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Old 10-12-2017, 12:35 AM
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Default 1985 Peterbilt 359 exhd build

Hey guys,
I just finished up my custom 1985 Pete.
All metal parts, added 4:1 aux gear box to the Tamiya 3 speed tranny
85 LED lights
Based on the Tamiya Grand Hauler.
She will be running this weekend at the California Trucking Show at the Ontario Convention Center.

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Old 10-12-2017, 01:18 AM
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She looks great! Gorgeous build mate!
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Old 10-12-2017, 01:29 AM
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Beautiful truck!
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That looks fantastic! Great color choice, and the added color on the locker box is a nice touch.
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Old 10-12-2017, 02:13 AM
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You put some great imagination into this build, job well done
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Old 10-12-2017, 01:22 PM
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AWESOME Build!!

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Old 10-12-2017, 04:54 PM
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Thanks everyone...
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Looks good, i really like that color on it
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That color is Tamiya Cobalt Green out of a rattle can..

Frizzen, How did you get the image to appear here??
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I just posted it like explained here, general rc, sticky at top, how to post pics
http://www.rctruckandconstruction.co...?t=4057&page=2 . Post 28

You want one of the 3 med sizes. 800x500 seems to do best








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Thank you...
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Absolutely stunning truck! Love the color, all the attention to detail is awesome!
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Old 11-20-2017, 09:43 PM
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WOWSER !!! Now that's Stylish Good Looking Truck.
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Nice build! Everything looks really good
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Great Looking truck, nice color selection too. What rack is that, or did you make it?

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Old 11-20-2017, 11:33 PM
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Great Looking truck, nice color selection too. What rack is that, or did you make it?

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That headache rack is built by Semi Joes. Not sure if hes still selling them.
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