GITI Tyres Big Test
 May 2022     DAF CF 530 FAD 8x4 Day Cab   Story Colin Smith Photos Gerald Shacklock

GITI Tyres Big Test - Baker's Delight

Selling a new truck to long-time Masterton transport operator Bruce Baker demands a lot of patience. In fact, until last year many might have considered it impossible.

But now there’s a brand-new DAF CF 530 in the blue, white and red colours of G & B Baker Ltd. Like its three sisters in the fleet – a Hino 700 and a pair of Freightliner Argosy’s of mid-2000s vintage - the new DAF is at work carting logs away from rugged Wairarapa...

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