01-03 Dimensions and Deck Type
4000A<em>E</em> 4000S 4000A<em>E</em> Drop Deck Drop Deck Tautliner
Gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR)
73,000 lb
65,000 lb
Payload capacity
55,000 lb evenly distributed
80,000 lb evenly distributed mainbeam
Overall length
48' 0"
53' 0"
Overall height
59⅝" front deck height on 47" height 5th wheel
13' 6" on 48" height 5th wheel
583⁄16" on 47" height 5th wheel
Overall width
102"
Deck type
4" wedge
21" drop with 11' 0" front deck and 40¼" rear deck height
Straight
04 Front Subframe
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Approach plate
¼" steel, 39" wide, front 9" tapered up 3"
¼" steel, 45" wide, front 9" tapered up 3"
Kingpin location
37" from front of Tautliner
30" from front
Kingpin plate
Integral with approach plate
Kingpin type
AAR hardness cruciform
Run up members
4 steel angles run up members
Front wall attachment
2 mounting beams to anchor tautliner front wall
05 Support Leg and Assembly
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Support legs
Jost® model A400 square 2-speed steel crank type
Support leg location
120" from leading edge of front rail to center line of support legs
140" from leading edge of front rail to center line of support legs
Support leg shoe type
10" × 10" hinged square low profile sand support leg shoes
Support leg bracing
Aluminum tube bracing
2" × 2" bolt-on steel angle bracing with horizontal steel angle between legs
Support leg crank location
Roadside of support legs
06 Crossmembers and Rails
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Coil reinforcing
Reinforcing for single 39,000 lb coil operation with 5 pairs of outriggers
Reinforcing for single 47,000 lb coil operation with 3 pairs of outriggers
Coil package reinforcement
5' span of 4" tapered end aluminum crossmembers in coil reinforcing area on 8" center lines
4" tapered end aluminum crossmembers in coil reinforcing area
Side pockets
7 ga. high strength steel outside-type pockets
¼" extruded aluminum outside-type pockets on 24" center line
Crossmembers
3" aluminum I-beam crossmembers on 12" center line full length, 28" center line over tires
3" steel I-beam crossmembers on 16" center line full length; rearmost 3 crossmembers on 12" center line
3" steel I-beam crossmembers on 12" center line full length, 28" center line over tires
3" steel I-beam crossmembers on 12" center line full length
3" aluminum I-beam crossmembers on 16" center line full length; (9) 4" tapered aluminum crossbars on 8" center lines
Front gooseneck depth
8⅝"
12⅜"
11¼"
113⁄16"
Front pockets
7 ga. high strength steel outside-type pockets
¼" extruded aluminum outside-type pockets
Front rail
Carbon steel bolt-on with stainless steel front corners
Aluminum with stainless steel front corners
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Outriggers
5 aluminum tube outriggers each side in deep portion of beam
3 steel tube outriggers each side
3 aluminum tube outriggers each side
Pipe spools
Steel on 24" center line centered between pockets
Extruded aluminum on 24" center line centered between pockets
Rear pockets
¼" extruded aluminum outside-type pockets
Steel outside-type pockets
Rear rail
Carbon steel bolt-on
Extruded aluminum
Side rail
47⁄16" 7 ga. high strength steel bolt-on
5⅜" deep extruded aluminum with integral sliding winch track on each side
Rub rail
⅜" × 3" extruded aluminum on sides and rear only
¼" × 3" high strength steel
⅜" × 3" extruded aluminum with recess for conspicuity tape on sides only
Frame web
22" deep 7 ga. steel 60,000 psi one-piece
25¼" deep 7 ga. steel 60,000 psi one-piece
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Bottom flange
⅝" × 4" high strength steel 80,000 psi
½" × 4" high strength steel 80,000 psi
Top flange
¼" × 6½" high strength steel 80,000 psi formed channel
7 ga. hat section 80,000 psi high strength steel
07 Rear Subframe
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Rear subframe type
Binkley spring suspension/Z-frame slider system with full slider range
Rubber dock bumpers
(2) 3½" bumpers mounted on rear rail
Vertical and horizontal dock bumper
D.O.T. high strength steel vertical with non-slip horizontal
“Wheels back”
08 Suspension, Axles and Actuation
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Hendrickson air ride system with integral axles
Hendrickson® AANL 23K INTRAAX air ride with LDA axles and 121" axle spacing
Hendrickson® AANT 23K INTRAAX air ride with LDA axles and 121" axle spacing
Spring suspension
SAF Holland SP9000 Series Duralite with 49" axle spacing
Fixed air ride suspension location
96" center line to rear
90½" center line to rear 121" spread
Fixed spring suspension location
94" center line to rear
Slider suspension location
69" rear, 159" forward for 90" of slider travel
Slack adjusters
Bendix® Versajust® automatic
Springs
3 leaf steel
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Air actuation system
1 tank with spring brakes
Air brake chambers
Bendix® EnduraSure™ 3030
Anti-lock brake system (ABS)
Bendix® TABS-6 2S/1M
Axle manufacturer
Hendrickson® N-spindle type
Factory choice N-spindle type
Axle spindle nuts
Hendrickson® precision
Brake lining style
Hendrickson® HXS brake lining style
Hub piloted system with outboard drums
10 stud hub piloted system with outboard cast drums with 16½" × 7" brakes
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Drums
Light weight steel
Hubs
ConMet aluminum
Hubcaps
Federal-Mogul “non-vented”
Oil seals
Federal-Mogul 5 star oil seal with 5-year warranty
Wheel bearing lubrication
Mobilube HD Plus 80W-90 oil
Wheel bearings
General bearings (cones) and races (cups)
09 Front Wall
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Front panels
.050" pre-painted white aluminum
Front wall posts
2" extruded aluminum Zee
Front corner post
7 ga. formed steel
Curtain tensioner assembly
V-shaped furling spool mounted above a ratchet base and lock at front
10 Side Wall
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Curtain color
White
Curtain material
Kinedyne® Kin-Sider™ welded PVC-laminated polyester substrate material
Curtain rollers
Nylon roller above each vertical tensioning strap
Reinforcement straps
Sonically welded PVC-saturated polyester
Curtain tubes
¾" galvanized pipe sleeved into front and rear of curtain
Side posts
Top angle bracket style removable posts on each side
11 Roof
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Roof skin
.040" one-piece aluminum coil
Roof bows
1⅜" extruded aluminum hat-shaped bows on 24" center line
Top rails
Extruded aluminum combination roof rail and curtain track
Pelmet
Heavy-duty rubber
12 Rear Case and Doors
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Rear case & buckplate material
Carbon steel
Rear case corner posts & header
Quick release posts
Rear door hinges
4 per door
Holdbacks
Chain link & hook on rear door
Rear door lock rods
1 per door
Rear door panels
¾" ply metal with pre-painted white exterior panels and galvanized steel interior door panels
14 Floors
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Floor type
1⅛" extruded aluminum flat top floor full width
1⅛" dimensional shiplap hardwood floor
1⅛" extruded aluminum flat top floor with hardwood nail strips at each side rails (2)
Floor joint sealant
Caulking applied prior to assembly between aluminum planks and wood nailers
15 Insulation
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16 Lining
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Front wall lining
¼" exterior grade plywood
17 Electrical
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Electrical receptacle
7-way without circuit breakers
Main harness
Utility moisture-resistant 6-wire harness with internal ground and 7-way plug
Clearance lights
Grote® sealed beam
Clearance lights quantity
1 top front corner diagonal (each side), 1 center of trailer (each side), 1 rear corner gusset (each side), 3 at rear
Lower clearance lights
2½" round Grote® Ultra Seal 10 type
Side mounted directional light
Grote® Ultra Seal 60 integral with center clearance light
ABS warning light
Grote® Micronova® LED PC-rated
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Stop, tail, turn lights
Grote® 4" LED (10-diode) lights, 2 per side with black snap-in flange
Conspicuity tape location
On rub rail
18 Paint and Finish
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Frame finish
Utility black enamel with primer undercoat on all steel show surfaces; aluminum parts receive a natural finish
Vertical & horizontal dock bumper finish
Utility black enamel on horizontal bumper, black scharpf on vertical bumper
Bottom side rail finish
Natural aluminum
Top front & top side rail finish
Extruded aluminum
Roof exterior finish
Natural aluminum
Support leg finish
Rust preventative coating
19 Miscellaneous
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Mudflap type
Black plastic anti-sail with Utility logo, mounted with steel reinforcing straps
20 Tires and Wheels
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22.5" × 8.25" standard width wheels
Factory choice steel 10 hub piloted wheels
Tires
Michelin® 275/80R 22.5 X-Line Energy T 14 Ply, Load Range G
Michelin® 275/80R 22.5 XTE 14 ply, load range G
BFGoodrich 255/70R 22.5 ST230 16 ply, load range H