custom rigs

Photos: Pride & Polish National Championship competitors shining bright in Dallas

Photos of more than a dozen of the Pride & Polish National Championship finalists staged for judging at the Great American Trucking Show.

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GATS Pride & Polish preview: Chance 2 Transport 389 glider and van, ‘Twisted Obsession’

Video, photos of Rod Miller's Chance 2 Transport "Twisted Obsession," a 2014 Peterbilt 389 glider/Great Dane dry van combo you'll see out on the show floor at GATS this week.

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GATS Pride & Polish preview: Rollin’ Transport’s 1985 Peterbilt 359

The 359 of perennial Pride & Polish champ Vinnie Diorio is a different animal from his long-and-low newer models of recent years. It combines both old- and new-school features for a tastefully nostalgic design.

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GATS Pride & Polish preview: ‘Contender,’ J&L Contracting’s custom ’15 389, Blackhawk RGN

Whether you're headed to GATS or not, this Pride & Polish national championship "Contender" 389 and Blackhawk trailer has all it takes to turn your head.

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Evel Knievel’s ‘Big Red’ Mack gets red-carpet treatment at Hollywood premiere of ‘Being Evel’

The legendary daredevil's 1974 custom Mack FS786LST cabover rises again. Photos: The rig and memorabilia display was shown attendant to the premiere of the "Being Evel" documentary this week.

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25 for 25: A radically customized 1997 Peterbilt 379

In the 17th week of the countdown — which will span 25 weeks — here’s "Project One," a radically customized 1997 Peterbilt 379 from the 2011 Great American Trucking Show.

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Pride & Polish National Championship preview: Limited-Mileage Combo finalists

Here are the five Limited-Mileage Bobtail finalists, continuing coverage of the 20 Pride & Polish National Championship finalists. The 2014-2015 season culminates this month at the Great American Trucking Show.

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25 for 25: Jeff Shawhan’s 1990 Kenworth K100E cabover

In the 16th week of the countdown — which will span 25 weeks — here’s Jeff Shawhan's 1990 Kenworth K100E cabover, which he calls Obscene Gesture.

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Pride & Polish championship preview: Limited-Mileage Bobtail finalists

Here are the six finalists competing for the Pride & Polish National Championship in the Limited-Mileage Bobtail category.

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Video: J&L Contracting’s 2013 Peterbilt 389 — Back in Black

The "Back in Black" glider, powered by a 6nz Cat, was formerly the truck of then-Landstar-leased Brett Cole -- J&L retooled it for heavy haul, among other extensive customizations, says J&L's Randy Menkel.

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