Topic Tags custom rigs

Rum Runner: ’89 Pete 379

| September 10, 2013

This Cat-powered ’89 Peterbilt, isn’t the work of a big-money shop: All the work was done on a budget in a small garage behind Ernest Rubio's house.

Boots Chivington’s Old Rigger: 2000 KW W900L

| September 05, 2013

Oil field equipment hauler Boots Chivington added a touches to make his truck more than just a tribute to his trade – the truck was built as a memorial to his son.

Bright and classy: How to upgrade your headlights, bulbs

| August 14, 2013

Maximizing your custom rig’s forward lighting capability with retro-style headlights fitted with high-output bulbs can be something of a win-win.

Project 351: A long, low KW W900L

| August 10, 2013

A 351-inch Kenworth W900 spawned from a friendly game of one-upmanship.

Showing strong: Kling Towing & Recovery’s 2013 FL 122SD

| August 03, 2013

The truck represents the first such 112SD built out as a heavy-haul wrecker, and Kling put no small measure of pride and sweat into the customizations.

Legends and Heroes: Custom ’99 Freightliner Classic

| August 02, 2013

Mike Most is a self-proclaimed Freightliner man, having driven one for years, but he never had seen a Freightliner compete in a truck show and win. So in 2006, he decided to amend his bystander-seen ...

The Forge: Cool Peterbilt concept designs

| July 30, 2013

Road Hawg: Juan Ibarra’s 1989 Pete 379

| July 25, 2013

Juan Ibarra picked up his 1989 379 in near-junk condition from its previous owner in spring 2008. By November it was winning awards at shows across the country.

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