Entered in the heavy-duty category of the Tow Times Shine ‘n Star Contest is this 2005 Peterbilt 378 with a Century 9055 unit. The truck belongs to Valley Towing in Carson City, Nev. Features include a Cummins 565 hp engine, Fuller 18-speed transmission, on-board power inverter, […]
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Entered in the Car Carrier category of the Tow Times Shine ‘n Star Contest is “Ms. Aloha,” a 2008 Kenworth T300 with a Century bed, PACCAR 260 engine and Allison transmission. Special equipment includes rear air suspension, digital transmission controls and a Condor motorcycle harness. […]
Entered in the heavy-duty category of the Tow Times Shine ‘n Star Contest is “The Other Woman” from Mirage Recovery Service in Commerce City, Colo. On the business end of the 2004 Kenworth T800 is a Century 1060 rotator and a 20,000-lb. deck-mounted drag winch.
Entered in the Tow Times Shine ‘n Star Contest is “Miss Aloha,” a Kenworth 2008 T300 with a Century bed. It belongs to Burkhard Towing and Service of Chelan, Wash. This truck is outfitted with air suspension rear, spring front, digital transmission controls and Condor […]
Entered in the Tow Times Shine ‘n Star Contest is this 2007 International 7700 with a JerrDan 35 unit. It belongs to Clark’s Truck Center in Jericho, Vt. This truck has tons of special features that include a custom-built 20,000 lb. side puller system, air […]
“Super Ford” is the subject of the Tow Times May issue Spot the Difference photo, in which readers can find ten differences in one of two photos. This 2007 Ford Super Duty 4×6 Lariat heavy recovery assistance vehicle is a workhorse in the fleet of […]
This photo of a 2008 Ford F-550 with a Jerr-dan self loader was sent by 1st Response Towing & Recovery in Largo, Florida. It has a twin-line boom and loads of custom airbrush work. Over 100 flashing LED lights are located throughout the entire truck.
In recognition of Tow Times’ February International issue, we present this car carrier from Van Wyk’s Breakdown Svc. Pty. Ltd. in Lobamba, Swaziland, Africa. It’s a Mercedes-Benz Powerliner 1729 with EPS (Electronic Power Shift 16-speed ZF transmission). The deck was manufactured in Johannesburg, South Africa, […]
This 2005 International 4300 outfitted with a Jerr-Dan 19-foot 10,000-lb. deck with a wheel-lift works for Craig’s Towing & Recovery in Wilmington, Del. Features include extra diamond plate stainless steel, dual toolboxes, power/heated mirrors and lots of work lighting.
This 1979 4×4 International model 1824 has a 26,000-lb. GVW and 49,000 miles. Owned by George Hill of Hill Autobody & Towing in Ocean Park, Washington, the truck was originally a Washington state Fish and Wildlife dump truck. George Hill writes: “We found it on […]