Custom Rigs

Ol’ Red’s glory days: Restoration of an ’86 Kenworth W900

| December 27, 2013

Gailand “G-Man” Johnston’s decision to do a full custom restoration of this 1986 Kenworth W900 was like paying respect to an old friend.

10,000th student for B.R.A.K.E.S.; Keeping up a classic 359Image Gallery

| December 21, 2013

10,000 more teen drivers now have been trained on safety around big trucks. Also: Photos of one classic workhorse of a 359.

Rotella SuperRigs calendar: A truck beauty every month

| December 04, 2013

The new 2014 Shell Rotella SuperRigs calendar showcases 12 of the nation’s best-looking heavy-duty trucks.

Potable Pete: Water-hauling 379

| December 01, 2013

Owner-operator Jonathan Seidler used his 379 Peterbilt for three years to haul water for domestic and forestry use in Oregon.

Flirting with Disaster: Troy Huddleston’s ’91 Classic

| December 01, 2013

Showtime Trucking owner Troy Huddleston has no regrets about converting what was a ’91 Freightliner FLD to a square-ended Freightliner Classic.

Hog heaven: Overdrive’s Most Beautiful winner tackles tough niche with a big smile

| November 27, 2013

Owner-operator and livestock hauler Maggie Stone was named the winner of Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest in August. Here's her story, detailing her one-truck operation — MissFit Trucking — her outlook on life and her work in charity.

Hauling the Capitol Christmas tree with driver Duane BrusseauImage Gallery

| November 21, 2013

We caught up with lead driver Brusseau at the tree's stop in Nashville -- find a brief video, photos of the rig and further reporting here.

Midnight Rider: 2005 Peterbilt 379

| November 21, 2013

Jerry Kleinsasser of Frankfort, S.D., tore his 2005 Peterbilt 379 to bare frames and rebuilt and customized the truck equipped with a 550-hp Caterpillar and an 18-speed transmission.

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