Custom Rigs

2017 GATS Best of Show, Limited Mileage Combo: Striking look for viper red KW

The custom interior features shag carpeting and a mini-disco ball hanging in the large studio sleeper. Also inside are more than 800 buttons in the upholstery, each of which had to be sanded, primed, painted and clear-coated viper red to match the rest of the rig.

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2017 GATS Best of Show winner, Working Bobtail: ‘Poison Ivy’ gets stripes right

The rig's striping was originally dark green, so he had it restriped by Thunder Grafix in Joplin to make the bright green pop even more. He also had the cab lights and sleeper lights shaved down, and flush bullet lights were installed.

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Cody Bosch’s 2008 Peterbilt 389

This 2008 Peterbilt 389 is owned by Cody Bosch and is used to haul agricultural commodities such as seed corn, beans and grain out of Newman, Ill., across the Midwest.

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McCormick Trucking owner-operator’s dream hauler: This classic 1990 Kenworth W900

Dave McCormick fell in love with this KW when it was purchased new more than 20 years ago by original owner-operator, from his Roanoke, Va.-area home base. He was finally able to purchase it in January of 2014 and hauls cattle with it today.

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Ricky ‘Rude’ Proffitt outduels brother to claim fifth win of season

With two laps remaining, Ricky caught Darren and got side-by-side with him. As the racers were crossing the start/finish line with one lap to go, Ricky dove underneath Darren and took the lead with the help of lapped traffic.

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Wayne Skoglund’s 2013 Peterbilt 389

Skoglund, out of Caldwell, Idaho, makes two trips each week hauling dairy feed to California with his 2015 Western belt trailer.

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Shaun Lowe’s 2014 Peterbilt 389 glider

Custom additions to the truck include W.T.I. fenders, a 14-inch drop visor and 8-inch Dynaflex stacks.

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Video: 1978 W900A transformed into patriotic hot rod

The finished product, named “Patriot,” is about as patriotic as a truck can get. It features American flag graphics on the front end of the rig, the preamble to the U.S. Constitution, the Bill of Rights and more.

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Ricky ‘Rude’ Proffitt holds off ’88 Mike’ to pick up fourth Bandit Series win

Proffitt had to come from the back of the field and had to battle "88 Mike" Morgan side-by-side for the final three laps to win the race.

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Jared Gibble’s 2017 Peterbilt 389

The rig sports a 500-horsepower Cummins ISX15 with an 18-speed Eaton-Fuller and 3:55 rears. The truck is also equipped with Paccar low-leaf suspension.

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