custom rigs

Lee Ingratta’s 2001 Peterbilt 379

Ingratta has customized the bunk to include a small kitchenette with a refrigerator, freezer, microwave, stovetop burner, toaster, coffee maker and cabinet space.

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Arthur Boudreau’s 1995 Freightliner FLB

The truck, which sits on a 256-inch factory wheelbase, is powered by a 775-horsepower Caterpillar 6NZ with a Pittsburgh Power turbo.

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Danny King’s 2005 Peterbilt 379X

Danny King, owner of Danny King Lumber out of Oneida, Tenn., owns this 2005 Peterbilt 379X equipped with a 550-horsepower Caterpillar and an 18-speed Eaton Fuller with 3:36 rears.

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Australian hauler’s ’96 Western Star 4964

The truck is powered by a 525-horsepower Cummins N14 and an Eaton 18-speed, and it's used to haul mostly bulk food starch, timber, car tires and food products.

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Mark Books’ 2014 Kenworth T800

Books, owner of RB Express Inc., added a Roadworks drop visor, Minimizer rear fenders and a Miami Star front bumper.

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Video: Needle-nosed 1982 Peterbilt 359 with a Corvette dash

Billy Baker talks the history of his classic 1982 Peterbilt 359, which has more than 3 million miles. The Pete also has an aftermarket needle-nose and a Corvette dash.

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Mark Fields’ custom 1998 Kenworth W900

Since purchasing it, he has added a Jones Performance hood, JJ style brackets and some LED lights. Rocky Willis Powder Coat and Fab in Carthage, Mo., powder coated the wheels and stacks black. Fields also added a drop visor and air bagged the front axle.

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Carl Hubbard’s 1996 Western Star 4964F

Carl Hubbard's "Ol' Blackie" is a 1996 Western Star 4964F Heritage that features a 66-inch sleeper and a 260-inch wheelbase. In 2005, Hubbard says the truck was a total loss, but he rebuilt the truck from the ground up over a seven-month period.

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Mark Franzoy’s 1992 Peterbilt 379 and matching Wilson flatbed

The truck is powered by a 450-horsepower Series 60 Detroit with an Eaton-Fuller 13-speed and 3:55 rears and is used to haul farm products in and around Deming, N.M.

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Jeff and Vickie Wiley’s 1985 Kenworth K100

Jeff and Vickie Wiley, owners of J.A. Wiley Trucking out of Martinsburg, W.V., own this 1985 Kenworth K100 Aerodyne Liberty Edition, which they use to haul mostly military equipment, refrigeration units, construction equipment, pipe and steel

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