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post #1 of 15 Old 03-05-2012, 05:32 PM Thread Starter
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Building a Western Star

Thought I would keep you all in the loop on this build. It is a Western Star Tri Drive normally found in the Canadian Oil Patch and Woods.


















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1997 Ford F-350, Dually conversion, Cobra 29 LX CB, 12000 watt converter, All LED lights, TW tunes, 4" DP, Napa Intake and lots of running lights.

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looks great so far

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Just realized I never put the finished pics up. Sorry guys.

















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Truck looks really good. You must do alot of models. Almost looks like a cat 3516 engine on that trailer

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post #7 of 15 Old 05-12-2012, 08:35 AM Thread Starter
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I do build a lot. Mostly logging related stuff.

Good call. The engine is a Cat G3516.
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Ya that 3516b diesel is what I work on for a living. Their just in the cat 793 haul trucks. That one looks like whats in the gensets.

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It is. I have it as a stand alone just so the trailer has a load.

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Ya looks good on there.

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