Pair of champs, take two: Dan Brubaker’s 2014 389 glider and Wilson trailer

| August 15, 2014

Dan Brubaker's 2014 Peterbilt 389 glider and Wilson livestock trailer

What the above shot doesn't show is the custom touches on the rear of the Wilson trailer. Says Dan Brubaker. "We had it all custom-painted, put the striping there to match the truck. And we built the light-bar at the bottom and mounted single-hump fenders all across the rear wheels," certainly rare treatment for a tri-axle cattle trailer.

What the above shot doesn’t show is the custom touches on the rear of the Wilson trailer. Says Dan Brubaker: “We had it all custom-painted, put the striping there to match the truck. And we built the light-bar at the bottom and mounted single-hump fenders all across the rear wheels,” certainly rare treatment for a tri-axle cattle trailer, and that’s among other mods you can hear more about in the video below.

Six-truck small fleet owner-operator Dan Brubaker and his father, Ron (with four decades in the business himself), both bagged Best of Show wins in their respective Working Combo and Bobtail categories at the Overdrive‘s Pride & Polish event at Fitzgerald Glider Kits last month in Crossville, Tenn. We took a closer look at Ron’s ’93 Peterbilt 379 on Wednesday. Dan’s rig is no less impressive. 

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Video, photos: Sigourney, Iowa-based Ron Brubaker's 1993 "One of a Kind" livestock-hauling Peterbilt 379. Brubaker and his son Dan will be competing in Overdrive's Pride ...

Not satisfied with stock options the brand-new glider came with, he’s given the entire unit, bumper to trailer rear, quite a bit of custom working-over, and a fitting title — “All In” well reflects what happened once he and rest of his crew started working the interior over, one thing led to another, and … .

Find more still photos in the gallery at bottom, with some shots of his father Ron’s 379, likewise in the following video walk-around. 



 

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