Tires and wheels

RealWheels Aero-Cover

November 28, 2011

RealWheels Corporation redesigned the Aero-Cover, then installed the covers on numerous trucks taken through a series of real-world tests. The company is now offering those results free to any owner-operator or fleet concerned with fuel ...

Firestone FS507 Plus steer/all-position tire

November 10, 2011

Firestone’s FS507 Plus steer/all-position radial tire is a remake of the FS507, with an added twin-layer tread and sidewall compounding for lower rolling resistance and improved fuel economy, the company says. The top layer of ...

Cummins Model 460 engine brake

November 10, 2011

The Model 460 engine brake, developed in conjunction with Cummins, was built for the Cummins ISX 11.9 diesel engine and is rated between 346 and 390 hp at 1,900-2,100 rpm. It will be offered as ...

Michelin XZA3+ Evertread steer tire

November 10, 2011

The XZA3+ Evertread steer tire features a dual-compound tread and a layer that keeps the casing cool, supports the five tread bands and comprises the shoulder rib. The XZA3+ meets California Air Resources Board requirements and ...

Firestone FD695 PLUS drive tire

November 09, 2011

The Firestone FD695 PLUS drive tire is designed for performance on tandem-axle drive tractors in long-haul and regional operations. It features a cap/base tread compounding design and 26/32 tread depth. The FD695 PLUS tire is ...

Toyo M657 drive-axle tire

November 09, 2011

The Toyo M657 on-highway drive-axle position tire is U.S. EPA SmartWay verified and ideal for long-haul highway applications. Developed using Toyo Tires’ e-balance technology, the M657 has a stiffer belt package and bead construction that ...

JVS High Power Density engine brakes

November 09, 2011

The JVS High Power Density engine braking technology provides large displacement retarding power in small and medium displacement engines. It consists of two braking rocker arms and two collapsible bridges per cylinder, which enables a ...

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