Dean Croke’s ‘Grumpy Pete’ 379

Updated Feb 11, 2021

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This 2003 Peterbilt 379 EXHD is owned by Dean Croke, out of Acton, Massachusetts. The “Grumpy Pete” sports a Cat C15 6NZ with a Fuller 13-speed that was converted to twin sticks. The truck used to be a Werner fleet truck before Croke sent it to Chrome Shop Mafia for a new interior complete with a lounge, two TVs, DVD player, Xbox, 1,100-watt surround sound, refrigerator and coffee machine. The rig got its name because Croke’s sons say it’s a grumpy-looking Pete. Croke only uses the truck as a show truck these days, doing community outreach, charity fundraisers and Make-A-Wish work.

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