Tires and wheels

New Toyo commercial tire sizes

January 25, 2012

Toyo adds three new sizes of commercial tires: M122, size 285/75R24.5, and M608Z, sizes 215/75R19.5 and 265/70R19.5. The tires are all-position, drive-axle, free-rolling and on/off road applications. Toyo Tires www.toyotires.com

Peterbilt air disc brakes standard

January 25, 2012

Peterbilt has made front-axle air disc brakes standard across its entire Class 8 truck and tractor line. Also, Peterbilt has a Speed Control Management System that provides drivers with progressive, fuel efficient shifts while coaching drivers ...

Bendix EverSure double-diaphragm spring brake

January 23, 2012

The Bendix EverSure double-diaphragm spring brake for drum brakes has a lightweight construction designed to improve fuel efficiency, reduce vibrations and increase payload, the company says. The brake also comes with NoTouch technology, which eliminates ...

GT Radial GSL213 long-haul steer tire

January 23, 2012

The GT Radial GSL213 long-haul steer, the first GT tire to receive SmartWay verification from the U.S. EPA, has a pattern designed to resist irregular wear and extend mileage, the company says. The tread is ...

Kinedyne Grip Link tire chains

January 23, 2012

The Kinedyne Grip Link heavy-duty tire chains are made for use in mud, snow, sleet and hail. The carbon steel, case-hardened chains are available in v-bar and square link for highway use and stud chains ...

Flex Trax GoClaws tire traction system

January 23, 2012

The Flex Trax GoClaws tire traction system is made to run in mud, sand, snow and on ice. The system uses an injection-molded polyurethane assembly that passes Society of Automotive Engineers clearance requirements and helps ...

Bandag B197 trailer tire

January 23, 2012

The Bridgestone Bandag B197 tread combines compounding and a classic straight-rib design for long life. Tire tread depth is 11/32-in., and the tire fits most casings, 210mm, 220mm and 230mm. Bridgestone www.bridgestone.com (800) 367-3872

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