If you were an owner/operator?

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by MechanicForBrown, Jul 23, 2009.

  1. MechanicForBrown

    MechanicForBrown Prblm found,part on order

    Another member mentioned it, so I'll start the thread about it.

    If you were an owner/ operator at UPS, what would you have in your truck?
  2. over9five

    over9five Moderator Staff Member

    I don't know, but I'd have MFB for my mechanic!!!!!

    OK, I'd have a Sirius radio.
  3. City Driver

    City Driver New Member

    i would quit UPS Freight and start my own trucking company

    i would call it Overnite (that names not taken is it?) and wouldnt require my employees to memorize and recite the 8 steps to lifting a box, or monitor there every move by satellite
  4. killamjl

    killamjl Member

    12v Cig Plug - Good for charging phones, GPS, or whatever you might need.

    Built in Radio - Well a radio is questionable accessory depending oh what kind of route your on, some routes you just cant enjoy the damn thing.

    Fan - Like the post office trucks have, right now i have a portable one, but would rather one be built in. The problem with A/C is its not useful in the front cab cause of opening / closing doors, and in the back would be nice, but you would need a big ass A/C unit.

    Personal Effects shelf - Some trucks have more of this some less. But an acual place to put an ice chest, coat hanger, bag cubby. Putting this stuff on the shelf is fine been doing it for years, but it would be nice to have your own space for this stuff to contain it and keep loaders from cluttering it up.

    Better seats - Again this depends on the truck you get, but i think the seats should be inspected regularly and updated, would reduce alot of wear on the drivers.

    And now for fantasy land.

    -Mini Fridge
    -A/C unit for the back and front
    -Carpet in the back
    -Large Florescent Lights for back package compartment
    -Radio with speakers front in back
    -Door Mid truck
    -Racing Seats
    -New Springs/Shocks
    -Hammock =D
  5. cachsux

    cachsux Wah

    I would probably have a custom built version of what I have now,long nose Mack. Maybe a lightly longer cab for more legroom,better steering geometry so it could maneuver better,build the UPS computer into the dash instead of having it bolted next to the stick, UV tinted windows,a fifth wheel boom like a shifter to be able to lift a trailer to pull it out and get at the legs in the open,built in Sat radio and speakers. But first and foremost it would be locked up when I`m not using it so the "drivers" who think it`s their trash bin can go drive something else,and it would be immaculately clean.
  6. UnsurePost

    UnsurePost making the unreadable unreadabler

  7. rocket man

    rocket man Well-Known Member

    sirus radio power steering ac.xtra set of fog lites,
  8. rushfan

    rushfan Well-Known Member

    I would quit ups
  9. softshoe

    softshoe Member

    cindy crawford
  10. Big Babooba

    Big Babooba Well-Known Member

    A sofa bed with Cindy Crawford!:wink2:

    BLACKBOX Life is a Highway...

    I'd send my rig to "Trick my Truck" on CMT. Theme? Mad Max 2010
  12. klein

    klein Für Meno :)

    Definitky A/c would be nice. I would be happy with just a normal radio. And a 12 Volt adapter, to plug in a coolerfridge, to keep drinks and lunches cold, but laso be reversable for warmth in the winter (keep coffee hot, and maybe soups). And yes, get rid of that greenhouse effect in the cargo area... have a retractable white cover... for summer time. And fans.
    Would also love to see winter tires installed in those months.
    And a much lighter uniform in the heat months.. (light brown , kinda like white, with a shade of brown ).
  13. MechanicForBrown

    MechanicForBrown Prblm found,part on order

    Awww shucks, I got me a fan!!

    Maybe a Roland?

    A sofa bed with cindy Crawford and that chick from the transformers movies. But only in the winter time as to warm up my sole. ...... Shh don't tell the wife!:wink2:
  14. JimJimmyJames

    JimJimmyJames Big Time Feeder Driver

    I already have power steering, cruise control, a/c, tilt/tele wheel, air seat, and my custom made slip seater box with Blaupunkt stereo, Cobra C.B. and Sirius.

    What more do I need :happy2:?

    Ok, power windows would be nice.
  15. Covemastah

    Covemastah Suspension Ovah !!! Tom is free FU Goodell !!

    A bong,a keg and 24 hr a day porn network on the tube!!! Air bag suspension,not the cheap crap !!A horny doped up Amy Winehouse for the bunk time!!!!
  16. City Driver

    City Driver New Member

    u probably want a built in keg bolted to the package car with a hose so u can just drink all the beer u want on the clock
  17. diesel96

    diesel96 New Member

    I just want a bypass so that the IVIS won't record my idling time and sleep with the A/C running during the hot and humid Florida nights...Some guys have said if you unplug the wiring harness underneath the dash that connects to our computer it won't record the idling....but I'm wondering if you do it all the time, it might catch up to you....any experts on this ?
  18. over9five

    over9five Moderator Staff Member

    Yikes, too risky. Sounds like a good way to lose your job!!!
  19. MR_Vengeance

    MR_Vengeance United Parcel Survivor

    the IVIS just goes blank, and it will restart once you plug it back in. Our tractors have auto-shut off after 5 minutes of idling.

    BLACKBOX Life is a Highway...

    EEEEEEEEWWWWWWWWWWWW...you did not just mention knocking boots with Amy Wine"horse"!