photo by secret squirrel

big scania seen here pulled over at trafalgar heading westbound 1988

  • B.R.0071 - [Inactive Account] 6y

    whoa, i didn't know about a scania which looks like an american truck...

    when i think of scania trucks, i have an image of a european cabover truck...

    i haven't really seen or heard of one which looks more american...

    is this one powered by a V8 if i'm not mistaken???

    this one is somewhat of a classic and i love it!!!
  • secret squirrel6 PRO 6y

    thanks their blackrose yeah over here in aussie land we nicknamed these the gumboot scania and yes this is a V8 mate spot on they became quiet popular because they had the tough look but had all the comforts of european rigs so it was the best of both world really there are not as many of these truck running today but there sure was back in late eighties this photo was taken about two hours east of melbourne loaded with big rolls of paper i will try to find a few more for you their mate thanks heaps for having a look there blackrose
  • scott christy 5y

    real good lookin scania mate i must appologise to you thought u were a one eyed kw man very much sorry.beautiful gumboot 6 cylinder used to own a 142 v8 4 a while cheers.
  • secret squirrel6 PRO 5y

    thanks TD hah ha no i just love good lookin rigs mate i have photo albms full of scania and volvo and others but your right the balance is not that good i do have a system happening may have to look into changing that mate hah hah keep a look out will try and balance things up a bit lol
  • Joe Hupp - Truck Photographer PRO 5y

    Blackrose and Squirrel,

    This is a T112H - T-Cab, 11 litre engine, 2 Series and H - short-haul sleeper cab!

    So it is not a V8 as previously mentioned - it's only a 11 litre 6 cylinder!

  • secret squirrel6 PRO 5y

    Thanks For that Joe good stuff mate
  • phatboyjim 5y

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Scania T Cab, and we'd love to have this added to the group!
  • Carlos Manuel Reyes Santos 2y

    V8 Power. Regards from DR.
  • secret squirrel6 PRO 2y

    Thanks DR=No I dont think his one is a V8 But there were Lots of the Gumboots that were back in the Lat 1980s Thanks DR
  • Joe Hupp - Truck Photographer PRO 2y

    Carlos Manuel Reyes Santos
    Sadly, this is only a 6 cylinder - my comment from 41 months ago shows a break-down of the model number
  • Carlos Manuel Reyes Santos 2y

    Joe Hupp - Truck Photographer Thanks see sou, i think whot bein a Scania V8.
  • Carlos Manuel Reyes Santos 2y

    I has a group called TRUCKS IN DR AND AROUND THE WORLD add it to my group please.
  • secret squirrel6 PRO 1y

    Thanks Guys Great Info
  • secret squirrel6 PRO 1y

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