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King Hauler / pererbilt / Kenworth headlights

Postby kingnighthauler » Tue Mar 03, 2015 12:20 am

Having now finally finished the paint on my king Hauler build i now have a headlight dilemma, I didn't do anything with the standard headlight housing.
I am not sure weather to follow the pererbilt of Kenworth theme yet, so was wondering what others have done.
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Re: King Hauler / pererbilt / Kenworth headlights

Postby bigford » Tue Mar 03, 2015 4:31 am

did you cut away the light bucket? if so go with a set of peterbilt lights if not go with a set of KW lights
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Re: King Hauler / pererbilt / Kenworth headlights

Postby kingnighthauler » Tue Mar 03, 2015 6:06 am

No stupidly i didn't cut the buckets out so it looks like KW lights or maybee wait untill the new Grand hauler ones start coming avalible, thanks for your reply.
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Re: King Hauler / pererbilt / Kenworth headlights

Postby bigford » Wed Mar 04, 2015 1:21 am

check out this build on the grand hauler. it shows the headlights and how Tamiya made them
http://www.tamiyausa.com/articles/build ... NEjflXF_IU
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Re: King Hauler / pererbilt / Kenworth headlights

Postby kingnighthauler » Wed Mar 04, 2015 1:34 am

Thanks for that, I'll have a read.
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Re: King Hauler / pererbilt / Kenworth headlights

Postby Teri_W » Fri Mar 06, 2015 5:36 am

Peterbilt have head lights on brackets coming off the side of the grill, they are available from PMD Garden Trucking.., Kenworth have head lights built into the front fenders.., the early truck (both Peterbilt and KW) had twin round lights, the later models have twin square...

I made my own by cutting down a spear rear bumper and getting Rear Reverse Light Lenses (S Parts - Clear) from the Container Trialer kit... the conversion only took me a couple of hours.... ? ? ?

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Re: King Hauler / pererbilt / Kenworth headlights

Postby kingnighthauler » Fri Mar 06, 2015 5:45 am

Now that is what I want to do,great thank you, I have a rear bumper i don't want so it's 2 x "S" parts from the container trailer kit I need?
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Re: King Hauler / pererbilt / Kenworth headlights

Postby kingnighthauler » Fri Mar 06, 2015 9:47 pm

Did you need to cut much from the original headlight holes on the body?
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Re: King Hauler / pererbilt / Kenworth headlights

Postby Teri_W » Sat Mar 07, 2015 6:36 am

I didn't cut too much out from the Kings original headlights, just enough to put the twin buckets in.... I didn't file any on the height, just the width, it fits only just as the hole is all the way to the outside and maybe ½ a mm from the bonnet... fixed in with Hot Glue....

and you'll need 2 x S Parts Clear... if you get stuck finding them I have 2 sets of S Parts Clear spare as I was going to do all my rear lenses clear but changed my mind....
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Re: King Hauler / pererbilt / Kenworth headlights

Postby kingnighthauler » Sat Mar 07, 2015 9:15 am

PM sent , thank you
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