I Went From White To Gray

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Robert D. (Raptor)'s Comment
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I was having a lot of electrical issues with my 2018 Cascadia, so I get a call from my DL and she informs me to leave Arkansas and head to Memphis and trade in my 2018 whie tractor and pick up a gray 2019.

This was worse than moving out of your apt. At least there you have room to move around. Well this new one only has 38,000 miles on it and it is gorgious.

At least it doesn't want to blow hot air when its 85 degrees out. And won't shutdown when your at a long traffic light.

And no more "clicking " when you tires hit the fog line. Just an added bonus.

Say what you want, I'm happy about it and that's all that matters.

Raptor

Army 's Comment
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Congrats on hopefully a more reliable truck.

Bruce K.'s Comment
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Raptor, congrats! Sounds like a nice upgrade for you. I know about moving out of a truck, I've had to do it twice now. You don't realize how much stuff you accumulate over time.

TWIC:

Transportation Worker Identification Credential

Truck drivers who regularly pick up from or deliver to the shipping ports will often be required to carry a TWIC card.

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LDRSHIP's Comment
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Congrats on the upgrade! I am the odd one here. I got excited about getting an older truck, lol.

When I switched companies went from ‘15 Cascadia with 630k mikes to ‘12 Coronado with 1,454k miles. Weird me, lol.

Congrats again on the new truck!

Robert D. (Raptor)'s Comment
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Thanks

Army

I hope she will be more reliable.

LDRSHP I bet yours is a stick though. But those days are gone. She does look pretty even with that many miles.

Bruce K.

You never know really how much stuff you have until you need to move it somewhere else.

Raptor

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Bobcat_Bob's Comment
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What was yours doing?

I was assigned a 2019 again that shut off on me doing 68 up a hill. I had this same truck last year and had the same problems. No warnings or anything just dash goes dark and engine shuts off. Its back at our shop but unfortunately electric issues can be impossible to sort out.

LDRSHIP's Comment
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LDRSHP I bet yours is a stick though. But those days are gone. She does look pretty even with that many miles.

Raptor

What is this autoshift you speak of? Never had one. I’ve always been in a 10spd.

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HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Robert D. (Raptor)'s Comment
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Your lucky. Autoshift is a automatic with certain perks to it. Must be in neutral to start. With cruise on it will shift either up or down as the terrain or if someone pulls in front of you. My other one was good about shifting either up or down until about 2 weeks ago. It started have problems. With cruise on say 63 mph, at 65 it should bring on the Jake going downhill. It wasn't coming on until 69. I had it in the shop for this twice. They didn't fix it. It also was have inverter problems with my cpap machine. It couldn't handle the voltage surges. Anyway it would shut off all power to the truck. Without power cpap machine does not work. Ok lots of issues.

Raptor

CPAP:

Constant Positive Airway Pressure

CPAP is a breathing assist device which is worn over the mouth or nose. It provides nighttime relief for individuals who suffer from Sleep Apnea.

TWIC:

Transportation Worker Identification Credential

Truck drivers who regularly pick up from or deliver to the shipping ports will often be required to carry a TWIC card.

Your TWIC is a tamper-resistant biometric card which acts as both your identification in secure areas, as well as an indicator of you having passed the necessary security clearance. TWIC cards are valid for five years. The issuance of TWIC cards is overseen by the Transportation Security Administration and the Department of Homeland Security.

Rob T.'s Comment
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Hopefully this one allows you to use the CPAP without idling. Newer trucks are always nice, hopefully you dont deal with any problems these new trucks tend to have.

CPAP:

Constant Positive Airway Pressure

CPAP is a breathing assist device which is worn over the mouth or nose. It provides nighttime relief for individuals who suffer from Sleep Apnea.

Junkyard Dog's Comment
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Congrats on the new ride. Hope this eliminates your problems. Unplanned downtime really bites...

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