Two Axle Integral Coach Specifications

The Denning Phoenix model was rst produced in 2005 and has received fantastic reviews. Based on American drive line and running gear these vehicles are well suited to the often tough road conditions of Australia, equally at home on the outback highways and also the city freeways. Each vehicle is custom built to suit the Fleet Operator’s requirements, with all engineering services and support provided in-house by Denning. Floor height can be from 1250mm up to 1500mm to provide huge bin storage area suitable for luggage requirements of long haul passenger transport and freight. Options for passenger comfort are extensive and include overhead parcel racks, video / DVD systems, airconditioning and carpet.

 

DIMENSIONS
Length: 11.1m to 13.1m
Overall Width: 2.5 m
Floor Height: 1250mm or 1500mm
GVM: 18,000kg

 

STRUCTURE
Jig-built chassis modules made from welded tubular steel sections

Specifications

ENGINE

 

Cummins ISBE5, 6.7l in-line 6 cylinder 285–300hp @2300 rpm Complies with ADR80/03 (US EPA 2007, Equivalent to Euro 5)
SCR.(Selective Catalytic Reduction) AdBlue is nothing more than a solution of 32.5% urea and deionised water
Def. (Diesel exhaust !uid) consumption is generally 4% to 8% diesel consumption

 

OPTION

Cummins ISLE5, 8.9l in-line 6 cylinder 280–340hp @2100 rpm Complies with ADR80/03 (US EPA 2007, Equivalent to Euro 5)
SCR.(Selective Catalytic Reduction) AdBlue is nothing more than a solution of 32.5% urea and deionised water
Def. (Diesel exhaust !uid) consumption is generally 4% to 8% diesel consumption

TRANSMISSION

 

Allison T325R T375R 6 speed Automatic (To suit Cummins ISBE5, 8.9l in-line 6 cylinder)
Multi-stage Integral hydraulic retarder
Ratios: 3.51, 1.91, 1.43, 1.00, 0.74, reverse: 4.80
Electronic push button selector

 

Allison T375R 5 speed Automatic (To suit Cummins ISLE5, 8.9l in-line 6 cylinder)
Multi-stage Integral hydraulic retarder
Ratios: 3.51, 1.91, 1.43, 1.00, 0.74, reverse: 4.80
Electronic push button selector

DRIVE SHAFT

 

Spicer 1710 series incorporating “Glidecoat” splines (tailshaft safety straps are standard fitment)

REAR AXLE

 

Meritor, 10,400kg capacity
Coach quality gearing, ratio subject to application

FRONT AXLE

 

Meritor MFS73, 7300kg capacity

SUSPENSION

 

Denning full airbag suspension
Matched torque rods (4 front, 4 rear) with common bushings
Matched airbags (2 front, 4 rear)
Automatic (Mechanical valve) height control (1 front, 2 rear)
Fast response kneeling to front
Options: Full vehicle raising

BRAKES

 

Dual circuit braking system with spring brakes to drive
Color-coded imperial size hoses
“American” valves for ease of service
Optional: interlock to suit NSW RTA146
Steer: Meritor “Q Plus” air operated 161/2 “x 6” drums
Drive: Meritor “Q Plus” air operated 161/2 “x 7 “drums

WHEELS & TYRES

 

7 x 11R 22.5 16 ply Radial tted to 22.5 x 8.25” steel rims
Optional: 295/80 R22.5 tyres
Optional: Alcoa aluminium rims

STEERING

 

TRW TAS85 power steering, flange mounted pump
Height and rake adjustable column

FUEL TANK

 

Subject to body configuration

COOLING SYSTEM

 

Radiator with aluminum charge air cooler mounted to N/S of engine
Expansion tank fitted with sight glass for level checking
2 speed cooling fan to match cooling requirements in all conditions

AIR CLEANER

 

Donaldson 15” with safety element and restriction indicator

TOOLS

 

10 tonne hydraulic jack, wheel brace, bar. chocks and triangles

EXHAUST

 

5” system, horizontal outlet to O/S

AIR SYSTEM

 

Charging connection to front
Meritor Wabco Air Drier
“Festo” valves on auxiliary systems

ELECTRICAL

 

Batteries: 4 x 12V
Alternator: As supplied with Engine 70A
Gauges: speedo, tacho, dual air, eng temp, oil pressure, voltmeter, fuel, transmission oil temp
Warn Lights: low air, low water, alt, oil press, eng temp, check eng, stop eng, check trans, trans temp