Custom Rigs

Minty tough: Owner-op, custom Pete brave tough times together

| July 15, 2014

Chris VanPelt and his 2007 Peterbilt 379 have been through some tough times together, including a divorce and two bankruptcies. But he and the rig have pulled out some good times of late riding the show truck circuit.

Top rigs to show at Pride & Polish’s Tennessee stop this week

| July 15, 2014

The 2014 Overdrive’s Pride & Polish circuit continues its nationwide truck beauty show tour July 18-19 in Crossville, Tenn., off Interstate 40 at Fitzgerald Glider Kits’ parts and sales facility.

Custom built: Independent’s drill hauling Pete

| July 11, 2014

Independent owner-operator Randy Green of Lufkin, Texas, has his own company, A Team Heavy Haul, hauling mostly drilling rigs with his custom-built Peterbilt.

BigRigBuilder offers virtual 3D truck builder

| July 08, 2014

BigRigBuilder.com recently announced the launch of its virtual entertainment website built for American truck operators that allows them to "build their dream semi and compete in a virtual truck show" for gear they can install on their actual trucks.

Mack steals show on the red carpet

| July 07, 2014

At this year's Much Music Video Awards, Canadian hip-hop rockers Down With Webster emerged on the awards-show red carpet from a Mack Pinnacle Rawhide Edition with a 70-inch mid-rise sleeper.

Keeping it old school: ’02 Peterbilt 379

| July 03, 2014

Rick Meijer, an Orono, Ontario, native, owns this 2002 Peterbilt 379, which is powered by a 550-hp Cat and 18-speed transmission.

Photos: Beauty shots of River States Pride & Polish Best of Show winners

| July 02, 2014

The River States Customz Pride & Polish event took place last weekend, June 27-28, and produced four Best of Show winners and some new qualifiers for the Overdrive's Pride & Polish National Championship judging round ...

River States Customz winners: Diorio continues streak, 2 others added to championship

| June 28, 2014

Two more competitors have punched their tickets for the 2014 Overdrive's Pride & Polish National Championship series, earning Best of Show victories at the River States Customz Pride & Polish event held June 27-28. They are joined by two seasoned veterans as the show's top rigs.

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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
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DATE: Friday-Saturday, Oct. 17-18
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