UNILITE Conventionals

1939 through 1972

The Little Window Years      '61-72 the UniLite cab  

340,344,350, 370, 380, 390, 351, 341, 381, 383, 358, 359, 346 Tandem rear axle, 280, 281, 288, 289 single rear axle models. Various front axle settings, hood lengths and configurations. 348 was 1st fiberglass hood.  

Wide-Front tilt-hood 359 UniLites are found at this link  http://timstrucks.web.aplus.net/PBunilite_widehood.htm

 

 

 

                                

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351redbones.jpg (40957 bytes) 351yellowbones.jpg (40749 bytes) 351relic_rightside.jpg (40762 bytes) 351yellowwrecker.jpg (34989 bytes) jimsdad_1969359_bulktanker.jpg (41193 bytes)
350resto63sleeper.jpg (34201 bytes) custom350.jpg (35579 bytes) 1939Peterbilt3_seanhuberphoto.jpg (35840 bytes) bradwike_1939stake1.jpg (31974 bytes) 1958281left.jpg (25798 bytes)
72_358_whitecat.jpg (37543 bytes) 72_358_suspensiondetail.jpg (34532 bytes) 344oldwrecker.jpg (37339 bytes)

                         

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Inside the old Newark plant in the '60s. Photos from the "100,000 Peterbilt" brochure from 1978            

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1972 346 for Rinker Construction of Florida.  1st & 2nd pics from Don Mullens. JB Selvidge was the design engineer for the 346, that's him beside the 346.  More 346 pics in the 1100-cab photos down the page.  This is the 1st 346, and the only one with the Unilite cab.

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JB Selvidge and his 346 creation.

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281hook.jpg (27731 bytes) 71359dumper.jpg (35970 bytes) bradwike_duel.jpg (45642 bytes) danbruno358bunk.jpg (29937 bytes) danbruno358sidesmall.jpg (23957 bytes)
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dennyhenderson358.jpg (33812 bytes) dennyhenderson358right.jpg (41938 bytes) 351propane.jpg (44458 bytes) 358reefer.jpg (36042 bytes) 351lumber.jpg (34924 bytes)
358lumber.jpg (40065 bytes) denny358.jpg (59547 bytes) bradwike_351hay.jpg (43023 bytes) bradwike_350yellow.jpg (47769 bytes) bradwike_350yellowblack.jpg (48335 bytes)
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Jim Overmohle sent these photos of a 383 6x6 that he designed in 1966     

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jimovermohle383_6X6_02.jpg (21167 bytes) These pics were taken at the Peterbilt factory in Newark, California in 1966 by Jim.   The truck was shipped ("exported") to Hawaii for sugar cane field use.

 

 

 

Unilite Wide Hood 359s  http://timstrucks.web.aplus.net/PBunilite_widehood.htm

 

 

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