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What are the differences between a Magnum and a regular superliner? Any performance mods or more styling?

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What are the differences between a Magnum and a regular superliner? Any performance mods or more styling?

Here is a description from the book:

Mack: Bulldog of American Highways

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The magnums all had v8 for power. Think they could be only specked in 500 hp rating. Think they all had red interior as well.

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I need those mudflaps thunder dog, I got the next version back on mine but those are correct for my 85.

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hey ive seen that truck some where else.

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The magnums all had v8 for power. Think they could be only specked in 500 hp rating. Think they all had red interior as well.

All 3 hp ratings were available in the Magnums,400,450 and 500.

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That's a really sweet machine, thunderdog!

But from what I read that Magnum thing was introduced in late eigties (=Superliner II), and the paint job, black with stripes, was part of the package.

The cool thing - I'm trying to model a truck looking a lot like your machine - Superliner I, with long flattop sleeper - please check out my build thread:

http://www.bigmacktrucks.com/index.php?/topic/19052-mack-rw-superliner-scale-model/

Thanks for sharing, have a nice day

Paweł

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All Magnums were Black with the stripe package, Red level IV interior, Magnum Mudflaps, Magnum rear air brake chambers and other options with exhaust and misc. There were a total of 250 Magnums made, 184 Superliners and 64 Ultraliners. I will look for the feature/option list when I get the chance.

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All Magnums were Black with the stripe package, Red level IV interior, Magnum Mudflaps, Magnum rear air brake chambers and other options with exhaust and misc. There were a total of 250 Magnums made, 184 Superliners and 64 Ultraliners. I will look for the feature/option list when I get the chance.

that doesn't add up to 250

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All Magnums were Black with the stripe package, Red level IV interior, Magnum Mudflaps, Magnum rear air brake chambers and other options with exhaust and misc. There were a total of 250 Magnums made, 184 Superliners and 64 Ultraliners. I will look for the feature/option list when I get the chance.

Doug, I thought I have seen a white Superliner Magnum at Macungie. Unless they just stuck the decals on it. I know it was parked with the others.

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Need to get some shiny paint black on thatframe and shine up the tanks and wheels, looking good with the new pipes!!

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Is there anyway to tell from the vin if they are a magnum? Mine has the red interior, V-8. Do not know the original color of my truck.

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Magnums were a limited edition of 250 units around 1985/86 timeframe. All were 613 frames with E9's in all HP ratings coupled to T2090 trans. Also fitted with level 4 interiors with Magnum embossed on the seatbacks and Black paint with Magnum graphics. The white one at Macungie was also black. Belonged to Weaver in Ephrata who used to pull dump trailer for Star Carriers.

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Magnum original or not it is a Superliner and it is the ultimate truck !

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The split was 186 Super-Liner II (RW 613) and 64 Ultra-Liner (MH 613). They were used as a special promotion to introduce the Super-Liner II, Family 10 E9 V8, and T2090 transmission. The entire production was sold out before the production run began. They were all model year 1985- ordered in late 1984 and early 1985 for delivery in 1985. (there were 26 made with the 1070B transmission for deleviery in Canada)

MackTucks4 - send me the last 4 of the VIN (PM) and your email and I can check the database for to see if it was built as a Magnum.

The white Magnum belongs to Chris Lee in Maryland. It was built as a Magnum. Chris chose to interpret his truck in his own way when he restored it.

I have an article written for Double Clutch magazine on the Magnum's schduled for publication late this summer.

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There was a Superliner in Fl I was trying to look at that had a similiar color scheme. Idk what happened to it thinking it was an 84 350 Mack with a 13 dblover

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Sorry for the math error, 186 and 64. Phildirt is the Guru on Magnum Mack Trucks. He has all the info for Magnums and he beat me to the computer and put the correct info in.

Chris Lee's is a Magnum and he wanted to make it stand out and he threw his own twist on the restoration. It certainly is eye catching.

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The magnums all had v8 for power. Think they could be only specked in 500 hp rating. Think they all had red interior as well.

The ones that my boss at the time had red interiors

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i looked over that white Magnum at Macungie last year. gotta say its pristine top to bottom. think its actually pearl white with a lot of coats of clear on it and it really pops at ya.

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