Davis Bros. showcases rigs at Fitzgerald

| June 28, 2013
Davis Bros. operates 21 trucks and brought three to the Pride & Polish Show.
Davis Bros. operates 21 trucks and brought three to the Pride & Polish Show.

Davis Bros., operating 21 trucks hauling a variety of specialized freight — anything from hazmat to hopper bottom ag freight — out of Owensville, Ind., has three custom rigs on offer today at Overdrive’s Pride & Polish event in Crossville, Tenn., at Fitzgerald’s. The 2005 Peterbilt 379 and Wilson hopper bottom at right is the company’s “Super Freak” showpiece. The flattop and stand-up sleeper 2013 Pete 389s on the left are Fitzgerald Glider’s powered by 12.7 1998 emissions spec Detroit Diesels with no small amount of custom work in them as well. They were “driver’s choice,” says fleet owner Brian Davis, and the stand-up’s driven by longtime Davis hauler Steve Compton, the flattop by Rick Wheeler.

Find detail shots of the absolutely immaculately detailed engine in the 2005 Peterbilt, complete with 100-dollar bills being sucked into the intake and on the 11 fan blades, spelling B – L – O – W – I – N – G – M – O – N -E – Y.

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