Restored '86 Peterbilt 359 hauls oversized freight

Ben Burcham's 1986 Peterbilt 359
Cole Thomas Photography

Ben Burcham bought this 1986 Peterbilt 359EXHD in 2021 and restored it himself. The truck, powered by a 3406B Cat with a twin-stick transmission, works weekly and runs mostly oversized flatbed freight. The truck won Best Long Nose at a truck show in Mobile, Alabama, last fall, and was on display at the American Truck Historical Society booth at the 2023 Mid-America Trucking Show by invitation, Burcham said.

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