custom rigs

2016 Pride & Polish National Champion, Builders Class Combo: A father’s special truck build

Autism-themed Pride & Polish National Champion

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Can I get a radio check?

CB fouls turned into great illustrations of its proper use in two convoys over the weekend in Joplin, including a hundred-mile, 14-driver/truck video shoot "in the regular flow of traffic that came off like it was butter."

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2016 Pride & Polish National Champion, Limited-Mileage Combo: Jordan Jay takes the family mantle

Jay’s company, Jay Transport out of Rigdy, Idaho, hauls specialized over-length shipments on the West Coast. The fleet runs 23 trucks total, most of them leased owner-operators. But the seven fleet trucks owned by Jay himself all sport the two-tone look. “It’s kind of my thing,” he says. “My dad kinda had his theme, and I have my theme. I wanted it to be similar -- classy and clean just like his, but in my ...

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Big comeback for this cabover, one of 550-plus trucking stories at Guilty by Association

A tale of triumph from near-ruin September 10, 1987 in Pratt, Kansas, for this 1976 Kelty Farms International Transtar. And: More from Joplin, Mo.

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Wayne Proudfoot’s ’95 Peterbilt 379

Wayne Proudfoot found this 1995 Peterbilt 379 extended hood "in the weeds," where he says it sat three years before he bought it.

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2016 Pride & Polish National Champion, Working Bobtail: The original ‘Icon’

The 2015 Kenworth W900 Icon shown jointly by Kyle Cousins and Sid Calangelo is a rarity on the show circuit simply by way of being an Icon. However, Cousins’ KW is even more of a rarity: It’s the first-ever Icon edition built by Kenworth, numbered 000.

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2016 Pride & Polish National Champion, Working Combo: Joe Regalado’s 2000 Pete doubles up

Regalado has only entered two shows -- last year’s GATS and this year’s. “I showed it last year for the first time, and we won Best of Show. I go back this year to the nationals and win. I’m spoiled now,” he says. Profiling the winners of 2016's Great American Trucking Show Pride & Polish...

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Ruling the roost: ‘Chicken Thang’ and its one-off yellow paint make for a stand-out rig

Eye-catching working show truck

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Melvin Adams’ 2015 Peterbilt 389 Pride & Class

Melvin Adams purchased this 2015 Peterbilt 389 Pride & Class Edition to celebrate 50 years of his family's company being in business.

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David Fulks’ 2016 International Lonestar

David Fulks, who's leased to Celadon's flatbed division, owns this 2016 International Lonestar powered by a Cummins ISX15 with an Eaton-Fuller 13-speed and 3:55 rears.

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