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Igor / TMK
* Gallery : Volvo FH16 6x2 "Nor-Cargo"

Published on January 02, 2005 | By Igor @ TMK

Builting this model took 8 months with a total of 115 hours. My latest model got #008 in my truck model collection.

Used kits: Italeri 3821 / Volvo FH-16 Globetrotter XL
  KFS TQ20 / Super Single Steer Wheels
  M&G A15 / Sliding Fifth Wheel Set
  M&G V08 / Air Suspension Kit
  M&G V11 / Rear Axle
  M&G V15 / 290L Fuel Tank
  M&G V16 / 110L Fuel Tank
  M&G V22 / Push Axle Suspension Kit
  M&G V29 / Rear Lamp Units
  M&G V39 / Rear Wings
  M&G V40 / New Style Push Axle Wings
Scale: 1:24
No. of parts: cca. 410
Length: 255 mm
Used colors (Revell): #7, #8, #9, #91, #301, #302
Used colors (Humbrol): #1, #3, #1321, #1322, #27002
Used colors (ModelMaster): #1723, #35183
Used colors (Alclad): #107

This model is based on a real truck and was built out of the box with these modifications:

> Rear leafspring suspension converted do airbag suspension
> Chassis was given a 3rd axle - push axle
> New style wheelarches were used
> Wired headlights, side marker lights and rear lamps
> Kit fifth wheel replaced by adjustable sliding fifth wheel
> Air distribution piping
> Detailed cab interior using authentic upholstery, seat control knobs etc.
> Susie lines and connectors
> Custom made license plates, reflex tables and other stickers

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