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post #1 of 7 Old 07-26-2008, 10:28 PM Thread Starter
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our big wrecker

Well i thought all of ya'll might be interested in seeing our big wrecker. Its a Diamond Reo "Giant" truck with a Big Cam Cummins. The working end is a Holmes/Grant conversion rated at 85 tons. It weighs close to 60,000 lbs.



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Nice!!! My company refuses to buy a wrecker - they would rather spend 15 to 20k a Month to the ONLY local wrecker outfit. Thou I do like the guy who runs the towing company, but from a business standpoint.. just doesnt make ANY Sense to me.

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post #3 of 7 Old 07-27-2008, 06:29 AM
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Wow! Now that's a tow truck! Nice!

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Thats cool as heck...............dont see to many "Giants" anymore.
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Very nice!

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Those are Rare!!! Great find!!! Someone put some time in to switch all the spoke wheels over to aluminums that is a b itch. Very nice old truck! I would just use it for parades lol...

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sweet looking wrecker.. I want one with a rotator

just like this one ... now if I could just win the lotto and buy one


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