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Old 07-02-2012, 12:42 PM   #1
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24K LBS Single Rear Drive GAWR A Reality

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Interesting. Isn't this a moot point for coaches currently on the road? I'm not sure I've ever heard of a GAWR >20K on a coach...

I'm not sure I agree with his statement about a tag axle costing $10K and providing no perceivable benefit to the driver though.

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Interesting. Isn't this a moot point for coaches currently on the road? I'm not sure I've ever heard of a GAWR >20K on a coach...

I'm not sure I agree with his statement about a tag axle costing $10K and providing no perceivable benefit to the driver though.

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There have been several manufacturers that used 24,000# axles on their rigs. One had to buy back a number of them and replace them with tag axle units. They were prohibited from some toll roads too.

Not sure if it's a good idea or not though.
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Dumb question. Does this effect ALL roads or just federal (I or US designated) roads?
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