custom rigs

VIDEO: Bryan Martin previews Guilty by Association Truck Show

The Guilty by Association Truck Show in Joplin, Mo., gets under way this Friday, Sept. 26. Owner-operator George Parker and Overdrive contributing writer Wendy Parker shot this brief preview video with 4 States' Bryan Martin.

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Ken Fisher’s Pete 379: ‘I wanted the fire in my truck’

One standout among the 2014 Pride & Polish National Championship Series was Kenneth Fisher’s 1997 Peterbilt 379, with its striking green flame graphics.  “I’ve been a firefighter all my life, so I wanted the fire in my truck,” says Fisher, who’s from Muscoda, Wis. and Leased to Mercer Transportation. “It’s always been the mocha pearl, and then we added the dark green and lime green fire.”  Fisher took Third Place for Working Bobtail in the Championship Series, which ...

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American Pie: Husband and wife team’s patriotic ’03 Volvo VNL

Owner-operator husband-and-wife team Daniel and Sarah Sauseda of Dallas haul ammunition and explosives nationwide with their 2003 Volvo VNL770.

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Seeing red: Mike Lemley’s Cathouse

This 2000 Peterbilt 379 was one of the boldest trucks at the recent Pride & Polish show in Dallas, winning Best of Show in Working Bobtail.

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The ‘Hillbilly Hilton’ cometh, winneth awards

Pictorial tour through Melvin Davis Jr.'s finished 163-inch big bunk 2000 FL Classic -- a winner at the annual truck show at the Michigan Van Buren County fairgrounds. Plus: Some 'pretty good driving' caught on video.

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Running in the desert: Owner-op’s 2014 Kenworth T660

In his year-old ‘14 Kenworth T660, owner-operator Christopher Harrison hauls dry freight from Reno, Nev., to San Francisco and down to Los Angeles, he says.

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Pride & Polish champs, Best of Show trucks: Beauty shots of the winners

The Overdrive's Pride & Polish National Championship wrapped up Saturday, Aug. 22, at the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas. Here are beauty shots of the national champ trucks and the Best of Show winners from GATS.

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GATS preview: Ted Bowers’ 2005 Peterbilt 379

Video, photos of Bowers' combo unit, which he'll be showing at GATS -- and a brief follow-up on Animal Aid USA's effort to transport fallen driver Richard Sullivan's dog Bella back home. All systems go!

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Continual improvement: Custom ’94 Kenworth

Ken Zeran, an owner-operator leased to STI, thought he wanted a new truck, but soon found that newer isn’t always better.

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Pair of champs, take two: Dan Brubaker’s 2014 389 glider and Wilson trailer

Videos, photos, more: Owner-operator Dan Brubaker's custom 2014 Peterbilt 389 glider and 2015 Wilson Livestock trailer are competing in the Pride & Polish national championship in the Working Combo category.

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