Custom Rigs

Remember when truckers ‘had to drive’ cabovers?

| November 14, 2014

Reader Greg Stanton asked the question attendant to his upload of this sharp Freightliner COE to Overdrive's Reader Rigs gallery. After we shared the pic -- and the question -- on the Facebook page, lo and behold, turns out drivers do well remember those days.

From the archives — Hooked: Homer Schultz’s ’93 Peterbilt 379 wrecker

| November 12, 2014

Homer Schultz III's shop churned out this 1993 Peterbilt 379 a few years back to serve as Homer's personal full-time working rig.

Photos: Catfish’s Junk Yard Dog — Heavy hauler shows off sharp truck, unique loads

| November 07, 2014

Houston-based owner-operator V.L. “Catfish” Harris dubbed this 1990 Peterbilt 379 the Junk Yard Dog.

Video: Stunt driving big rig pushes tractor-trailer to the limit

| November 06, 2014

As our sister site Truckers News wrote, I wouldn't try these at home.

Peterbilt introduces special edition ‘Pride & Class’ Model 389

| November 04, 2014

Peterbilt unveiled Nov. 4 a new special edition Model 389, the Pride & Class edition, which the truck maker says has a has a “customized, show-truck-ready look."

Owner-operator’s ‘Black out’ tribute rig gets closer to finish lineImage Gallery

| November 04, 2014

W.Va.-based Charles Timbrook's 1999 Freightliner "Black Out" eases into its military-tribute theme with new mods. And: A Reliable Carriers car hauler on Car and Driver's cover.

‘Random decision’ to truck: Most Beautiful finalist poses with Pride & Polish winner

| October 31, 2014

Anna Sosnia never planned to be a truck driver. But a few years ago she saw an ad for truck driving school. She enrolled in it and loved it. Sosnia was one of three finalists in this year’s Overdrive’s Most Beautiful contest.

Stretched Classic: Reader’s custom steel hauler

| October 31, 2014

Steel hauler Matt Schneider has done quite a bit of custom work to his 1998 Freightliner Classic, including stretching it from 260 inches to 300, repainting it black and adding a visor from 12ga. Customs.

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