Custom Rigs

Family Affair: Detroit-powered 1990 cabover Freightliner

| June 27, 2014

Nick Zwald of Tillamook, Ore., owns and drives this 1990 Freightliner Condor for Zwald Transport, operating under his father’s authority.

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

| June 21, 2014

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.

Vitamin C: Flatbedding ’04 Peterbilt

| June 20, 2014

Owner-operator Shawn Winders of Leesburg, Pa., hauls “pretty much anything and everything,” primarily flatbed materials, with his 2004 Peterbilt.

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

| June 18, 2014

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.

Oldest known complete Peterbilt ever built restored, on display

| June 18, 2014

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.

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

| June 18, 2014

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.

Construction zone: Rock-hauling ’07 Freightliner classic

| June 13, 2014

Owner-operator Dave Maley of Verona, N.D., owns Maley Construction and primarily hauls washed sand and rock for a Ready Mix plant with his 2007 Freightliner Classic XL and 2010 R Way trailer.

The Mistress: David McDaniel’s ’02 Pete 379

| June 06, 2014

David McDaniel's '02 Peterbilt 379, deemed The Mistress by his wife, is powered by a C15 Caterpillar engine and an 18-speed transmission, and the owner-operator uses the rig to haul glass.

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