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  1. FlyingVan

    Reefer Question

    Watch out for the width of the box. Because of the insulation on the walls at least some of the boxes are not 8 ft wide inside. In that case you will be limited by the inability of sticking in regular pallets side by side. Sent from my moto g(7) using Tapatalk
  2. FlyingVan

    Test Drive

    Jim, I don't have any info for your question, just that you could call CIS and see if they can help with that. I wish you luck in your local gig and take care of your girls. I'm sure they will enjoy it. Sent from my moto g(7) using Tapatalk
  3. FlyingVan

    How often should I replace engine air filter for Ford Transit 350?

    What does your owner's manual say? Sent from my moto g(7) using Tapatalk
  4. FlyingVan

    Russia Invades Ukraine

    I was wondering why this USAF KC-10A tanker took off from Mildenhall, UK and now is loafing around northern Romania at 25,000 ft. and has its transponder on for the whole world to see it. Then I thought it probably is that way by design. What else is loafing around there that can't be seen that...
  5. FlyingVan

    Russia Invades Ukraine

    A few hours ago Canada joined EU in closing its airspace to Russian aircraft. Why in the world is US dragging their feet in not doing the same? Sent from my moto g(7) using Tapatalk
  6. FlyingVan

    HOS Question

    Over 1000lbs. So 1001 or more lbs of most hazmat need to be placarded. There are some materials that need placarded no matter the quantity, but these are usually inhalation hazard and they don't go in a cargo van. Sent from my moto g(7) using Tapatalk
  7. FlyingVan

    Better paying loads

    When I started expediting many moons ago in my sprinter the average rate was 1.45 a mile. The reality is that not many companies nowadays pay the vans a decent rate. There are a bunch that pay even less then 77 a loaded mile. Unfortunately there is an endless supply of wanna-be truckers who...
  8. FlyingVan

    Cargo Van Need Advice! Given a Opportunity I believe.

    The problems with sprinters is that you only hear the horror stories. There are a ton of reliable sprinters on the road out there. I expedited in my sprinter for almost 800k miles. I was the mechanic working on it and it only let me stranded on the road once because I used a sub standard belt...
  9. FlyingVan

    Nose Cone

    Ahhh, look at Bob wearing his old FedEx shirt. I still wear mine once in a while. Sent from my moto g(7) using Tapatalk
  10. FlyingVan

    SOLO Straight truck make any money?

    Wow, 30%? I remember when 40%/60% was the norm with 60% going to the party paying for fuel. I'm a solo straight truck driver and I believe I'm doing pretty good, but I get paid 100%. Sent from my moto g(7) using Tapatalk
  11. FlyingVan

    Trucker gets 110 years

    I believe it is a bit excessive. He deserves some time but not 110 years. Yes, the buck stops with him, but he was 23 years old. He didn't have adequate training and he flat out panicked. He didn't plan on killing those people, he wasn't drunk or on drugs, just young and inexperienced, trying to...
  12. FlyingVan

    2006 freight liner m2-107

    I would drop the pan and inspect the oil pickup tube. Good luck. Sent from my moto g(7) using Tapatalk
  13. FlyingVan

    Sleeper install on a used straight truck

    Try Forest Park Tructor and Trailer Service in Forest Park, GA. I had some work done there and they are nice people. Don't know if they will do what you need, but it is worth a phone call. Let us know what you find. Sent from my moto g(7) using Tapatalk
  14. FlyingVan

    Big Truck Insurance new authority NY

    I know you didn't ask this, and you probably don't want to hear it, but I'll say it anyways. I see so many red flags in your posts that it will be a miracle if you make any money after all is said and done. My advice would be to scrap the whole plan and start over the right way. Buy a proper...
  15. FlyingVan

    Oil additive experience

    I personally swear by plain good oil approved by the manufacturer for the particular engine. My sprinter sits at 800k miles, retired, but still running. Sent from my moto g(7) using Tapatalk
  16. FlyingVan

    It's Called Self Defense.

    Hopefully fools will not mess with guys with rifles in the future, maybe.
  17. FlyingVan

    Living.the life..

    Ahhh, my neck of the woods. Enjoy. Sent from my moto g(7) using Tapatalk
  18. FlyingVan

    Cargo Van Owner Operators - Broker

    I've done the van thing for 11 years and made very good money. Then everybody and their brothers decided to buy a van and go get rich. I've seen the rates over the years creeping down and the amount of van loads going down also. I loved freedom and what not, but the time spent on the road...
  19. FlyingVan

    Birthday! Happy Birthday, Turtle

    Happy Birthday Sir. Sent from my moto g(7) using Tapatalk
  20. FlyingVan

    PPP loan ... its free money guys!

    Payroll Protection Program. It was a loan they started giving out after the pandemic hit, and if you proved that you used the funds for payroll only, they forgave the loan. Sent from my moto g(7) using Tapatalk