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Why no stack??????

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So I am building the new Tamiya Cascadia.

I was just wondering why they don't have a smokestack for it?

I was really hoping to put a smoke system in it to give realism, but there is no stack (Exhaust Stack)???????

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Doesn't the real Cascadia have a Euro-style side exhaust? I mean, it is a model of a real truck after all. ;)

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just cause it don't come wit one it don't mean you cant put one on it either order a set from another truck kit you like or buy them of e-bay 

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I know I can buy one.

I just have always known Tamiya to never leave any detail out of their 1/14 scale rigs.

I wonder why they didn't put one in this kit?????

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From the factory they don't have stacks. Pretty sure all the Euros that have standardised box mufflers IRL arent replicated on Tamiyas 1/14 trucks either. No point it making something that isn't there on the real thing.

There are plenty of aftermarket makers of stainless pipes for the 1/14 trucks in either straight, mitred, and dog-eared. Of you can buy some Tamiya ones and retro fit them.

Also don't forget the back panel on the Cascadia has to be accessible to change the battery/electronics.

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It seems that Freightliner offer an optional "Horizontal Exhaust" on the Cascadia Evolution, so I'm guessing that is what Tamiya has copied..

https://freightliner.com/trucks/cascadia-evolution/specifications/

Its also as Berman has said, many of these newer trucks have a "Selective Catalytic Reduction" (SCR) system to remove and lower exhaust emissions..

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Selective_catalytic_reduction

http://www.truckinginfo.com/channel/equipment/article/story/2009/10/test-drive-detroit-diesels-dd13-and-dd15-driving-with-scr.aspx

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