custom rigs

Steve Marino’s 2007 Peterbilt 379

The truck, powered by a Caterpillar C15 and a 10-speed Eaton autoshift, is used to haul petroleum products around northern Illinois and the Chicagoland area.

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Video: Brandon Avant and his Pete 389 ‘Mistress’

Brandon Avant spent so much time with this 2010 Peterbilt 389 during the two years it took to turn the rig into a championship-contending show truck, his wife Melissa had to give the truck its nickname, “The Mistress.”

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Ron and Sheri NeSmith’s 2016 International Lonestar

The couple, out of Oxford, Ala., hauls general dry van freight in the lower 48 for Mercer Transportation.

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Working-cabover work in progress: Owner-operator James Ryan’s 1989 Peterbilt 362

The Cummins Big Cam 4-powered 1989 Peterbilt 362 double-bunk cabover you'll see in this video has been in owner-operator James Ryan's family for years before he convinced his father, Art Nelson, to sell him the unit. Today, he hauls containers from the Port of Savannah north to Charlotte with it.

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Ron and Liz Arguin’s 2014 Kenworth T800

The truck features a 230-inch ARI sleeper, which includes a five-foot garage with a Rampage power lift for Ron's 2014 Indian Chieftain motorcycle. The rig sports a 550-horsepower Cummins with 2,050 ft-lb of torque and a 13-speed with 40,000-pound, 3:55 rears.

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Tory Jacobson’s 2003 Peterbilt 379

All the lights on the truck and trailer have been switched out for the Trux Dual Revolution lights that can be switched to blue, and all the aluminum on the truck has been wrapped with stainless steel.

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Mike Robic’s 1976 Kenworth W900B

The truck still sports the original 400-horsepower Cummins and 13-speed Fuller. In fact, the only part of the truck that's not original is the fenders, which are from Talladega Fiberglass.

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Next-generation owner-operator Ethan Madden on the 1984 Peterbilt 359 custom rig he’s spent his teens on

Video: catch a variety of views on 17-year-old Ethan Madden's custom 1984 Peterbilt 359, a truck that's passed now through three generations of Texas Maddens to score a second in its Antique class at the GATS Pride & Polish a couple weeks back.

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Tommy Boileau picks up third straight Bandit Series win

With the win, Boileau was able to jump "88 Mike" Morgan to claim second place in the overall points standings with four races remaining in the inaugural Bandit season.

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Metzger Trucking’s 2014 Kenworth T660

The truck features a 525-horsepower Cummins ISX with an 18-speed.

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