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HobbyBoss 1:35 Soviet KrAZ-255B


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The Soviet truck KrAZ-255B entered production in 1965, and full series production started in 1967. KrAZ stood for Kremenchutskyi Avtomobilnyi Zavod (Kremenchuk Automobile Plant), a Ukrainian factory which produced these trucks. The KrAZ-255B had a revised braking system and was intended to replace the earlier KrAZ-214 truck. It had some visual similarities with the earlier KrAZ-214 but had a more powerful engine. Other design improvements included a hydraulic steering booster instead of the pneumatic booster of the KrAZ-214, and the standard 14.00-20 tyres of the KrAZ-214 were substituted by the new wide section pressure adjustable tires with a centralised tire inflation system controlled by the driver directly from the cab. In 1976 the KrAZ-255B was equipped with a new dual-circuit braking system to replace the single circuit system, and such vehicles were given the revised KrAZ-255B (B1) designation. Overall from 1967 till 1994 around 82,000 KrAZ-255B's were produced. 

Item No: 85506
Item Name: Soviet KrAZ-255B
Scale: 1:35
Item Type: Static kit
Metal Parts: n/a
Photo Etched Parts: 1 piece
Film Accessory: n/a
Model Dimension: Length 247.8mm, Width 79mm
Total Plastic Parts: 510+
Total Sprues: 12 sprues and tires
Chromeplate Parts: n/a
Resin Parts: n/a
Release Date: 2014-10

- Detailed multi-directional slide-molded cab
- Full drive train assembly complete with engine transmission, differential housing and suspension units
- The main tires are hollow rubber with very good tread pattern
- Wheel hubs are in great detail 
- The windshield and side windows are made of clear parts
- Photo-etched parts included


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