Giti Tyres Big Test | A test of two halves

Giti Tyres Big Test
 December 2020     KENWORTH T909 36-inch mid-roof sleeper 6x4   Story Dave McLeod Photos Gerald Shacklock

Giti Tyres Big Test - A test of two halves

This Giti Big Test is like one of those footy matches that live up to the good old cliché – that it’s a game of two halves.

Which is fair enough, because that’s exactly the sort of life that our test truck leads.

New Zealand’s first Kenworth T909 with a 36-inch mid-roof sleeper cab is a Taumarunui-based heavy-haulage tractor unit – devoted to shifting heavy machinery (mostly forestry loaders, haulers and the like) around the King...

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