‘Anything that pays’: Owner-op’s KW workhorse

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa-based owner-operator Darrell Hepker says he hauls “anything that pays” with his 1999 Kenworth W900L, including electric motors, machinery, pharmaceuticals, press brakes, farm equipment and some general freight. Pictured here, the truck is loading up trade show equipment at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The KW has a custom paint job, stretched frame, WTI fenders, in-frame chain box, six-inch stacks, a 20-inch bumper and a powder-coated dash.