Peterbilt Drag Truck vs. The Double Dozen KW Stingray

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I drug out my old pete drag truck for a rebuild, that turned into an overhaul. Actually, most of the original kit didnt get reused. So much for a rebuild !! Anyhow, I decided to stretch it out, lower the body, and add two Allison V12s behind the cab. I started by taking some measurements,and scratchbuilding a whole new chassis.I used the rear axles and air ride from a Pete 378 kit.

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I started stretching out the body, but still using most of the kit at this point.

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I was quickly unsatisfied with this, so I build a new rear section still using the kit rear fenders. I bought a Jimmy Flintstone chopped resin Pete cab, and narrowed the hood to a 351 style. I replaced the front fenders and sunk them futher up into the hood.

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After much Allison applied drag racing research, I started putting them together. I joined them crank to crank with a collar. I wanted almost a direct drive to the rear ends, with only a short driveshaft. I made the motor mounts and got them mocked up. The body is 90% complete. Then, lots of sanding and blending.

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Thats different and neat. nice peoject on the go. I like the old way too

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Wild. The classic cab looks great.

Ben

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Wild !

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Great build idea and cool...

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Very cool . looks like p****d off pete's big brother

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I will follow this one,very cool build man.

God Bless

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Love your imagination!!! This is gonna be impressive

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I second that

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That is just too cool.....Beautiful....

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Did some prelimenary sanding/shaping of the body.Gettin ready for some primer.

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Robbed an Allison trans out of my Super Boss to mate up to my Allison V-12's.Im going to resin cast it,as I will need more.....

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With the wing.....

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That is just too cool !!!!! Excellent work.... I think I said that, before.....I guess I meant it.....

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That is just too cool !!!!! Excellent work.... I think I said that, before.....I guess I meant it.....

Thanks man, means a lot!

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Wow! That's quite a sled

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PM sent

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Thats cool Terry

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Looking better and better man. God Bless

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What a wild ride.

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Your truck is very cool already, it reminds me the Super Boss and Bandag Bandit era!!

Can't wait to see more!

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Your truck is very cool already, it reminds me the Super Boss and Bandag Bandit era!!

Can't wait to see more!

Thanks. Tyrones trucks are definitley an inspiration here. I was actually reading an article on a truck called the " Bad Brahma Bull", an old White 3000 coe with an Allison engine mounted behind the cab. That kinda got the gears turnin

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Finally buckled down and got all of the body complete. Every hole and crevase is filled with a piece of plastic and ready for filler and finishing.

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Man, that is just, too wild.....Too wild....I'm gonna have to borrow some of these ideas.....Excellent work.....

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Got some rough sanding done after the first coat of filler. Also made some side scoops for the air intakes of both engines. Made them from pieces of the P51 Mustang

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Man, I'm diggin' this.....

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Just plain cool..love the work so far

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