Western Star Trucks

Willoughby, OH 44094


About Western Star Trucks


4420 Sherwin Road
Willoughby, OH 44094
United States
(440) 269-5500

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Western Star Truck Sales from Portland, USA is the reliable partner for heavy-duty trucks in the fields of special transport and long-distance haulage. Our powerhouses deliver the highest comfort on the road worldwide.


Chassis, Body & Cab

Latest DTNA 40,000-lb rear suspension with welded axle seats for the Western Star 4900 available in June

May 18, 2016
Western Star Truck Sales, Inc., announced that Daimler Trucks North America’s (DTNA) proprietary 40,000-lb Airliner rear suspension with welded axle seats will be available in...

Fabco auxiliary transmission now available for Western Star Trucks

May 18, 2016
Western Star Truck Sales, Inc., announced the availability of the Fabco FAT-30 auxiliary transmission for the 6900XD.

Eaton UltraShift Plus available in Western Star's 5700XE this fall

May 18, 2016
Western Star Trucks announced that it will begin offering the Eaton UltraShift Plus transmission in the 5700XE starting this fall.

Allison Transmission Off-Road Series available for Western Star 4900 and 6900 trucks

May 17, 2016
Ideal for applications that demand high horsepower and torque, the Allison fully automatic ORS transmissions are well-suited for a range of vocational applications.
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Chassis, Body & Cab

Extreme Duty (XD) Offroad MBT-40 Transformer chassis

May 16, 2016
The Western Star Extreme Duty (XD) Offroad MBT-40 Transformer chassis is engineered specifically for extremely rugged environments. The XD Offroad MBT-40, dubbed the Multi-Body...

Articles & News

Photo courtesy of Navistar
The International Truck's MV Series features upgrades to cab design and other driver-centric enhancements also included in the company’s Class 8 lineup.
Chassis, Body & Cab

Heavy duty truck update

July 11, 2018
Details on the latest Class 7 and 8 product line updates from truck manufacturers.
The new mobile fueling and service trucks were designed to specifically to achieve operating and maintenance savings and be well-organized to maximize jobsite productivity.
Shop Management

Repair Them Or Junk Them?

Oct. 12, 2012
County of Fresno Fleet Services Division shares how they handled this quandary

Videos & Resources

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Chassis, Body & Cab

Western Star prime mover interview

May 23, 2016
What a prime mover is all about.
Kolman27s Korner Episode 10
Chassis, Body & Cab

VSP News: Kolman's Korner, Episode 10

Aug. 21, 2012
The history of Western Star Trucks, and the introduction of their new Model 4700.


Tom Pfeiffer

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More than 1,200 Freightliner and Western Star trucks recalled for tie-rod issue

Vibrations may lead to tie-rod separation and an inability to steer.
Photo courtesy of Western Star Trucks.
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Shop Safety

Western Star recalls 7,000 trucks for fire risk

April 10, 2018
Western Star 4700, 4900, 5700, 6900 models are potentially involved.
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Brakes, Tire & Wheel

Freightliner and Western Star Trucks recall 3,000 trucks

Jan. 5, 2018
Improperly tightened brake caliper mounting bolts may come detached on certain models.
Industry News

Cuban refugee built Western Star dealership to last

Sept. 11, 2017
Even at age 86, Ray Montalvo still comes into work six days a week at McComb Diesel, the Western Star dealership he opened in 1969.
Western Star 4700, 4800, 4900 and 6900 truck models can now be spec’d with an aftermarket-installed 5-man crew cab option with either two or four doors.
Chassis, Body & Cab

Western Star Trucks announces new options and XD OFFROAD model

May 1, 2017
Part of its 50 Years of Legendary Awesomeness celebration
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Chassis, Body & Cab

OOIDA gets new 5700XE tractor

April 28, 2017
The Spirit Truck was presented to its driver, Jon Osborn, on April 27 at Western Star's 50th anniversary event.
The 6900XD Offroad MBT-40, dubbed the Multi-Body Transformer for its ability to quickly change from one fully functional in cab controlled body application to another, is the first XD Offroad series offering from Western Star and a new concept for offroad equipment markets.
Chassis, Body & Cab

Western Star introduces the Transformer; new component offerings

May 13, 2016
New category of off-road equipment is a chassis that transforms to multiple configurations.
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Chassis, Body & Cab

Western Star unveils 5700XE fuel efficient on-highway truck

Sept. 12, 2014
The Class 8 on-highway truck is meant for owner-operators and small to medium fleets in truckload/LTL, bulk, refrigerated, long-haul and manufacturing applications.
Chassis, Body & Cab

Western Star offers Neway ADZ Series suspensions for three truck models

Aug. 21, 2014
The ADZ Series suspensions feature a streamlined design that has reduced weight by more than 220 lbs per axle (compared to previous models).