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GITI Tyres Big Test - A 14-Man Effort

Six hundred and forty hard-working German horses in the bold red Owens colours are powering Guy Small’s association with the MAN marque into a fifth decade.

Ramarama-based Guy bought his first MAN truck in 1987 and says he’s now owned and driven 14 of them over the years. 

In late-January Guy put this New Generation MAN TGX 26.640 6x4 tractor unit on the road. The GX cab (extra height) unit...

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