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im in the process of purchasing a truck. preferably a freightliner. would like to know whats the better choice. a 2009/2010 freightliner cascadia wit about 700000 miles fleet maintained truck from walmart with apu or 2007 columbia wit about the same mileage.
ive been advised by some friends in the trucking business. to avoid the newer emission trucks if possible. this will be my first truck that im starting my busines wit
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Hi Demone, My name is***** importantly you want to be conscious of the maintenance history and current condition of both. Also what is your preference and what you need for specs as far as drive train for what you are hauling..... Could you give some more insite on this?

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the 2009 and 2010 trucks i looked were walmart trucks and fleet maintain. im going to be hauling flatbed loads. wanted to know should i go with a 2007 model or with one of the trucks that were part of the walmart fleet
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What engines models, transmissions, and rears do they have?

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Customer reply replied 6 years ago
detroit DD15 475hp eaton fuller 10spd
Technician: Daniel Wilson,
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Thanks for the info. I agree with trying to avoid the emissions issues as 95% of the downtime now is emissions and DPF related. If the same mileage and condition I would go with the older

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