Set #: 554
Year Released: 1979
Piece Count: 65
List Price: unknown
I remember buying this great little set as an addition to my Lego floor town - sort of as an impulse set. Despite missing the "Happy Motoring" stickers which was Exxon's slogan here in the U.S., the set still has the Exxon stickers. I had the set assembled, but couldn't find the instructions. Luckily, I was able to find them on the web, disassemble, then build again.
Starting with the cab. My biggest complaint is no open cab for the fig to sit inside:
The best part of the set, the rear section with grey shutters that open to reveal a hose for refueling that favorite Gas Station pump.
What a great little classic town fig with his bright red shirt and blue pants:
The complete set:
This was a great supplement to the Exxon Gas Station (Set #
In addition, Set #6696, another Exxon Fuel Tanker released in 1984 would be redesigned to include an open cab with the 1x3 doors.