What do you all think of the new Peterbilt tractor ?
We feature a lot of tractors on here, from custom jobs both show truck and daily runners for owner operators and drivers on all continents to new models with electric engines to future trucks, and although there are some readers who seem to like all types, it seems like lots of you guys like either classic or modern tractor trailers.
But this particular model from Peterbilt seems to be crossing the border somewhat between classic enthusiasts and those who like the modern styles.
It’s the Peterbilt 386.
What do you think of it?
The NEW Longest Semi Tractor Made
One of the favorite giant semi sleeper tractors (of all time, probably) is Tony Bennett’s old bright yellow one that was running for Southern Pride trucking. Owner-operators and truck drivers everywhere have appreciated this truck, and one of the interesting things about it is it was the longest factory-made truck.
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1983 Internatioal Eagle
Hello I’m Tim Smith. My uncle helped me purchased this truck 7 years to get started on farming. Since I have paid him back through the aid of this truck. We purchased it off the orginal owner for 5,000 and only had 630,000 original miles.
This truck has been my only source of hauling my grain to the elevator, hauling our excavating equipment, and farm equipment. Never had let me down yet only thing ever done to it was normal every day maintenance. Truck has 879,000 miles on it to this day.
Has a cummins 400 big cam with a fuller 13 speed. Sitting on 11r 24.5 tires. All alco alluminum rims no hidden steel wheels behind either. Has every option for the year available in it.
I started restoring it in October of 2015 finshed in May of 2016. I completely stripped all paint off to bare alluminum primered 3 coats wet sanded and 4 coats of paint and 3 coats of clear coat. Reploished all rims myself by hand and it sure was a work out but I wanted to be the one to said I did it all myself.
I am a 3rd generation farmer and my son’s name on the passenger door will be a forth. He’s 3yrs old and already is wanting this truck to be his and I plan on it. With that being said no it’s not for sale. I know it’s not perfect but I know there are other cabover lovers out there thought I should share.
By Tim Smith (member of Planes, Trains, Automobiles page)
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