1/43 Trucks

Johnny_Bravo
Posts: 4781
Joined: Tue Jul 27, 2010 11:54 am
Location: bucharest romania
Contact:

Re: 1/43 Trucks

Post by Johnny_Bravo » Fri Jul 05, 2019 9:21 am

they are all lovely, i can hardly restrain myself from going on that path...

User avatar
Galaxy Gaz
Posts: 9090
Joined: Wed Dec 31, 2008 8:35 am
Location: Somewhere - UK

Re: 1/43 Trucks

Post by Galaxy Gaz » Fri Jul 05, 2019 9:49 am

105epaul wrote:
Fri Jul 05, 2019 7:21 am
I have just bought that 1959 International, it is lovely and the price was right from MCW in Germany. May have to purchase more of the American trucks as I have a few more from other manufacturers. There is just something about an American truck although of course I am a fan of American vehicles which probably explains the one lurking in my garage.
Hi Paul , youre right about the International, its excellent. You will have to keep a look out as Ixo have several more American rigs due for release soon and Im sure they will keep you happy. ;)
Johnny_Bravo wrote:
Fri Jul 05, 2019 9:21 am
they are all lovely, i can hardly restrain myself from going on that path...
Thanks alot , they are very addictive especially at their pricepoint . Maybe you need just a few favourites :D
:flag_gb: Gary

Image
Porsche............For when you cant say "I`m better than you" in person

Johnny_Bravo
Posts: 4781
Joined: Tue Jul 27, 2010 11:54 am
Location: bucharest romania
Contact:

Re: 1/43 Trucks

Post by Johnny_Bravo » Fri Jul 05, 2019 11:22 am

unfortunately i am not that guy....can t keep it quiet...especially after i saw the ford and the mercedes in hand...i was impressed...will gladly follow your thread and enjoy them here....much easier.

Alex_W
Posts: 234
Joined: Wed Apr 03, 2019 3:15 pm
Contact:

Re: My 1/43 trucks

Post by Alex_W » Fri Jul 05, 2019 7:49 pm

Galaxy Gaz wrote:
Sat May 11, 2019 10:43 am
Ixo 1979 Peterbilt 352 Pacemaker

Just released by Ixo is this gorgeous looking Peterbilt Pacemaker .
Since the inception of the Peterbilt brand, the company has manufactured around 40 unique models of Peterbilt trucks. Initially, the truck model numbers began by using a “2” for single drive rear axle models, and a “3” for dual drive rear axle models until 1981. Peterbilt eliminated this format of naming Peterbilt trucks around the late 1970s. The 352 wass one of Peterbilts most famous and popular trucks with over 29,000 of them being produced.

Several Peterbilt trucks have been featured in well known past films, which helped to boost their popularity. For example, the classic 1950s Peterbilt 281 with the narrow-nose butterfly hood was featured in Steven Spielberg’s thriller Duel in 1971 and in the 1982 TV series Knight Rider starring David Hasselhoff, the Peterbilt 352 Pacemaker , was featured as the armored truck Goliath. A unique version of the 2007 Peterbilt 379 portrayed Optimus Prime in the first three Transformers movies.

Image

Image

Image
Ok...ok...now this is serious badass.

User avatar
oldirish33
Posts: 1430
Joined: Mon Aug 06, 2018 5:08 pm
Location: Oregon (West Coast), USA
Contact:

Re: 1/43 Trucks

Post by oldirish33 » Sun Jul 07, 2019 3:49 pm

The International is very similar to the Transtar semi-tractor we owned which was a 1970. They didn't change much over the years, just basic cab redesign for better visibility and incorporated the fenders into the cab, making it more square. Drove a lot of miles pulling double trailers for my dad in that old corn binder. :D International's were dependable rigs and that looks like a very nice model! Wish they made a single cab, ours was a short haul tractor with no sleeper; otherwise I'd grab one too!
Jerry
Old Irish Racing

www.oldirish.com
Image

User avatar
IFHP
Posts: 1268
Joined: Tue Oct 30, 2012 2:25 am
Location: Olympia, WA, USA

Re: 1/43 Trucks

Post by IFHP » Sun Jul 07, 2019 10:47 pm

IXO is doing some really nice American big rigs and I'm glad that a Ford has been included. Regarding the facelift date for the LTS 9000, it was MY 1982, not 1978 -- Wikipedia got that wrong.

ImageFord LTS 9000 (1982-95) by IXO by Michael, on Flickr
Collector of 1:43 Scale Fords

ImageHighway Scene by Michael, on Flickr

dcast
Posts: 4720
Joined: Sat Jan 10, 2009 8:40 am
Location: Finland

Re: 1/43 Trucks

Post by dcast » Mon Jul 08, 2019 2:34 am

Very cool trucks, the Peterbilt is quite tempting because of that Knight Rider connection but hoping that they'll release the GMC General truck which was the main Semi truck in that series, the one that hauled KITT inside it.

User avatar
Paulius43
Posts: 2654
Joined: Sat May 09, 2009 9:42 am
Location: Valencia, Spain

Re: 1/43 Trucks

Post by Paulius43 » Mon Jul 08, 2019 12:14 pm

Ah a concept truck, that's from my field! :D
Got this Radiance ages ago (although mine was a factory sneak out as the original dealer edition in display case was too expensive) and it is still a nice addition to my small concept trucks family.
"A picture is worth a thousand words, but a model is worth a thousand pictures." Harley J. Earl
My concept car 1:43 collection: viewtopic.php?t=1096

User avatar
Galaxy Gaz
Posts: 9090
Joined: Wed Dec 31, 2008 8:35 am
Location: Somewhere - UK

Re: 1/43 Trucks

Post by Galaxy Gaz » Tue Aug 13, 2019 12:07 pm

Eligor MAN Concept S

The MAN Concept S truck study shows what can be achieved by combining an aerodynamic design with additional innovations. This meant that this truck had the same air resistance as a family sized car which resulted in up to 25% less fuel consumption and a sustainable reduction in CO2 emissions. The concept is a blend of the streamlined MAN Concept S tractor unit and the matching Krone AeroLiner trailer, forming a single aerodynamic unit with the same amount of loading space as today’s semi-trailer tractors.
Articulated trucks are famously inefficient and can be dangerous for cyclists and pedestrians. The European Commission recently announced plans to change the rules governing the size of trucks to make them safer, more efficient, and more spacious. MAN‘s new Concept S meets these qualifications with a slim front, flared wheel arches and curved cab lines, which break the traditional “shoebox” truck design.

Image

Image

Image


Its a shame that Eligor didnt make the matching trailer as the complete truck looks fantastic :D

Image
:flag_gb: Gary

Image
Porsche............For when you cant say "I`m better than you" in person

User avatar
Tom
Posts: 23396
Joined: Fri Aug 23, 2013 9:29 am
Location: The Netherlands

Re: 1/43 Trucks

Post by Tom » Tue Aug 13, 2019 12:10 pm

Really cool.

User avatar
Jager
Posts: 12925
Joined: Tue Jun 29, 2010 9:29 am
Location: Perth, Australia

Re: 1/43 Trucks

Post by Jager » Tue Aug 13, 2019 6:15 pm

Looks like its come straight from a 'Transformers' movie. As you say, a real pity they didn't do the matching trailer.
“Racing is life. Anything before or after is just waiting.” - Steve McQueen

User avatar
JSB33
Site Admin
Posts: 41897
Joined: Mon Dec 29, 2008 11:25 am
Location: Bedford
Contact:

Re: 1/43 Trucks

Post by JSB33 » Wed Aug 14, 2019 5:22 am

Jager wrote:
Tue Aug 13, 2019 6:15 pm
Looks like its come straight from a 'Transformers' movie. As you say, a real pity they didn't do the matching trailer.
I was thinking Robocop.
Jeff
ImageImage

Post Reply