Glass Carriers Trucks For Sale

Glass carriers - or Frail vans - need to combine the practical features and durability of other commercial vehicles with the specific features that make them capable of carrying an inevitably fragile cargo.

These trucks can be purpose-built by manufacturers but are also often converted from existing models to accommodate glass panels, either on the interior or affixed to a framework on the exterior. Because glass carriers will be accommodating a fragile cargo, they will need to be given a lot of attention by anyone who is going to buy a second-hand model, especially if the carrier capabilities have been added as a secondary feature.

A glass carrier truck that is in a good state of repair will be an important asset for a commercial operator.

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Land Rover Unknown 5.0 V8 L.W.B Autobiography
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Land Rover Unknown 5.0 V8 L.W.B Autobiography £69,000.00
2014 | Glass Carriers (Fully Loaded), Black Leather Heated Electric Seats With Cream Leather Interior, Long Wheel Base, Rear Entertainment System With Head Phones, Black Pack, Panoramic Glass Roof, 21inch Colour Coded Wheels, Please Note This Jeep Is V.A.T Qualifying OTHER
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Glass Carriers 2013 Toyota Land Cruiser V8 D-40 4WD Privacy Glass, Heated Leather Electric Seats With Memory Settings, 7 Seater, Rear Entertainment Pack, 20 OTHER
MAN TGX  12.4 26.480 6X2/2 BLS XM 1d 480 BHP Climate Contr
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MAN TGX 12.4 26.480 6X2/2 BLS XM 1d 480 BHP Climate Contr POA
2014 | Glass Carriers ABS Air Conditioning Airbags CD Player Central Locking Climate Control Cruise Control Electric Mirrors Electric Windows Full Service History Head Restraints Height Adjustable Steering Column Multi-Function Steering Wheel Power Steering Privacy Glass Traction Control Comfort:- Automatic climate control Cruise control Stationary heating: EBERSPAECHER D4S Comfortable driver seat
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Land Rover Range Rover
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Land Rover Range Rover £11,750.00
2009 | Glass Carriers Climate control,electric windows/mirrors,full heated Ivory leather memory seats,heated windscreen,heated steering wheel,Piano wood dashboard/steering wheel,SAT NAV,reverse camera,Harmon Kardon speakers,Clarion multichanger,electric sunroof,front and rear parking sensors,headlamp washers,20 inch Westminster alloys,Privacy glass,117,000 miles,very nice condition,all export enquiries welcome,shipping
Junction 6 Commercials Limited
MAN TGX  26.480 6X2/2 BLS XM Leather Interior, AirCon, Ins
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MAN TGX 26.480 6X2/2 BLS XM Leather Interior, AirCon, Ins POA
2016 | Glass Carriers ABS Air Conditioning Airbags Alarm CD Player Central Locking Cruise Control Electric Mirrors Electric Windows Full Service History Head Restraints Multi-Function Steering Wheel Power Steering Traction Control Saftey:- MAN BrakeMatic Brake assist: Emergency Brake Assist 2 Electr. Stability Programm ESP Anti Slip Regulation ASR Lane-Guard-System LGS Antilock Braking System ABS
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Dennis Elite  2 MMW 1825 CRC
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Dennis Elite 2 MMW 1825 CRC £3,500.00
2005 | Glass Carriers Glass carrier. One owner.
South Coast Commercials Sussex Ltd
BMW Unknown X3 2.0d 5dr Estate
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BMW Unknown X3 2.0d 5dr Estate £2,950.00
2006 | Glass Carriers 2006 BMW X3 2.0d 5dr Estate, Full Leather Interior, 5 Spoke Alloy Wheels, 6 Speed Manual Gearbox, Wood Trim, Privacy Glass, Parking Sensors, Excellent Condition - We can organise shipping to any Worldwide Destination - Contact for a quote
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A frail van that is worthy of your attention needs to be one that is clearly well looked after and will be able to offer plenty more years of service to a second-hand buyer. So the first thing you should check are the key mechanical elements, such as the steering, suspension, brakes and engine. Although the exterior may look clean and tidy, uncovering signs of damage or disrepair by taking a closer look is always sensible. With a load that may be unbalanced due to the carrier frame being mounted on one side, check for wear and tear on the wheels to see what state the truck is in as a whole.

Glass carrier trucks may be based on standard panel vans, or they can be adapted pick-ups which can accommodate more glass but may not have as much weatherproof storage for other loads in the rear as their stable mates. Deciding which to pick will come down to the extent of specialism that is required in your organisation. It may also be dictated by the second-hand glass carriers that are available at the time, as supply and demand can fluctuate.

Who did the conversion?

If a glass carrier kit has been fitted by a third party, then make sure you check up on which organisation did the work, when it was done and whether there are any guarantees about how long it will remain in operational order. A glass carrier frame may well have been built specifically for the truck in question, in which case getting it repaired or replaced might be difficult because of the bespoke nature of the work. As such, getting a second-hand truck which does not need any major repairs is going to be the most convenient and affordable option for buyers in the long run.

Larger glass carrier trucks with separate cabs and trailers can be found, although these are of course intended for transporting large amounts of glass from one place to another, rather than allowing a smaller amount of glass, along with a crew and additional equipment, to head out to jobs as and when required. Make sure you know the type of glass carrier truck you require, and also look out for high-quality used examples if you want the best possible outcome.

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