American Towman Magazine - September 2022

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a Holmes 500 in the fleet, used for shows and parades. Getting back to the Ram, it’s outfitted with B&B Industries’ 12/65 Elite package. By way of

background, this firm was started by Bill Bottoms in 1979 with his expressed goal of building the best towing and recovery trucks on the market. After his passing in 2019, the Burda family felt the calling to carry on Bill’s legacy by purchasing B&B Industries and moving its headquarters and manufacturing plant to

Big Lake, Minnesota. Gary’s wrecker came from that factory well equipped with extra lighting, including the new rearfacing blue lights now allowed by law. Plus diamond plating on the bed and back panel, stainless steel trim on the boom and wheel lift, and a decorative surround for the grease fitting. The wheels are stock

TECH HIGHLIGHTS Chassis: 2022 Ram 5500 Engine: 6.7L Cummins Diesel Wrecker Body: B&B Industries’ 12/65 Elite Lettering Graphics: Robinson Design Company

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