custom rigs

Trend Settin’, Family Buziness crowned Pride & Polish national champs

| August 24, 2013

Vinnie Diorio and Todd Roccapriore have to find some room in their already packed trophy cases for one more award from a 2013 show truck tour that saw them each take top honors at Pride ...

VIDEO: Long Haul Survivor raffle rig in ATHS boothImage Gallery

| August 22, 2013

Eldon Jaeger tells the story of the Long Haul Survivor cancer-benefit 2000 Peterbilt 379, being raffled off with a final drawing in May 2014.

Bringing out the stripes in an ’86 359

| August 16, 2013

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.

Bright and classy: How to upgrade your headlights, bulbs

| August 14, 2013

Maximizing your custom rig’s forward lighting capability with retro-style headlights fitted with high-output bulbs can be something of a win-win.

Project 351: A long, low KW W900L

| August 10, 2013

A 351-inch Kenworth W900 spawned from a friendly game of one-upmanship.

Showing strong: Kling Towing & Recovery’s 2013 FL 122SD

| August 03, 2013

The truck represents the first such 112SD built out as a heavy-haul wrecker, and Kling put no small measure of pride and sweat into the customizations.

Road Hawg: Juan Ibarra’s 1989 Pete 379

| July 25, 2013

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.

One serious Series 60 in action at truck pull in N.Y.

| July 25, 2013

A look under the hood of owner-operator Erich Owens' 2001 Western Star powered by a 12.7-L Detroit capable of pushing 2,000 horsepower at a truck pull, then moving back to freight hauling serving the mushroom ...

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