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Typical Used Curtainsider for Sale
Typical Used Curtainsider for Sale

The curtainsider is the workhorse of the transport industry.  Extremely flexible, a curtainside truck can be used for such a wide range of delivery tasks.

It can obviously do everything a box truck can do.  If you want to load and unload quickly then there are the rear doors – either roller shutter style or with barn doors where the truck can be loaded from a loading bay.

Where the curtainsider comes into its own is when there are cumbersome objects that do not lend themselves to being loaded on pallets easily, but require the protection from the weather that a flatbed or drop side truck cannot afford.

A forklift can load the truck quickly from either side – if you are in a rush and have the resources, the curtainsider can be loaded on both sides at the same time using two forklifts.

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IVECO EUROCARGO 180E25, 18 TONNE 4 X 2 CURTAINSIDER – 2010 – EX60 GHU

Types
Rigid Trucks
Body
Curtainsider
Make
Iveco
Model
Eurocargo
Variant
180E25
Drive
4x2
Transmission
Automatic
Year
2010
Condition
Used
Euro level
Euro 4
Distance
Iveco Euro Cargo Day Cab C/w Dual Passenger Seats. Iveco 250 Bhp Turbo Air To Air Charge Cooled Euro 5 Engine C/w Ad-Blue. ZF 6 Speed AS Tronic Gearbox. Steel Drive Axle Suspension. Rockwell Single Reduction Drive Axle C/w...
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IVECO 180E25 – 2015 (65) EURO 6 – 18 ton GVW Curtain Sleeper T/lift

Types
Rigid Trucks
Body
Curtainsider
Make
DAF
Model
Variant
18025
Drive
4x2
Transmission
Manual
Year
2015
Condition
Used
Euro level
Euro 6
Distance
IVECO 180E25 – 2015 (65) – EURO 6  18 ton GVW 29ft Curtainside body 1500 Kgs Del Tuckaway tail lift Barn doors rear Manual gear box New MOT if required 116,041 approx Kms Sleeper cab Date registered 01.09.2015 Engine...
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MAN TGL 7.180 EURO 5, 7.5 TONNE CURTAINSIDER – 2011 – DE61 YTU

Types
Rigid Trucks
Body
Curtainsider
Make
MAN
Model
TGL
Variant
7.180
Transmission
Automatic
Year
2011
Condition
Used
Euro level
Euro 5
Distance
MAN TGL Series Day Cab C/w Twin Passenger Seats. MAN 180 Bhp Turbo Air To Air Charge Cooled Euro 5 Engine. ZF 6 Speed As Tronic Semi Automatic Gearbox. MAN Single Reduction Drive Axle. Steel Drive Axle Suspension. 21t...
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2010 10 Volvo FH400 Globetrotter 6×2 Rear

Types
Rigid Trucks
Body
Curtainsider
Make
Volvo
Model
FH
Variant
FH400 Globetrotter 6x2 Rear
Drive
6x2
Year
2010
Condition
Used
Distance
2010 10 Volvo FH400 Globetrotter 6x2 Rear
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2012 62 DAF LF FA 45.160 3750

Types
Rigid Trucks
Body
Curtainsider
Make
DAF
Model
Variant
LF FA 45.160
Drive
4x2
Year
2012
Condition
Used
Distance
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SCANIA P230 EURO 5, 4 X 2 CURTAINSIDER – 2010 – EF10 PZC

Types
Rigid Trucks
Body
Curtainsider
Make
Scania
Model
P Series
Variant
P230 EURO
Drive
4x2
Transmission
Manual
Year
2010
Condition
Used
Euro level
Euro 5
Distance
Scania P Series Day Cab. Scania 230 Bhp Turbo Air To Air Charge Cooled Euro 5 Engine. Scania 8 Speed Manual Gearbox. Scania Single Reduction Drive Axle. Drive Axle Air Suspension. 28Ft Curtainside Body C/w Wood Panel Floor, Lashing...
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2006 06 DAF LF FA LF 55.220 SLP 2750

Types
Rigid Trucks
Body
Curtainsider
Make
DAF
Model
Variant
LF FA LF 55.220 SLP
Drive
4x2
Year
2006
Condition
Used
Distance
Daf lf 55 220 curtaincide rest cabin 8 speed manual gearbox air suspension Only done 470 thousand km Direct driving school little work Ideal export shipping available wats app 07540 764343
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2013 MAN TGM 18.250 CURTAIN SIDE TRUCK

Types
Rigid Trucks
Body
Curtainsider
Make
MAN
Model
TGM
Variant
TGM
Drive
4x2
Transmission
Automatic
Year
2013
Condition
Used
Distance
2013 MAN TGM18.250 4X2 CURTAIN SIDE TRUCK, UNDERSLUNG TAILLIFT, SLEEPER CAB, WEBASTO, AUTO GEARBOX, 376.000kms, �9950+VAT
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2016 16 DAF CF 220 Euro 6 18 Ton

Types
Rigid Trucks
Body
Curtainsider
Make
DAF
Model
CF
Variant
CF 220 Euro 6 18 Ton
Transmission
Manual
Year
2016
Condition
Used
Euro level
Euro 6
Distance
2016 16 DAF CF 220 Euro 6 18 Ton
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2015 65 MAN TGM 18.250 Euro 6 18 Ton

Types
Rigid Trucks
Body
Curtainsider
Make
MAN
Model
TGM
Variant
TGM 18.250 Euro 6 18 Ton
Transmission
Automatic
Year
2015
Condition
Used
Euro level
Euro 6
Distance
2015 65 MAN TGM 18.250 Euro 6 18 Ton
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Buying a Used Curtainsider

Buying a used curtainside truck is no different to making any other secondhand truck purchase.  You must take a good long look over the driveline, check the wheels and tyres etc.  The only additional area you need to consider is the state of the curtains and tracks themselves.

Take your time and undo every clip that holds the curtains in place, then fully slide them along to reveal the while of the loading area.  Make sure the belts are not worn and that there are no tears in the curtains.  Check of any earlier repairs to the curtains – it is not necessarily a terrible thing that they have been damaged slightly in the past, but the repair will need to be solid.

Some curtains look tired when they have had their previous graphics removed, but often, a decent quantity of traffic film remover can sort this out.  Buying a curtainsided truck with the logos simply painted over could be a lot of work to remove and you may be better negotiating a great deal with the seller and investing in a new set of curtains.

Curtain Replacement

It is not the end of the world if you have to replace the curtains – doing so will really smarten up the truck in any case.  Buying new curtains for the truck also means that you can change the colour to one that suits you better.  Bear in mind that there is usually only a choice of base colours – matching your livery may be a lot trickier.

Recycle Old Curtains

If you are buying new curtains for the curtainsider, then don’t just throw away the old ones – there is a company in Switzerland called Freitag (translated as Friday) that buys these curtains to make them into handbags and satchels.

Other Names for Curtainsiders

Tautliner

Over the years there have been plenty of companies making these types of truck bodies.  Sometimes the brand names stick – think Hoover and vacuum cleaners.  You may hear people talk about ‘Tautliners’ – this is a brand of curtainside body that is built by Boalloy in Cheshire.  They differ slightly to many curtainsiders in as much as the bottom of the curtain is never removed and the curtains simply slide along a rail.

Tilt Body

These are a type of curtainsider that is a lot more popular on the continent.  They are essentially a dropside truck with a removable frame and series of curtains.  This means that the truck can be used as a curtainsider, but if there are loads that are too tall for the frame (and are OK being exposed to the weather) then the frame is removed and the truck is a standard dropside.  This type of ‘Tilt’ or ‘Tiltliner’ body is common for semi-trailers in the continent.

In the UK we see the vast majority of trucks as traditional curtainsiders, with a tiny percentage being tiltliners.

Euroliners

These are trailers that look like curtainsiders that are used on the continent.  The main difference is that the roofs slide open to help loading from overhead.  This means that loading long items or heavy coils from an overhead gantry crane is possible.

Megaliners

Mega trailers in general are those that run on smaller wheels and tyres with a low-ride tractor unit.  Using smaller wheels means that the height of the body can be taller giving more load space.  In the UK this is less of a problem, as our motorway bridges are higher than on continental Europe.  We are able to have overheight trailers running on normal wheels and tyres.

 

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