Custom Rigs

Custom built: Independent’s drill hauling Pete

Independent owner-operator Randy Green of Lufkin, Texas, has his own company, A Team Heavy Haul, hauling mostly drilling rigs with his custom-built Peterbilt.

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BigRigBuilder offers virtual 3D truck builder

BigRigBuilder.com recently announced the launch of its virtual entertainment website built for American truck operators that allows them to "build their dream semi and compete in a virtual truck show" for gear they can install on their actual trucks.

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Mack steals show on the red carpet

At this year's Much Music Video Awards, Canadian hip-hop rockers Down With Webster emerged on the awards-show red carpet from a Mack Pinnacle Rawhide Edition with a 70-inch mid-rise sleeper.

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Keeping it old school: ’02 Peterbilt 379

Rick Meijer, an Orono, Ontario, native, owns this 2002 Peterbilt 379, which is powered by a 550-hp Cat and 18-speed transmission.

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Photos: Beauty shots of River States Pride & Polish Best of Show winners

The River States Customz Pride & Polish event took place last weekend, June 27-28, and produced four Best of Show winners and some new qualifiers for the Overdrive's Pride & Polish National Championship judging round to be held next month at the Great American Trucking Show. A full list of winners was posted Saturday (click here to see it), and since, the show's four Best of Show winners and the People's Choice winner had their beauty ...

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River States Customz winners: Diorio continues streak, 2 others added to championship

Two more competitors have punched their tickets for the 2014 Overdrive's Pride & Polish National Championship series, earning Best of Show victories at the River States Customz Pride & Polish event held June 27-28. They are joined by two seasoned veterans as the show's top rigs.

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1977 TranStar 4200: Old-school ‘patina’ at Pride & Polish

High Gear Photography proprietor and Precision of New Hampton hauler Kenny Hubka's Transtar harks the first rig he ever steered, his father's 1972 model.

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1974 ‘Low Patrol’ Ford W9000: Robb Mariani’s white whale

The long saga of Mariani's 2014 SuperRigs best show truck is a story of making inner vision reality -- and the results, a single-drive-axle cabover big-rig hot rod, are something to write home about.

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

Oldest known complete Peterbilt ever built restored, on display

The oldest known complete and operable Peterbilt, a 1939 Model 260 — just one of 15 built by the truck maker that year — is currently on display at Peterbilt’s facility in Denton, Texas.

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Pride & Polish circuit continues this month at River States Customz in Wisconsin

The year's second Overdrive's Pride & Polish truck beauty competition and the fourth stop in the Pride & Polish National Championship season takes place June 27-28 at River States Customz in La Crosse, Wis.

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