Custom Rigs gets its own makeover
Just like the custom rigs it covers in print, Custom Rigs’ website,, has received a major facelift. The site now offers technical forums hosted by industry experts such as Chrome Shop Mafia and Outlaw Customs. There is also an expanded selection of videos, feature and technical articles, and truck show coverage.

Should you replace that engine?
That can be a tough call. To get some guidance, mark your calendar for 8 p.m. (CDT) Sept. 10. John Dolce, a fleet maintenance specialist who’s now a management consultant, will present “Repair vs. Rebuild vs. Replace” to help owner-operators evaluate the best way to deal with an aging truck or engine. To register for the free online seminar, visit This webinar is part of the Partners in Business program, which is produced by Overdrive, owner-operator business services firm ATBS, and sponsored by the load-matching service TruckersEdge, powered by TransCore DAT.

Grab some popcorn

Worn out that TV remote button? Go to OverdriveMag on and browse through Overdrive and Custom Rigs videos such as these:

LANGEVIN BIG-RIG BUILDOFF TRUCK. It’s one of the standouts from the 2008 customizing shop competition in Louisville.

DAVID HUMMEL. If you’ve wondered what it’s like to haul glass, Overdrive’s August 2009 Trucker of the Month will tell you.

PISS’D OFF PETE. The latest hot rod creation from Randy Grubb, based on a 1960 Peterbilt 351, roars with the best of them.

GATS 2008 PRIDE & POLISH. Nothing but show trucks and edgy sounds in this music video.

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