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same storry you building a europeen truck?

why not

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chassis

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engine

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and a sqaire fueltank not round

two others is for another project scania and a us truck

make the volvo whit a flat roof [ it was a globetrotter ]

and want make him from about the 70 a 80 when the drive from europe to the middle east

jacobus

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same storry you building a europeen truck?

why not

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chassis

S6301381_zps64dd1dd5.jpg

engine

S6301400_zpsc1e2b075.jpg

S6301402_zps279af086.jpg

S6301401_zpsce04a9d2.jpg

and a sqaire fueltank not round

two others is for another project scania and a us truck

make the volvo whit a flat roof [ it was a globetrotter ]

and want make him from about the 70 a 80 when the drive from europe to the middle east

jacobus

Astrans or ASG?

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i wil use the italeri wheels

the company i dont know yet

astrans has a globetrotter and a lot of other trucks

but i have lookin at my europe depot and have more dan i exspect

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this was from the volvo australia

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for up on the roof

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and more

jacobus

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found a old volvo in a box [ careful ] lookin for some parts this old globetrotter

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the one i build is basic on a scandinavian firm that was riding on bandar-abbas

whit and red colors the have on that time

so the first paintjob is already done

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now go easy workin on the models

jacobus

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at last a go also on with the volvo

after see some old truckers from years ago and talk about drivin to the middle east from out different countrys from europe [ it was good and very bad ] he wil not a clean build here some pictures

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and how te tyres wil be , before and after

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hope your like it instead of a nice clean build

one thing i must say , i have paint the bumper and fuel tank whit and its now so good if you wanted for a clean and nice build than there is also problems with the white paint and now ...ppfff

its now drying and than put it on the frame and make it dirty

jacobus

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a little update

some last things must be done like the windshieldwipers and licenseplate and for transport whit customs and early regulaties of transport true europe a t.i.r. sign [ sort of permit ]

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and stil dont known witch trailer i do behind

jacobus

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Nice old girl!!! Nostalgic...

You did it justice and the wheathering is fantastic.

As far as I know the most of the trucks where going down to middle east, where hauling canvas trailers so the blue molded one you have there is the most accurate for the build.

Kostas.

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now i have some time to go on with the trailer for behind the volvo

its wil by white and red and than dirty

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the trailer wheels wil be red

and i have some material to make a diorama with the volvo and trailer

jacobus

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Looking good, Man.....The trailer looks pretty good.....I have a couple of these that need building....I've just never seen a canvas trailer on a container chassis, before.....It's always bugged me.....Doesn't mean it can't be done, though......Can't wait to see this one finished.....Just gotta see what you do to it..... :)

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have found some time to make the trailer a little dirt

but for i go on a must do the tirline gold-yellow [ thats the line you see zigzag on the sail ]

than you can close the trailer and the customs put a seal on , than when you came on the border the customs from that country check the seal of its not broken

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jacobus

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this one i called ready , in my younger day,s i ride 2 time,s to the middle east , about 7 a 8 weeks from home

this is how it look,s when we got home ore back in the west-europe , after years a make a model off it

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