Which Tranny Next?

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AJ D.'s Comment
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So, I have been living with the Eaton - Fuller stock 10 speed through my entire journey so far. Which transmission am I likely to encounter next, as I graduate up through less speed governed vehicles? Super 10, 13 or 18?

I would like to get as familiar as possible with all of them, but focus on the most common.

grazie

Brett Aquila's Comment
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A 13 speed would probably be the most common in a truck spec'd out for say owner operators. Some would have 18 speeds. I haven't heard a lot about Super 10's over the years. Not sure what's up with those.

Owner Operator:

An owner-operator is a driver who either owns or leases the truck they are driving. A self-employed driver.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
AJ D.'s Comment
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A 13 speed would probably be the most common in a truck spec'd out for say owner operators. Some would have 18 speeds. I haven't heard a lot about Super 10's over the years. Not sure what's up with those.

Yea, I was thinking a 13 speed would be the most likely... thanks, Brett

Owner Operator:

An owner-operator is a driver who either owns or leases the truck they are driving. A self-employed driver.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Robert B. (The Dragon) ye's Comment
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Sheesh. I really gotta read the whole thread. I saw tranny and was thinking Venus from Sons of Anarchy.

Pat M.'s Comment
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I agree with Brett on this one. 13 speed and 18 speed. The only difference between the two of them is that on an 18 speed you can split the lower gears. I think of it as shifting a half a gear. Great when heavy and pulling hills.

The super 10 people do not like from what I have heard. I have yet to see one (I think) Might have driven one but everything was worn off the knob. Had a grey splitter for your thumb but nothing on the front of the shift knob.

If you get an older truck or a dump truck you may run into 15 speeds.

The 13 and 18 you drive like a 9 speed unless you need to split gears.

AJ D.'s Comment
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Sheesh. I really gotta read the whole thread. I saw tranny and was thinking Venus from Sons of Anarchy.

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