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Convoy, Movie, 1978 IMDB

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Also known as:

  • Le convoi (France)
  • Convoy - Trincea d'asfalto (Italy)

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Nightrider RU

2006-01-18 08:55

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I think,polce cars are AMC Matador

Nightrider RU

2006-01-20 09:32

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Pig Pen's ride are Mack Cruiseliner

antp BE

2006-01-20 09:41

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It is the Mack already listed, or another one?

Nightrider RU

2006-01-21 10:17

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Another one,cab-over-engine type truck. well, movie contains alot of trucks, i can remember another Mack R (red,simple truck), International Transtar, Kenworth...etc

deadlineautotheft US

2006-06-25 02:01

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antp wrote It is the Mack already listed, or another one?

I have the movie antp and Nightrider. And there is a Mack R-series in red. It was driven by Big Nasty.

trucker US

2006-06-25 18:25

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There's two more semi trucks that should be posted: Kenworth K123 and Peterbilt 352(White and Red).

2491tj EN

2007-07-08 00:31

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interesting tale about this movie.......when CB radio came to the UK and was made legal, everyone who was on the CB at the time rented this video(on Betamax..good old days!), in order to learn the CB jargon which the characters spoke..then found out that no one on the CB band in the UK spoke it!!..because no one could understand it....result was CB radio in the UK consisted of people, usually next door neighbours speaking total rubbish which they could easily talk over their garden fence, hence CB radio in the UK died a death....and with the advent of affordable mobile phones, became as dead as the preverbial Do Do!!...its probably the only thing to come from the USA which never caught on.

roadwolf AU

2007-08-27 06:45

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pig pens truck was replaced in one scene by a cabover kenworth you can tell the differance as the kenworth doesnt have a visor and you cant see the wipers

Red Grant US

2007-12-18 04:33

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2491tj wrote interesting tale about this movie.......when CB radio came to the UK and was made legal, everyone who was on the CB at the time rented this video(on Betamax..good old days!), in order to learn the CB jargon which the characters spoke..then found out that no one on the CB band in the UK spoke it!!..because no one could understand it....result was CB radio in the UK consisted of people, usually next door neighbours speaking total rubbish which they could easily talk over their garden fence, hence CB radio in the UK died a death....and with the advent of affordable mobile phones, became as dead as the preverbial Do Do!!...its probably the only thing to come from the USA which never caught on.


Ten-Four rubber ducky, I see a bear in the air and smokey comin at you in a plain white wrapper. We'll let in our rockin chair, then we'll really have ourselves a convoy! Yeehaw!

Cycolac Fan EN

2008-02-21 22:35

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Anyone in the UK remember Radio 1 DJ Dave Lee Travesy's song 'Convoy GB' by Laurie Lingo and the Dipsticks?

Truck_Freak

2008-02-23 16:15

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Can somebody add Lizard Tough's truck, Big Nastys truck and The Peterbilt Pacemaker

trinity MT

2008-05-16 17:45

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there is cabover carrying hay

Q-Ball JP

2008-07-14 01:01

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trucker wrote There's two more semi trucks that should be posted: Kenworth K123 and Peterbilt 352(White and Red).

Big Nasty's ride was a 1966-70 Mack R-Series wth a daycab, single axle and a double trailer

deucenwa-1 US

2008-10-21 21:45

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where's the magnavox international?

4x4 23

2009-02-05 02:06

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deucenwa-1 wrote where's the magnavox international?


It's up there listed as a 1977 International Harvester Transtar II


-- Last edit: 2009-02-05 02:07:01

4x4 23

2009-07-20 20:33

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Q-Ball wrote
Big Nasty's ride was a 1966-70 Mack R-Series wth a daycab, single axle and a double trailer


Then Since we have the Info on his Truck can anyone get a photo of his truck to put on here?

4x4 23

2009-09-06 21:49

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Some more trucks are on the forum, of photo's I added

vilero ES

2009-09-11 11:27

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Added Kenworth K-100, Mack R-600 and Peterbilt 352 Pacemaker, courtesy of user '4x4_23'

GTO 990

2012-04-02 22:45

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Just uploaded some new pages of some of the trucks again, just to have better and more clear photo's

chicomarx BE

2012-04-03 01:25

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Those four have the wrong aspect ratio.

chicomarx BE

2012-04-03 01:52

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...also, please don't create new pages to replace existing entries, post as thumbnails.

GTO 990

2012-04-03 07:09

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chicomarx wrote ...also, please don\'t create new pages to replace existing entries, post as thumbnails.


okay, that\'s fine and okay, thumbnails, but can someone do me a favor switch the listing from this truck from a 1974 Kenworth K-100 to a 1971 Kenworth K-123

/vehicle_247367-Kenworth-K-100-1974.html as it is listed on Dan Bruno\'s page as a 1971 Kenworth K-123

http://stlouisdumptrucks.com/ConvoyMackTruck/LizardTongueKW.html

and what can I do to have the 1974 Kenworth W-900 A approved to have a page as it doesn\'t have it\'s own page yet

Thanks,
GTO 990


-- Last edit: 2012-04-03 07:17:06

GTO 990

2012-04-03 07:19

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Well he doesn't actually it's a 1971, someone else did, so I just went with it, but he does say it is an early 70's model, so it's definably not a 1974 here's a link to a 1971 Kenworth K-123 http://www.kenworth.com.au/uploads/pics/Grey_Ghost_hist.jpg

mike962 DE

2013-01-04 21:48

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DONE

well I guess that's the ebst you get until Blu Ray release

garco NL

2013-01-11 11:17

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some WF can be regrouped (reminder)

MisterZ AU

2013-10-28 10:16

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2491tj wrote interesting tale about this movie.......when CB radio came to the UK and was made legal, everyone who was on the CB at the time rented this video(on Betamax..good old days!), in order to learn the CB jargon which the characters spoke..then found out that no one on the CB band in the UK spoke it!!..because no one could understand it....result was CB radio in the UK consisted of people, usually next door neighbours speaking total rubbish which they could easily talk over their garden fence, hence CB radio in the UK died a death....and with the advent of affordable mobile phones, became as dead as the preverbial Do Do!!...its probably the only thing to come from the USA which never caught on.


Sorry but that sounds like a complete urban myth - that it took off but died because of stupid kids messing around on it. CB became popular in the US because of the long distances, relatively flat terrain (meaning signals travel further) and isolation of being out on the open road, all part of the trucking culture. It also took off in Australia for those same reasons. The UK has none of these things, so why would it have taken off there at all? Kids had nothing to do with it's lack of success.

-- Last edit: 2013-10-29 08:47:35

Gamer DE

2014-01-12 14:22

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I thought there was a green and yellow VW Bus in this movie, it's stated in the main theme. :??:

Kooshmeister US

2015-05-28 07:32

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Gamer wrote I thought there was a green and yellow VW Bus in this movie, it's stated in the main theme. :??:


Nope. So far as I can tell, the "long-haired friends of Jesus" are in this vehicle in the film, the song lyrics notwithstanding: /vehicle_24146-Chevrolet-2-Ton-1955.html

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