Brand new Volvo FH13 540 80T for JT Hopkins

J T Hopkins from Carsaig Farm, Wroot, Doncaster recently took delivery of a brand new Volvo FH13 540 80T double drive tractor unit complete with lifting tag axle, Supplied new from Rydam Universal, it is the finishing touch to complement the low height Faymonville Multimax ‘X’ trailer that is being currently run on their fleet for the movement of specialist agricultural machinery.

A complete package was on the cards so that the customer could collect the truck and get to work straight away. We fabricated and supplied the following components  to give them the ability to be able to carry out their varied and specialist work without hassle:

  • Manufacture, supply and install, special low height chassis sub-frame, 150 ton slider and cast fifth-wheel to allow correct D value for axle loads of 12.5 ton on both rear axles at CAT 2, giving a bogie weight of 25 ton, to correspond with the Faymonville heavy neck of 25 ton capacity
  • Supply and install Hydraulic tank and PTO system with function for twin pipe system and tipping system from cab
  • Original Volvo Factory PTO switch and idle limit set to 750 RPM
  • Full chassis catwalk (made from 6mm aluminium chequer with galvanised steel under frame)
  • Stainless steel exhaust
  • Full LED smoked spotlights and front beacon bar mounting wired to Volvo factory wiring modules
  • Front and rear flashing strobes top and bottom wired to original Volvo wiring ordered from factory
  • Rear LED spotlights and flood lights to give both long and short distance lighting
  • Collection and delivery from Volvo PDI and On the road Inspection

Thanks again to all at J T Hopkins and we wish you every success with you purchase!

Please enquire on 0113 2820249 for competitive prices on new Volvo trucks or Truck and Faymonville trailer packages!