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The CMT White Freightliner photo etch set sent me speeding down this path.

I wanted to build something Detroit powered for a change, and what better combination that a Sliver 92 and a WFL cabover.


The radiator and grille from CMT.


The Stabilaire suspension from Italeri was narrowed about 2 mm to fit the 1/25th frame. Out board exhaust and dual air cleaners were added. The interior was converted to a platform style, and 150 gallon tanks were fashioned. Some srap box exhaust give a preview in the mock up photos. The headlights were lowered, the front axle was moved forward on the springs about 3 mm, the wheel arch reshaped, a front crossmember/radiator support was made, and a corrected visor and mounting bracket were added.


Thank you for taking the time to look,


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wow I love it, i'm building the same truck the same way, I haven't seen too many 104's being built from this kit. the only difference between mine and your outstanding work is you went for the later model, I went backwards to the early 70's. ,,awesome work,keep the pics coming........john

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Bound for greatness! Impressive start. I like everything on this one, that front bumper is looking really good... Definitely one build to follow! You sanded the whole cab smooth, most likely the best way to go with this kit.

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