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clean the transkit and make the chassis

 

 

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and make the size,s for the position of the cab

 

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and than remove some profiels frome the frame

jacobus

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so , thats a monster of a engine

its was a very nice day to put the primer on the cab

question about the engine , i think i can use the engine of the donorkit , have see a brochure where different engine,s type was printed [ V6-V8 ] so i think that is good

here a picture of the cab with a trailerfront old style to use for a old trailer [ not for the gmc ]

 

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also a leader to build on the back

jacobus

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Most Crackerboxes had either the Detroit Diesel 6-71 or the 6V71.  Not sure about the 8V71, but I suppose it's possible on later models.

Where did you get the 1950's style trailer nose, and what's that other cab in the background?

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1 hour ago, Jim B said:

Most Crackerboxes had either the Detroit Diesel 6-71 or the 6V71.  Not sure about the 8V71, but I suppose it's possible on later models.

Where did you get the 1950's style trailer nose, and what's that other cab in the background?

Here goes, 8V-71 was available too.

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thanks for the info

james the 1950 style nose have i buy via FB from out the usa [ lee hartman ] classic truck modeler

the cab on the rear is a australian truck , the LEADER , one of these day,s i put the project on the workbench

jacobus

 

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thanks for the info , now have paint the interior and i lookin only for a darker ore mint color green , i dont know if this color is good

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have see one and than is everything red , ore darkgreen , i stil have some mint green that i use for the old mack , mayby its that good for a better interior color

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here i have paint the matras a dark green

i think i lookin for the mintgreen ore keep it this color ?

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Hi Koos,

I like this project and im sure it gonna be a beauty again, like all the other ones on the shelf.

For the colours i dont know, but when the info is lacking, then you have to guess a bit, for what was the most obvious colour and style in that time.

 

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