New Peterbuilt truck #1: Engine

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Blog entry by HotRod1 posted 02-13-2018 07:10 PM 1078 reads 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I guess I should have started this in a blog, instead of the way I did, sorry.
First started the transmission out of Gabon Ebony, and added some oak accents, and the engine flywheel is out of yellow heart.

Now getting an good start on the engine, front cover and exhaust manifold.

Adding the air compressor, valve cover, intake, fuel filter, turbo and alternator

Needed a fan and some finish on the engine.

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#1 posted 02-13-2018 08:23 PM

Great job! I almost expected to see the C on the first valve cover!

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#2 posted 02-13-2018 09:18 PM

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#3 posted 02-13-2018 09:46 PM


-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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#4 posted 02-13-2018 10:34 PM

With this much detail in the engine and gearbox, I can’t wait to see the truck build…

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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#5 posted 02-13-2018 11:50 PM

Great start and more more more!!! LOL
Always room for another modeler.

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#6 posted 02-14-2018 12:36 AM

Nice looking engine…great job.

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#7 posted 02-15-2018 04:50 AM

It should have more than enough power to do the job.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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