Evolution of Cab-Over-Engine Trucks

April 1, 2011|
Evolution of Cab-Over-Engine Trucks by Norm Mort
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American COE (Cab Over Engine) designs began to appear as a way to maximize loads and abide by individual U.S. state length regulations. By shortening the overall length of the truck cab the trailer size could be increased while staying within the overall length limit dictated by each state. COE trucks would help play a vital role in America’s industrial growth over the ensuing decades. All the major truck manufacturers are featured along with the many models offered throughout the decades into the 1970s, as well as a brief look at the COE models offered through the 1980s to today.

Norm Mort began taking pictures of old vehicles parked at the side of the road before he was ten. At 12 years of age, Norm was the youngest member on the executive of the Antique and Classic Car Club of Canada, Toronto Chapter. In the 1960s he began accumulating photos and information on motoring. His personal vehicle collection has in...
Title:Evolution of Cab-Over-Engine Trucks
Product dimensions:144 pages, 11 X 8.5 X 0.5 in
Shipping dimensions:144 pages, 11 X 8.5 X 0.5 in
Published:April 1, 2011
Publisher:Enthusiast Books
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781583882740

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