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Diagram showing a side view and underside of a Conventional (as opposed to Cab Over Engine) 18-wheeler Semi-Trailer Truck with an enclosed cargo space (box trailer). The underside view shows the arrangement of the 18 tires (wheels). Shown in blue in the underside view are the axles, drive shaft, and differentials. The legend for labeled parts of the truck is as follows:

  1. tractor unit
  2. semi-trailer (detachable)
  3. engine compartment
  4. cabin
  5. sleeper (not present in all trucks)
  6. air dam
  7. fuel tanks
  8. fifth-wheel coupling
  9. enclosed cargo space
  10. landing gear - legs for when semi-trailer is detached

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Conventional 18-wheeler Semi-Trailer Truck diagram

H Padleckas created this file himself - completed in May 2009.

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