Custom Rigs

Jared Gibble’s 2017 Peterbilt 389

The rig sports a 500-horsepower Cummins ISX15 with an 18-speed Eaton-Fuller and 3:55 rears. The truck is also equipped with Paccar low-leaf suspension.

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Proffitt, Boileau set to begin three-race shootout for inaugural Bandit Series championship this weekend

The Minimizer Bandit Big Rig Series returns to the track this weekend at Florence Motor Speedway in Timmonsville, S.C., the series’ second visit to the track in its inaugural season.

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David McAllister’s 2003 Peterbilt 379EXHD

The rig sits on a 275-inch wheelbase and is powered by a 550-horsepower Caterpillar with an 18-speed Eaton-Fuller.

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The rattiest of rat rods

"The rat rods have my full attention. I finally found a show truck no one cares if I touch. And these things are something else, let me tell you. They might not be shiny, but they're sure as heck interesting."

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Matt Cales’ 2000 Kenworth W900

Matt Cales hauls steel crane parts, machinery and general freight with this 2000 Kenworth W900. The truck is equipped with a 550-horsepower Caterpillar and an 18-speed.

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Bandit Series crash sends truck over outside wall, both drivers OK; Boileau claims 4th straight win

Mike Morgan’s No. 88 Mack jumped the wall and landed in the catch fence and guidewires between the track and the crowd. Boles’ truck rode down the front stretch along the wall until finally coming to rest just before turn one. Both drivers got out of their trucks unscathed.

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Second look at a Pride & Polish champ in Joe Regalado’s ‘Blue’ 2000 379/end dump combo

Take a video tour through Von Ormy, Texas-based Jarco Transport small fleet owner Joe Regalado's custom 2000 Peterbilt 379 and 2018 Armor Lite end dump, the trailer newly customized to match the tractor. 'Blue' continued her winning ways at GATS this year.

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Gordy Jacobs’ 2012 Kenworth W900L

The truck sports a 550-horsepower Cummins with an Eaton-Fuller 18-speed and 3:42 rears. Jacobs has added 8-inch straight pipes and shortened the steps to 39.5 inches.

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Steve Marino’s 2007 Peterbilt 379

The truck, powered by a Caterpillar C15 and a 10-speed Eaton autoshift, is used to haul petroleum products around northern Illinois and the Chicagoland area.

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Craig Krumpton’s retirement project 1971 Kenworth W900 and classic 1980s Double Eagle sleeper

Another beauty I came across at the Southern Classic Truck Show, owned by retired Craig Krumpton of West Columbia, S.C. Krumpton picked this 1971 Kenworth W900 in 2008. Its original owner-operator team hauled in it through the mid-1990s, and it still bears their original paint and features in large part.

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