Dear God...They're Back!!!

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by sortaisle, Aug 5, 2015.

  1. sortaisle

    sortaisle Livin the cardboard dream

    I just saw in our shop last Friday the new Dodge Sprinters. They're definitely taller than the old 47's. I assume they're a 600 of some type? They have the Pentastar V6's and they're front wheel drive. So when some of our more aggressive drivers ruin them, they'll have to be towed to the local Dodge dealers instead of to the shop since to do anything transmission or engine heavy, you have to drop them from the bottom of the car. And we don't have hydraulic lifts. Yet another well thought out plan from IE so far as trucks go. And the bulkhead is at a 30 degree angle. Truth be told, I liked the old 47's, but I'm an air driver. They sucked for route delivery. We had some of the tallest drivers stand in the new one and the ceiling cleared their heads, so that's better than the old ones. Either way...they're baaaaaaack!
  2. Wally

    Wally Hailing from Parts Unknown.

    So great when you get a lot of bulk.
  3. STFXG

    STFXG Well-Known Member

    That's a ram promaster...
  4. Richard Harrow

    Richard Harrow Deplorable.

    Elaborate on this please.

  5. Brownslave688

    Brownslave688 You want a toe? I can get you a toe.

    Total guess but I bet it leans back towards the package area b
  6. Lead Belly

    Lead Belly BANNED

    We got about 25 Isuzus. Management tried to sentence them somewhere anywhere else. They were told they had to keep them. Most sit out by the fence now. I started a rumor that they bought so many of them because they got them for 8grand a piece. People were getting q good laugh out of it.
  7. you aint even know it

    you aint even know it Well-Known Troll Troll

    I thought we get paid by the hour by the end of the day.
  8. FrigidFTSup

    FrigidFTSup Resident Suit

    Sounds like another kind of car that will sit in our yard untouched until peak. Then sit again for another 11 months until the next peak. Just like the F350s.
  9. Jkloc420

    Jkloc420 Well-Known Member

    I see a lot of supervisors that sit in the yard untouched during peak. Then they sit again for another 11 months. Bahahahha lmao just messing with u.
  10. FrigidFTSup

    FrigidFTSup Resident Suit

  11. Box Ox

    Box Ox Well-Known Member

  12. FrigidFTSup

    FrigidFTSup Resident Suit

  13. Richard Harrow

    Richard Harrow Deplorable.

    That's what I was thinking, but at a 30° angle? That's... acute.
  14. ViewAskew

    ViewAskew Active Member

    I like mine. Can get cramped when the piece count gets high, but I'll trade that space for mobility in my tight delivery area.
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  15. sortaisle

    sortaisle Livin the cardboard dream

    So when you open the slider door, the bulkhead is at an angle, not perpendicular. It seems weird, but it makes a killer shelf 9.
  16. 3 done 3 to go

    3 done 3 to go In control of my own destiny

    I had one of the sprinters. I really enjoyed it. They can only put so much in it. Then they need to shuttle to a dock on my area. I'd take another if offered.
  17. sortaisle

    sortaisle Livin the cardboard dream

    These Sprinters are huge...well compared to the last ones anyway.

    1BROWNWRENCH Amateur Malthusian

    Nobody learns. Like Irwin Mainway's "Sucker Showcase". OH BOY! IS THAT THE CHOCOLATE BAR??!!
    Last edited: Aug 14, 2015
  19. 3 done 3 to go

    3 done 3 to go In control of my own destiny

    Got a picture?
  20. sortaisle

    sortaisle Livin the cardboard dream

    Timely SNL pull