Big Rigs of the 1970s
|Rating||:||4.70 (538 Votes)|
|Number of Pages||:||160 Pages|
Big Rigs of the 1970s This book is a must for truck enthusiasts. The photos are clear & detailed & show what the 1970s had to offer. It is a great photo collection, interesting & a welcome addition to my library.. "awesome book! Big rigs of the 1970's how about a 80's version?" according to Jose Lopez. Great pictures, Great layout, lots of pictures, black and white ,color, sadly missing the chevy bison pictures, and more titan 90's Ron please do a Book On chevy titan 90 and Chevy bison,Chevy's Heavies. Ron Adams books are the best.. Bradley T. Reichert said Big Rigs of the 1970's. I can't say enough good thing about this book. The pics and the info are awesome! This is a must have for any truck enthusiast. I love trucks and I could not put the book down. Ron, if you read this, how about Big Rigs of the 1980's? Sign me up!
From the Back CoverThe 1970s was a turbulent decade for over-the-road trucking. Trailers became longer, allowing the transport of more goods than ever before. The fuel crisis of the mid-1970s created inefficiency borne of lower highway speeds yet spawned greater efficiency with the advent of air foils and and other aerodynamic aids.Big Rigs of the 1970s. Early in the decade, CB radios were introduced, creating a pop culture phenomenon and a whole new language. The entire industry experienced unexpected setbacks that led to heretofore unseen technological advances
Travel the 1970s, what may have been the last great era of the big rigs, with the man who knows semi trucks better than anyone. Spotlighting manufacturers from Mack and Freightliner to White, Peterbilt, and Kenworth, and featuring Adams' fabulous photography, this is the 1970s on the highway. Looks like we got us a convoy, good buddy!. Ron Adams, author of Big Rigs of the 1950s, Big Rigs of the 1960s, Mack Trucks, and 100 Years of Semi Trucks, takes readers through the decade, introducing the trucks that debuted or saw significant revamping, describing the quirks and innovations, and offering detailed information about the models, trailers, trucking companies, and various hauling configurations