August 2018

Overdrive Magazine | Trucking Business News & Owner Operator Info

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Custom Rigs ReadeR Rigs 50 | Overdrive | August 2018 PDQ Performance_OVD0518_PG.indd 1 4/12/18 4:43 PM Louisiana blues Adrian Bendich of Slidell, Louisiana, drives his 2015 Peterbilt 389 for West Memphis, Arkansas- based Blackjack Express and hauls "anything we can fit up to it." The truck is powered by a 550-hp Cummins with an Eaton-Fuller 18-speed and 3:36 rears. It sits on a 292-inch wheelbase and features a custom 22-inch polished alu- minum front bumper. The trailer is a 2016 XL Specialized flip axle. Home on the road Greg and Danelle Swafford of Weaver, Alabama, are leased to Mercer Transportation and use their 2016 Western Star 5700 to haul military freight on a 2017 Doonan Platinum step deck. The truck is powered by a Detroit DD15 and a Detroit DT12 12-speed automatic. It features a 34-inch rest sleeper and a 132-inch ARI sleeper for a total of 166 inches of living quarters. Custom work includes a rear T-bar bumper and fend- ers from Talladega Fiberglass.

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