Custom and Classic

Castlegate James

The Tasmanian Truck Show at Carrick enabled PowerTorque to catch up with the fleet of Carson Transport that sports the livery of client Castlegate James. The foundations of the Castlegate James business date back to the establishment of James and Son (Grain Merchants) Ltd in the UK in 1850 and Victoria Grains Stores Pty Ltd (VGS) in Australia in 1923, ...

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Churchill Transport

If you travel the eastern seaboard of NSW regularly, you would undoubtedly recognise the fleet of Churchill Transport from Holbrook in NSW. Whether it’s one of the Western Stars, Volvo FH16s or Kenworths, the fleet is highly distinctive because of the consistently immaculate presentation of all the Churchill vehicles. “Presentation is everything,” said founder of the company, Anthony Churchill. “If ...

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The Clarendon Classic

Two days of historic attraction rekindle past memories As the transport industry embraces new technology, a casual observer could be forgiven for thinking that today’s focus is on stainless steel and high performance. But history has a habit of generating passionate involvement in the trucks that battled the old highways, and events such as the Clarendon Classic Rally go a ...

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Staying Cool- Customair

This CustomAir 2009 model Kenworth T908 is powered by a Cummins ISX EGR engine rated at 620 hp, with an 18-speed Eaton Fuller Roadranger transmission and Meritor rear end. As well as providing a showcase of options for HVAC fitment, the prime mover is used by the company to collect or deliver vehicles and equipment, coupled to a quad-axle, expanding ...

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D&D Roadtrans

Sam Damianopoulos swapped his office for a K200 and is thoroughly enjoying the change If you travel the Melbourne-Sydney corridor you’d be familiar with the immaculate presentation of vehicles in the D & D Roadtrans fleet that comprises of a short bonnet Western Star 4900 and a Kenworth K200 cabover. The two owners of D & D Roadtrans are cousins ...

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