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Re: Pride and Class
« Reply #15 on: January 22, 2015, 09:34:48 AM »
Got to admit they look better with lettering and pinstripes. Kinda draws attention off those hood vents.
I like the green one.
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Re: Pride and Class
« Reply #15 on: January 22, 2015, 09:34:48 AM »

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Re: Pride and Class
« Reply #16 on: January 31, 2015, 04:44:14 PM »
I do wish they'd put those cool Utah pinstripes on them.... the stripes they have look good, don't get me wrong, but boy, I love me some pistriping.... ;) And you know what, in pics I actually prefer the green one!! Go figure... I must be getting old & senile.  :P :D

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Re: Pride and Class
« Reply #17 on: January 31, 2015, 06:53:01 PM »
Contrasted with black, any green (& this is a decent shade here) looks better on a truck than black.

Black will drive you nuts if you love a clean truck, & you'll learn to have a foot hovering over the treadle-valve to apply brakes at any small-town intersection with a car waiting, since you won't show-up as good as you should.

Plus, your AC is gonna work a lot harder. Don't believe that? Decades ago, guys were putting stripes on their white reefers, in the colors of their power-unit. On a hot sunny LA day, you could close your eyes, slowly run your hand down the trailer-side, feel the temp of those various colors (often burgundy or red, gold, black). Never miss-guessed on the black one.
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Re: Pride and Class
« Reply #18 on: February 06, 2015, 04:21:15 PM »
I finally got one in front of my lens. It's about as far from what I'd spec as could be-aside from the wheelbase, suspension and rear axles.
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Gotta love that polished gunsight! Just like the Legacy Class 379, and 379X before it

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Pride & Class 389 by jr-transport, on Flickr

I like the non-vented heat sheilds on the P&C

Pride & Class 389 by jr-transport, on Flickr


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Re: Pride and Class
« Reply #19 on: February 07, 2015, 06:33:13 AM »
What you are seeing as a gun sight is really a nod to the piano hinge and top of hood treatment of the 351 and 359.   


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Re: Pride and Class
« Reply #20 on: February 14, 2015, 09:55:43 PM »
They got one at Stahl Peterbilt in Grande Prairie but it was parked out behind their shop so I couldn't get at it.They finally moved it inside today.I think it looks good in yellow.     

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Re: Pride and Class
« Reply #21 on: February 22, 2015, 06:12:44 AM »
It does look good in yellow.      Bob.

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Re: Pride and Class
« Reply #22 on: March 19, 2015, 08:32:11 PM »
This was pulling into the Agrium fertilizer plant in Redwater just as I was leaving today           

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Re: Pride and Class
« Reply #23 on: April 08, 2015, 05:27:49 PM »
Finally caught one in the wild! Too bad I missed the first one I spotted (and this one the first time I saw it) but I'm glad I got it!

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That glare on the windsheild kinda ruines the pic though.
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Re: Pride and Class
« Reply #24 on: April 09, 2015, 07:49:22 AM »
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That's some mean looking tread on the drives!!

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Re: Pride and Class
« Reply #25 on: April 09, 2015, 08:26:39 AM »
They're de rigueur out here in the summer, but are just awful in the winter.
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Re: Pride and Class
« Reply #26 on: April 09, 2015, 11:55:11 AM »

I must say that while I originally was unsure about the side vents, seeing them in person really changed my mind, and I really do like it.

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Re: Pride and Class
« Reply #27 on: April 09, 2015, 12:41:29 PM »

I must say that while I originally was unsure about the side vents, seeing them in person really changed my mind, and I really do like it.

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Hope you get to see a Pete some time, where somebody put 4 of those chrome sleeper-vents in a row, mid-hood-panel, in the last 2/3rds ahead of the fire-wall. Several early 1930's classic cars did the same. Looks just as good now, as it did then.
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Re: Pride and Class
« Reply #28 on: April 09, 2015, 01:14:49 PM »

I only have seen them in photos unfortunately, but I will agree it does look quite nice 8)

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Re: Pride and Class
« Reply #29 on: April 09, 2015, 05:14:48 PM »
They look nicely done, great shots guys 8)!!
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