Tag: 4 State Trucks
‘Paid for, she is’: Update with Michael and Tammy Groom’s 2012 T660
You may recall the Star Wars-themed 2012 Kenworth T660 from the 2016 Guilty by Association Truck Show. Hear from the semi-truck's owners on Overdrive Online.
October 11, 2018
GBATS Special Olympics convoy arrives, departs and raises $190K-plus
The 2018 GBATS truck convoy set new records with a grand total of 522 trucks and more than $190K raised for Special Olympics. Get the details here on Overdrive.
October 3, 2018
Introducing the Parkers’ Coronado — and rat — retooled; and more scenes from MATS
George and Wendy Parker’s 2004 Freightliner Coronado debuts after 4 State Trucks’ treatment, scenes from the active Pavilion, outtakes from seminars on trucking for profit, music and more scenes from MATS 2018.
March 23, 2018
Rainy days (and days our truck gets cut in half) always get me down
“You heard right. The truck got cut in half. Doggone Bryan Martin’s crew over at 4 State Trucks in Joplin, Mo., went and cut our truck right in half.”
February 2, 2018
The rattiest of rat rods
“The rat rods have my full attention. I finally found a show truck no one cares if I touch. And these things are something else, let me tell you. They might not be shiny, but they’re sure as heck interesting.”
September 29, 2017
No. 9 with the Bossman: Guilty by Association show wraps in Missouri
The ninth Guilty by Association Truck Show is in the books, and if ‘Bossman’ Bryan Martin and 4 State Trucks crew keep breaking records, this show is going to spill over from Missouri on into Oklahoma. Rat rods, custom showpieces, 500-plus working trucks, the Special Olympics convoy and more.
September 25, 2017
4 State Trucks taking donations this month for St. Christopher Truckers Relief Fund
The aftermarket truck parts store will give both online and in-store customers the option to add a donation to their order, which 4 State Trucks will match dollar for dollar.
July 10, 2017
More on the Kelty Farms 1976 International TranStar COE
Current owner Kyle Kelty tells the rest of the story around his restoration of his grandfather Jack Kelty’s 1976 International TranStar cabover, a big part of the Kelty family for decades now.
September 29, 2016
Special Olympics convoy: Joplin shatters truck-number record, raises $100,000-plus
Convoy footage, participants’ choice Best of Show winners, 4 States’ annual Larry H. Martin award presentation to a driver who is trucking “to the core,” and more from this weekend’s Guilty by Association Truck Show in Joplin.
September 26, 2016
Guilty By Association Truck Show under way in Joplin
The event, which goes through Saturday night, will feature a truck and tractor pull, motorcycle stunt rider show and fireworks Friday night. Saturday will feature the annual Special Olympics Convoy that will end in downtown Joplin with a concert by Tennessee trucker Tony Justice.
September 23, 2016
Guilty By Association Truck Show coming to Joplin this month
The Chrome Shop Mafia is expecting more than 500 working show trucks during the event. Trucks can begin rolling in Thursday, Sept. 22 for the Friday and Saturday show.
September 1, 2016
Take me to church
Wendy at GBATS 2015: “This show is like a revival for me. It’s very humbling to see several thousand people who have common interests come together to forge a bond….. This is my church.”
September 25, 2015
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