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Posted October 11, 2016 - 05:36 PM

http://www.livetruck...auled-in-texas/

1.7 MILLION pounds.

Those poor kenworths..,
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Posted October 11, 2016 - 05:46 PM

Bet that took about 10 years of life out of the roads the taxpayers will end up paying for.


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Posted October 11, 2016 - 05:57 PM

520 tires and they all looked like they were overloaded as in squatting. Amazing. 


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Posted October 11, 2016 - 05:58 PM

Bet that took about 10 years of life out of the roads the taxpayers will end up paying for.


I thought that to, but it said it had 520 wheels, meaning each tire had about 3300 lbs on it.

Your average 80000 lb rig on 18 wheels puts about 4400 on each tire.

So, im sure it wasnt good for the road, but not as bad as one would think
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Posted October 11, 2016 - 06:20 PM

520 tires and they all looked like they were overloaded as in squatting. Amazing.


Im wondering if, due to the low speed and heavy weights, they dropped the air pressures to further soften the blow to the ashphalt
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Posted October 11, 2016 - 08:01 PM

I am sure this was an approved route especially since it crossed 82 bridges. they had have some huge insurance policy too

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Posted October 11, 2016 - 09:22 PM

I wish I knew about this, I live 60 miles from Riesel. I knew a power plant was being built there, but it would have been cool to grab a video of this move.


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Posted October 11, 2016 - 09:55 PM

Id like to see what they used to load it...

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Posted October 11, 2016 - 10:51 PM

That was a cool video!

I'd be willing to bet those drivers were bored as all get out grinding down all those at a whopping 10mph:)

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Posted October 12, 2016 - 05:04 AM

That would be fun to see. Doing a pre trip would take awhile on a rig like that.




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