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Peterbilt From The Movie "Duel" - By Terry Walters

The 87scalecars e-mail list on Yahoo recently has a lengthy thread concerning the Peterbilt truck tractor and tanker that appeared in the movie "Duel". Terry Walthers sent us this photo of the menacing Pete. The tractor was built using a die-cast cab and scratchbuilt or kitbashed the rest of the tractor using fuel tanks, wheels, and tires from Athearn. The trailer is a modified Roco military gasoline tanker.

Posted October 29, 2001