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Weakland Wreckers

By Robert Conrad

August, 2017

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This month’s Working Show Truck is the perfect combination of beauty and power, and it’s definitely a truck you can count on if you’re stranded or in distress- either on or off of the interstate. This 2014 Peterbilt tri-axle wrecker is the pride of the Weakland Wreckers fleet based in Chest Springs, PA. The truck is equipped with a custom 50-ton rotator from B&B Industries and it’s powered by a C-15 CAT engine, that’s paired with an 18-speed transmission and 46,000 lb rears. The blue rotator body complements the striking orange paint and they’ve added a set of straight pipes, a custom bumper, and a number of extra lights on both the cab and the wrecker body. 

Weakland Wreckers, LLC is a family-owned and operated company that’s a part of the Weakland Mechanic Shop. Owned by Mike and Mandy Weakland, both the mechanic shop and wrecker service strive to provide quality service at affordable rates. They can handle all of your medium and heavy duty towing needs and the Weakland Mechanic Shop is CAT Certified, and can have your engine back up and running like new.

Mike Weakland said that his most memorable experiences have been attending the 2014 Florida Tow Show and driving the truck in various local parades with his daughters and relatives.

Mike has operated the mechanic shop for a number of years and he and Mandy established the towing business in February of 2014. They also offer flatbed service to their customers in addition to the towing and repairs. You can find them on Facebook or go to www.weaklands.com. You can also contact Weakland’s directly at 814-674-5527 or 814-937-4085.

Mike wanted to send a special “thank you” out to Bill Bottoms from B&B Industries, Steve McMullen from High Country Motors, and Terry Imler. He mostly wanted to thank his wife and daughters for all of their love and support along the way.

For all of your towing, recovery, and repair needs, Weakland Wreckers, LLC & Weakland’s Mechanic Shop, Inc. are the ones to call. Mike, Mandy, and the entire staff will treat you like family. If you’re truck is broken down, they’ll tow you in style with their stunning 2014 Peterbilt, and you’ll be back on the highway in no time, once their mechanics fix your engine.

Movin’ Out would like to salute Mike and Mandy Weakland for all of their hard work and service to help fellow drivers that are in need of help. If you have to get towed in, you might as well go in style, on the hook of Weakland’s polished Peterbilt rotator!