Custom Rigs

New vid: Mike Ryan jumps stunt Freightliner

| March 24, 2014

The elaborately-shot video commandeered a Long Beach port terminal to make a gymkhana-style course and stage the resulting video, with plenty spectacular stunts and precision handling.

Helping hands are hard to findImage Gallery

| March 23, 2014

"The Precious" gets some custom vinyl lettering -- "Never underestimate the value of good help. Who else is going to hand you stuff..."

Active duty: Western Stars hauling 108,000-pound tanks

| March 19, 2014

The Western Star full-axle tractors pictured here hauled three M88 tanks weighing 108,000 pounds each.

Matty Marie: Farm equipment hauling 379

| March 12, 2014

Strickland, who primarily hauls bins and farming equipment for the alfalfa seed industry, says he named his truck Matty Marie because "I name everything," he says.

Showing off at GATS: Tina Comer and a classic custom Kenworth

| March 04, 2014

David Schnautz’s 1981 Kenworth W900A serves as the backdrop for 2013 Overdrive’s Most Beautiful finalist Tina Comer, who hauls logs for Comer Trucking, owned with her husband, Robert.

Get your load on! (Edition 7)

| February 28, 2014

From construction equipment to more garden variety loads dressed up behind spectacular tractors, this occasional series delivers more great photos of readers' loads. Find out how to send in your own ...

’70s fever: 1977 KW catches lots of highway attention

| February 26, 2014

Owner-operator Rick Sousa of Portsmouth, R.I., hauls general commodities with his 1977 Kenworth W900A and says the paint job is popular with passers-by.

Revisiting a long career — and two spectacular trucks

| February 24, 2014

Wendy Parker with the "rest of the story" on Thomas Paul Kraak and his 1960 Autocar -- and his son's efforts to return his 1952 LT Mack to him before the elder Kraak passed away after cancer's return.

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