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Old 09-13-2017, 04:53 AM   #21
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I like this guy.... I concur on all points.
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Old 09-13-2017, 07:37 AM   #22
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No "Park" position? Full size? Are you _sure_ they were wet brakes, or did you take this guy's word for it? Was there a large yellow pullout button on the dash somewhere?

I'm sure this will be received as shocking news, but there are people out there who will lie about stuff in order to sell vehicles.
Neither of my buses have Park.
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Old 09-13-2017, 07:39 AM   #23
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Neutral is the preferred shift when applying the parking brake.

Yes, Virginia, new 22.5 tires will set you back almost $1K EACH. By law, you cannot have recaps on the front axle.
Dude you overpay for stuff.
new name brand tires are only like $400-$500
New chinese are $250 mounted.
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Old 09-13-2017, 07:51 AM   #24
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What he said.
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Old 09-13-2017, 09:08 AM   #25
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wow my super singles on my truck were only 800.00each 1k is what ill pay for all 4 drive tires for my bus
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Old 09-13-2017, 09:13 AM   #26
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I took my two front steer Tire casings had them recapped for $60 each.
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Old 09-13-2017, 10:28 AM   #27
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Park is not present because the transmissions themselves do not have a Parking Pawl physically in them..

the MD3060,AT545,MT643,Allison 2000 series (2100,2500, etc) do not have the park and hold mechaniscm.. you cant add a 'P' to the shifter for this.

the Allison 1000 has the provisions for a parking Pawl.. on Light duty applications like the GMC pickups and Vans(cutaway busses) the parking pawl is installed, the Medium duty applications.. (GMC 7500,8500, navistar BE series) the park pawl is Not typically installed but can be added or is optional;

thus why you wont find a full chassis school with a 'P'..

to park you place the shifter in 'N' and set your external parking brake.
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Old 09-13-2017, 10:49 AM   #28
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Old 09-13-2017, 11:13 AM   #29
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I love it that's funny mine is a 4 by 4 two feet long.
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Old 09-13-2017, 11:17 AM   #30
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I carry those with me in my bus too.. sometimes I have to park in a parking lot on an incline and like the piece of mind with chocks!
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