Custom Rigs

Eric Thompson’s 2015 Peterbilt 389

Upgrades to the include eight-inch stacks and stainless steel half fenders. The trailer is a 48-foot 2017 MAC flatbed.

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Chuck Timbrook’s new memorial addition to the Black Out veterans-support rig

The last several months have been eventful for Chuck Timbrook. Since my last update after his heart surgery last fall, his doctor told him that "my commercial driving days are done," he says. But it hasn't stopped his work on the Black Out military tribute Freightliner, with several new additions.

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Ricky ‘Rude’ Proffitt picks up win in second Bandit Big Rig Series race

More than 6,000 fans showed up at Greenville-Pickens Speedway in Easley, S.C., for the second race of the Bandit Big Rig Series season.

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Barbara Odom’s 2004 Peterbilt 379

The paint job was done by DB Kustom Trucks in Antioch, Ill. Additions to the truck include the drop visor and the custom rear fenders.

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James Cullins’ 2015 Peterbilt 389 glider

The truck features all Talladega Fiberglass fenders, panels and visor, and all the work, along with the paint job was done by Cullins and his son.

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The custom upgrade inside Jay Holsomback’s 1996 KW W900L

A look inside Georgia-based owner-operator Jay Holsomback's 1996 Kenworth W900L after a full upgrade custom designed by Holsomback and Aniceto Ocampo. Holsomback brought home second in Working Interior, OEM Sleeper, at MATS.

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Joey Parker Trucking’s 2011 Kenworth

Powered by a 475-horsepower Caterpillar and an 18-speed Eaton-Fuller with 3.55 rears, the truck is used to haul chicken in a reefer trailer.

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George Shaver’s 2001 Peterbilt 379

Shaver added the custom purple paint job with flames on the hood, 22-inch bumper with custom lights and the 8-inch miter stacks.

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The ‘Service & Sacrifice’ 1988 Freightliner FLT86 veterans tribute cabover

Ed Harwell's custom tribute to military veterans made its first truck-show appearance at the PKY championships at the Mid-America Trucking Show. This video, and plenty of photos, show the meticulous work put into the cabover's restoration.

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Keith and Kevin Whightsil’s 2004 Kenworth W900

Keith and Kevin Whightsil, a father-son duo of Topeka, Kansas, own this 2004 Kenworth W900 equipped with a Studio Sleeper.

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