custom peterbilt

‘After Midnight’ custom Pete 389 glider comes by way of power pair of truck builders

Fitzgerald Glider Kits brought the ideas and the plan, and Rabbit River Transport’s Eric Hassevoort brought the truck, the will to show it and years of experience to the custom build of “After Midnight,” a 2015 Peterbilt 389 working show truck.

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Rum Runner: ’89 Pete 379

This Cat-powered ’89 Peterbilt, isn’t the work of a big-money shop: All the work was done on a budget in a small garage behind Ernest Rubio's house.

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Bringing out the stripes in an ’86 359

Small fleet owner Ronnie Adams combined a few historic paint/strike schemes of the 1970s and 1980s to create the color combination of his '86 Peterbilt 359.

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Road Hawg: Juan Ibarra’s 1989 Pete 379

Juan Ibarra picked up his 1989 379 in near-junk condition from its previous owner in spring 2008. By November it was winning awards at shows across the country.

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Video: Yamko’s custom Peterbilt 388

Yamko Truck Lines fleet manager John Gonzales talks about his fleet's No. 136, a shipping container hauler that has a part-time gig winning trophies at Pride & Polish shows.

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Disorderly Conduct: Night Train’s ’99 Pete 379

From a distance, Night Train Trucking owner Paul Voigt’s flattop ’99 Peterbilt looks like a nicely done black-and-blue reefer combo, but when the sun goes down, it turns into a light show on wheels.

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Art therapy: Jeff Botelho’s ‘5150’

California all-star customizer Jeff Botelho's working show truck, 5150, was inspired by the grief of his father's passing.

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Holiday blues: Photo gallery of December’s featured truck

It was beginning to feel a bit like Christmas when Dallas-based model Ally, wearing a fur-trimmed snowflake outfit, posed in front of show truck Deja Blue.

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Against the grain: November’s featured show truck

After being coaxed by employers to accept Overdrive's offer to model in front of a show truck, Teresa Danielson talks about the challenges females face on the road.

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Pride & Polish results: Black-cherry rigs strike again

Full list of winners from the Pride & Polish show at the PDI Dyno and Customer Appreciation event.

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