Custom Rigs

Family Affair: Detroit-powered 1990 cabover Freightliner

| June 27, 2014

Nick Zwald of Tillamook, Ore., owns and drives this 1990 Freightliner Condor for Zwald Transport, operating under his father’s authority.

1977 TranStar 4200: Old-school ‘patina’ at Pride & PolishImage Gallery

| June 21, 2014

High Gear Photography proprietor and Precision of New Hampton hauler Kenny Hubka's Transtar harks the first rig he ever steered, his father's 1972 model.

1974 ‘Low Patrol’ Ford W9000: Robb Mariani’s white whaleImage Gallery

| June 18, 2014

The long saga of Mariani's 2014 SuperRigs best show truck is a story of making inner vision reality -- and the results, a single-drive-axle cabover big-rig hot rod, are something to write home about.

Oldest known complete Peterbilt ever built restored, on display

| June 18, 2014

The oldest known complete and operable Peterbilt, a 1939 Model 260 — just one of 15 built by the truck maker that year — is currently on display at Peterbilt’s facility in Denton, Texas.

Pride & Polish circuit continues this month at River States Customz in Wisconsin

| June 18, 2014

The year's second Overdrive's Pride & Polish truck beauty competition and the fourth stop in the Pride & Polish National Championship season takes place June 27-28 at River States Customz in La Crosse, Wis.

Construction zone: Rock-hauling ’07 Freightliner classic

| June 13, 2014

Owner-operator Dave Maley of Verona, N.D., owns Maley Construction and primarily hauls washed sand and rock for a Ready Mix plant with his 2007 Freightliner Classic XL and 2010 R Way trailer.

The Mistress: David McDaniel’s ’02 Pete 379

| June 06, 2014

David McDaniel's '02 Peterbilt 379, deemed The Mistress by his wife, is powered by a C15 Caterpillar engine and an 18-speed transmission, and the owner-operator uses the rig to haul glass.

Video: Paul Rissler’s Custom ’96 Peterbilt 379, ‘The Risslerbilt’

| June 05, 2014

Paul Risslers 1996 Peterbilt 379 and matching Great Dane reefer won Best of Show - Third Runner-Up at the 2014 Shell Rotella SuperRigs competition last month. See photos of the truck and hear him talk about its features and the build process.

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Pride & Polish

75 Chrome Shop
LOCATION: Wildwood, Fla.
DATE: Friday-Sunday, April 25-27
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River States Customz
LOCATION: La Crosse, Wis.
DATE: Friday-Saturday, June 27-28
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Fitzgerald Glider Kits
LOCATION: Crossville, Tenn.
DATE: Friday-Saturday, July 18-19
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Great American Trucking Show
LOCATION: Dallas
DATE: Thursday-Saturday, Aug. 21-23
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PDI
LOCATION: St. George, Utah
DATE: Friday-Saturday, Oct. 17-18
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