trucks usually are sturdy work trucks that go about their job in
anonymity. Not Blaskie Trucking’s 2009 Peterbilt 388, driven by Brent
Pecarski. It sports Peterbilt’s Violet Effect paint tone, which turns
heads and draws camera-toting gawkers throughout Blaskie’s territory in
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Modifications were made from the time the pulpwood and log hauler was
picked up at the dealer. Added were the Roadworks 14½-inch boltless
dropdown visor, Nu-Line half fenders, a headache rack fabricated by Mik
Mak of New Liseard, Ontario, and nine bullet-style roof lights
Dieters Metal Fabrication of Waterloo, Ontario, installed longer
exhaust stack guards to cover vents and chromed elbows, wrapped the fuel
tanks in stainless steel and changed the factory bumper to a 20-inch
stainless-steel boxed-end blind mount bumper with 22 2-inch amber
Dynaflex 8-inch exhaust stacks were added in 2012, and the truck is
decked out with 106 LED lights, plus four neon purple lights under the
In the interior, all the gauges and switches were replaced with
chrome products from United Pacific and installed by Never Enough Chrome
of Ontario. The gear shift was extended by 18 inches, and the driver’s
seat was replaced with a Legacy low rider.
Hardwood flooring was installed in the cab, and leather inserts were
placed in the doors and ceiling. While Pecarski’s waiting for a load, he
can watch the 19-inch flatscreen TV in the bunk.
The interior’s gauges and switches were chromed, the gear stick extended and the floor decked out in hardwood.
Brent Pecarski keeps the Pete 388’s Violet Effect paint job looking
bright, washing and polishing and painting the frame rail that was
nicked by gravel.