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Stiloski's New Beast: Kenworth/Jerr-Dan 85 ton Steering 2nd Axle Wrecker


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#1 OFFLINE   x635

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Posted 26 November 2008 - 12:27 PM

The lastest addition to the Stiloski's aresenal:

Stiloski's Automotive Corp. Heavy Recovery Division
2008 Kenworth/Jerr-Dan 85 ton Steering 2nd Axle Wrecker

MORE SPECS: http://www.jerr-dan....ex.asp?pCatID=4

(Note that Jerr-Dan is owned by the Oshkosh corporation, which also owns Pierce Fire Apparatus)

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Posted 26 November 2008 - 12:29 PM

Another shot:

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Posted 26 November 2008 - 12:35 PM

And one more....

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Posted 26 November 2008 - 01:17 PM

WOW!!!

I'll bite...How much does a truck like that co$t?

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Posted 26 November 2008 - 01:40 PM

QUOTE(jack10562 @ Nov 26 2008, 01:17 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
WOW!!!

I'll bite...How much does a truck like that co$t?


Several children will suffice... maybe a house too. blink.gif biggrin.gif


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Posted 26 November 2008 - 04:16 PM

QUOTE(jack10562 @ Nov 26 2008, 01:17 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
WOW!!!

I'll bite...How much does a truck like that co$t?


I don't care how much it costs.... How much to be towed by that!?!?!?

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Posted 26 November 2008 - 04:28 PM

QUOTE(PoqFFEMT @ Nov 26 2008, 03:16 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I don't care how much it costs.... How much to be towed by that!?!?!?


With the right operator, it can basically recover any type of vehicle from just about any type of situation.

The 365 foot (fully extended) boom rotates a full 360 degrees. Minimum angle of 0 degress with a maxium angle of 51 degrees. When the boom is retracted, it can pull 129,000lbs. Fully extended, the boom can pull 44,000lbs. It can pull 68,000lbs. from the side. The truck has an awesome outrigger spread.

For towing, it can handle a vehicle up to 80,000lbs.

Some of the features can be operated by remote control.

It's powered by a Cummins ITX 550HP.

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http://www.jerr-dan....ex.asp?pCatID=4

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Posted 26 November 2008 - 04:28 PM

Yeah that's what I was thinking WOW how much weight can it tow?
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Posted 26 November 2008 - 04:33 PM

QUOTE(x635 @ Nov 26 2008, 04:28 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
The 365 foot (fully extended) boom rotates a full 360 degrees.

Full specs:
http://www.jerr-dan....ex.asp?pCatID=4

365 feet, huh Seth?? ohmy.gif

Better double check those specs!!

I would LOVE to see something reach that far, especially when top of the line Aerials top out around 135-145'.


I'll save you the trouble, its in inches, not feet wink.gif

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Posted 26 November 2008 - 04:34 PM

QUOTE(markmets415 @ Nov 26 2008, 04:28 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Yeah that's what I was thinking WOW how much weight can it tow?



I'm thinking an old fireturck would be no problem for that rig...HINT HINT wink.gif
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Posted 26 November 2008 - 04:37 PM

that is one nice truck

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Posted 26 November 2008 - 05:10 PM

QUOTE(x635 @ Nov 26 2008, 04:28 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
With the right operator, it can basically recover any type of vehicle from just about any type of situation.

The 365 foot (fully extended) boom rotates a full 360 degrees. Minimum angle of 0 degress with a maxium angle of 51 degrees. When the boom is retracted, it can pull 129,000lbs. Fully extended, the boom can pull 44,000lbs. It can pull 68,000lbs. from the side. The truck has an awesome outrigger spread.

For towing, it can handle a vehicle up to 80,000lbs.

Some of the features can be operated by remote control.

It's powered by a Cummins ITX 550HP.

Full specs:
http://www.jerr-dan....ex.asp?pCatID=4


The boom fully extended and a zero degree plain is 365 inches not feet. It is stated in the specs on the link provided above.

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Posted 26 November 2008 - 05:46 PM

QUOTE(IFCO3080 @ Nov 26 2008, 05:10 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
The boom fully extended and a zero degree plain is 365 inches not feet. It is stated in the specs on the link provided above.

Read 3 posts above your own. Already has been stated. Thank you.

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Posted 26 November 2008 - 05:58 PM


Is it available for rental? I have a few houses to move!

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Posted 26 November 2008 - 07:07 PM

GOOD GOD!!! Now THAT'S A tow truck!
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Posted 26 November 2008 - 10:50 PM

"Beast" is right......that thing is HUGE!

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Posted 27 December 2008 - 04:58 PM

And it has arrived in Tarrytown (Well, I'm a little late now)

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Posted 27 December 2008 - 05:34 PM

QUOTE(Huby123 @ Dec 27 2008, 04:27 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
WOW !

That's A Beast.

Does anyone know how busy this company is ? They must have a great budget.


They are extremly busy.....they perform recovery services throughout the Hudson Valley.....they've recovered cars, trucks, boats, even planes. They also provide training and assistance to local FD's and a wide variety of other service, including HELP Trucks, Heavy Airbags, Roadside Assistance, Flatbed services, Heavy Equipment Hauling, Lowboy/Landoll trailers, emergency vehicle outfitting, automotive and truck repair and bodyshop, etc etc.........there will be a bunch of action shots posted on Stiloskis.com soon.

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would love to see this rig in action

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Posted 27 December 2008 - 09:18 PM

reminds me of the show o'hare towing thoses guys are nuts but they also have nice trucks

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Posted 27 December 2008 - 10:58 PM

Man that thing is huge I would like to see this in person. I like the 360 degree led light package I don't think I've seen a tow truck with lights all the way around like that

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Posted 28 December 2008 - 12:32 AM

As stated....

WOW..... WHAT A TRUCK!!!!!


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Posted 28 December 2008 - 02:50 AM

and its on here WHY ?

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Posted 28 December 2008 - 04:48 AM

Because Seth is a truck afficianado. He seems to like the big toys, especially ones that can be of assistance to the local Emergency Services folks. Think of it as a very big toy in the toybox of equipment that the Hudson Valley people can call upon if needed. And finally, and most obvious, it's his site.
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and its on here WHY ?


Why not? It is a resource that is available. John spends countless hours assisting all emergency services whether it's donating salvaged vehicles or his staff and equipment for training. I can't think of many FD's or PD's that operate a heavy tow for recovery. It is nice to see that this new truck and it's capabilities are highlighted. Best of luck with it.




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