March,, 2019 cover.
Welcome to the March, 2019 edition of LargeCarMag Online! In this issue, we have a feature on Donnie Herbster’s 2016 Kenworth W900 Icon with photos by Steve Ford and a story by Karl Anderson as well as an additional feature on Matt Neblock and his 1985 Pete 362 with photos by Steve Ford a story by Karl Anderson.
Who wouldn’t enjoy a steady run in a gorgeous 2016 Kenworth W900 Icon with an 86 inch Studio sleeper, 550 Cummins and 18 speed sitting on a 280 inch wheelbase?
On August 3-5th one of the longest running shows in Pennsylvania was held, The Truck Nationals at the Carlisle Fairgrounds in Carlisle Pennsylvania.
Jimmy Rosenberger of Mini Chrome Shop and I rolled into the Rantoul National Aviation Center on Thursday July 26th, knowing for the first time in all the years we have attended this great event, that we wouldn’t be seeing its founder Tom Reitz.
Some days you just can’t help but be proud to be an American Trucker Today is one of those days. I just got off the phone with Matt Neblock, who happens to be the owner of the jaw dropping 1985 Pete 362 that I’m sure is already soaked in drool.
I caught this turbo equipped K100 rolling south through Springfield Virginia back in the mid 80s.
Paul Manderfeld of Mankato Minnesota owns this large 2013 Peterbilt 389 Fitzgerald glider.
The year is 1988 and we’re heading back to Sierra Sid Doan’s Union 76 truck stop in Sparks, Nevada for the 8th annual Super Truck-a-Rama show held on August 26-28. This is one of the wests prime shows and draws in the best of the best in left coast show rigs.
Russell Spawn Jr. sent us this very cool 1/25th scale AMT Peterbilt 352.
While at the 2018 ATHS Nationals in Lexington Kentucky Lavern Cross introduced me to Marv Bontrager, Marv started working at Double Eagle Industries just a few years after they began and gave me the honor of documenting that history through his memories and photos. We sat down with Marv over dinner and this is his story of how Double Eagle Industries got their start.
This month’s Diesel Doodles come to us from Tyler Durkin (Age 10), Vince White (Age 11) and Joseph Leith (Age 6).