New Truck Day

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Minnis B.'s Comment
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Well a few may have seen me mention in other threads I’d been having some health issues preventing me from driving for a few months. I returned to the job last week in my old 379 Peterbilt. Got a surprise yesterday evening when the boss called and told me to bring my truck in and said that he was taking it from me. Now this kicked me into worry mode trying to think of anything I’d done wrong. I get to to shop and he tells me to clean the ol girl out. I get it cleaned out and walk in the office prepared to call a ride home. We talk a few minutes then he gets a big grin and throws me a set of keys and says walk out back. I walk out to the side of the shop and there sits a beautiful KW W900L and a shiny Alfab tri-axle trailer. Turns out while me and my coworker was hauling coal all day he had went and bought a new (to us) truck with the intention of giving it to me. I have to say y’all, I’ve been blessed with the best boss/owner in the industry. She’s an 01 model with the Cummins ISX, an 18 speed, and 52k lb axles on air ride suspension (which is a first for me, I’m accustomed to springs). Here’s a picture for everyone’s visual enjoyment.

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Anne A. (G13Momcat)'s Comment
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GORGEOUS!!

Awesome, man. Congrats on the upgrade, and getting back in the saddle, too! Man, that must've been a 'heart in the tummy' kinda feel, when he asked you for the Pete keys; OMG!!!

~ Anne ~

ps: Disclaimer . . . y'all KNOW i'm partial to 'Hoods, hahahaha!

PackRat's Comment
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Keep plugging along and maybe the next one will have a sleeper.

Bobcat_Bob's Comment
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Congratulations on the new rig!

Keep plugging along and maybe the next one will have a sleeper.

Why would he want to down grade?

Minnis B.'s Comment
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Keep plugging along and maybe the next one will have a sleeper.

Actually the last one had a sleeper, I just never posted pictures of it lol

Congratulations on the new rig!

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Keep plugging along and maybe the next one will have a sleeper.

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Why would he want to down grade?

That’s what I’m saying lol

Minnis B.'s Comment
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This is the truck I turned in. I never put it on here I don’t think. 1989 Peterbilt 379 with the 400 big cam Cummins, a 13 speed, and 46k lb axles on spring suspension.

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G-Town's Comment
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Styling’ and Profilin’.

“Old school”... love it!

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