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I’m finishing up my bottom dump trailer and need a cab to tow it. The Super Bee Trucking is getting a second Dodge to the fleet. This is the AITM resin Dodge LS1000  day cab and I’m using a AMT Frightliner for the donor chassis and engine. With this being part of the Super Bee Trucking fleet it’s going to be black and yellow. Started with the painting the rims so far. 

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15 hours ago, leafsprings said:

Looks like another great build in the making! The Dodge cab from AITM looks like a nice piece. I like the Freightliner frame choice, a perfect match for a 60's Dodge.

Thanks Tommy

12 hours ago, James Maynard said:

Looking good so far. I recently built one of these myself. 

Thanks James. 

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Little more progress on the frame and some paint. I’m going to be changing out the Cummins engine for a Detroit I have a friend that suggested I change it out with one that he’s willing to provide me with. 

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My buddy Stace just sent me a Detroit diesel today to replace the Cummins. Started working on the cab to get it ready for paint. First I thinned the front around the windshield so I can put the windshield up against the windshield molding. I’ve also put the pins in to support the wind deflectors. 

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5 hours ago, gotnitro? said:

Love these square cab trucks , you've really got this one looking good 

Thanks Jeff 

1 hour ago, Gary Chastain said:

Another cool build Dan. 

Thanks Gary 

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On 6/16/2022 at 4:53 AM, gotnitro? said:

Your fleet is really filling up w epic trucks, this Dodge looks perfect in its super bee fleet colors 

Thanks Jeff, I’ve got one more old Dodge to add to the fleet as well lol. 

9 hours ago, Rockford said:

That's a proper truck that. Looks great with the Freightliner chassis. Does the Detroit fit under ok? 

Thanks Steve, I only had to rework the front frame cross member and add some engine supports. 
 

I’ve finished the interior and have the front and wing vent glass in place. Received my Detroit from Stace and getting it ready for paint now. Looks like it’s going to fit nicely and I’ve figured out how to run the exhaust stacks and still working out the details on the air intake. 

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On 6/20/2022 at 1:54 AM, slusher said:

Another great Dodge build you have going! I like the paint also!

Thanks Carl 

On 6/20/2022 at 7:02 PM, Warren D said:

Looking good.  I'm starting a similar build with a COE on a Freightshaker frame. 

Thanks Warren good choice for your donor with your Brockway day cab. 

On 6/20/2022 at 7:27 PM, Dutzie said:

Another great build! Nice work. 

Thanks Brian. 

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Making some progress, I’ve painted the DD and have it installed plus I hooked up the stacks. I have the air cleaner and duct work ready to be installed next. Getting closer to finishing this one up. Thanks for everyone’s comments and support on my build. 

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Love these old trucks especially the cabovers!

Great built you have going, wish I could afford some of their s stuff.

Would love to build an Emeryville!

You need to stuff the tires to keep then on the wheels. I know guys use some kind of foam pieces but I have always used rolled up napkins or paper towels.

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On 6/22/2022 at 10:07 PM, OldTrucker said:

Love these old trucks especially the cabovers!

Great built you have going, wish I could afford some of their s stuff.

Would love to build an Emeryville!

You need to stuff the tires to keep then on the wheels. I know guys use some kind of foam pieces but I have always used rolled up napkins or paper towels.

Thanks Johnny the tires are solid resin I picked them up from Scenes Unlimited but the ID on the tires are a little bit bigger than the OD on the rims. I added some extra plastic on the rims but the tires still like to slide. 

22 hours ago, Gary Chastain said:

You are going to need to create trucking divisions in your Super Bee fleet. 😉

Gary so far I have “Super Bee Trucking”, Super Bee Transit Mixing” and “Super Bee Services”

21 hours ago, slusher said:

Nice progress, Dan!

Thanks Carl. 

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