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Terex TA30's Gearbox Is Countershaft

In our January-issue Buying File on articulated dump trucks, Construction Equipment incorrectly identified the ZF 6WG310 transmission used in the new Terex TA30 as a planetary-type gearbox. This countershaft transmission is an upgrade from the 6WG260 used in most 30-ton trucks, but it is not a planetary design.

February 01, 2003

In our January-issue Buying File on articulated dump trucks, Construction Equipment incorrectly identified the ZF 6WG310 transmission used in the new Terex TA30 as a planetary-type gearbox. This countershaft transmission is an upgrade from the 6WG260 used in most 30-ton trucks, but it is not a planetary design. Deere's 300D is the only 30-ton articulated truck with a planetary transmission. We regret the error.

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