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Fuel for Thought


By Greg Huggins
Posted Jun 5th 2019 6:33AM

As promised in the previous article, the sleeper is complete and the pics are below.


While you may be used to seeing a custom sleeper similar to this, keep in mind, all of this is in an 82" factory sleeper. Many of the same amenities found only in larger, more expensive custom sleepers are now available for much less cost in a Western Star 5700XE 82" Stratosphere.

These are the options I chose. It may not be the options you would choose, but unlike a factory sleeper with limited options, this customized factory sleeper is built to your specifications. Compare the cost of a day cab with a custom sleeper similar to this, and you can really see the savings. 

As a solo owner operator, this sleeper set up works for me, but there is ample room for a team.

Next up, the last in this series, the finished truck.

See you down the road,



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