- Mack R series
name = "Mack R Model"
body_style = Truck (bonneted cab)
transmission = Mack / Fuller (manual) Allison (automatic)
The "Mack R Model" was a
Class 8heavy-duty truck first introduced in 1966, by Mack Trucks, to replace the very successful "Mack B Model". [ [http://www.macktrucks.com/default.aspx?pageid=260 Corporate History: 1960-1969] - Mack Trucks.com] Its production ran for 40 years until the "RD" model was discontinued in 2002 and the "RB" and "DM" models were discontinued in 2005. The first "R" models introduced were powered by Mack Thermodyne diesel and gasoline engines. In 1973 the "R" cab was given a makeover to include a deeper rear wall for more room and a new dashboard design.
Model numbers & letters
*"RB" - Axle back (except in New Zealand - see
NZ Mack RB
*"RD" - Heavy Duty R
*"RM" - 4x4 Municipal/maintenance chassis
*"RMM" - 6x6 Municipal/maintenance chassis
*"RS" - Western R series, S stands for steel frame
*"RL" - Western R series, L stands for Aluminum frame
*"RW" - Western series, replaced by the
*Chassis numbers (GVW Rating):
**8xx - Note: the xx is the place holder for the engine code.
**T - Tractor
**S - Six wheel chassis
**L - Light weight components
**X - Extreme duty
95 - ENDT865 V8
List of Mack Trucks Products
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