April 2012 Editorial

Current Issue Navigation<< April 2012 CoverBilly Baker >> The April 2012 online issue of LargeCarMag.com is now available.  We hope you are enjoying the new layout! Please don’t forget to stop by and visit our advertisers and tell them where you saw them!...

Billy Baker

Current Issue Navigation<< April 2012 EditorialRiding Around April 2012 >> Unfortunately we never got information on Billy Bakers incredible 1949 Kenworth Bull nose you see here. But this truck is just too cool not to share with the LCM community. I...

Reader’s Rides April 2012

Leo Nizynski of Burbank Illinois owns this 2007 Kenworth W900L. Leo added a Jones hood with 389 headlights and 8” Dynaflex pipes. Hooked to Leo’s Kenworth is a 2007 Great Dane stainless spread axle reefer. A 550 Cat backed up by a 13 spped transmission powers the 900L...

Riding Around April 2012

Current Issue Navigation<< Billy BakerWayne Baker >> As always the April issue’s riding around is all the largecars found surrounding the Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center at the Mid America Trucking Show as well as the trucks parked at the papa johns...

Model of the Month April 2012

Adrian Calzadias from Fabens Texas built this months model he call “Terminator”. Adrian says he likes hot rods so he wanted to make this model look like a hot rod/ rat rod. Adrian started by stretching the frame to make it a 300” wheelbase. Adrian custom made the...

Wayne Baker

Current Issue Navigation<< Riding Around April 20122012 Mid America Trucking Show >> Back in the June 2009 print issue we featured Wayne Baker’s 2002 Peterbilt 379. Wayne purchased that truck from Jeff England of Pride Transport. Over the years that Wayne...

2012 Mid America Trucking Show

Current Issue Navigation<< Wayne BakerApril 2012 Diesel Doodles >> This years Mid America Trucking Show was held March 22-24th. As we pulled in Tuesday night, before checking into the hotel we HAD to check out the trucks that were in the prep lot where we...

April 2012 Truckin’ Tattoo

Current Issue Navigation<< April 2012 Flashback Photo and story by Bryan Wright. On a trip to California, While waiting to get washed at Calivas Truckwash “Vince” of San Pedro, California. Came over to admire the truck I was in. While chatting, Vince...

April 2012 Flashback

Current Issue Navigation<< April 2012 Diesel DoodlesApril 2012 Truckin’ Tattoo >> In this month’s flashback I thought I would post some of the GMC Generals I took pictures of in the 80’s. Talk about a lot of different bunk makes, Double Eagle,...