February 2018 Online Editorial

Current Issue Navigation<< February 2018 Online CoverPhil Knowlan >> February 2018 Editorial Welcome to the February, 2018 edition of LargeCarMag Online! In this issue, we have a feature on Phil Knowlan and his 1994 Peterbilt 379 with Photos by...

Phil Knowlan

With the trucking industry facing many major changes, such as emissions regulations and electronic logs, many folks have decided to restore their older trucks to like new condition again, rather than replace them. Along with that, comes a passion for things that are retro, yet modern. Such is the case for Coldwater, MI based trucker, Phil Knowlan.

2017 Shell Superrigs

Current Issue Navigation<< Phil Knowlan6th Annual East Coast Truckers Jamboree >> 2017 Shell SuperRigs The 35th Annual Shell Superrigs competition was held May 18-20th at Exchange Center at Expo Square in Tulsa Oklahoma. Rob Murray made the trip to Tulsa...

Phil Miller

Lets start with the basics, what you see here is a 2017 Peterbilt 389 with  PDI tuned Cummins power and an 18 speed transmission and a 291” wheelbase, from there nothing about this truck is basic!

Timeless Power

It all started as an idea between two companies back in 1980, Consolidated Peterbilt and Double Eagle Industries. What if we put a Double Eagle Sleeper on a cabover was the question. The next question was how do we attach a Double Eagle sleeper to a cabover?

Feb 18 Flashback

I caught this fat cab K100 blasting up I-95 north back in the mid 80’s.

Feb 18 Truckin’ Tattoo

Dean Springer of St. Francis Minnesota got this tattoo to match the hood ornament of his large 900L.