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In 2016 this Peterbilt 379 went to the body shop to undergo a complete make over. The updated "version 2" is 2 studs longer and has various cosmetic and mechanical updates.

Building instructions are available here http://bricksafe.com/pages/motomatt/Custom%20Lego%20Peterbilt%20379/instructions

The parts list is on rebrickable http://rebrickable.com/mocs/motomatt/peterbilt-379-semi-truck-118-in-yellow-and-black-version-2

Yellow and black custom Lego Peterbilt 379 truck 1:18 scale with full powerfunctions.
2 XL motors for drive
Servo based steering,
M-motor hooked up to PF switch controls headlights, tail lights, roof lights, and trailer light connection by remote control
M-motor used to raise and lower the third axle.

The trailer is a custom lowboy closely resembling ingmar's (2LegoOrNot2Lego) lowboy. A heavy 42030 Volvo L350F is sitting pretty on the trailer.

The pictures are of the original 2015 version. The digital renders are of the 2016 "version 2".

All the Chrome is from Aurimax http://www.bricklink.com/store.asp?p=Aurimax

Custom Lego Peterbilt 379 Build Breakdown and internals exposed
Custom Lego Peterbilt 379 Build Breakdown
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Peterbilt 379 1:18 in yellow and black instructions
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