Custom Rigs

‘Random decision’ to truck: Most Beautiful finalist poses with Pride & Polish winner

Anna Sosnia never planned to be a truck driver. But a few years ago she saw an ad for truck driving school. She enrolled in it and loved it. Sosnia was one of three finalists in this year’s Overdrive’s Most Beautiful contest.

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Stretched Classic: Reader’s custom steel hauler

Steel hauler Matt Schneider has done quite a bit of custom work to his 1998 Freightliner Classic, including stretching it from 260 inches to 300, repainting it black and adding a visor from 12ga. Customs.

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Lumber hauling International 9300 working toward 2 million miles

Minnesota owner-operator Alex Roeder uses his 1999 International 9300 to haul lumber, construction supplies and the occasional oversized load for Gary Kotek Trucking.

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Beauty shots of PDI Pride & Polish winners: Four top rigs gleam in the desert

The fifth and final stop of the 2014 Overdrive's Pride & Polish circuit wrapped up last weekend in St. George, Utah, at the PDI Dyno Event and Truck Show. Here are beauty shots of the show's four winners.

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A few lights show photos and a full winners list from PDI Pride & Polish

The PDI Dyno Event and Truck Show Pride & Polish — 2014's final Pride & Polish show — wrapped up Sunday. Here's a few photos from the event's light show and the full list of winners.

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PDI Pride & Polish winners: Rethwisch’s ‘Blood, Sweat and Gass’ picks up another win, along with other repeaters

Four more trucks punched their tickets to compete in the 2015 Pride & Polish National Championship, including Bill Rethwisch's reigning winner 'Blood, Sweat, and Gass' and two other Pride & Polish regulars.

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Photos: Working, show trucks competing in 2014’s final Pride & Polish show

The 2014 PDI Dyno Event and Truck Show is under way in St. George, Utah, and it's hosting the last Overdrive's Pride & Polish show of the year and the second qualifying event of the 2014-2015 Pride & Polish National Championship series.  Here are all of the trucks competing in the event. Photos by Brian Bourke: ...

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On the road again: Retired owner-operator’s ’05 Kenworth

Ronnie Brees sold his former Kenworth in April 2011 and considered retiring from trucking. But just two months later, “I was missing the road and started looking for another truck,” he says. He found this 2005 Kenworth W900L in August 2011, and he leased to Landstar with the rig on a dedicated run hauling Navistar engines from Huntsville, Ala., to Springfield, Ohio, and back. The truck is powered by a 550-hp C-15 Caterpillar and an ...

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Online Interface Makes it Easier for Drivers to Find Need-it-Now Parts

Photos: 20 European show trucks sporting chrome, lights, graphics

Roughly 200 show trucks showed up last weekend to the European truck racing finale in Le Mans, France, including several dozen American-style cabs. Check out some of them here.

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2015 Pride & Polish series continues this weekend in Utah

The second stop of the 2014-2015 Overdrive’s Pride & Polish National Championship series takes place in October at Performance Diesel Inc. headquarters, where both show and working trucks will face off for bragging rights and a chance to qualify for the national championship round of judging.

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