Custom Rigs

Photos: Beauty shots of the Pride & Polish Best of Show winners from PDI show

Photos of the four Best of Show winners from the recent PDI Pride & Polish event shining in the desert.

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’12 Pete shining at the Blue Mesa Reservoir

Russ McAleese drives this 2012 Peterbilt 388 for Wayne Transports. The backdrop is the Blue Mesa Reservoir in Gunnison, Colo.

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The votes are in: Here are the five finalists in the Truckers’ Choice Pride & Polish voting contest

As part of Overdrive's celebration of the 25th anniversary of Pride & Polish, we're holding a months-long voting contest featuring the 20 Pride & Polish National Champions from the last five years. Here are the five finalists produced in the first round of voting.

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A 360-degree inside look at a rolling audio-visual showroom

You wouldn’t expect a truck based in a tiny Indiana town and tied to grain farming to have more video monitors and speakers than what’s found in most houses. But then you probably haven’t been inside Buzz Kill, the 2015 Peterbilt 386 shown by Davis Bros. of Owensville, Ind. The sleek Pete has a sound system with 28 speakers and seven amps, and video monitors in every door and the dashboard. The over-the-top audio-visual offering isn’t ...

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Four more rigs qualify for ‘15-’16 Pride & Polish championship

Four more show trucks and their owners earned their way into the Pride & Polish National Championship finals this weekend at the PDI Truck Show & Dyno Event Pride & Polish, held Oct. 11-12 in St. George, Utah, at PDI headquarters.

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Raymond Richards’ scrap-hauling ’07 Pete

Raymond Richards, of Elmvale, Ontario, Canada, drives this 2007 Peterbilt 379 short hood with a 500-horsepower Cummins ISX engine and Fuller 13-speed transmission.

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25 videos for 25 years: John Cudd’s rolling memorial to Vietnam veterans

In the 23rd week of the countdown — which will span 25 weeks — here’s John Cudd's Delta Raiders memorial truck, a 1986 Peterbilt 359.

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Last call: Today is final day to vote in first round of Truckers’ Choice Pride & Polish contest

he first round of voting will narrow the field to five finalists, and a second round of voting will determine the winner. Readers can vote once per day, per device. Here's a look at all the competitors and links to vote for your favorite rig.

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Torque It Up – 1850 lb-ft Now Available In ISX15 400-475 HP Ratings

Photos: Painting the Evel Knievel haul rig

A few more details here about the restoration of the 1974 Mack FS786LST cabover and chassis, Post Coach custom office and trailer I've written so much about since news around its restoration began to come out in July. When I was at the Great American Trucking Show in late August, I had a brief conversation with current owner Lathan McKay about his decisions surrounding just how to paint the truck, given Knievel himself commonly repainted it ...

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25 for 25: Doug Fisher’s ‘The Gambler’

In the 22nd week of the countdown — which will span 25 weeks — here’s Doug Fisher's Peterbilt 379, which he has nicknamed "The Gambler."

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