Keeping it old school: ’02 Peterbilt 379

| July 03, 2014

RickMeijerRick Meijer, an Orono, Ontario, native, owns this 2002 Peterbilt 379, which is powered by a 550-hp Cat and 18-speed transmission. The owner-operator is leased to Landstar and hauls step-deck machinery. Meijer wanted to keep the truck reminiscent of the old-school tractors, so he dropped both the front and the back six inches and added 6-inch pipes. The headlights were taken from a 359, and Meijer made sure to take it easy on the chrome, in keeping with the theme. The interior has been painted orange and black. 

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  • FishTire

    Wish there was some way to see pictures of the interior.

  • I depend on truckers

    Great job!! Much better than the butchered up, over chromed trucks so many have. Some don’t even look like a truck.

  • specialteams

    I will ask Rick to get me some pictures.Rick has recently signed on with Special Teams International inc out of Oshawa,Ontario

  • JD

    many more pictures ……rick meijer 379

  • JD

    no problem…google …Rick Meijer 379 and check out johnnycool4 on flickr to see many of Ricks pictures.