Todd Roccapriore’s Widow Maker

| September 07, 2012

The kicker? Widow Maker is a fully functional working rig. The Pete hauls contaminated soil every day in and out of nasty landfills and construction sites in New England.


Owners: Todd & Beth Roccapriore

Model: 2004 Peterbilt 379 EXHD

Wheelbase: 300-inch

Engine: 1,000-hp Caterpillar 3406E

Transmission: Eaton Fuller 18-speed

Exterior mods: Suicide doors; shaved door handles; custom visor; tilt bumper; air suspension; custom mirrors/brackets; motorcycle headlights/turn signals; stepped-out back sleeper panel; shortened and strapless fuel tanks, strapless air tanks/air cleaners; boltless frame rails; custom tailplate; custom “Widow Maker” windshield glass; Lifetime Products name plate; custom cab/sleeper skirts; motorcycle pip on fuel tanks; air-actuated hood release; customize Mac dump trailer.

Interior mods: Custom dash; Qualitex bucket seats; 6,300-watt Fusion Electronics sound system with 64 speakers in custom enclosures; sound deadening; brass stripper pole, iPod docking station; twin DVD players.

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