Custom Rigs

Quarter-century of chrome: 2015 marks 25th year of Overdrive’s Pride & Polish

| February 06, 2015

Beginning this month and throughout the year, Overdrive will cover highlights of Pride & Polish history, including profiles of some of the better-known winners.

Two KWs play role of LTL workhorses

| February 06, 2015

Jim Schwehr runs his two new 2015 Kenworth T680 mostly stock, but he did have the graphics added. The Hamilton, Montana, resident pulls dry vans LTL freight, he says.

Something out of nothing: Owner-op’s 2000 Peterbilt 379

| January 30, 2015

Dayton, Tenn., resident Calvin Nichols Jr. has put more than 2 million miles on this 2000 Peterbilt 379. Nichols' dedication and hard work have kept the one-truck business alive through the tough economy, says his girlfriend Marcy Greer.

Craig Ryan’s 1965 International CO4000: Lookback photos, moreImage Gallery

| January 27, 2015

Craig Ryan gives a personal account of his brief time trucking leased to Dart and otherwise hauling bees in the 70s and shares photos of his 1965 International CO4000 cabover.

KW of all trades

| January 23, 2015

This 2010 Kenworth W900 works by day hauling items like lumber, steel, machinery and even the occasional monster truck. It also, however, has moonlighted hauling airliner fuselage for the TV show “Grim” and “has been spotted in several parades across Oergeon in support of our great nation and the troops,” says Josh Nye.

10 more classic cabovers — all from you

| January 20, 2015

A collection of great photos uploaded by Overdrive readers of COEs still in use and/or long-retired.

Video: Views on Melvin Davis Jr.’s Hillbilly Hilton

| January 19, 2015

All the comforts of home in the custom-fabbed 163-inch sleeper on this unit, a 2000 Freightliner Classic taken to the next level.

Owner-operator’s pot of gold

| January 17, 2015

At the end of the rainbow: The 1991 Freightliner FLD Ron Stroke Sr. originally built for another owner-operator but has been running himself since 2004.

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Pride & Polish

75 Chrome Shop

LOCATION: Wildwood, Fla.
DATE:  April 24-26, 2015
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Dynaflex/ChampTruck Event

LOCATION: Willlows, CA
DATE:  May 22-24, 2015
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Fitzgerald Glider Kits

LOCATION: Crossville, Tenn.
DATE: July 17-18, 2015
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Great American Trucking Show

LOCATION: Dallas
DATE: Aug. 27-29, 2015
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PDI Customer Appreciation Truck Show

LOCATION: St. George, Utah
DATE: Oct. 16-17, 2015
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