1986 - Volume #10, Issue #2, Page #18[ Sample Stories From This Issue | List of All Stories In This Issue | Print this story | Read this issue]
Pint Sized Semi Truck Perfect In Every Detail
The mini-semi is an exact replica of a 1960 Freightliner built at 2/3 scale. Horns, lights, wheel hubs, frame work and sheet metal were all built to scale using the original company blueprints. Cab and chassis were fabricated from the ground up and construction took over three years.
The inside of the cab and the control panel also resembles a real Freightliner and the truck, which is powered by a 5.9 liter diesel engine, has plenty of over the road power.
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