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Tim Ahlborn
What's on the bench recently - or a while back still waiting to be finished
Projects in various stages of completion - some are current, some projects date back a few years waiting to be built.
Album was created 5 years 10 months ago and modified 18 days ago
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Peterbilt Motors Company
Peterbilt Motors Company Archive Throw-Back Photos
Photos from the Peterbilt Motors Co. Archives seen as Throw-Back Thursday Photos

Album was created 1 month ago and modified 22 days ago
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TimAhlborn
359 Set-Back Axle
Inspired by a factory photo from late 1972 of an early 359-13 Set-Back Front Axle.
This build used an AMT Peterbilt 359, a modified resin hood, modified kit front wheels, rear wheels and suspension from an Ertl Paystar, lengthened frame rails, the stake bed from an AMT Ford Stake Truck. The trailer has a scratchbuild deck and suspension bits from a Great Dane kit (leftover from my 352 drom tractor build). 5/15/17
Album was created 1 month ago and modified 1 month ago
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TimAhlborn
Trident Twins
Back-in-the-day, Trident Truck Lines delivered loads to the Peterbilt Newark plant with a livery of brown, gold and white trimmed Peterbilts.

Here are my renditions of two Trident trucks - these builds aren't finished, they need a few bits and pieces and the Trident logos for the doors. I haven't been able to get a good clean straight-on view of the logo to use to create a decal for the doors.

The 359 is an original issue AMT T500 California Hauler. I lengthened the frame rails, modified a T501 Pete bumper eliminating the driving lamps, the 3-bar grille is a resin piece from AITM, The air cleaner is from an AMT KW W925.

The 352 is an original AMT T502 with a stretched frame, suspension from an AMT T501 359, recessed exhaust, Italeri 377 fuel tanks. Both have resin air cleaner caps from P&P.

Both builds have their chrome pieces touched up using the Molotow Chrome Pen.

4/29/17
Album was created 2 months ago and modified 2 months ago
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Tim Ahlborn
Misc Stuff - just a parking place for random modeling things
Album was created 5 years 10 months ago and modified 2 months ago
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TimAhlborn
White-Freightliner SD AMT Lines
AMT White-Freightliner Single Drive.
This is a "grab a kit and lets just build it" build.

A few modifications - subtle clean up of the panel seams, lowering of the headlamps,
smaller fuel tanks, single exhaust, roof-top air conditioner, resin wheels from Mo'Luminum.

I dressed this to match the White-Freightliner Dual Drive build I did for Round2 several years ago. The unit number on both match the original AMT kit numbers.

March 2017
Album was created 3 months ago and modified 3 months ago
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TimAhlborn
AMT White-Freightliner Dual Drive
The white White-Freightliner was built box-stock for Round2's AMT trade show displays. The red and yellow WFDD has been slightly modified - the headlamps moved lower on the cab skin for a more accurate look and the step ladders replaced with stirrups.
Album was created 6 years 2 months ago and modified 3 months ago
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TimAhlborn
Newray 579 in green
Newray 'toy' Peterbilt 579 'de-toyed'. I reworked the body to remove the harsh body
lines and remove the toy look.

I have to repair the grille, the metal mesh popped free when the model was removed from the sun (a little expansion/contraction going on).

January 2017.
Album was created 3 months ago and modified 3 months ago
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