The June 2013 online issue of LargeCarMag.com is now available.
They say everything happens for a reason and that’s definitely the case with this feature on Nathan Deacon Trucking’s 2005 Peterbilt 379.
Back in May I ran into Chad Blackwell in Greencastle PA. Wound up having a nice long conversation. Most people know Chad for his 379 but I’m a little partial to this K100 he’s been truckin in lately. Good seeing you Chad!
Ben Christen owns this very large 1998 Peterbilt 379. Ben’s 379 rides on a 305” wheelbase and is powered by a 550 Cat with an 18 speed transmission.
Tim Ahlborn saw Jade’s 389 called Sublime at a truck show in St. Ignace Michigan and knew he had to build a model of it! Here is the end result, based on a 1/24th scale Italeri Peterbilt 378 reworked into a 389.
These pics are of the finished roof brace in sleeper and frame is in first coat of primer.
Spencers Chrome Parts & Service Truck Show seems to get bigger every year and 2012 was no exception! Held July 8th at their shop in Watsontown, Pennsylvania .
Rob Murray made the trip to the Speedco in Joplin Missouri May 17th-19th for the annual Shell SuperRigs competition.
This year’s Make a Wish Convoy was held on May 12th In Lancaster County, PA and drew
over 300 trucks and many wish kids that got to ride in various truck in the convoy.
Ten year old Casrson Van Dyke sent us this very cool doodle.
I shot this back in the early 90’s in Englishtown New Jersey. I had seen Roy Gregg’s Alley Cat at previous shows in Englishtown but this was the first time meeting the crazy Pittsburgh crew and to this day I consider them all good friends.