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#1 Sergey

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Posted 21 January 2012 - 10:57 AM

Hello to everyone!
I would like to buy Kenworth Bubblenose resin. It is sold out on Soucraut's, so I searched for the manufacturer and found two:
http://apps.aitruckm...lbum.cfm?a=8735
http://www.aussieres...large-coe/Could
Could you explain me please which resin is better, or may be it is the same?

Regards, Sergey

#2 Jim B

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Posted 21 January 2012 - 03:04 PM

If it we're me, I'd get the Bullnose Kenworth from Illini Replica Conversions.


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Posted 21 January 2012 - 03:38 PM

Illini originated these. I'm not sure if the Aussie sellers is re-selling the AITM and Illini castings or casting their own versions but they appear to be the same trans-kits.

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Posted 09 February 2012 - 08:05 AM

Friends, what is the meaning of term "dobhouse"? I just foud a historical review about this truck. They say "The dobhouse on these trucks was readily removable, and not a part of the structure of the cab".

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Posted 09 February 2012 - 08:09 AM

The "Doghouse" is the engine cover between the seats. Not sure on KW but the early Freightliner the cab didn't tilt and you needed access to the motor this way.
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Posted 09 February 2012 - 01:30 PM

ever try to sleep across one on hot Summer night with no ac wow,

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Posted 16 February 2012 - 08:00 AM

One more question: May be anyone knows - What are those lugs (on top of the cab) for?
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Posted 16 February 2012 - 08:12 AM

fresh air vents

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Posted 16 February 2012 - 06:16 PM

Yes Clayton, I did try to sleep across the dog house one night.The truck had a sleeper,but it was cooler to lay across the dog house with the windows down. Didn't get a lot of sleep that night.

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Posted 16 February 2012 - 06:18 PM

So were did you get the cab from?

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Posted 17 February 2012 - 01:33 AM

The term "doghouse" refers to the engine tunnel because it was reminscent of a dog house.

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Posted 18 February 2012 - 01:05 AM

So were did you get the cab from?

I have got it from Illini Replica Conversions. By the way, thanks to Dave for cooperation.
Thanks to everyone who answered.

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Posted 18 February 2012 - 10:19 AM

Sergey, have a look at the Neo-Seminole Kenworths post under the 1:1 Reference theme, I posted some pictures of a nice Bullnose Kenworth that has been meticulously restored not too long ago.

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Posted 20 February 2012 - 08:33 PM

Better buy the Bullnose Kenworth from Illini Replica Conversions.

The other A#$%HOLE from Ballarat, Australia, is a thief and is copying anything he can lay his hands on.

To all the casters that do not copy other peoples work, well, this t-u-r-d is shafting you real good.

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Posted 21 February 2012 - 01:31 PM

Check out the moive REAL STEEL cool old International not sure if its bullnose or bubblenose truck

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Posted 21 February 2012 - 04:15 PM

Thanks for the info i thought it was a cool movie

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Posted 26 February 2012 - 05:18 AM

Guys, can you tell me what is lubefiner? Bob said that it should be driver side under sleeper.

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Posted 26 February 2012 - 06:46 AM

check this article
http://www.construct...ltration-basics