custom rigs

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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New SuperRigs show winner named after eligibility audit

Video, pictures of the newly-named winning rig, Wisconsin-based small fleet owner-operator Bill Rethwisch's Dreamsicle-paint-schemed 2012 Peterbilt 389 and Polar tanker.

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Walcott: ‘High Gear Photography’ with Kenny Hubka

Hubka and his wife's photo work grew out of what he calls a "passion" for both the art of picture taking and, well, trucking.

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List of winners for Walcott’s Super Truck competition

Here's a full list of winners from the Walcott Truckers Jamboree Super Truck beauty contest, held last week in Walcott, Iowa, at the Iowa 80 Truckstop's annual show.

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VIDEO: A tour through Mike Manuel’s 1984 ‘Custombilt 359′

Manuel's combo -- with a 2003 Benson flatbed -- showed at the 2013 Fitzgerald Truck Show and Overdrive's Pride & Polish in Crossville, Tenn.

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Vamonos: Hank Hall’s blacked-out showstopper

While nearly all of the rigs in Hank Hall's 30-truck fleet show off a bit of custom work, his personal truck -- Vamonos, as he’s dubbed it -- is the golden child.

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Mystery Machine: The Peterbilt ‘369’ of Ronald Millsaps

Millsaps' 2002 Peterbilt 379's hood and other elements of the front end have been modified to more closely resemble those on a class 1980s Peterbilt 359.

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VIDEO: Look into one wicked custom-detailed Caterpillar engine

Brian Davis' "Blowing money" Caterpillar engine detail is shown here in video shot at the Fitzgerald Truck Show and Overdrive's Pride & Polish event in Crossville, Tenn., June 2013.

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Kenny Yeary’s Untouchable: 2010 KW W900

Small fleet owner and frac sand hauler Kenny Yeary’s 2010 Kenworth W900, which he bought new in March 2009, is the brainchild of his son Gary and son-in-law Jimmy Wiley, who convinced him to turn the stock rig into something different.

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Stunning flatbed airbrush work — and a benefit of customizing

Mike Manuel on his small flatbed fleet's custom showpiece, "Custombilt 359": "I'm in the hauling business, so my trucks will represent me." What a representative it is!

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