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Ford LTL-9000 B-Train - By Jamie Groeneweg

This Ford LTL-9000 by Jamie Groeneweg features a hood, bumper, fuel tanks and interior that were were scratchbuilt. The frame is a lengthened Herpa Ford Aeromax; the wheels, wipers, mirrors, and sleeper bunk are from the same source.  Modified toolboxes, air horns, and half fenders are from a Promotex Peterbilt. Other scratchbuilt detail items include rear light bar/mud flaps, roof lights, sun visor, and bug deflector.

The trailers are modified Walther's Stoughton 48' modified to a B-train 32' lead and 30' pup.  Side doors were added from Herpa's old 40' trailers; the lead has a sliding 72" suspension and the pup a 60" with roller boxes added to under side.

Posted December 5, 2001