Gear Guide

Truckers News Staff | January 01, 2012

The UltraShiftPlus automated transmission uses an Electronic Clutch Actuator made for faster shifting, smoother engagement and improved maneuverability, the company says. Its Hill Start Aid prevents roll-back on steep grades, and maximum engine braking helps stopping ability without a retarder. The transmission is available in six models and can be used for on-highway and vocational applications.

EATON

www.eaton.com

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Perimeter LED Lamp

The LED Perimeter Lamp installs on the back of trailers to illuminate dark areas that regular dome lamps do not reach. It helps light loading and unloading areas and is housed in corrosion-resistant, die-cast aluminum. It uses four diodes for an output of 365 lumens that reaches up to 20 square feet. The light extends 2.5 inches from the trailer.

TRUCK-LITE

www.truck-lite.com

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Protecting lubes

Post-warranty engines can make use of Engine Protectant, Gear Protectant and Power Transfer Protectant, which use LXE technology to join negative polarity and positive polarity to create a bond that offers lubrication and anti-wear protection under pressure.

LUBEGARD

www.lubegard.com

(800) 333-5823

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Cordless tool kit

The Blue-Point 14.4-volt Cordless Value Pack includes a 3/8-inch drill with a 20-position clutch, an impact wrench, a portable light with a pivot head, a 21-piece bit set and a heavy-duty carrying bag. Each tool uses a 1.9-amp-hours slide-on battery and has a comfort grip and flat bottom.

SNAP-ON

snapon.com

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Disc brake axle

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