I like the idea of having one truck that is redone every couple of years. It's a nice way of tracking your progress as a maker. The Ride is that truck for me. The first one, on the far left, was made when I just got back into MTM2 after a few years away. I hadn't planned on doing a bunch of custom trucks, but I enjoyed the process and now that's all I make. That first Ride was all other people's parts. The second, in the back, used my frame and my tires. The third, on the right, I made everything but the body. And in front is the new one, and it's all 100% me. And that's something I thought I'd never do back when I picked this game back up. Quite a difference, eh?
I still enjoy making trucks, and the low-detail modeling constraints of MTM2's engine make it perfect for me, since I can work to my strengths in the paintwork. It took me forever to do the new body, and I hate that, but now I have another canvas to work on, and that's what I wanted from the beginning. Now on to other projects, definitely more trucks and maybe even...tracks?