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America’s Fallen Service Members Honored by Mack During Annual Ride for Freedom

America’s fallen or missing military personnel were honored by employees of Mack Trucks during the recent Memorial Day weekend Rolling Thunder® – Ride for Freedom rally. Employees from the Mack Customer Center and Macungie Assembly Operations, both located in Pennsylvania’s Lehigh Valley, caravanned to Hagerstown, Md. for a memorial ceremony at the company’s powertrain plant. […]

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Volvo Trucks Salutes America’s Military Heroes

Volvo Trucks’ 2013 rolling memorial truck joined a motorcade traveling from Volvo’s New River Valley (NRV) assembly plant in Dublin, Va. to the nation’s capital during Memorial Day weekend. The graphic design on the Volvo VNL 670 was developed by NRV and UAW Local 2069’s Veteran Committee. Volvo employees at the NRV plant have been […]

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Ripe N Ready

1994 Peterbilt 379 Custom Rig

Ripe-N-Ready Owner-operator Ronnie King hauls refrigerated goods and general freight nationwide under his own authority in his bright yellow 1994 Peterbilt 379. King built the aptly named Ripe-N-Ready in his shop, adding an aftermarket hood and bunk, stretching the frame 30 inches and converting the stand-up sleeper into a flattop. The truck is powered by […]

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Tobby Donalson's 1959 351

Tobby Donalson’s 1959 Peterbilt 351 Custom Rig

Tobby Donalson’s 1959 351 Retirement rewards: Two years after saying goodbye to the highway, independent owner-operator Tobby Donalson finished a rig he waited nearly 30 years for the time to rebuild just right. For full story, visit www.customrigsmag.com/retirement-rewards. Source: http://www.customrigsmag.com/media/photo_1636/1636?gallery_id=8400

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Heavy Hauler

2006 Peterbilt 379 Custom Rig – Heavy Hauler

Heavy Hauler When the need for a heavy haul comes in from customers, several rigs in the Lindamood Demolition trucking fleet can answer the call. More times than not it’ll be veteran driver Michael Briseno rolling in behind the wheel of Over the Top – a bright-blue tri-axle ’06 Pete powered by a 625 Cat. […]

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Wilson Trailers – Pacesetter

The most preferred grain trailer in North America! Up and down the highway and in and out of the field is just what the Pacesetter is designed to do – Premium performance when and where you need it. Engineered to maximize even weight distributions from steer axle to rear axle – You’ll feel confident in […]

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Vigilante

2000 Peterbilt 379 Custom Rig – Vigilante

Vigilante Vigilante, Outlaw Custom’s 2000-model Peterbilt 379 extended hood entry into the Big-Rig Build-Off in Louisville in 2009, would have been Australia’s Main Force Patrol’s “Mad Max” Rockatansky’s kind of wheels: intimidating to the core. For full story, visit www.customrigsmag.com/vigilante. Source: http://www.customrigsmag.com/media/photo_1905/1905?gallery_id=8400

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Pumped Up

2007 Peterbilt 379 Custom Rig – Pumped Up

Pumped Up Most truck customizers aren’t satisfied with a one-time pass at performing their magic. They keep finding new ways to transform their vehicles. Such is the case with Jake Lindamood and his 2007 Peterbilt 379. For full story, visit www.customrigsmag.com/pumped-up. Source: http://www.customrigsmag.com/media/photo_1790/1790?gallery_id=8400

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Class Act

1995 Peterbilt 379 Custom Rig

Class Act Class Act, a 1995 Peterbilt 379 in the Paul K. Young Memorial Truck Beauty Show competition in Louisville, isn’t your typical truck show entry. It’s not the creation of a working owner-operator, custom shop, fleet or dealer. The folks who beautified this truck, in some cases, don’t even have their driver’s license. Class […]

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Gone Postal

1997 Mack Custom Rig

Gone Postal When the company Robert Ewing works for, Hi-Plains Leasing, bought a ’97 Mack previously owned by the United States Post Office, turning the truck into a show rig was one use he hadn’t envisioned for the box-bodied, snub-nosed Gone Postal. Other than a paint job, Ewing and Hi-Plains used the truck as purchased […]

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Untouchable

2010 Kenworth W900 Custom Rig

Kenny Yeary’s Untouchable Small fleet owner and frac sand hauler Kenny Yeary’s 2010 Kenworth W900, which he bought new in March 2009, is the brainchild of his son Gary and son-in-law Jimmy Wiley, who convinced him to turn the stock rig into something different. For full story, visit www.customrigsmag.com/untouchable. Source: http://www.customrigsmag.com/media/photo_1596/1596?gallery_id=8400

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Andy Zary's Mack

1959 Mack B61 Custom Rig

Andy Zary’s Mack Andy Zary bought his 1959 Mack B61 in 1968, and Zary says he’s spent roughly $150,000 rebuilding and reworking the truck, which was originally a single-axle daycab. Zary added the 56-in. flattop bunk and custom cherry cabinetry and floor, stretched the frame and trimmed the truck with chrome and stainless parts. For […]

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