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Liebherr T282 Ultra Class Trucks

Discussion in 'Other Earthmoving Equipment' started by Aussie John, Jul 10, 2017.

  1. Aussie John

    Aussie John Well-Known Member

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    Has anyone on this site been involved with the Liebherr T282 haul trucks? I am currently working on a minesite here in Australia, involved with a fleet of more than 40 of these trucks. Also have a lot of yellow iron operating too.
     
  2. alco

    alco Senior Member

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    Unfortunately, we have a fairly large fleet of them too. Our old Cats and Komatsus are still going, and the oldest Liebherrs ( that are newer than the old Cats and Komatsus) are slowly being relegated to light duty on an east run.
     
  3. mikebramel

    mikebramel Senior Member

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    Do you have any of the B models, heard they are better machines?
     
  4. alco

    alco Senior Member

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    We have 25 of the B models, and they are terrible. We have 2 C models that we rent, and they are much better. If the 284 is as big of a jump from the 282C, as the 282C is from the B, then the 284 will be an impressive truck.