Custom Rigs

Pair of champs: Father-son Petes compete for national titleImage Gallery

| August 13, 2014

Video, photos: Sigourney, Iowa-based Ron Brubaker's 1993 "One of a Kind" livestock-hauling Peterbilt 379. Brubaker and his son Dan will be competing in Overdrive's Pride & Polish national championship at GATS next week.

Photos: Pride & Polish National Championship competitors square off this month

| August 12, 2014

A year’s worth of shining, polishing, waxing and wiping comes to a head this month at the Great American Trucking Show, where four trucks will emerge as the 2014 Overdrive’s Pride & Polish National Champions. Here are the 20 trucks in the running.

Brockway show brings the faithful back to Huskie Town (with photo gallery)Image Gallery

| August 11, 2014

One hundred and eighteen vintage Brockway trucks with their sturdy Husky hood ornaments made the annual trek back to the company’s hometown for the four-day National Brockway Truck Show. Here's a photo gallery and stories from the show.

VIDEO: Jon and Miriam Brown and their Volvo home away from homeImage Gallery

| August 09, 2014

Landstar-leased Jon and Miriam Brown's team operation and 2012 Volvo VNL300 converted by Showhauler Motorhome Conversions the first featured business in Volvo's new "Welcome to my cab" vid series.

Semper Fi Services: ’96 International

| August 08, 2014

Retired Marine Corps Gunnery Sergeant Danny Jones took up trucking full time in March after retiring from the military, and he makes nationwide runs in his 1996 International 9600 hauling cars.

Custom x 2: Austin Ashley’s ‘Double Take’ ’07 PeteImage Gallery

| August 05, 2014

Video, photos and more with Austin Ashley and his "Double Take" custom Peterbilt, reflecting an approach that includes "two of everything," from twin turbos to a two-line striping design.

VIDEO, photos: Robb Mariani’s custom ‘white whale,’ take twoImage Gallery

| August 02, 2014

A walk-and-talk around the former American Trucker host's custom creation, the "Low Patrol" 1974 Ford he's owned since 2003, newly customized.

Up and running: 30-year-old Mack Superliner

| August 01, 2014

Ben Ickert of Amboy, Wash., hauls logs throughout the state with his nearly 30-year-old Mack Superliner. Ickert, of Amboy bought the truck three years ago and says he’s had to put $50,000 into restoration work to “make as safe and roadworthy as today’s trucks.”

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Pride & Polish

75 Chrome Shop
LOCATION: Wildwood, Fla.
DATE: Friday-Sunday, April 25-27
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River States Customz
LOCATION: La Crosse, Wis.
DATE: Friday-Saturday, June 27-28
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Fitzgerald Glider Kits
LOCATION: Crossville, Tenn.
DATE: Friday-Saturday, July 18-19
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Great American Trucking Show
LOCATION: Dallas
DATE: Thursday-Saturday, Aug. 21-23
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PDI
LOCATION: St. George, Utah
DATE: Friday-Saturday, Oct. 17-18
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