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Old 02-14-2018, 02:27 PM   #1
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How about 2007Thomas b2b?

Benz engine, 10R22.5 tires, transmission not stated...looks like a CE...just trying to learn stuff...

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Old 02-14-2018, 02:39 PM   #2
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Depends on where you live (fill out your profile!). In the US, the MBE engines are less common and parts are more expensive than their competitors. Also, a 2007 will be an EGR motor which is a whole set of issues we generally recommend avoiding. Conventional wisdom is to buy something made before 2004.
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Old 02-14-2018, 02:56 PM   #3
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Depends on where you live (fill out your profile!). In the US, the MBE engines are less common and parts are more expensive than their competitors. Also, a 2007 will be an EGR motor which is a whole set of issues we generally recommend avoiding. Conventional wisdom is to buy something made before 2004.
Hmm...ok, saw it on govdeals...current bid is $1000...I can't make the move yet...but is the ecm accessible outside the dealer? Idk...it's 10yr old...I personally favor REs/pushers...

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You know you can't get a motorcycle through that front service door. You're not thinking of HIKING when you go somewhere are you?
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Old 02-14-2018, 04:58 PM   #5
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You know you can't get a motorcycle through that front service door. You're not thinking of HIKING when you go somewhere are you?
Actually think I'd build a rack...

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Old 02-14-2018, 05:02 PM   #6
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When I ran a fleet of MB powered Freightshakers I had a couple of ecms repaired by a local place around here I would have to check my rolodex but if I could get it done here (St.Louis Metro) I'm sure almost any larger city. Gene
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When I ran a fleet of MB powered Freightshakers I had a couple of ecms repaired by a local place around here I would have to check my rolodex but if I could get it done here (St.Louis Metro) I'm sure almost any larger city. Gene
Thx for info...that seems to be the downside to some modern power plants

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Won't she get mad?
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I'd avoid anything after mid-2004.
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