Tag Archives: Peterbilt 379
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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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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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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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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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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Winter Driving Tips for Truck Drivers

Winter driving can be challenging for anyone. Truck drivers in particular should be aware of the unique dangers they face during the winter. It is important for day cab drivers to be prepared for anything when it comes to the cold winter months that bring snow, ice and dismal road conditions. Here are some winter […]

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