Peterbilt 352 Cabover

Published: November 3rd, 2011     
Box Art
Box Art
Reviewed by: Pablo Bauleo - IPMS# 46363
Scale: 1/32
Company: Revell, Inc.
Price: $15.95
Product / Stock #: 85-1964
Product provided by: Revell, Inc.

This kit is molded in light blue, black and chrome parts. It has 59 parts and is being marketed as "snap tite." The kit has no engine, but the oil pan and the transmission are present.

The fit is good for the most part. I only had trouble with the chrome parts fits. I was not able to get them to snap, and some of the chrome parts (like the tanks) have sizable gaps.

I put together the chassis and wheels, then checked for misalignments. I only had to add a small shim to one of the suspension parts to get all the tires to touch the ground. I painted the chassis/wheels assembly flat black and the cab in "true blue."

This is a good kit for a kid getting into the hobby, or a grown-up who just wants a break from more complex builds. I had fun putting this kit together and it was a great break from other projects. The only downside is that some of the chrome parts didn't fit well, but it is nothing that some modeling skills couldn't overcome.

I would like to thank IPMS/USA, and Revell for providing the review sample.

  • Left front
    Left front
  • Right front
    Right front
  • Left rear
    Left rear

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