Custom Work

Custom Spreader Bar Brackets

A 2019 Peterbilt with a Jerr-Dan HDR 1000 50/60 rotator, JFB body from Marc’s Auto Service LLC of Warhead, Mass., was the Grand Prize winner of the 2018 Shine ‘n Star contest and was featured in the Tow Times November 2018 issue. Along with the vinyl wrap by DF Wraps of Cheshire, Conn., and Jerr-Dan chrome…

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Anytime Towing

This “Any Time is Tow Time” slogan is lighted in amber and appears on the bumper of the 2018 Shine ‘n Star car carrier winner from Anytime Towing of Waynesville, N.C. The truck is a 2013 Ford F-650 with a Chevron 10 Series bed. Additional custom work includes an 84-gallon fuel tank and serious lighting featuring…

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Tow Truck Art & Beyond

Award Winning Trucks Artwork and graphics created for tow trucks can be stunning, imaginative and incredibly detailed. In this issue we profile Freddy Sicoli, an artist who has an eye for painting award-winning trucks in the Shine ’Star beauty contest brought to you by Tow Times and powered by Ford Trucks. Freddy Sicoli, a self-taught,…

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Hawk’s Custom Work

Winning Features And Accessories Tow Times Shine ’n Star winning tow trucks can range from totally tricked out to near stock in appearance. Here’s a look at some of the features and accessories on past winners’ trucks. April 2018 Hawks Towing & Recovery Inc. 2012 Grand Prize Trenton, New Jersey 2011 Ford F-350, Jerr-Dan Element…

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Beeline Transport Inc.

Winning Features And Accessories Tow Times Shine ’n Star winning tow trucks can range from totally tricked out to near stock in appearance. Here’s a look at some of the features and accessories on past winners’ trucks. April 2018 Beeline Transport Inc. 2016 Heavy-duty category Lynchburg, Virginia 2015 Kenworth T880, NRC 50/65 CSR Whether it’s…

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Paul’s Custom Work

Winning Features And Accessories Tow Times Shine ’n Star winning tow trucks can range from totally tricked out to near stock in appearance. Here’s a look at some of the features and accessories on past winners’ trucks. April 2018 Pauls Towing 2017 Car Carrier Category Sewell, New Jersey 2004 Chevrolet C4500, Century Series 10 Bed…

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Care and Maintenance of Vehicle Wraps and Vinyl Graphics

Owners Of Wrapped Vehicles Are Not Properly Cleaning Them It surprises me how often I see or hear about wraps that aren’t cared for properly — or cared for at all — especially when the wraps are being used to advertise a business. I’ve heard stories from wrap companies that had to do a repair…

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