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GITI Tyres Big Test -Western Warriors

This month we’ve headed to the Eastern sunshine to discover Western Star ruggedness.

A brilliant Hawke’s Bay mid-winter day provides the setting for New Zealand Truck & Driver to join Beale Trucking’s new Western Star 4884 FXC logger for a Napier-Dannevirke round trip.

Named The Warrior’s Way, the Detroit-powered 8x4 Western Star became the newest truck in the Beale Trucking fleet early this year.

It clicked over 59,000km...

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