outlet under the dashboard back up behind the cup holder. Its a positive and negative terminal you can clamp onto with roach clips. Its fused right on top of the battery, the fuse holder is normally empty but if you put a standard automotive blade fuse in it the positive post will be hot whether the ignition is on or not.
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  10. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    "Kids, don't try this at home."
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  11. JL 0513

    JL 0513 Well-Known Member

    I get a different package car every day. A week in the life of a cover driver.
  12. That can be rough. Especially when other drivers,dont write things up.
  13. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    ...or put gas in them or take trash out of them...
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  14. barnyard

    barnyard KTM rider Staff Member

    We have lots of new drivers in my building and are seeing a few cars that rotate around to a different cut route every day. Man o man, those cars are some pig stys. A preloader blew up the other day because one of the pigs left a pee bottle in the back.
  15. No excuse for that!
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  16. barnyard

    barnyard KTM rider Staff Member

    I went through the DVIR and asked which of the 3 drivers that had previously used the car left it there during the PCM. All 3 have less than 1 year FT.
  17. They dont train them ,on those things. run,run fast as you can.
  18. bleedinbrown58

    bleedinbrown58 mouth breathers...everywhere

    I'll break these seasonals in...leave a pee bottle in a truck I load...you might find a surprise on your seat next to your air envelopes!
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  19. bleedinbrown58

    bleedinbrown58 mouth breathers...everywhere

    I had a seasonal ask me last week when he was looking at his board... what does RDR mean?? lol
  20. TooTechie

    TooTechie Geek in Brown

    You had one of these?