Another KW cabover

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I started on a new cabover KW build recently. I started with an AMT Kenworth K123 kit, then added 8 bag air-ride suspension from a KW snap kit. Here is where I am so far:

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mmm now I havhe ause for the air bags in the snap kits .. so far your build is looking good

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Very nice work, so far....I like the way you integrated the air ride suspension....That looks really good.....

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Nice KJ B)

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Very nice! Love the airride! How about using the kitty cat in the kw too haha

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Looking good. I like the update on the suspension.

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Solid start and I like the paint scheme on the cab...

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Thanks guys. I got a bunch of work done on it tonight, but then it slipped out of my hands, caught the edge of the table, and hit the floor... A few curse words later and I'm almost back to where I was before the accident:

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Good save.

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Nice recovery. I like the colors too.

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Nice colors & more spoke wheels! So what was the fleet number for this one?

Ap40

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Nice colors & more spoke wheels! So what was the fleet number for this one?

Ap40

This one is going to be old #26. We bought two of these in 1980 that were identical. This one is going to get some of your step ladders and one of your wide grilles Rick.

You can see the two of them in the foreground of this old pic. I will have to come up with a better pic to post later.

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fantastic KJ, looking forward to the build. What was the engine?

Ap40

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Detroit 8V92T. I hope to work on the engine a bit tonight or tomorrow.

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Love the way you made the colors work so well together....looks great!

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lookin good KJ, nice detail going on too.

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Very nice KJ.I see old 29 in the line up. What number is the red freightliner is that 44 or 45?

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nice..

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Very nice KJ.I see old 29 in the line up. What number is the red freightliner is that 44 or 45?

Thanks Justin! That's 45 in that pic. I only know because of this closer pic from that day:

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Great lineup! Some good looking cabovers.

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I find it interesting that all the coe kennys built so far have spiders all round . Looks good so far , i lke it mate .

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Spokes were (are) popular here in the Northeast US.

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Thanks Justin! That's 45 in that pic. I only know because of this closer pic from that day:

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I love seeing these old pictures. Do you have others that you can share??

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I love seeing these old pictures. Do you have others that you can share??

I have 3 photo albums of old pictures, but I have only scanned a few onto a computer as of now. I need to find some time to scan them into my computer.

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I hope free time finds you B)

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