torton

English translation: bobtail truck

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Spanish term or phrase:torton
English translation:bobtail truck
Entered by: Rebecca Leon

05:16 Apr 13, 2005
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Agriculture / equipment quotes
Spanish term or phrase: torton
un camión de carga (torton) usado ....
Rebecca Leon
United States
Local time: 21:17
bobtail truck
Explanation:
In Mexico.

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Note added at 1 hr 5 mins (2005-04-13 06:22:00 GMT)
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An intermediate size truck with six wheels.

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Note added at 1 hr 12 mins (2005-04-13 06:28:32 GMT)
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Or tandem axles, rather.

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Note added at 1 hr 30 mins (2005-04-13 06:46:24 GMT)
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According to this site, a bobtail is the same as a \"straight truck\".
http://www.v-v-s.com/truck_gloss.htm


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Note added at 2 hrs 6 mins (2005-04-13 07:22:36 GMT)
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This site shows a particular model of \"tortón\", the Kenworth T300:
http://www.indicadorautomotriz.com.mx/articulos.php?id_sec=4...

And this is one of many English-language sites referring to this model as a \"bobtail\":
Remote Control Shutoff Systems Already Standard for Hicksgas
... Initially, RSPA wanted to require an extra person on every bobtail. ...
Lewis drives one of the newest bobtails in the Hicksgas fleet - a Kenworth T300. ...
bulktransporter.com/mag/ transportation_remote_control_shutoff/ - 46k - Cached - Similar pages
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Daniel Burns
Local time: 21:17
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bobtail truck


Explanation:
In Mexico.

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Note added at 1 hr 5 mins (2005-04-13 06:22:00 GMT)
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An intermediate size truck with six wheels.

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Note added at 1 hr 12 mins (2005-04-13 06:28:32 GMT)
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Or tandem axles, rather.

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Note added at 1 hr 30 mins (2005-04-13 06:46:24 GMT)
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According to this site, a bobtail is the same as a \"straight truck\".
http://www.v-v-s.com/truck_gloss.htm


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Note added at 2 hrs 6 mins (2005-04-13 07:22:36 GMT)
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This site shows a particular model of \"tortón\", the Kenworth T300:
http://www.indicadorautomotriz.com.mx/articulos.php?id_sec=4...

And this is one of many English-language sites referring to this model as a \"bobtail\":
Remote Control Shutoff Systems Already Standard for Hicksgas
... Initially, RSPA wanted to require an extra person on every bobtail. ...
Lewis drives one of the newest bobtails in the Hicksgas fleet - a Kenworth T300. ...
bulktransporter.com/mag/ transportation_remote_control_shutoff/ - 46k - Cached - Similar pages

Daniel Burns
Local time: 21:17
Native speaker of: English
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