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The New Airbus 18-Wheeler!

Sat Mar 15, 2008 7:56 am

Border Airlines is now serving Baltimore with non-stop service to Tijuana.

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RE: The New Airbus 18-Wheeler!

Sat Mar 15, 2008 10:58 am

thats not an airbus..... its a Boeing....

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RE: The New Airbus 18-Wheeler!

Sat Mar 15, 2008 12:47 pm

"Ladies and gentlemen, we are now boarding. We apologize for the last-minute equipment change due to rebate-related cost constraints.

Please be advised that there will be no window seats on this flight (actually, no seats at all) and that we will probably not be able to make the pre-announced arrival time at the destination.

Thank you."   

[Edited 2008-03-15 05:48:56]
 
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RE: The New Airbus 18-Wheeler!

Sat Mar 15, 2008 2:09 pm

Actually that is Kenworth T600 attached to 53ft Wabash trailer. If the image were clearer I could give you the specs on the engine.

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RE: The New Airbus 18-Wheeler!

Sat Mar 15, 2008 2:22 pm

I had seen some other remarkable pictures from September 12, 2001 but I've never seen that one before.

Quoting MCOflyer (Reply 3):
53ft Wabash trailer

Nope. It's a Great Dane.
 
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RE: The New Airbus 18-Wheeler!

Sat Mar 15, 2008 2:24 pm



Quoting Queso (Reply 4):
It's a Great Dane.

With Bridgestone tires. And they don't have much tread left on them. But the spare is new.
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RE: The New Airbus 18-Wheeler!

Sat Mar 15, 2008 2:28 pm



Quoting AsstChiefMark (Reply 5):
With Bridgestone tires. And they don't have much tread left on them. But the spare is new.

Did you notice how some of the tire dust covers were missing? Shocking. At least the ones were present were the Mark 3 type, vastly superior to those pesky Mark 2s.
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RE: The New Airbus 18-Wheeler!

Sat Mar 15, 2008 2:31 pm

Oh FFS!! First it's trains, then buses - now it's bloody trucks/lorries!!!!!!!!!  vomit 

You're all damn anoraks!!

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RE: The New Airbus 18-Wheeler!

Sat Mar 15, 2008 2:35 pm



Quoting BristolFlyer (Reply 6):
Did you notice how some of the tire dust covers were missing?

No. My monitor isn't that good. Not many US trucks have them, IIRC. Maybe Hunter the King can elaborate.
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RE: The New Airbus 18-Wheeler!

Sat Mar 15, 2008 2:47 pm



Quoting Queso (Reply 4):

Nope. It's a Great Dane.

I'll go along with that but the tractor is a Kenworth T600.

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RE: The New Airbus 18-Wheeler!

Sun Mar 16, 2008 2:14 pm



Quoting Nighthawk (Reply 1):
its a Boeing....

NOT! (As Borat would say)
Good thought though.
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RE: The New Airbus 18-Wheeler!

Sun Mar 16, 2008 4:13 pm



Quoting Jetblueguy22 (Reply 10):
NOT!

Exactly, it's the all new Airbus A390 supertransporter that the US government ordered to replace the Galaxy. The A390 won over Boeings rival, the 797, and Boeing is appealing the decision, saying that millions of jobs would be lost over this decision. The senate is investigating the situation.

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RE: The New Airbus 18-Wheeler!

Sun Mar 16, 2008 4:29 pm

It also looks like its got about half tank of gas and the oil might be a little low.

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RE: The New Airbus 18-Wheeler!

Sun Mar 16, 2008 5:04 pm

I think the right mirror is cracked.
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RE: The New Airbus 18-Wheeler!

Sun Mar 16, 2008 5:08 pm

I wonder why there's a Spongebob bobblehead on the dashboard.
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RE: The New Airbus 18-Wheeler!

Sun Mar 16, 2008 5:26 pm

I noticed that the front suspension is riding a little high - kinda implies that the coolant level is low.
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