Profile Picture

1973 Kenworth W900

Posted By Rustymachine 7 Years Ago
Rated 5 stars based on 1 vote.
Author
Message
Rustymachine
Posted 2 Years Ago
View Quick Profile
Second Gear

Second Gear (147 reputation)Second Gear (147 reputation)Second Gear (147 reputation)Second Gear (147 reputation)Second Gear (147 reputation)Second Gear (147 reputation)Second Gear (147 reputation)Second Gear (147 reputation)Second Gear (147 reputation)

Group: Forum Members
Last Active: 2 days ago
Posts: 75, Visits: 1.0K
Got some fenders installed on the old girl this year as well as a new, fabricated battery box.



And a new stainless steel air tank...



Best regards,

Matt
Rustymachine
Posted 4 Weeks Ago
View Quick Profile
Second Gear

Second Gear (147 reputation)Second Gear (147 reputation)Second Gear (147 reputation)Second Gear (147 reputation)Second Gear (147 reputation)Second Gear (147 reputation)Second Gear (147 reputation)Second Gear (147 reputation)Second Gear (147 reputation)

Group: Forum Members
Last Active: 2 days ago
Posts: 75, Visits: 1.0K
Still around.  Took this picture in the midst of putting on 8 new drive tires and wheels.  Started out only putting on 4 new aluminum wheels to get rid of the 4 steel inners and it snowballed.  Old tires started coming apart when I went to swap them over so 8 new Kelly KDM1's were purchased.  Then we found badly worn beads on a pair of the older aluminum wheels.  I had replaced two last year due to cracking.  So we should be good to go as far as rubber for a while.



http://forums.justoldtrucks.com/uploads/images/c1383e1b-8e6e-411b-90bc-16ed.jpg
jhancock
Posted 3 Weeks Ago
View Quick Profile
13th direct

13th direct (3.1K reputation)13th direct (3.1K reputation)13th direct (3.1K reputation)13th direct (3.1K reputation)13th direct (3.1K reputation)13th direct (3.1K reputation)13th direct (3.1K reputation)13th direct (3.1K reputation)13th direct (3.1K reputation)

Group: Forum Members
Last Active: Yesterday
Posts: 1.4K, Visits: 1.8K

The shiny stuff always cost more...

Jim

*Always think for yourself. Don't trust the government.
Eddy Lucast
Posted 3 Weeks Ago
View Quick Profile
13th Over

13th Over (5.7K reputation)13th Over (5.7K reputation)13th Over (5.7K reputation)13th Over (5.7K reputation)13th Over (5.7K reputation)13th Over (5.7K reputation)13th Over (5.7K reputation)13th Over (5.7K reputation)13th Over (5.7K reputation)

Group: Administrators
Last Active: 3 hours ago
Posts: 4.1K, Visits: 16.9K
The tire folks have UV damage fighting compounds they put in high end bus tires. It's something our hobby could use.

Chopped Liver, I've got my own rope thank you very much.
Eddy.Lucast@remotedata.com
203-228-1961

Wolfcreek_Steve
Posted 3 Weeks Ago
View Quick Profile
6th Over

6th Over (3.0K reputation)6th Over (3.0K reputation)6th Over (3.0K reputation)6th Over (3.0K reputation)6th Over (3.0K reputation)6th Over (3.0K reputation)6th Over (3.0K reputation)6th Over (3.0K reputation)6th Over (3.0K reputation)

Group: Forum Members
Last Active: 2 hours ago
Posts: 2.6K, Visits: 12.6K
Eddy Lucast (10/1/2020)
The tire folks have UV damage fighting compounds they put in high end bus tires. It's something our hobby could use.

Rubber is white, I thought the carbon black that they put in the compound was to keep the rubber from UV decay.


:::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::
“He, who is without oil, shall throw the first rod” Compressions 8.7:1
Steve Peterson
Central Wisconsin

Follow The Leaders For They Know The Way AUTOCAR

Eddy Lucast
Posted 4 Weeks Ago
View Quick Profile
13th Over

13th Over (5.7K reputation)13th Over (5.7K reputation)13th Over (5.7K reputation)13th Over (5.7K reputation)13th Over (5.7K reputation)13th Over (5.7K reputation)13th Over (5.7K reputation)13th Over (5.7K reputation)13th Over (5.7K reputation)

Group: Administrators
Last Active: 3 hours ago
Posts: 4.1K, Visits: 16.9K
Steve I don't know how they achieve it. Michelin extends the warranty coverage to 10 years and advertises the enhanced UV protection. Interestingly this is only available in one tire and only available to Prevost. If you want to buy them you go to one of the Prevost service centers.

Chopped Liver, I've got my own rope thank you very much.
Eddy.Lucast@remotedata.com
203-228-1961

Wolfcreek_Steve
Posted 4 Weeks Ago
View Quick Profile
6th Over

6th Over (3.0K reputation)6th Over (3.0K reputation)6th Over (3.0K reputation)6th Over (3.0K reputation)6th Over (3.0K reputation)6th Over (3.0K reputation)6th Over (3.0K reputation)6th Over (3.0K reputation)6th Over (3.0K reputation)

Group: Forum Members
Last Active: 2 hours ago
Posts: 2.6K, Visits: 12.6K
I'm sure there are other things that work better that carbon black.
Prevost must have paid plenty to get a special compound that would be as saleable as a long life tire.


:::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::
“He, who is without oil, shall throw the first rod” Compressions 8.7:1
Steve Peterson
Central Wisconsin

Follow The Leaders For They Know The Way AUTOCAR

Terry T
Posted 4 Weeks Ago
View Quick Profile
5th Direct

5th Direct (600 reputation)5th Direct (600 reputation)5th Direct (600 reputation)5th Direct (600 reputation)5th Direct (600 reputation)5th Direct (600 reputation)5th Direct (600 reputation)5th Direct (600 reputation)5th Direct (600 reputation)

Group: Forum Members
Last Active: 11 hours ago
Posts: 383, Visits: 3.5K
Such an nice looking KW.

Churubusco, IN

Facebook: Terry Tombaugh
Rustymachine
Posted 4 Weeks Ago
View Quick Profile
Second Gear

Second Gear (147 reputation)Second Gear (147 reputation)Second Gear (147 reputation)Second Gear (147 reputation)Second Gear (147 reputation)Second Gear (147 reputation)Second Gear (147 reputation)Second Gear (147 reputation)Second Gear (147 reputation)

Group: Forum Members
Last Active: 2 days ago
Posts: 75, Visits: 1.0K
I've had the truck for 11 years now and the tires were recaps when I bought it.  Who knows how long they've been tires?  They should probably be sileage cover weights now... the part that hurts the most is trying to get rid of them.

Best regards,

Matt



Similar Topics