Custom Rigs

Video: Freightliner ‘drifts,’ zooms through Pikes Peak race

| August 12, 2013

Stuntman and pro truck racer Mike Ryan takes on the mountains and its hairpin turns in his Freightliner Cascadia.

‘Super Trucks’ collector cards to be handed out at CAT Scales

| August 05, 2013

Drivers who weigh on a CAT scale will soon begin receiving Super Trucks collector cards when they weigh in, the company announced this week.

Showing strong: Kling Towing & Recovery’s 2013 FL 122SD

| August 03, 2013

The truck represents the first such 112SD built out as a heavy-haul wrecker, and Kling put no small measure of pride and sweat into the customizations.

VIDEOS, PICS: Western Stars at N.Y. truck pullImage Gallery

| August 03, 2013

Ralph Dineen Jr. and son came out on top of the competitive truck pull at the Broome County Fair in Whitney Point, N.Y. Vids and a gallery of photos of their run here.

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.

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