TONY LAKE’S 1986 KENWORTH SAR

Owner Driver - - Owner Pro­file - Photo by War­ren Aitken

Bet­ter known as ‘Heart­breaker’, Tony and Tracey Lake’s 1986 Kenworth SAR is a reg­u­lar on the Aus­tralian truck show cir­cuit. The SAR started life in Tu­mut, NSW and has clocked up more than three mil­lion kilo­me­tres in over 30 years on the road. Tony bought the truck sev­eral years ago when it was semi-re­tired, do­ing farm du­ties around Shep­par­ton. He re­placed the orig­i­nal Sil­ver 406 en­gine with an 8v92 475 Detroit, and re­moved the fac­tory high-rise sleeper, re­plac­ing it with the 50-inch low roof. How­ever, it was Tony’s mum Dot and her love of the orig­i­nal ‘blonde bomb­shell’ Mar­i­lyn Mon­roe that in­spired the amaz­ing art­work, as well as the ‘Heart­breaker’ moniker.

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