2007 Spec Guide: Table Of Contents
Freightliner | International | Kenworth | Peterbilt | Mack | Sterling | Volvo | Western Star
Freightliner | International | Kenworth | Mack | Peterbilt | Sterling | Volvo | Western Star
Caterpillar | Cummins | Detroit Diesel | Mack | Volvo
Allison | Arvin/Meritor | Caterpillar | Eaton Fuller | Transmission Technology Corp.| Volvo
Aeolus | B.F. Goodrich | Bridgestone | Continental | Dunlop | Firestone | General | Goodyear | Hankook | Kelly | Michelin | Toyo
Doonan | East | Fontaine | Great Dane | Liddell | Mac | Transcraft | Utility | Wabash
Bostrom | Comfort Ride | National | Sears | Seats Inc.
Kohler | ThermoKing | Willis
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ARTICLES ON SPEC’ING
As diesel prices stay high, spec’ing aero features is a major consideration for highway trucks.
Careful choices in vocational truck specs pay off in operational ease, flexibilty and longevity.
Green and Mean
2007 engines offer cleaner-burning technology without giving up muscle.
Automated and automatic transmissions promise lower fuel costs, less driver fatigue and less stress on equipment.
Say no to Squirm and Scrub
Consider fuel price when spec’ing tires for your tractor and trailer.
The Future In a Box
Today’s trailers offer lighter but stronger materials unthinkable just a few decades ago.
Sit On It
You get closer to your seat than to any other part, so choose wisely.
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