Worst day of winter...

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by spif91, Jan 2, 2015.

  1. spif91

    spif91 Member

    so far and they give me this....#epicfail #stinkintrips

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  2. greengrenades

    greengrenades To be the man, you gotta beat the man.

    All I got to say is thank God we don't pull trips here. Also is that a Mack? Yikes good luck going up hills. International or nothing for me.
  3. bluehdmc

    bluehdmc Well-Known Member

    That looks like an International, they pull hills well but you don't want to bobtail anyplace with one, not even across a bumpy yard. Most of the Mack visions and pinnacles pull hills well. All the new stuff is setup to run about 1200 rpm at 65, so when you hit a hill you're not in the peak torque curve and end up dropping a gear, where I am we've got Macks, KWs, Sterlings and all kinds of rentals, had a new Pete, w/53000 miles, was the same thing.
  4. Indecisi0n

    Indecisi0n Well-Known Member

    It's so long.
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  5. that's what my wife says too
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  6. superballs63

    superballs63 Well-Known Troll Troll

    I can't even imagine pulling triples.....yikes
  7. undies

    undies Active Member

    That's very intimidating. Makes me not want to go into feeder!!
  8. rod

    rod retired and happy

    You deserve hazardous duty pay. I'm sure if they could get away with it UPS would run these.

  9. MaceFremonti

    MaceFremonti Active Member

    Are triples usually built with such an angle between trailers or were you in a tight yard?
  10. Mike hunt

    Mike hunt Guest

  11. Richard Harrow

    Richard Harrow Deplorable.

    Thoughts and prayers.
  12. Wally

    Wally Hailing from Parts Unknown.

    The "to do list" she made for him, is what he's talking about.
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  13. Jones

    Jones fILE A GRIEVE! Staff Member

    I thought he was in bounding and had just backed his rear onto the bay..
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  14. Monkey Butt

    Monkey Butt Dark Prince of Double Standards Staff Member

    That is a nice picture!
    It makes a good avatar.
  15. MaceFremonti

    MaceFremonti Active Member

    Backing triples.....talk about Mission Impossible.
  16. VonDutch

    VonDutch Bite your tongue, Missy

    Hey! I cant spot bay 51!
  17. spif91

    spif91 Member

    It's an International. Love the extra 60 HP
  18. spif91

    spif91 Member

    Have to build them this this way to keep from blocking the yard traffic moving around....
  19. spif91

    spif91 Member

    It's an old Mack in my Avatar but a International I've been driving for the last year in the pic from last nite....
  20. youllbefine

    youllbefine Active Member

    Awesome picture !!! Drive safe buddy !!