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got to run this from sunday night til Tuesday a.m.   holiday weekend busy hauling groceries. did back to back 14 hr days, logged about 800 miles.

one of our new freight shakers. 430 Detroit auto shift. my first time in a auto shift and I kinda liked it . this truck is assigned to our most senior driver.

snapped this pic mon. a.m. at a rest stop in rainy alton new Hampshire.

now i'm toast on my 70 so back in the office til Saturday p.m.  I reset sunday and back out again Monday p.m.

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I saw a flock of Reliable trucks at the local Love's truck stop today...five of them. This was the most decked-out one there...

 

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A Peterbilt 379 we passed just south of Modesto CA on Hwy 99 a couple of months ago.

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Another 379  spotted on I 5 by the Outlets at Tejon just north of Grapevine CA at the same trip.

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A Peterbilt 379 we passed over the Tejon moutain pass around Pyramid Lake on I 5 north of Santa Clarita CA.

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A Peterbilt 362 on Hwy 91 just east of the I 710 the same day.

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Allt of these were Peterbilts, I didn't see many good looking KW's that day.


A day later, Peterbilt 379 Tanker.

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This is not how you want to see a truck.

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A couple of trucks from your neighbourhood Clayton, Peterbilt 379 and 359 at a friend of ours place up in Hesperia CA.

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An Allied Van Lines 377 we saw on the way home from the Corvette Assembly Plant in Kentucky on Thursday...

 

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This is not how you want to see a truck.

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Wow! That carrier is a local company and that container for sure came through the Port of Saint John...!

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@Force, great pics.  Do you have per chance a shot or two of the black hot rod from the next to the last pic?  I think I like it.

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Yes I do...but it's not a hot rod...it's a 32-33 Rockne.

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Great pics Hakan.

@Oscar, those are beauties!  Hey, about the 1st time I've seen real trucks, that are shiny and purdy like a real model.  Great pics!

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Clayton, that Freightliner is seriously cool, my opinion.

The AMT model of this truck lucks a heck of a lot different though.  Why?  The pic seems like the cab is a lot wider than the model.  Also, the "huge, flat front" looks like a real wall of steel, very angular and the visor is a must, again my opinion.

What's the deal?  Were later Freightliner's a different body, or is it just my viewing interpretation?

I could really see myself building that nasty looking rig.

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Clayton, that Freightliner is seriously cool, my opinion.

The AMT model of this truck lucks a heck of a lot different though.  Why?  The pic seems like the cab is a lot wider than the model.  Also, the "huge, flat front" looks like a real wall of steel, very angular and the visor is a must, again my opinion.

What's the deal?  Were later Freightliner's a different body, or is it just my viewing interpretation?

I could really see myself building that nasty looking rig.

The truck is newer, 90s. I believe the cab is a little wider, the grille is totally different (which may also make the can look wider),  I also believe the cab sits a little lower. This truck is obviously stretched, it's lowered and the visor is mean, I'd like to make one for my next custom Freightshaker cabover.

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I did a little researching, there was a slight difference built in during the Freightliner COE days.  As I understand, mid 70's it got this wider grill and bigger windshield and was named the Powerliner, still the same design otherwise.

The AMT model needs some work to get this look.  I'm thinking about it.

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I did a little researching, there was a slight difference built in during the Freightliner COE days.  As I understand, mid 70's it got this wider grill and bigger windshield and was named the Powerliner, still the same design otherwise.

The AMT model needs some work to get this look.  I'm thinking about it.

Someone, I think Spaulding Trading and Shipping, did a resin Powerliner some years ago.

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a few pics from today's Brockway truck show in Cortland NY. There was an excellent turnout considering the high , muggy temps and forecast rain. The forecast didn't dampen the celebration !!!

This single drive really looked amazing..

The high temps made everyone comment about the other common NY weather around this snow plow!

My personal favorite..finally seeing the infamous TWIN golden HUSKIES !!!  That could only mean one thing ....HUSKI DRIVE !!

Jeff

 

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Nice looking Brockways.

Saw this at the local ice cream shop the other day:

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Certainly a beautiful truck that presents itself well! Just my opinion, but all of the attendees were winners..they all drove Brockway trucks!

Did anyone notice the "other"truck that arrived and was parked around the corner? Guess the bulldog felt left out

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Here's a needle nose highway Logger I saw yesterday.

And a pic of my 579 transfer all shined up ready for the day.

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Oh man looks at that Autocar !!that's a great pic of a classic still working !!that baby has seen a few miles

 

Nice pete too! My buddy just started driving  a KW W900  and East frameless dump trailer , I'll try to grab a few pics.

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