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If you're going to do a job, get it done right the first time with the rugged 4900. Powerful and versatile, the 4900 has multiple options available to help you spec the perfect truck for the job. Whether you're working in auto haul or you're looking for a logging truck, Western Star has you covered with durability, comfort and power. Stop compromising. And start doing.

4900 EX (Extended Cab)
BBC
STD 132"
Wheelbase
STD Up to 448"
BA
STD 33"
Configuration
STD 4x2, 6x4
Engine
STD Detroit DD13, 12.8L (350-470 hp 1250-1650 lb-ft)
OPT Detroit DD15 TC, 14.8L, (455-505 hp 1550-1750 lb-ft)
OPT Detroit DD16, 15.6L, (475-600 hp 1850-2050 lb-ft)
OPT Detroit Series 60 Tier III, 14L, (425-500 hp 1475-1550 lb-ft)
OPT Cummins ISX15, 15.0L, (400-600 hp 1450-2050 lb-ft)
Transmission
STD Eaton Fuller FR-13210B (7, 10, 11, 13, 15 and 18-speed)
OPT Eaton Fuller AutoShift PLUS
OPT Allison Automatic 4000, 4500, 4700
Cab Type
STD Standard Galvanealed Steel with roped in windshield
OPT Severe Duty Galvanealed Steel with bonded windshield
Cab Interior
STD Black Trim w/ Grey Upholstery
OPT Grey Trim w/ Maple Leaf Red Upholstery
OPT Grey Trim w/ Pacific Forest Green Upholstery
OPT Grey Trim w/ Smoky Mountain Gray Upholstery
OPT Tan Trim w/ Prairie Buckskin Upholstery
Hood
STD Fiberglass Traditional Non-Sloping Hood
Front Axle
STD Detroit single 12,000-20,000 lbs
OPT Hendrickson single 12,500 lbs
OPT Meritor single 12,000-23,000 lbs
Rear Axle
OPT Meritor single 23,000 lbs
OPT Meritor tandem 40,000-70,000 lbs
OPT Meritor tridem 69,000-77,000 lbs
OPT Sisu tandem 70,000 lbs
OPT Sisu tridem 105,600 lbs
STD Detroit tandem 40,000-46,000 lbs
Front Suspension
STD Taperleaf 12,000-20,000 lbs.
OPT Flatleaf 14,600-23,000 lbs.
Rear Suspension
STD AirLiner 23,000-69,000 lbs
OPT TufTrac 40,000-52,000 lbs
OPT Hendrickson 40,000-65,000 lbs
OPT Chalmers 46,000-52,000 lbs
OPT Neway 46,000-78,000 lbs
OPT Reyco 23,000 lbs
Brakes
STD WABCO 4S/4M and 6S/6M Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with and without traction enhancement
Safety
STD Roll stability control
Frame
STD Single-channel @ 2.5 million RBM
OPT Double-channel @ 3.2 million RBM and 4.5 million RBM
OPT Triple-channel @ 5.6 million RBM
OPT Partial frame liners available for increased RBM in specific areas. See dealer for details.
Fuel Tanks
STD Aluminum 25" cylindrical 60-150 gallon (227-567 liter) - RH or LH
OPT Aluminum 23" cylindrical 50 to 150 gallon (189-567 liter) - RH or LH
OPT Combination fuel/hydraulic tanks available in various sizes
DEF Tank
STD 6, 13, 23 gallon (23, 49, 87 liter)
4900 SB (Set-Back Axle)
BBC
STD 123"
Wheelbase
STD Up to 448"
BA
STD 50"
Configuration
STD 4x2, 6x4
OPT 4x4, 6x6 (all wheel drive)
Engine
STD Detroit DD13, 12.8L (350-470 hp 1250-1650 lb-ft)
OPT Detroit DD15 TC, 14.8L, (455-505 hp 1550-1750 lb-ft)
OPT Detroit DD16, 15.6L, (475-600 hp 1850-2050 lb-ft)
OPT Detroit Series 60 Tier III, 14L, (425-500 hp 1475-1550 lb-ft)
OPT Cummins ISX15, 15.0L, (400-600 hp 1450-2050 lb-ft)
Transmission
STD Eaton Fuller FR-13210B (7, 10, 11, 13, 15 and 18-speed)
OPT Eaton Fuller AutoShift PLUS
OPT Allison Automatic 4000, 4500, 4700
Cab Type
STD Standard Galvanealed Steel with roped in windshield
OPT Severe Duty Galvanealed Steel with bonded windshield
Cab Interior
STD Black Trim w/ Grey Upholstery
OPT Grey Trim w/ Maple Leaf Red Upholstery
OPT Grey Trim w/ Pacific Forest Green Upholstery
OPT Grey Trim w/ Smoky Mountain Gray Upholstery
OPT Tan Trim w/ Prairie Buckskin Upholstery
Hood
STD Fiberglass Traditional Non-Sloping Hood
OPT Supervisibility Fiberglass hood
Front Axle
OPT Hendrickson single 12,500 lbs
OPT Meritor single 12,000-23,000 lbs
STD Detroit single 12,000-20,000 lbs
OPT Meritor tandem @ 40,000 lbs (Set Back Axle only)
Rear Axle
OPT Sisu tridem 105,600 lbs
OPT Sisu tandem 70,000 lbs
OPT Meritor tridem 69,000-77,000 lbs
OPT Meritor tandem 40,000-70,000 lbs
OPT Meritor single 23,000 lbs
STD Detroit tandem 40,000-46,000 lbs
Front Suspension
STD Taperleaf 12,000-20,000 lbs.
OPT Flatleaf 14,600-23,000 lbs.
Rear Suspension
STD AirLiner 23,000-69,000 lbs
OPT TufTrac 40,000-52,000 lbs
OPT Reyco 23,000 lbs
OPT Neway 46,000-78,000 lbs
OPT Chalmers 46,000-52,000 lbs
OPT Hendrickson 40,000-65,000 lbs
Brakes
STD WABCO 4S/4M and 6S/6M Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with and without traction enhancement
Safety
STD Roll stability control
Frame
STD Single-channel @ 2.5 million RBM
OPT Double-channel @ 3.2 million RBM and 4.5 million RBM
OPT Triple-channel @ 5.6 million RBM
OPT Partial frame liners available for increased RBM in specific areas. See dealer for details.
Fuel Tanks
STD Aluminum 25" cylindrical 60-150 gallon (227-567 liter) - RH or LH
OPT Aluminum 23" cylindrical 50 to 150 gallon (189-567 liter) - RH or LH
OPT Combination fuel/hydraulic tanks available in various sizes
DEF Tank
STD 6, 13, 23 gallon (23, 49, 87 liter)
4900 SF (Set-Forward Axle)
BBC
STD 123"
Wheelbase
STD Up to 448"
BA
STD 33"
Configuration
STD 4x2, 6x4
Engine
STD Detroit DD13, 12.8L (350-470 hp 1250-1650 lb-ft)
OPT Detroit DD15 TC, 14.8L, (455-505 hp 1550-1750 lb-ft)
OPT Detroit DD16, 15.6L, (475-600 hp 1850-2050 lb-ft)
OPT Detroit Series 60 Tier III, 14L, (425-500 hp 1475-1550 lb-ft)
OPT Cummins ISX15, 15.0L, (400-600 hp 1450-2050 lb-ft)
Transmission
STD Eaton Fuller FR-13210B (7, 10, 11, 13, 15 and 18-speed)
OPT Eaton Fuller AutoShift PLUS
OPT Allison Automatic 4000, 4500, 4700
Cab Type
STD Standard Galvanealed Steel with roped in windshield
OPT Severe Duty Galvanealed Steel with bonded windshield
Cab Interior
STD Black Trim w/ Grey Upholstery
OPT Grey Trim w/ Maple Leaf Red Upholstery
OPT Grey Trim w/ Pacific Forest Green Upholstery
OPT Grey Trim w/ Smoky Mountain Gray Upholstery
OPT Tan Trim w/ Prairie Buckskin Upholstery
Hood
STD Fiberglass Traditional Non-Sloping Hood
Front Axle
STD Detroit single 12,000-20,000 lbs
OPT Meritor single 12,000-23,000 lbs
OPT Hendrickson single 12,500 lbs
Rear Axle
OPT Meritor single 23,000 lbs
OPT Meritor tandem 40,000-70,000 lbs
OPT Meritor tridem 69,000-77,000 lbs
OPT Sisu tandem 70,000 lbs
OPT Sisu tridem 105,600 lbs
STD Detroit tandem 40,000-46,000 lbs
Front Suspension
STD Taperleaf 12,000-20,000 lbs.
OPT Flatleaf 14,600-23,000 lbs.
Rear Suspension
STD AirLiner 23,000-69,000 lbs
OPT TufTrac 40,000-52,000 lbs
OPT Hendrickson 40,000-65,000 lbs
OPT Chalmers 46,000-52,000 lbs
OPT Neway 46,000-78,000 lbs
OPT Reyco 23,000 lbs
Brakes
STD WABCO 4S/4M and 6S/6M Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with and without traction enhancement
Safety
STD Roll stability control
Frame
STD Single-channel @ 2.5 million RBM
OPT Double-channel @ 3.2 million RBM and 4.5 million RBM
OPT Triple-channel @ 5.6 million RBM
OPT Partial frame liners available for increased RBM in specific areas. See dealer for details.
Fuel Tanks
STD Aluminum 25" cylindrical 60-150 gallon (227-567 liter) - RH or LH
OPT Aluminum 23" cylindrical 50 to 150 gallon (189-567 liter) - RH or LH
OPT Combination fuel/hydraulic tanks available in various sizes
DEF Tank
STD 6, 13, 23 gallon (23, 49, 87 liter)
4900 XD (Extreme Duty)
BBC
STD 123"
Wheelbase
STD Up to 448"
BA
STD 50"
Configuration
STD 4x2, 6x4
OPT 4x4, 6x6 (all wheel drive)
Engine
STD Detroit DD13, 12.8L (350-470 hp 1250-1650 lb-ft)
OPT Detroit DD15 TC, 14.8L, (455-505 hp 1550-1750 lb-ft)
OPT Detroit DD16, 15.6L, (475-600 hp 1850-2050 lb-ft)
OPT Detroit Series 60 Tier III, 14L, (425-500 hp 1475-1550 lb-ft)
OPT Cummins ISX15, 15.0L, (400-600 hp 1450-2050 lb-ft)
Transmission
STD Eaton Fuller FR-13210B (10, 11, 13, 15 and 18-speed)
OPT Eaton Fuller AutoShift PLUS
OPT Allison Automatic 4000, 4500, 4700
Cab Type
STD Standard Galvanealed Steel with roped in windshield
OPT Severe Duty Galvanealed Steel with bonded windshield
Cab Interior
STD Black Trim w/ Grey Upholstery
OPT Grey Trim w/ Maple Leaf Red Upholstery
OPT Grey Trim w/ Pacific Forest Green Upholstery
OPT Grey Trim w/ Smoky Mountain Gray Upholstery
OPT Tan Trim w/ Prairie Buckskin Upholstery
Hood
STD Three-piece butterfly hood
Front Axle
STD Detroit single 12,000-20,000 lbs
OPT Hendrickson single 12,500 lbs
OPT Meritor single 12,000-23,000 lbs
Rear Axle
OPT Meritor single 23,000 lbs
OPT Sisu tridem 105,600 lbs
OPT Sisu tandem 70,000 lbs
OPT Meritor tridem 69,000-77,000 lbs
OPT Meritor tandem 40,000-70,000 lbs
STD Detroit tandem 40,000-46,000 lbs
Front Suspension
STD Taperleaf 12,000-20,000 lbs.
OPT Flatleaf 14,600-23,000 lbs.
Rear Suspension
STD AirLiner 23,000-69,000 lbs
OPT TufTrac 40,000-52,000 lbs
OPT Reyco 23,000 lbs
OPT Neway 46,000-78,000 lbs
OPT Chalmers 46,000-52,000 lbs
OPT Hendrickson 40,000-65,000 lbs
Brakes
STD WABCO 4S/4M and 6S/6M Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with and without traction enhancement
Safety
STD Roll stability control
Frame
STD Single-channel @ 2.5 million RBM
OPT Double-channel @ 3.2 million RBM and 4.5 million RBM
OPT Triple-channel @ 5.6 million RBM
OPT Partial frame liners available for increased RBM in specific areas. See dealer for details.
Fuel Tanks
STD Aluminum 25" cylindrical 60-150 gallon (227-567 liter) - RH or LH
OPT Aluminum 23" cylindrical 50 to 150 gallon (189-567 liter) - RH or LH
OPT Combination fuel/hydraulic tanks available in various sizes
DEF Tank
STD 6, 13, 23 gallon (23, 49, 87 liter)
4900 TS (Twin-Steer)
BBC
STD 123"
Wheelbase
STD Up to 448"
BA
STD 50"
TAS
STD 72"
Configuration
STD 8x4
Engine
STD Detroit DD15 TC, 14.8L, (455-505 hp 1550-1750 lb-ft)
OPT Detroit DD16, 15.6L, (475-600 hp 1850-2050 lb-ft)
OPT Cummins ISX15, 15.0L, (400-600 hp 1450-2050 lb-ft)
Transmission
STD Eaton Fuller Manual
OPT Allison Automatic
Cab Type
STD Severe Duty Galvanealed Steel with bonded windshield
Cab Interior
STD Black Trim w/ Grey Upholstery
OPT Grey Trim w/ Maple Leaf Red Upholstery
OPT Grey Trim w/ Pacific Forest Green Upholstery
OPT Grey Trim w/ Smoky Mountain Gray Upholstery
OPT Tan Trim w/ Prairie Buckskin Upholstery
Hood
STD Fiberglass Traditional Non-Sloping Hood
Exhaust
STD RH outboard frame-mounted vertical
OPT RH mid-chassis-mounted horizontal
Steering
STD Dual main gears with dual ram assist
Front Axle
STD Tandem 40,000-44,000 lbs
Rear Axle
STD Tandem 46,000-70,000 lbs
OPT Tridem 69,000 lbs
Front Suspension
STD Slippered 36,000, 40,000 and 44,000 lbs
Rear Suspension
STD Tandem 46,000-65,000 lbs
OPT Tridem Air Ride 69,000 lbs
Brakes
STD WABCO 4S/4M and 6S/6M Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with and without traction enhancement
Frame
STD Double-channel @ 3.2 million RBM and 4.5 million RBM
Fuel Tanks
STD Aluminum 25" cylindrical 60-150 gallon (227-567 liter) - RH or LH
DEF Tank
STD 23 gallons (87 liters)
Detroit DD13

350-470 hp 1250-1650 lb-ft

Detroit DD15 TC

455-505 hp 1550-1750 lb-ft

Detroit DD16

475-600 hp 1850-2050 lb-ft

Cummins ISX15

400-600 hp 2050 lb-ft (max)

Detroit Series60-TierIII

425-500 hp 1475-1550 lb-ft

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