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February 2002

THAT ’70s SHOW TRUCK

Paul Sagehorn’s 1984 Kenworth K100E is a replica of the truck made famous in the 1979-81 television series “B.J. and the Bear.” Sagehorn, of Sparta, Wis., says people often recognize his truck as he drives around the country. A photograph of his rig has been autographed by Greg Evigan, who played B.J. The truck has a Cummins 400, a 13-speed transmission, an air-ride cab and suspension and, for a modern twist, a CD player.


ROAD ‘HOG’

Terry Ramthun of Montague, Mich., gives his 1993 Kenworth W900L a lot of attention, enough to win several first-place prizes in truck shows. Ramthun’s rig, Hog Wild, is powered by a 425 Caterpillar with a 15-speed transmission. The flame-emblazoned tractor pulls a covered wagon. The truck also boasts the driver’s name in lights under the fuel tanks. This working truck hauls casting molds for a Michigan company.


If you have a good-looking truck, send us a few photos and a description. READER RIGS, Overdrive editorial, 3200 Rice Mine Road N.E., Tuscaloosa, AL 35406. Please include your name and a way to contact you, either an e-mail address or a phone number.

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