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Hot rod on 18 wheels: Antifreeze Green ’94 Pete 377

| January 25, 2014

Randy Morten knew he wanted a rig with character while searching for a new truck in California, and this bright 1994 Peterbilt 377 caught his eye.

A fine ’99: Freightliner hauls equipment for ‘American Idol’, ESPN

| January 18, 2014

Owner-operator Matt Purtee of Omah, Wis., says his 1999 Freightliner Classic has driven 1.8 million miles and still is going strong.

Quack attack: Oregon fan’s 2010 Freightliner Cascadia

| January 13, 2014

Owner-operator and Oregon Ducks fan John Starr of Roseburg, Ore., says team pride dominates his 2010 Freightliner Cascadia.

Potable Pete: Water-hauling 379

| December 01, 2013

Owner-operator Jonathan Seidler used his 379 Peterbilt for three years to haul water for domestic and forestry use in Oregon.

Midnight Rider: 2005 Peterbilt 379

| November 21, 2013

Jerry Kleinsasser of Frankfort, S.D., tore his 2005 Peterbilt 379 to bare frames and rebuilt and customized the truck equipped with a 550-hp Caterpillar and an 18-speed transmission.

Star power: 2005 Freightliner Classic XL

| October 06, 2013

Star Traywick of Tucson, Ariz., drives this 2005 Freightliner Classic XL as a power provider pulling a dry van for Rudolph Freight of Murray, Ky. The truck is powered by a 685-hp Detroit and features ...

Moving and shaking: ’92 Freightliner FLD 120

| October 02, 2013

Eric Meier of East Jordan, Mich., hauls box-van freight under his own authority as Meier Trucking Inc. in his 1992 Freightliner FLD 120 equipped with a 450-hp Detroit and a 9-speed transmission.

‘Sidewinder’: 2000 Peterbilt 379

| September 15, 2013

Briceson Nightingale, of Sedan, N.M., owns and operates this 2000 379 to haul liquid fertilizer and hay. In the few years he's owned it, he's stretched the frame, changed the stacks and redone the interior.

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