This was a huge advantage as they could be designed for logging, produce work and any kind of specialized trucking. Also add fiberglass cab panels, color matched to the truck and again loaded with quarter lights to give it the low-rider look. The truck I'm looking at is supposed to be one of the numbered classics but I was wanting to verify that it is before I close the deal. I have seen older 359's rebuilt with more modern components and comfort features pre-emission electronic engine, unibilt cab conversion etc. The units however, the authentic ones, have become more valuable and are collector items for big rig enthusiasts.
Some disappointed owners, did not. This truck has a 425 Catepillar Air-to-Air engine with a 15 speed overdrive transmission and is air ride, does not have a engine brake. Also missing the upright bars in grill. To this day, there are mixed stories floating around about just how many of these trucks were released. Owning a numbered truck has been a dream of mine since they came out but I was only 9 years old at the time. It comes dressed to impress.
It's clean and done right with every wire marked to track down if ever needed. This truck is in good running order it will drive anywhere. Put a crease all the way across the hood pulling it down to the top of the motor. Just like to know if this truck is legit or if that dash plaque belongs on someone else truck. If you have an interest in this truck it is not to late to pick cab colors to fit your taste!! In 1987 they only built 359 of these trucks and this is 68. Truck runs out great, engine is very strong. Aluminum frame and 14 flat bed.
Manufacturer's warranties may still apply. Category - Engine - Posted Over 1 Month 1985 Peterbilt 359 Flat Top For Sale in Unionville, Tennessee 37180 This 1985 Peterbilt 359 Flat Top is a solid truck and perfect for any hard working individual. It is being sold as is, where is, without any warranty!!!! There is a little play in the power steering box, but drives and rides like a true Pete! The truck has Jones supper low fenders on the front and Phantom Gangster Fenders over the Drive Tires. Registered as a recreational vehicle. Has jbweld where the front gasket was leaking.
Crack in sleeper bunk glass doesn't leak Look at the pics they are pretty detailed , because what you see is what you get. There is some rust but we supported it and then i have loaded the white tank on it loaded , 32,000 and no problems we also hauled a 29,000 track excavator on it and we didn't have any problem except it leaned a lot on corners due to center of gravity. However, don't let this fool you because this is a good truck overall and with minimal effort it will be field ready and eager to help you start generating revenue. Call 919-759-5434 to inquire photos call 919-759-5434 to inquire. The bed was taken off and cleaned up and we welded a lot of extra supports and replaced the push cross member. Decen rubber for the most part.
With 6 inch chrome stacks and a California Bumper you can rest assured that this truck is the perfect addition to all of you trucking needs. What a stellar looking Peterbilt this is…. My grandfather would have gotten knee deep in our for a bonehead move like that! And it hasn't leaked in over a year. Decen Rubber for the most part. In many cases there is a delay in receiving the original instruments up to 21 days from the time we pay a vehicle off.
Truck has a Big Cam Cummins engine, 13 speed overdrive transmission. Teal Green with Matching Teal Green American Class Interior. Call for more info or freight price. Needs a lot of little things to make it nice again some gauges might just be disconnected , dash switches, light bezels, lights rewired, some interior trim pieces, fenders and steps, hood spring. In 1977, the company introduced a new dash style in the , that became known as the corvette dash, because of the round hump shape, similar to that of the early Corvettes. Thank you for checking out the advertisement and good luck in being the successful purchaser. The transmission has been redone along with the king pins and bushings.
They improved the cab by making it wider with more leg room. Aluminum bodyextended life of the unit. We bought all rough sawn cherry and plained it down and custom fit all the parts to this truck. The steer tires are 80%,and drives at 70% all firestone virgin rubber. This truck will knock your socks off. Can sell with or without headlights one headlight needs a new lens. There has been much controversy around the authenticity of this run of trucks.
Now I've read that they made more and that they made 18 extension trucks. Highlights of these features include: air ride suspensiontandem rear axlesall aluminum wheels220 inch wheelbasebrand new tiresbrand new paintfront axle weight: 12,000 poundsrear axle weight: 40,000 pounds and a 36 inch sleeper for optimal comfort while on the road!!! The body on this truck is in great condition, paint is also in good shape. I work my 359 every day and proud to have it. It comes dressed to impress in a purple exterior. There is a little play in the power steering box, but drives and rides like a true Pete! We reserve the right to end an auction early. Prices subject to change without notice and do not include title, license, registration fees, state or local taxes or processing fees, if any. I was always told that they only made 359 extended hood 359s in 1987 and they were numbered 1-359.
All cars are immediately ready for delivery upon sale. These trucks rivaled the long hood , for that long hood presence on the highways and were a coveted truck to own both then and now, for die-hard old school truckers. If a trucker was looking for the lightest unit possible, this truck could be ordered with an all aluminum cab and bunk, and even the frame could be ordered in aluminum. Manual motors and 2 sticks is how I like em personally. Category Sleeper Truck Mileage - Posted Over 1 Month 1987 peterbilt 359 extended hood numbered classic.