Edited by gm67ss, 05 February 2013 - 11:39 AM.
Aussie western star
Posted 05 February 2013 - 12:13 PM
Really nice! Looks like an SAR. Which Western Star Italeri kit did you use to make your conversion?
Posted 05 February 2013 - 05:17 PM
Posted 05 February 2013 - 11:31 PM
The donor kit is Italeri Western Star 5964 ConstellationTRUCK KIT- 3874
The engine is Auslowe resin series 60 Detroit
Hood is Auslowe 4900 conversion shortened 17mm then widen 2.5 mm each side then recast
Front of cabin and air cleaners Auslowe 4900 conversion
Converted to right hand drive
Cabin floor modified to accept engine under cabin new engine tunnel fabricated and moulded
Rear of cab and front of sleeper cut to make full walk through
Sleeper cab shortened 25mm
Front steer axle moved 4mm forward
Auslowe mudguards,bull bar and windscreen stone gaurd
Skirts on bottom of cabin photo etched
Posted 09 February 2013 - 04:52 AM
is the auslowe 60 series a casted italeri engine? or is it a one off peice? more in the 1/25 scale
Posted 09 February 2013 - 12:31 PM
Hey , i drive one of these without a sleeper and i love it . This a great example of a star great job mate.
Posted 10 February 2013 - 12:52 AM
It comes in about 20 pieces in all
Posted 22 February 2013 - 11:56 PM
Also building another rigid western star tipper At the moment with quad axle dog
Posted 12 August 2013 - 04:56 AM
Edited by foundationsedge, 12 August 2013 - 04:57 AM.