February 2019 Editorial

Welcome to the February, 2019 edition of LargeCarMag Online! In this issue, we have a feature on Dalton Bontrager’s 1984 Peterbilt 359 with coverage by Jimmy Lammon as well as an additional feature on Raudel Ruiz and his 1995 Peterbilt 379 with photos by Rob Murray and a story by Karl Anderson.

Dalton Bontrager

Dalton Bontrager of Nappanee, Indiana owns this very impressive 1984 359 extended hood Peterbilt.

39th Annual National Meet at Macungie Park

The Antique Truck Club of America held its 39th annual National Meet at Macungie Park in Macungie, PA in June 2018.  On display were over 840 antique trucks of all makes and sizes, from pickups to off road dump trucks, and almost everything in between. Of course there were plenty of trucks with familiar names like Mack, Kenworth, International, and Chevrolet. 

2018 Southern Idaho Truck Show

The 2018 Cornpatch Dual Wheel Classic was held June 8-9th once again at the headquarters of J&T logistics in Hubbard Iowa and once again Tracey Reiks did an amazing job!

2018 Wheel jam Truck Show

It was a Rockin’ Wheel Jam Truck Show 2018 with the debut of the Saturday Night Rock and Lights! On Saturday, June 2nd during the Light Show from 10:00 pm to 11:00 pm, the radio station Big Jim 93.3 out of Huron, South Dakota was rented by the 18 Wheel Truck Promotions, LLC to play classic trucking music! The truck drivers tuned in their radios for a “Rockin’ 18 Wheel Avenue” for the spectators!

Make a Wish Mothers Day Convoy

On Sunday May 13th the 29th annual Make a Wish Mothers Day Convoy was held in Lancaster Pennsylvania. The day started out with the threat of rain and the rian did come but thankfully it happened early enough that it didn’t effect the Convoy.

Raudel Ruiz

Raudel Ruiz from Homestead FL applied that “start from scratch “ concept to the 95 Peterbilt 379 you’re drooling over right now and ended up with an eye popping beauty that cruises up and down I-95 every week.

February 2019 Reader’s Rides

Jeremy and holly Green of J&H Green Livestock of Nunn Colorado are the owners of this 2016 Peterbilt 389 and 2017 Wilson 48’ spread axle livestock trailer.