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Build  was to represent a West Coast mid 60's Pete cabover. A  very nice resin cab  was located on ebay, then added  features typically found on the West Coast in the mid 60's.  5 Hole Alcoa aluminum front wheels with center point front axle,  steel Budds on the rear,  250 6 cylinder Cummins and longer frame.  Color is metallic maroon.

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Very nice western rig, Tommy - with a brighter red (without the white accents) it could go for an old PIE truck !

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Very clean build. Nice work!

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Thanks for all the positive comments. I plan to change out the modified painted front wheels with real aluminum 5 hole wheels from Keystone and replace the small air horn will  with a much larger Kenworth unit.

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 Very nicely done  !

 

 

   Be Well

     Gator

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Added bare metal foil to fuel tanks and air cleaner to keep that  old Peterbilt tradition alive, the "touch of class"

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Wow, what a great looking Pete! I love the longer frame.

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On 5/26/2020 at 6:17 PM, leafsprings said:

Thanks for all the positive comments. I plan to change out the modified painted front wheels with real aluminum 5 hole wheels from Keystone and replace the small air horn will  with a much larger Kenworth unit.

Ok, I'm finally calling this one done!  Added some Keystone aluminum  front wheels  along with some Double Take rubber all the way around. Larger air horn and some more bare metal foil added to side vents.

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