This pack has four custom Kenworth T600's. They started as a joke but I got carried away. There is probably a lot of bugs and stuff I haven't found but I just wanted to get them finished.
Most of the trucks are completely impractical. The wheel base is too long to have a tight turning circle. They sit so low you'll rip your bumper off the instant you hit a gutter. The lowriders with hydraulics have the worst ride imaginable and are stiff as a rock. The only purpose they really serve is to look cool.
'L' to lock on a trailer
'N' for lights
'Ctrl+1' for headlights
'F4/F3' to raise and lower the hood
For trucks 2 and 3:
'F5/F6' for front hydros
'F7/F8' for rear hydros
Feel free to mod these or do your own bug-fixin' however you see fit.
ALT + L will release the hooks from the boom when they are secured.
The boom is rated for 50 tons retracted and about 15 tons fully extended with boom mostly down (which is almost spot on with the real truck)
The under reach is rated for about 40 tons although I'm sure it may handle more.
This truck took a lot of hard work from my "team" and we are all very pleased with how it turned out, I hope you enjoy it as much as we do.
Please DO NOT MODIFY truck without asking me for permission
This pack is my attempt to capture the Streamline Moderne style popular in the 1930s and 1940s. The vehicles are all fictional, but their performance is realistic. I hope you'll enjoy driving them as much as I have enjoyed making them.
1948 Martin T64S "Custom" Tractor
A very low-slung 6x4 tractor. It has independent front suspension with double wishbones and load sharing rear suspension. The engine is a naturally aspirated 12-cylinder diesel driving through a 7-speed gearbox and locking differentials. Overall length is 29 ft, wheelbase 22 ft from front axle to centre of rear axle group, width 102 in, height 14 ft 9 in to tip of smokestacks. Kerb weight is 20,000 lbs, gross combination weight 80,000 lbs.
Fully loaded, the T64S will reach a top speed of 60 MPH with one of the included trailers. It will accelerate from 0-50 MPH in 1 minute, 0-60 MPH taking approximately 2 minutes.
1948 Martin O40 Tanker
A streamlined tank trailer in fictional "Hexaco" livery. Steel unibody, load sharing suspension. Overall length is 40 ft, wheelbase 28 ft from kingpin to axle group centre, width 102 in, height 10 ft 6 in. Loaded weight is 60,000 lbs.
1948 Martin F45 Flatbed
A simple flatbed trailer with stainless steel load deck and load sharing suspension. The deck is submeshed with the rollon flag and has ties to secure loads. Overall length is 45 ft, wheelbase 36 ft from kingpin to axle group centre, width 102 in, deck height 59 in, overall height 79 in to top of bulkhead. Kerb weight is 12,500 lbs, rated load 47,500 lbs.
1948 Martin V59 "Streamliner" Dry Van
A very large and somewhat impractical dry van. It has a streamlined stainless steel unibody and load sharing suspension. Overall length is 59 ft, wheelbase 47 ft from kingpin to axle group centre, width 102 in, height 14 ft 9 in. Loaded weight is 60,000 lbs.
These have only been tested in Rigs of Rods version 0.38.67.
The wheels have 40 nodes each, and the meshes were made in Sketchup. Don't expect these to be FPS-friendly.
The trailers are roll coupled via the system used by Lenni and Badboy for trailer steering. The centre of gravity and suspension are tuned accordingly; the trailers may topple easily on trucks that lack these nodes.
To minimise rolling resistance, the wheels are pushing the limits of the beam engine. They tend to oscillate when stationary. Caution is advised when stopping or parking on slopes as they may creep.
The trailers have very low drag. The T64S will not pull most other trailers at high speed.
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