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Thanks to all that have belonged to this group!

We have come to the realization we will not be continuing our RV lifestyle.

We have sold the trailer, so the truck is next....

2001 Freightliner Century loaded factory model (930k / new engine at ?

Detroit Diesel 500hp series 60 (pre emissions)!

10 speed Eaton Autoshift / 3:42 gearing (2nd gen) Remanufactured 9/15 w/ new clutch.

24.5 lo pro tire upgrade / singled  

9.5ft bed 

2- 150 gal fuel tanks

New tires, etc,etc....

 

                                                                             The Russell’s

2001 Freightliner Century HDT Hauler  (Chassis miles 930K) vital vin# H28500 (Pre EPA!)

Owned truck, Title free and clear. Licensed Washington State RV.

 

500hp 1650ftlb 12.7L Detroit Diesel Series 60 (Correction engine was not replaced as per earlier statement, cannot confirm it was not? Due to ECM rewrite per Detroit Diesel in 2008 @ Pacific Detroit Diesel. They can validate this as I had an overhead done along with at the same time. I have maintained full portal access to all initial build specs and data and truck history with Access Freightliner now Daimler DTNA). This has been a great reliable  truck consistently 10 to 13 mpg.

Eaton Gen 2 Autoshift 10 speed Trans. (replaced with reman trans @ 890K with new clutch 2015)  Jake and Exhaust brake.

Singled with Traction Control, Locker and Air Dump  3:42 ratio (changed with tire and rim upgrade)

Upgraded tires and wheels 22.5 lo pro to 24.5 lo pro (seemingly upping the ratio to 3:30 range?)

Truck was ordered with just about every option in its day.

Dual air high back chairs with armrest/ Airbag steering wheel.

Full gauge package with automatic Detroit Diesel engine start stop climate. 

Full fairings/ Dual stacks/ Dual spotlights/ Fog lights/ Heated faired mirrors.

Factory side sleeper windows/ Twin 150 gallon fuel tanks.

Full factory interior cabinets and shelving, refrigerator, 12volt TV plug, shore power, inverter control.

 

Modifications:

Interior…… Upgraded stereo system 1000w with subwoofer/ Replaced refrigerator 2006 with new.

7” rear view safety rear and trailer color camera system/ dedicated on board 3 step charger.

Prodigy brake controller

 

Exterior……… Singled drive / 9 ½ ft X 8 ½ ft sided bed/ Rear camera/ rear sleeper windows

Rear air supply system with shutoff valve/ hose and air fittings / Class 5 receiver hitch with plug.

Upgraded tires and wheels to 24.5 lo pro / external shore power inputs/ Block heater

Will include Discount Ramps Big Boy foldable ramps with total combined 3Klb rating.

 

 

 

 

Good….. Great running reliable dependable truck! Ready to go coast to coast! Always serviced as scheduled, new tires (front 2016 / rear 2017) Charge air cooler replaced (2012)  New air dryer (2015) Belts (2014) Overhead done (2007) Besides other items previously mentioned.

 

Bad……  Truck is 17yrs old, period.  But dependable and simple as heck with all the “Sub” modern features!

Paint is bad (spots of clear failure/ Bed will need touchup), Bent passenger fairing wing. Bad fitting driver’s door (wind noise). Windshield leak (recommend resealing) Some light bulbs out on gauges, (all gauges work.) Some dash trim cracking.

Truck Video......

 https://1drv.ms/v/s!Am6H16w_reuXjSbJsjhnN_EMq2sV

https://1drv.ms/v/s!Am6H16w_reuXjSQZUa79zNUgJSvC

 

Contact us for more information!

NEW PRICE $23K. Not using it!!

Start it and drive across country now!

 

2wheelin@comcast.net 

 

http://qVJhSEgl.jpg

 

 

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On 9/13/2018 at 8:39 PM, CDR said:

Thanks to all that have belonged to this group!

We have come to the realization we will not be continuing our RV lifestyle.

We have sold the trailer, so the truck is next....

2001 Freightliner Century loaded factory model (930k / new engine at 350k (recall issue).

Detroit Diesel 500hp series 60 (pre emissions)!

10 speed Eaton Autoshift / 3:42 gearing (2nd gen) Remanufactured 9/15 w/ new clutch.

24.5 lo pro tire upgrade / singled  

9.5ft bed 

2- 150 gal fuel tanks

New tires, etc,etc....

 

                                                                             The Russell’s

2001 Freightliner Century HDT Hauler  (Chassis miles 930K) vital vin# H28500 (Pre EPA!)

Owned truck, Title free and clear. Licensed Washington State RV.

 

500hp 1650ftlb 12.7L Detroit Diesel Series 60 (replaced at 479K recall issue) Consistently 10 to 13 mpg.

Eaton Gen 2 Autoshift 10 speed Trans. (replaced with reman trans @ 890K with new clutch 2015)  Jake and Exhaust brake.

Singled with Traction Control, Locker and Air Dump  3:42 ratio (changed with tire and rim upgrade)

Upgraded tires and wheels 22.5 lo pro to 24.5 lo pro (seemingly upping the ratio to 3:30 range?)

Truck was ordered with just about every option in its day.

Dual air high back chairs with armrest/ Airbag steering wheel.

Full gauge package with automatic Detroit Diesel engine start stop climate. 

Full fairings/ Dual stacks/ Dual spotlights/ Fog lights/ Heated faired mirrors.

Factory side sleeper windows/ Twin 150 gallon fuel tanks.

Full factory interior cabinets and shelving, refrigerator, 12volt TV plug, shore power, inverter control.

 

Modifications:

Interior…… Upgraded stereo system 1000w with subwoofer/ Replaced refrigerator 2006 with new.

7” rear view safety rear and trailer color camera system/ dedicated on board 3 step charger.

Prodigy brake controller

 

Exterior……… Singled drive / 9 ½ ft X 8 ½ ft sided bed/ Rear camera/ rear sleeper windows

Rear air supply system with shutoff valve/ hose and air fittings / Class 5 receiver hitch with plug.

Upgraded tires and wheels to 24.5 lo pro / external shore power inputs/ Block heater

Will include Discount Ramps Big Boy foldable ramps with total combined 3Klb rating.

 

 

 

 

Good….. Great running reliable dependable truck! Ready to go coast to coast! Always serviced as scheduled, new tires (front 2016 / rear 2017) Charge air cooler replaced (2012)  New air dryer (2015) Belts (2014) Overhead done (2007) Besides other items previously mentioned.

 

Bad……  Truck is 17yrs old, period.  But dependable and simple as heck with all the “Sub” modern features!

Paint is bad (spots of clear failure/ Bed will need touchup), Bent passenger fairing wing. Bad fitting driver’s door (wind noise). Windshield leak (recommend resealing) Some light bulbs out on gauges, (all gauges work.) Some dash trim cracking.

Truck Video......

 https://1drv.ms/v/s!Am6H16w_reuXjSbJsjhnN_EMq2sV

https://1drv.ms/v/s!Am6H16w_reuXjSQZUa79zNUgJSvC

 

Contact us for more information!

 

2wheelin@comcast.net 

 

http://qVJhSEgl.jpg

 

 

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Just curious, which mileage figure is correct?

Initial Post - 500hp 1650ftlb 12.7L Detroit Diesel Series 60 (replaced at 479K recall issue) Consistently 10 to 13 mpg.

From 9/13 'Bump'

2001 Freightliner Century loaded factory model (930k / new engine at 350k (recall issue).

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On 11/10/2018 at 3:14 PM, stever88 said:

Just curious, which mileage figure is correct?

Initial Post - 500hp 1650ftlb 12.7L Detroit Diesel Series 60 (replaced at 479K recall issue) Consistently 10 to 13 mpg.

From 9/13 'Bump'

2001 Freightliner Century loaded factory model (930k / new engine at 350k (recall issue).

Stever88;

I have tried to find the correct answer for you but I cannot! Freightliner has totally merged with Daimler so those records are only showing build data, even the recall program is not correct! Same with Detroit, now my dealer can only go back 8 yrs. We have owned the truck for 13yrs and the truck is 18yrs old! 

I just remember the tech telling me this before the ECM reprogram during the tuneup.

Believe me I am not trying to deceive, a combination of test will show the health of the engine. Which I would be more than happy to arrange.

 

Curt

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On 9/13/2018 at 8:39 PM, CDR said:

Thanks to all that have belonged to this group!

We have come to the realization we will not be continuing our RV lifestyle.

We have sold the trailer, so the truck is next....

2001 Freightliner Century loaded factory model (930k / new engine at ?

Detroit Diesel 500hp series 60 (pre emissions)!

10 speed Eaton Autoshift / 3:42 gearing (2nd gen) Remanufactured 9/15 w/ new clutch.

24.5 lo pro tire upgrade / singled  

9.5ft bed 

2- 150 gal fuel tanks

New tires, etc,etc....

 

                                                                             The Russell’s

2001 Freightliner Century HDT Hauler  (Chassis miles 930K) vital vin# H28500 (Pre EPA!)

Owned truck, Title free and clear. Licensed Washington State RV.

 

500hp 1650ftlb 12.7L Detroit Diesel Series 60 (Correction engine was not replaced as per earlier statement, cannot confirm it was not? Due to ECM rewrite per Detroit Diesel in 2008 @ Pacific Detroit Diesel. They can validate this as I had an overhead done along with at the same time. I have maintained full portal access to all initial build specs and data and truck history with Access Freightliner now Daimler DTNA). This has been a great reliable  truck consistently 10 to 13 mpg.

Eaton Gen 2 Autoshift 10 speed Trans. (replaced with reman trans @ 890K with new clutch 2015)  Jake and Exhaust brake.

Singled with Traction Control, Locker and Air Dump  3:42 ratio (changed with tire and rim upgrade)

Upgraded tires and wheels 22.5 lo pro to 24.5 lo pro (seemingly upping the ratio to 3:30 range?)

Truck was ordered with just about every option in its day.

Dual air high back chairs with armrest/ Airbag steering wheel.

Full gauge package with automatic Detroit Diesel engine start stop climate. 

Full fairings/ Dual stacks/ Dual spotlights/ Fog lights/ Heated faired mirrors.

Factory side sleeper windows/ Twin 150 gallon fuel tanks.

Full factory interior cabinets and shelving, refrigerator, 12volt TV plug, shore power, inverter control.

 

Modifications:

Interior…… Upgraded stereo system 1000w with subwoofer/ Replaced refrigerator 2006 with new.

7” rear view safety rear and trailer color camera system/ dedicated on board 3 step charger.

Prodigy brake controller

 

Exterior……… Singled drive / 9 ½ ft X 8 ½ ft sided bed/ Rear camera/ rear sleeper windows

Rear air supply system with shutoff valve/ hose and air fittings / Class 5 receiver hitch with plug.

Upgraded tires and wheels to 24.5 lo pro / external shore power inputs/ Block heater

Will include Discount Ramps Big Boy foldable ramps with total combined 3Klb rating.

 

 

 

 

Good….. Great running reliable dependable truck! Ready to go coast to coast! Always serviced as scheduled, new tires (front 2016 / rear 2017) Charge air cooler replaced (2012)  New air dryer (2015) Belts (2014) Overhead done (2007) Besides other items previously mentioned.

 

Bad……  Truck is 17yrs old, period.  But dependable and simple as heck with all the “Sub” modern features!

Paint is bad (spots of clear failure/ Bed will need touchup), Bent passenger fairing wing. Bad fitting driver’s door (wind noise). Windshield leak (recommend resealing) Some light bulbs out on gauges, (all gauges work.) Some dash trim cracking.

Truck Video......

 https://1drv.ms/v/s!Am6H16w_reuXjSbJsjhnN_EMq2sV

https://1drv.ms/v/s!Am6H16w_reuXjSQZUa79zNUgJSvC

 

Contact us for more information!

NEW PRICE $23K. Not using it!!

Start it and drive across country now!

 

2wheelin@comcast.net 

 

http://qVJhSEgl.jpg

 

 

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Maybe give Racing Junk a try for listing. That is where I was able to find a buyer for my first truck. You have a nice looking truck. Good luck with your sale.

Al

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