custom rigs

Semper Fi Services: ’96 International

| August 08, 2014

Retired Marine Corps Gunnery Sergeant Danny Jones took up trucking full time in March after retiring from the military, and he makes nationwide runs in his 1996 International 9600 hauling cars.

Custom x 2: Austin Ashley’s ‘Double Take’ ’07 PeteImage Gallery

| August 05, 2014

Video, photos and more with Austin Ashley and his "Double Take" custom Peterbilt, reflecting an approach that includes "two of everything," from twin turbos to a two-line striping design.

VIDEO, photos: Robb Mariani’s custom ‘white whale,’ take twoImage Gallery

| August 02, 2014

A walk-and-talk around the former American Trucker host's custom creation, the "Low Patrol" 1974 Ford he's owned since 2003, newly customized.

Up and running: 30-year-old Mack Superliner

| August 01, 2014

Ben Ickert of Amboy, Wash., hauls logs throughout the state with his nearly 30-year-old Mack Superliner. Ickert, of Amboy bought the truck three years ago and says he’s had to put $50,000 into restoration work ...

Derek Smith’s ‘Project Triple Threat’ 333-inch 379 stretchImage Gallery

| July 28, 2014

DMS Transport small fleet owner Derek Smith decides against a new glider or truck upgrade in favor of a customization of his 2005 Peterbilt 379 for regional/local grain hauls.

Independent’s 1986 long-hooded Pete 359 refer hauler

| July 25, 2014

Independent Kenny Morrow hauls fresh and frozen chicken for Tyson with this 1986 extended-hood Peterbilt 359. He bought the truck 17 years ago, he said, and it’s the third 359 he’s owned.

Fitzgerald Pride & Polish winners: Ashley’s ‘Double Take’ Pete, father-son duo take top billing

| July 19, 2014

A quick look at the four Best of Show winners, and two other notables, from this year's Fitzgerald Truck Show Pride & Polish.

PHOTOS: Pride & Polish in Tennessee, Day 1Image Gallery

| July 18, 2014

Some views on the first, overcast day of the Overdrive's Pride & Polish truck-beauty competition in Crossville, Tenn., at the Fitzgerald Glider Kits facility.

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