custom rigs

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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25 for 25: Melvin Davis Jr.’s 2000 Freightliner Classic ‘Hillbilly Hilton’

In the fifteenth week of the countdown of our top 25 custom truck videos, here's Melvin Davis Jr.'s 2000 Freightliner Classic that he named the Hillbilly Hilton.

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Rantoul is cool

The Precious, Troy Huddleston and more at 8th annual TopGun Largecar Shootout and Working Class Truck Show in Rantoul, Ill., last weekend.

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‘Anything you can put on a flatbed’: Owner-op’s ’03 Pete

Missouri-based operator Steven Homfeld says he hauls “just about anything you can put on a flatbed” with this 2003 Peterbilt 379, the cornerstone of he and his wife Brenda’s single-truck company, B&S Livestock.

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