Kenworth Truck Co. has produced a 120-page 2010 Kenworth T440/T470 Body Builder Manual to support body builder installations on the new T440 and T470 truck models. The T440 in tractor and truck configurations is for regional haul, city pickup and delivery, municipal and vocational applications. The T470 is for snowplow, dump, mixer, winch, refuse, and other heavy front-axle vocational and municipal applications requiring front frame extensions. Both models have a gross vehicle rating ranging from a heavy Class 7 vehicle at 33,000 lbs. up to a light Class 8 truck at 68,000 lbs., and are available with 12,000- to 22,000-lb. front axles, 21,000- to 26,000-lb. single rear axles, and 40,000- to 46,000-lb. tandem rear axles. The trucks come standard with the 2010 PACCAR PX-8 engine at 260 horsepower with 660 lb.-ft. of torque, and additional PACCAR PX-8 ratings are available up to 350 horsepower and 1,000 lb.-ft. of torque. The manual also features detailed information on vehicle dimensions, ride heights, suspension layouts, ground and power take-off clearances, and frame layouts available for both new models. The manual contains sections on safety and compliance, dimensions, body mounting, exhaust and after-treatment, frame modifications, electrical system and routings.
Kenworth Truck Co., Kirkland, Wash.
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