Help identifying more vehicles?

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Re: Help identifying more vehicles?

Postby Artemis Flow » Tue Sep 29, 2015 10:39 pm

tehCal wrote:On the Facebook group "Mad Max Fury Road Cars", somebody posted a photo of a Citadel vehicle I hadn't noticed previously -- a black semi truck cab, which is briefly seen behind the Caddy and the Monaro in their introductory tracking shot. There's a War Boy perched on the bonnet and everything. It was described as either a Mack or a Ford, I can't remember which, but it definitely is not the "Mack" tow truck.

Apparently the truck was brought back to Sydney and is being sold by its owner for ~$10K AUD.


It could be the car carrier semi tractor
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Re: Help identifying more vehicles?

Postby scattergun » Wed Sep 30, 2015 12:14 am

the first car you asked about, the one that "crapped out" is an early to mid 40's chevy truck with the lower half of the grill missing. They used the same cab and grill from 1941 until 1946. although car production stopped during the war trucks were still produced.
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Re: Help identifying more vehicles?

Postby scattergun » Wed Sep 30, 2015 12:22 am

I was wrong it's a 1939-1940 chevy truck.
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Re: Help identifying more vehicles?

Postby tehCal » Wed Sep 30, 2015 3:37 pm

Artemis Flow wrote:It could be the car carrier semi tractor


I thought that too, but apparently not -- you can see it in the background of the same shot. Plus this looks a bit different. The carrier is a white Road King apparently; this is a black Mack truck.
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Re: Help identifying more vehicles?

Postby tehCal » Wed Sep 30, 2015 3:52 pm

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Re: Help identifying more vehicles?

Postby Taipan » Wed Sep 30, 2015 8:28 pm

Good eye!

Looks like another R600 with a different sleeper cab.

There's a cool shot of it in the making-of:

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tehCal wrote: The carrier is a white Road King apparently

White? As in black? :D Looks like Peterbilt but I can't really make out what it is...
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Re: Help identifying more vehicles?

Postby KamicrazyWarGal » Wed Sep 30, 2015 9:03 pm

Taipan wrote:White? As in black? :D Looks like Peterbilt but I can't really make out what it is...


It's a White Road Boss actually. (White is the make, not the color)

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Taipan wrote:Looks like another R600 with a different sleeper cab.


It was very confusing, this truck does not appear ever again in the movie! >.<
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Re: Help identifying more vehicles?

Postby Taipan » Wed Sep 30, 2015 11:02 pm

KamicrazyWarGal wrote:It's a White Road Boss actually. (White is the make, not the color)


Ahh! Thanks for the heads up, now the car list is near complete!

KamicrazyWarGal wrote:It was very confusing, this truck does not appear ever again in the movie! >.<


That's true, it's never seen again. Although maybe it was used for hauling the War Rig's tanker during production like the White Road Boss was.

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Re: Help identifying more vehicles?

Postby Taipan » Wed Sep 30, 2015 11:05 pm

BTW, here's another little hidden gem that never really made it into the movie (at least not in that form).

I'm just going to leave this picture here and let you speculate for a while, but I assure you this thing is for real:)

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Re: Help identifying more vehicles?

Postby Artemis Flow » Wed Sep 30, 2015 11:08 pm

Is this it here ? like a spare tractor used to haul one of the 3 War Rig trailers , maybe pulled into action as a filler vehicle to make up numbers ?

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