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Daily Big Rig – A Trucking Icon: Josh Sauls Rebuilt 1985 Peterbilt 359

In the trucking industry classic rigs that have stood the test of time hold a charm. Josh Sauls, an owner operator takes pride in his 1985 Peterbilt 359 hood, which was meticulously rebuilt in 2021. This iconic truck showcases craftsmanship and the unyielding spirit of truckers, like Sauls.

Chrome and Horsepower: The Legend of Josh Sauls’s 1985 Peterbilt 359

Powering this beauty is a 425-horsepower Caterpillar engine, matched with a 15-speed overdrive transmission and 3.70 rear axles for robust and dependable performance synonymous with Peterbilt trucks. What makes Sauls’s truck truly unique is the abundance of chrome both inside and out. According to Sauls, there’s chrome to outfit five trucks reflecting his commitment to upkeeping his rig.

Saul’s devotion extends beyond appearances as he consistently upgrades his truck. Recently he added a visor, for an enhanced look. Is currently working on fitting new fenders to maintain his rig’s pristine condition.

For Sauls this old Peterbilt truck holds more, than practical value; it represents his deep love for trucking and his dedication to doing things right.

The Timeless Journey of Josh Sauls and His 1985 Peterbilt 359

Some may question why Sauls, as a truck owner continues to stick with a model from the 1980s when newer, more fuel-efficient options are available. But for Sauls the answer is clear; he wouldn’t trade his 1985 Peterbilt 359 for a hundred brand trucks today. His attachment to this truck stems from the performance it delivers. According to Sauls, his truck handles both loaded hauls with ease showcasing the enduring strength and reliability of this iconic vehicle.

Sauls relies on his maintained Peterbilt to transport refrigerated goods for Butterball, a turkey producer in America. He operates under Kennedy Brothers, a transportation company located in Pink Hill, North Carolina. Sauls takes pride in his journey with this Peterbilt – not only for himself but also for those who admire the timeless charm and efficiency of older truck models.

In Conclusion

In an industry that’s rapidly evolving with technology and efficiency at its core individuals, like Josh Sauls stand out by honoring and cherishing the legacy of trucks.

The 1985 Peterbilt 359 he owns is a symbol of the unwavering spirit of trucking and the commitment of individuals who maintain these legendary vehicles. It serves as a reminder that certain things become classics for a reason. They have a special allure and dependability that surpasses changing fashions and eras.

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