I think I'll follow this build even though neither 1/43 nor Trucks are generally on my "watch list". There's just so many parts and the subject is so unusual. Also I want to see just how you wire the Engine!
Looks to have plenty of Detail. Hope your eyesight is at least good and your magnifying glass is REALLY Clean! If I had received a package like that when I was stationed in Germany my clearance would have been pulled and I then would have spent several hours "chatting" to a few not so friendly folks from Security! The world has turned and things have changed.
Guessin' Tinnitus is a better gauge of if you took part in the 60's than if you can remember 'em! I've got a constant 6khz tone in both ears yet as my Wife likes to mention I can hear a Flea Fart. The ringing is from both Concerts and prolonged exposure to shooting without hearing protection.