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Giti Tyres Big Test | New Tricks

 
Giti Tyres Big Test
 October 2020     Scania R 620 B8x4NA   Story Dave McLeod Photos Gerald Shacklock

Giti Tyres Big Test - New Tricks Not a lot of people know this, but I’m a big fan of mangled proverbs. Like: “What doesn’t kill you, will make you hope you’d never been born.” And how about: “You can lead a horse to water….but a pencil must be lead.” They’re a couple of gems I’ve picked up along the way, but it’s the plain, straightout version of another old saying – that one about teaching an old dog new tricks – that comes to mind during our latest Giti ..

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Giti Tyres Big Test | No Bull from Blake

 
Giti Tyres Big Test
 September 2020     DAF XF 530 AD 8x4 Space Cab   Story Dave McLeod Photos Gerald Shacklock

Giti Tyres Big Test - No bull from Bake You get the distinct impression that if 24-year-old Helensville truckie Blake Rickaby had been doing the choosing, his new truck would be a Kenworth. Yep, maybe a K200 like the one his Mum drives. It means that this second son in the heavily trucking-oriented Rickaby family (Dad Craig drives a Freightliner Argosy bulk tipper for Neville Brothers in Silverdale, where he’s worked for over 25 years, Mum Shiralee drives for West Auckland operator Richie Malam and older brother Dylan steers a Sca..

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Giti Tyres Big Test | X-way answers the questions

 
Giti Tyres Big Test
 August 2020     IVECO X-WAY 8x4 AS   Story Brian Cowan Photos Gerald Shacklock

Giti Tyres Big Test - X-Way answers the questions Figures. You’ve sometimes gotta be a wee bit careful with them, because they can blindside you until you dig a little deeper. Take this simple power comparison – between a 620-horsepower (462 kilowatts) R-Series Scania and this month’s Giti Big Test truck, Iveco’s new X-Way – rated at 570hp (425kW). Why the Scania comparison? Simple: An R Series was the truck replaced by the X-Way in the Lincoln-based WJ Baker fleet – delivering stock feed to a North ..

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