MAN TGS 40.540 - Bok Seng

This is the second MAN TGS 40.540 of Bok Seng, that was used together with the Scania R 620 to transport heavy cable reels to the port.

The vehicles are almost identical. They are used with all kinds of trailers. This truck was attached to a 10-axle Scheuerle K25 platform trailer.

After the combination had left the yard is the trailer leveled.

The truck is powered by a MAN D2676, a 12.4-liter 6-cylinder diesel engine with a power of 397 kW (540 hp). The truck has a reinforced bumper to push or brake transports from behind, but in praxis this is not happinging very often. The truck is admited for transports up to 250 tonnes.

On the driver's side are behind the front axle the Euro 5 muffler, the large diesel tank and the AdBlue tank installed.

The truck has a wheel base of 3.9 + 1.4 meters. In the large opening behind the front axle are the battery, compressed-air tanks and a diesel tank installed.

The ballast box has a self-weight of 5 tonnes and is loaded with a 10-tonne counterweight block.

The combination is loaded with two cable reels with each a mass of approx. 65 tonnes, the cable reels would be transported to the port.

Both combination are due to their mass and dimensions escorted by the Auxilairy Police.

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