Tag Archives: Custom Rigs
Legends and Heroes

1999 Freightliner Classic XL Custom Rig

Legends and Heroes To put it bluntly, Mike Most says, he was just tired of seeing Peterbilts and Kenworths take home all of the awards and get all of the glory. Most is a self-proclaimed Freightliner man, having driven one for years, and he never saw a Freightliner compete in a truck show and win. […]

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Classic Clean

2005 Peterbilt 379 Custom Rig

Classic Clean Bill Sandvik’s ’05 379 won the inaugural Pride & Polish National Championship after winning Best of Show at the Great West Truck Show P&P event. The success in Vegas won Sandvik an invitation to compete in the inaugural Custom Rigs Pride & Polish National Championship series in Dallas at the Great American Trucking […]

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Ronnie Adams' Old School

1986 Peterbilt 359 Custom Rig

Ronnie Adams’ Old School When the opportunity arose five-six years ago to become just the third owner of a “piece of history” in a 1986 Peterbilt 359 that’d been kept in immaculate condition by its second owner, an owner-operator based in Waleska, Ga., Ronnie Adams couldn’t resist. “I’ve been looking for a truck like this […]

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True Blue

2001 Peterbilt 379 Custom Rig – True Blue

True Blue When the wrecker dropped the hook and set the smashed ’01 379 Peterbilt at the Bill Hall Jr. Trucking Company main terminal, no one was quite sure where to start the rebuild process. The front took a serious hit during a run-in with a four wheeler and the damage was extensive. But the […]

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Wicked Green

Peterbilt 379 Custom Rig

Wicked Green It’s not so much the graphics that capture the attention as it is the color combo of Wes Malmgren’s Peterbilt 379. The black and lime green flattop, an in-house build done at the Malmgren family’s company headquarters in Aurora, Utah, is the rebel amongst a fleet of more refined workhorses. For full story, […]

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Slippery Pete

1997 Peterbilt 379 Custom Rig

Slippery Pete Nothing gets Mike Salinas’s adrenaline pumping faster than seeing a green-light flash on a Christmas tree and feeling 540 cubic-inches of blown Chevrolet, sitting inches ahead of his toes, punch him into the seat while it lifts the wheels of his 7.0 Pro nostalgia dragster skyward. The thrill of that seven-second quarter-mile, 200-mph […]

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