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International TranStar

International TranStar tractor
Manufacturer Navistar International Corporation
Production 2002
Class Class 6, 7 & 8, tractor unit

The International 8000 Series, also known as the International TranStar line, is a regional-haul tractor. It is available in two variants. They differ in engines, drivetrains, and axle configurations.

Current VariantsEdit

8500Edit

The 8500 model has a wheelbase from 128 to 201 in (3.3 to 5.1 m), is powered by an International HT 570. Its front axle capacity is 10,000 lb (4,500 kg) or 12,000 lb (5,400 kg) Rear single axle has a capacity of 23,000 pounds (10,000 kg) Rear tandem axle has a capacity of 40,000 lb (18,000 kg) Both axles are either Meritor or Dana Spicer and are available with a driver-controlled locking differential. Applications include beverage, city tractor, and regional haul.[1]

8600Edit

The heavier-duty 8600 model has a wheelbase from 128 to 315 inches (3.25 to 8.00 m), is powered by either a Caterpillar or Cummins diesel. Its front axle is either a Meritor with a capacity of 10,000 lb (4,500 kg), 12,000 lb (5,400 kg), or 13,200 lb (6,000 kg) or a Dana Spicer with a capacity of 10,000 lb (4,500 kg), 12,000 lb (5,400 kg), 13,200 lb (6,000 kg), or 14,000 lb (6,400 kg). Rear single axle capacity is 23,000 lb (10,000 kg). Rear tandem axle capacity is 40,000 lb (18,000 kg). Both axles are either Meritor or Dana Spicer and are available with a driver-controlled locking differential. Applications include beverage, city tractor, liquid or dry bulk, and regional haul. [2]

Historical VariantEdit

The Transtar name was originally used for the Transtar 4300 which was in concurrent production with the Transtar II cabover in the 1970s.

Engines and transmissionsEdit

8500Edit

    • International HT 570 High Torque (295 hp (220 kW)/950 lb·ft (1,290 N·m) to 310 hp (230 kW)/1,050 lb·ft (1,420 N·m))
    • Fuller - 10 speed manual, Spicer - 7 speed manual, Allison - 5 Speed / 6 speed automatic

8600Edit

ReferencesEdit

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  1. [1] International Trucks website- 8500
  2. [2] International Trucks website- 8600
  3. C13 ACERT
  4. Cummins ISM

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