Man, that's too bad! He had some of the best ones to! When I was just a teenager, my dad already had me behind the wheel, but I'd basically done everything except drive down the road up until that point. It was a metallic blue, Cruiseliner, Mack cabover. With either a twin turbo V8 Mack, or 8V92 Detroit, and the Eaton
Fuller 15sp that had the upside down, left to right, hook in the shift pattern, before you went into 15th. gear. You had to wind her up tight before that last shift, because you were either lugging the engine, or really flying! Loved those old "largecars"