Custom Rigs

Video: Award-winning ’88 Pete sports racing green stripes, chrome, 312-in. wheelbase

| May 05, 2014

Joel Dawes, owner and operator of the small reefer fleet Dawes Contractor Carriers out of Waterford, Wis., has been toting this 1988 Peterbilt 379 around the show circuit the last two seasons.

A rebuilding success story that gets 8.3 mpg

Bruce Mallinson | May 02, 2014

If you say you’re not mechanically inclined, I’ll tell you that you’re never too old to learn, and you can save yourself thousands of dollars by doing some of your own work and repairs. Here's one such success story.

Reigning national champs continue victory streak at 75 Chrome Shop Pride & PolishImage Gallery

| April 28, 2014

Familiar faces earned the top spots at the 75 Chrome Shop Pride & Polish show in Wildwood, Fla., this weekend.

PHOTOS: Show trucks shining in Wildwood at 2014′s first Pride & Polish stopImage Gallery

| April 25, 2014

In the gallery above are some of the show trucks on display this weekend at the 75 Chrome Shop Pride & Polish show in Wildwood, Fla.

Anthony Fischkelta’s 2014 custom KW, done for nowImage Gallery

| April 24, 2014

Done and done -- for now. Fischkelta's put his custom 2014 KW to work hauling reefer freight between New Jersey and Boston. Photos of the 331-inch wheelbase beauty here. More work on the interior to come...

2014 Pride & Polish shows kick off this week in Wildwood, Fla.

| April 23, 2014

The 2014 Pride & Polish National Championship series continues in Wildwood, Fla., at the end of the month where the 75 Chrome Shop will play host to the calendar year's first Pride & Polish show and the third qualifying event for the year's Pride & Polish National Championship.

New project truck for owner-operator Rick Weisheit: ’78 KWImage Gallery

| April 19, 2014

Bouncing back from a severe case of psoriasis, Rick Weisheit Jr. embarks on a custom build with a 1978 Kenworth W900.

Video: ‘Danger’ — Highly customized ’97 Pete 379

| April 18, 2014

In the video above, Mirielys Hernandez talks about her husband's custom 1997 Peterbilt 379, which they've dubbed "Danger".  The truck was built by A&A Stainless Steel Plus in Miami, a shop run by Alex and Armando ...

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75 Chrome Shop
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DATE: Friday-Sunday, April 25-27
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