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Peterbilt 352 Pacemaker w/trailer

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Hi

this is my firts try at building a big rig, so i might need some advise along the way.

this is what i have done so far.

An early mock up

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Cab painted and wheatered

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This thing is awesome so far, I love the weathering on this, what did you use for the weathering, I want to build a truck but give it weathering that it would have for being on the road. Keep up the awesome work!!!

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Really nice paint work!!!!!!!!! Very sharp, clean edges on your stripes. Did you use decals for the pinstripes or is that paint as well?

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HI

thanks for nice replys :D

The is paint only no decals yet.

Can any one help me with some info / pics of how to route some lines for the brakes and stuff on the frame, need to look a little "busy"

Does any one know what color the engine usually was?

Thanks in advance :)

Thor

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As for the frame being busy looking, if the truck is 'factory stock' the lines would be bundled and tucked into the corners of the frame rails passing through the crossmembers. Peterbilt kept their hoses and lines up and away.

I thought I had a photo posted with the chassis but I can't find it. There are air lines that run from from the air tanks to the air bags and leveling valve, plus electrical lines running to the taillamps. I'll see if I can find the photo.

Tim

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As for the frame being busy looking, if the truck is 'factory stock' the lines would be bundled and tucked into the corners of the frame rails passing through the crossmembers. Peterbilt kept their hoses and lines up and away.

I thought I had a photo posted with the chassis but I can't find it. There are air lines that run from from the air tanks to the air bags and leveling valve, plus electrical lines running to the taillamps. I'll see if I can find the photo.

Tim

As for your truck it's looking good.

As for the man that know's Peterbilt's Tim is full of good tip's.

You realy need to check out his site when you can.

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Awesome job so far thor!! The 352 was my first model as a kid and is my favorite still. You have done a super job on the paint scheme , I cant wait to see this one done.

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Thanks for tip Tim :)

You have a great site for Peterbilt`s

I have started doing some work on the trailer as well. Removing mold lines and puttying some ejector marks. will put some pics when i get som color on the trailer before weathering it.

Thor

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I just got the trailer painted...what a pain to do when its all put together :wacko:

Started with the airbrush doing the inside and switched to spray can for the outside. Going to put some decals on it before i start weathering

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Very nicely done mate. Cant wait to see the combination together.

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