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Self-adhesive waterproof repair

Trailer Medic self-adhesive waterproof repair for leaky trailers is made to withstand 140 mph hurricane-force winds and has a reinforced aluminum surface. It can be applied to metal and fiberglass surfaces and is available in aluminum and white aluminum finishes. COFAIR, www.cofair.com, (800) 333-6700

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Flashlight and charging holster

Gamber-Johnson and Energizer battery’s charging holster is compatible with the Energizer hard case swivel light. The charging, polycarbonate ABS holster and flashlight are sold as a package through Gamber-Johnson. The holster resists water and can be mounted vertically or horizontally with spring brackets to secure the flashlight. The light’s NiMH battery pack can be charged up to 500 times and is designed to work with the holster. The flashlight has three LED settings: white for bright light, ...

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LED tunnel lights

The LED line of tunnel lights with the new 274 series features a 2-in. round, grommet-mounted accessory light for trucks and trailers. It operates from  8 to 16 volts and comes in amber or red. Designed for accessory or off-road use only, the tunnel light fits standard 2-in. rubber grommets. It comes with 0.18-in. bullet plugs, which can be removed for hard-wire connection to vehicle harnesses. The non-polarized design allows connection of the hot wire ...

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LED warning lamps

The 10-diode, 4-in. round Smart Lamp LED light models are SAE J845 Class 2 compliant and DOT approved. Peterson’s strobing LED warning lamps can be integrated into new vehicles or retrofitted to existing ones. The lamp has built-in electronic strobe and turn signal functions, and keeps the lights strobe in synch. The new 10-diode models feature a triple-flash strobe that can be manually activated or configured for automatic strobing when the vehicle is shifted into ...

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CB limited edition model radio

The U.S. Army co-branded CB radio is a limited edition model based on Cobra’s 29 LTD CB radio. A U.S. Army logo appears on the microphone and radio, which features 40 channels, 4 watts, a front panel microphone connector, a 9-ft. microphone cord, tactile controls and an analog signal strength meter with SWR calibration. Cobra’s Army Strong CB radio comes with a gift box and a certificate of authenticity.

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Tire pressure monitoring system

The SmarTire tire pressure monitoring system is available at Bendex suppliers and independent aftermarket partners. The sensor monitors temperature and pressure of each tire to provide real-time tire status details.and warnings of tire-related problems to the driver or maintenance technician. The device communicates wirelessly to an on-board receiver, which forwards the information to a 2-in. display installed on the vehicle dash.  BENDIX CVS, www.bendix.com, (800) 247-2725

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Transportation spill kit

The Oil Eater transportation spill kit is designed as a clean-up system for hazardous spills to help drivers comply with DOT requirements. The system comes in a water-resistant storage bag that fits inside the vehicle. It includes gloves, instructions, universal pads, snakes and high-temp disposal bags. Also included is a quart of Oil Eater Cleaner/Degreaser developed to clean surfaces after absorption of a spill. KAFKO INTERNATIONAL, www.oileater.com, (800) 528-0334

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Auxiliary power unit

The HP2000 auxiliary power unit eliminates the need for the truck’s engine to idle, which reduces fuel usage significantly, the company says. HP2000’s technology heat pump system features an extensive warranty. STARK MANUFACTURING, www.starkmfg.com/apu, (479) 968-8840

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Vehicle-powered temperature control system

Vehicle-powered temperature control system The V-520 vehicle-powered temperature control system features the new Direct Smart Reefer (DSR) controller, a microprocessor control for direct-drive systems. DSR controller features include continuous load monitoring, automatic startup, three standard hour meters, alarm codes, maintenance reminders, upgradeable software, battery protection features, a clutch delay timer and options for 24 volts and 12 volts. The device is available in six models. THERMO KING, www.thermoking.com, (952) 887-2200

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Cutter-pliers set

The three-piece Cutter-pliers set includes combination pliers, long nose pliers and a high leverage diagonal cutter. The combination and long nose pliers feature Snap-on’s talon grip design and diamond tip serrations. The combination pliers have an adjustable joint that allows three jaw-spread widths. The diagonal cutter has a gap near the joint that is designed to keep the tips from premature wear. SNAP-ON, www.snapon.com, (877) 762-7662

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