4 Oct 2017

Classic Kiwi Trucks and Commercials

From Nights, 7:12 pm on 4 October 2017
Vintage Trucks and Commercials

Vintage Trucks and Commercials Photo: supplied

Trucks and commercial vehicles are so hard-wired into the Kiwi psyche and cultural iconography and yet they're often overlooked in our transport story.  Steve Reid's new book celebrates their pivotal part in our history.

1929 Dennis 1500 CWT ENGINE: 4-cylinder, long-stroke petrol engine TRANSMISSION: 4-speed manual TYRES: 7.50 x 20-inch

1929 Dennis 1500 CWT ENGINE: 4-cylinder, long-stroke petrol engine TRANSMISSION: 4-speed manual TYRES: 7.50 x 20-inch Photo: supplied

1928 Ford Model CAA ENGINE: 4-cylinder, 24.03hp (UK; 40hp USA) TRANSMISSION: 4-speed manual floor-change DIFFERENTIAL: 5.11:1 ratio TYRES: front — 6.00 x 20-inch; rear — dual 6.50 x 20-inch

1928 Ford Model CAA ENGINE: 4-cylinder, 24.03hp (UK; 40hp USA) TRANSMISSION: 4-speed manual floor-change DIFFERENTIAL: 5.11:1 ratio TYRES: front — 6.00 x 20-inch; rear — dual 6.50 x 20-inch Photo: supplied

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