Peterbilt 378 Long Hauler Tractor Cab

This is the 1/24 Scale Peterbilt 378 Long Hauler Tractor Cab with Sleeper Plastic Model Truck Kit from Italeri. Suitable for Ages 10 & Older.

The Italeri Peterbilt 378 Long Hauler Tractor Cab is a plastic model kit of the Peterbilt 378 tractor truck cab, a popular long-haul truck model manufactured by Peterbilt Motors Company. This kit is designed to provide a high level of detail and precision with plastic parts that have been molded in multiple colors to eliminate the need for painting. However, some model builders may choose to paint the model to add more realism.

The model itself is highly detailed, with an accurate and precise representation of the cab's exterior and interior, including the engine and transmission, suspension, wheels and tires, and many other parts. Additionally, the cab features a clear plastic window to showcase the detailed interior.

The kit includes decals for adding realistic markings and graphics to the model, and a detailed instruction manual to guide the builder through the assembly process. Assembling the model can be quite challenging, so it is recommended for experienced model builder or those who are willing to take the time to study the instructions and practice before starting the build.

Italeri Peterbilt 378 Long Hauler Tractor Cab Plastic Model Truck Kit 1/24 Scale #553857
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 Italeri # ita553857
$76.49
 
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Features :
  • Highly detailed plastic pieces molded in white, grey, black and clear.
  • Includes chromed pieces for added realistic details.
  • Dual exhaust.
  • Twin chromed air cleaners.
  • Deep taper bumper.
  • Peterbilt style wheels.
  • Black rubber-like tires.
  • Waterslide decals.
  • Illustrated instructions with paint/marking guide included.
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Spotlight Review

 
"Great kit"
Adseyffert
This is my first Italeria model. I am very impressed with he high level of detail put into the model me the instructions (they even tell you what part tray each piece is on). This truck went together super smooth and easy. It has been a great change from doing cars. Very highly recommended. The quality is well worth the money spent.

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Features

  • Highly detailed plastic pieces molded in white, grey, black and clear.
  • Includes chromed pieces for added realistic details.
  • Dual exhaust.
  • Twin chromed air cleaners.
  • Deep taper bumper.
  • Peterbilt style wheels.
  • Black rubber-like tires.
  • Waterslide decals.
  • Illustrated instructions with paint/marking guide included.

Specs

  • Length: 13.86" (352 mm)
  • Italeri Product Number: 553857

Includes

(1) 1/24 scale Petervilt 378 "Long Hauler"


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Reviews

  
 
"peter custom"
ghostrider9841.kd
excellent detail and way above skillthis truck is one of my most favorate trucks to build and i finally get to have one to call my own

 
"Peterbilt 378"
alexjacques426
I love semis and this is definitely a kit i like it goes good for my diorama of truckers this diorama features many trucks in a yard where they will eventually make their next stop and when I saw this kit I had to add it to the diorama this kit looks very nice and will look even nicer when I get a trailer behind it this kit is very nicely detailed and i love it i might just pick up a second one for the diorama PROS: nicely detailed, fun to build, gives you a challenger, minimal to no flash CONS: Kind of expensive depending on your budget if you are thinking of picking up this kit but don’t have a lot of money don’t stress it cause the Pete 359 and Kenworth W900 from Revell are also just as good but if you do have the money pick it up it is really an awesome kit and you will be satisfied and will do well for dioramas

 
"Peterbilt 378 Long Haul Tractor Cab"
nrunningen300
Very well detailed model. It is very realistic and it was very fun to build.

Information

The Peterbilt 378 Long Hauler Tractor Cab is a semi-tractor truck model produced by Peterbilt Motors Company. This model was first introduced in 1997 as a replacement for the earlier 359 model. The 378 was designed to be more aerodynamic and fuel-efficient than its predecessor, featuring a sloping hood and a more streamlined cab design.

The 378 came in a variety of configurations, including day cab, extended cab, and sleeper cab models. Powering the 378 were several engine options such as the Caterpillar C15, the Cummins N14, and the Detroit Diesel Series 60. Transmission options were also available, including manual, automatic, and semi-automatic.

Throughout its production, the 378 received updates with new features and technologies such as electronic controls, improved aerodynamics and more fuel-efficient engines. Customization options were also available, including chrome packages, custom paint schemes, and specialized lighting and suspension systems.

The 378 model was phased out in 2007, however, it remains a beloved model among truck enthusiasts and collectors. The iconic design, powerful engines and reputation for reliability and durability are some of the reasons for its continued popularity.


Comments

Due to small parts that could cause a choking hazard please kee away from children 3 years of age and younger.

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