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Tyson

Member Since 21 Feb 2012
Offline Last Active Aug 20 2014 08:35 PM
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In Topic: Abandoned Road Boss

07 July 2014 - 02:25 AM

Interesting now I want to know what fanny and thong mean

 

Fanny is vagina.  Thongs are flip-flops.  Being an American living in Australia, quite a few things confused me to begin with.  A guy once told me his buddy was pissed.  I was confused, because the guy seemed to be pretty happy to me.  Then I found out pissed meant drunk.


In Topic: Peterbilt 351 with Peerless trailer

29 December 2013 - 06:08 AM

Yeah, that's a water tank, and the trailer brakes would also be water cooled.

In Topic: MACK DM600 Builders kit

29 December 2013 - 04:13 AM

Ah, I though this was one of the kits Ertl inherited from AMT along with some new dressing to make it Rubber Duck.

In Topic: MACK DM600 Builders kit

29 December 2013 - 12:21 AM

Don't be too hard on yourself. Those old amt/Ertl kits are notorious for not fitting together correctly.

In Topic: AMT Autocar A64B

16 December 2013 - 04:52 AM

I swear this build takes a new turn and heads in an almost completely different direction every time I sit down to it.
 
Here's where it sits right now.
 
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As you can see, I made a decision in regards to my walkways.  I raised both of them so they're flush with the tops of the frame rails.  On the driver's side I took a bit of inspiration from Muleskinner's Sterling and integrated a toolbox/catch all onto the underside of the walkway.  For the passenger side I took the two air tanks I had hung one on top of the other and rotated them so they now sit side by side under the walkway.  I previously had a standard Autocar fuel tank from the kit tacked on, but I was never really happy with it.  Did a bit of spare parts diving, and came across the longer fuel tank from the Road Boss kit which was just the right length to fit the width of the cab nicely.  Pretty sure it's not common practice for loggers, but I know back in the day some Kenworth's had "high mount fuel tanks."  I built a rack for it, and tacked a step on the rail in the spot the old fuel tank was.  With the fuel tank behind the cab I moved the kit cab guard back to make space.  I then remember the old Howell and Sons tractor, and the old full cab guard they'd built for it.  So, that big, unpainted L-shaped elbow hanging off the frame is the beginning of a cab guard along the lines of this:
 
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With that said, whenever I finally get the chance I'll be adding the Mack 65k rears and 12x24s from AITM and a driven front axle from KFS.  I'll also be rebuilding my stinger, because I'm not too satisfied with it either, and I want to add a bit more length to the frame.