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lapazleo

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About lapazleo

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  • Scale I Build 1/25,1/24,1/32

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  • Location great lakes region
  • Full Name Leo Bishop

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  1. lapazleo added a post in a topic White Gas Burner #2   

    I like the idea for this project to bad there isn't  resin 555 somewhere. Could maybe use the 1160 cat from the louisville kits with a little work.
  2. lapazleo added a post in a topic White Gas Burner #2   

    Nope 100% REO gold comet design. Wet sleeves and all.
  3. lapazleo added a post in a topic Revell Kenworth K-100 COE kit -- Cummins color?   

    White or beige are both accurate for this kit. Revell's k100 is a "c" model between a 78 to 82 as the 8 bag air ride came out late 77 early 78 and KW went to the "e" model for 83. I've seen new Kw's with white engines as late as 1979. Yes it would be a white white if it was white.
  4. lapazleo added a post in a topic Vintage tractor/trailer motorhome   

    I thought it appeared to be based on a 40s White cabover. The winged emblem above the grille and wheel style.

  5. lapazleo added a post in a topic 1973 Road Commander Aerodyne   

    Nice!
  6. lapazleo added a post in a topic 7400 White Walk Around   

    Quite find of them myself. They are the definition of the word truck to me.
  7. lapazleo added a post in a topic Need help with track width on cabovers   

    You are correct sir. It does add to the optical illusion. However the kit axle is to wide as is but good point none the less.
  8. lapazleo added a post in a topic Need help with track width on cabovers   

    All standard highway trucks have a track width on rear axles that make overall width between 95.5" and 96" it has nothing to do with frame and suspension widths. Like I said before steer axle track is generally a little narrower than rear axle track. Since you have to narrow the front axle on the AMT Freightliner any way a track slightly narrower than the rear axles will look correct maybe a scale 1 to 2 inches.
  9. lapazleo added a post in a topic Need help with track width on cabovers   

    Generally the steer axle is narrower than the drives.
  10. lapazleo added a post in a topic TAT 2017 build: Western Star Cabover update photos added 03/07/17   

    Nice. I see you got the right windshield size most people over look that difference from the rc2.
  11. lapazleo added a post in a topic Road Boss 2 Integral, photos 03/08/17   

    neat!
  12. lapazleo added a post in a topic Peterbilt Fire truck question   

    Yep no clutch pedal. And yes they were available in the 359. Allisons have been around since the late 60's or longer.
  13. lapazleo added a post in a topic Peterbilt Fire truck question   

    Yep shift tower for Allison.
  14. lapazleo added a post in a topic Speedometer and Tack location   

    As a rule speedo on the right tach on the left. That way in almost every rtuck I ever drove. I believe it has something to do with govt. rules. Paystar ,4200 and 4300 used the same dash with the tachograph and speedograph.
  15. lapazleo added a post in a topic AMT Movin On Kenworth Announced   

    The monkey motion was only available in the 50's. The torsion bar, four spring and the old KW four bag were about it. There may have been some with Neway air or Hendrickson walking beam. The Page and Page set up pictured was pretty well gone by the late 60's but later Page and Page set ups could have been.
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