Superpeterbilt

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  • Location Bush, La
  • Full Name Terry Hymel

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  1. Superpeterbilt added a topic in On the Workbench: Big Rigs   

    If 18 wheels are good, 30 is better
    I posted the start of this truck in my in progress thread, but its far enough along to start its own thread. The truck is the AMT dual drive White Freightliner stretched out 1" and a third drive axle added. The cab was cut down and spoke wheels added. The fronts are from the Dodge L700 kit, and the rears are from the Diamond reo kit. The rear fenders are from the Italeri container trailer. Fuel tanks are from the snap KW kit. 



    The trailer is the AMT Amocco issue. The tank halves were pretty distorted, but after some man handling it took shape. The rear suspension was replaced with the gravel trailer suspension, with a fourth axle added. The suspension was attatched to Plastruct 9/16 I beam with rectangle tube for crossmembers. The axles were made from square brass tube. The trailer wheels are also from the gravel trailer.There will be more detail on the wheels in the next post. 




    I will have to replace the tires because the fit on these is awful, and they are too big.





     
     
     
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  2. Superpeterbilt added a post in a topic I need help from those who know trucks   

    I think there are a few of these cabs on ebay right now.
  3. Superpeterbilt added a post in a topic B.R.B.O. 1955 H-63 Mack   

    Very cool Brian
  4. Superpeterbilt added a post in a topic Truck Kits You've Scored Recently   

    Here are a few of my recent scores. The General was on scratch & dent at tower hobbies. Its not a truck, but it will be weathered and put on a lowboy eventually.

  5. Superpeterbilt added a post in a topic My in progress trucks:Some new mock ups   


    Thanks guys! I would want the most possible visibilty if I was driving this thing, so I Went for the most windows.
  6. Superpeterbilt added a post in a topic My in progress trucks:Some new mock ups   

    Thanks Vic!
     
    My progress on the FL 3 for this weekend is the rear cab windows. I opted for the 3 window cab. 



  7. Superpeterbilt added a post in a topic My in progress trucks:Some new mock ups   

    Gator, the fenders are from the Italeri container trailer kit. The spread axle tandem configuration is the perfect spread for a tri axle. I believe the same fenders come in the Italeri canvas trailer also. 
  8. Superpeterbilt added a post in a topic My in progress trucks:Some new mock ups   

    I agree Brian, I dig your builds as well. Thanks man.
    Thanks Jacobus, the wheels are always turning!
    Thanks Dennis, neither can I. Ill be using some junked suspension from dump trailer kits. I have the Revell 6 axle tanker, but Im saving that for the future.
    Thanks Dan. Im too scatter brained to focus on one thing. Once I start these, they go into a plastic shoe box thats keeps them all organized and parts together. I tackle just a little bit on a few at a time. I find that if I work on just one, I try to rush it and end up wrecking it. 
    This is just some of the stash.

  9. Superpeterbilt added a post in a topic My in progress trucks:Some new mock ups   

    Small update on the tri drive FL. I added some fender panels to the cab, added rear fenders from the Italeri container trailer, and fuel tanks from a snap KW. 



     
  10. Superpeterbilt added a post in a topic B.R.B.O. 1955 H-63 Mack   

    This thing is looking killer Brian. This is a pleasure to watch.
  11. Superpeterbilt added a post in a topic B.R.B.O. - Brockway 758   

    It just keeps on getting better! The body looks great Dan, as does the bumper. 
  12. Superpeterbilt added a post in a topic Mack DM600 Tri Axle Dump Truck   

    Very cool build. 
  13. Superpeterbilt added a post in a topic My in progress trucks:Some new mock ups   

    Thanks Dennis, I plan to to put a four axle tanker behind it. 
    Thanks Gino. I went for a Malbros paint scheme on this one. 
    Thanks Rick!
    Thanks Gator. I was very happy to get my hands on that cab. I have other B-81's, but this one is special.
    Thanks Tom!
    Thanks Jacobus. I have an Autocar kit stashed with the mixer unit from the Challenge KW. 
  14. Superpeterbilt added a post in a topic NASA Pete 1/25   

    This really looks great Jarda. Fine work.
  15. Superpeterbilt added a post in a topic My in progress trucks:Some new mock ups   

    Mack Cruisliner V8 conversion.