Universal Truck Wreckers
|Item Condition:||Very Good|
|Make, Model:||Western Star, 4800|
|Dealer:||Universal Truck Wreckers|
|Location:||56 Mitchell Street, Shepparton VIC 3630|
|Phone:||+61 3 5858 1278|
|Last Modified:||20/05/2022 5:14:27 AM AEST|
WESTERN STAR 4800 2014
DDEC 15 Engine, RTLO-20918 Eaton Gearbox, Merritor 46/160 Diffs on Airliner Suspension. Sell as Complete.
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