Custom Rigs

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 ...

Truckers’ Choice: Vote now for your favorite Pride & Polish truck

| August 02, 2013

New to this year's Pride & Polish National Championship is the Truckers' Choice award, in which online voters will decide which truck they think deserves to be crowned No. 1.

The Standout: Mike O’Conner’s ’05 Peterbilt 379

| July 27, 2013

Mike O'Connor upgraded and worked on his truck until he decided it was too nice to work. Now he uses the rig exclusively as a show truck.

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.

One serious Series 60 in action at truck pull in N.Y.

| July 25, 2013

A look under the hood of owner-operator Erich Owens' 2001 Western Star powered by a 12.7-L Detroit capable of pushing 2,000 horsepower at a truck pull, then moving back to freight hauling serving the mushroom industry.

Professional at work: Jon and Miriam Brown’s freight haulerImage Gallery

| July 20, 2013

The couple have been a team since they became "accidental truckers" in the year 2000 as a company team with CRST. Today, leased to Landstar Ranger, they've halved their yearly miles while boosting their take-home.

Eye-catching fuel hauler

| July 20, 2013

Tuscon, Ariz., resident Mario Yubeta owns and operates this '07 Peterbilt 379, which he uses to haul petroleum products.

Video: Yamko’s custom Peterbilt 388

| July 20, 2013

Yamko Truck Lines fleet manager John Gonzales talks about his fleet's No. 136, a shipping container hauler that has a part-time gig winning trophies at Pride & Polish shows.

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