| October 01, 2009

LEATHERMAN, (800) 847-8665,

Windshield protectant

BulletProof Autosports’ Windshield Protectant windshield glass repair and replacement cuts costs by 50 percent annually, the company says. The micro-polymer spray-on protectant forms a covalent bond to the glass designed to reduce the severity of rock chips, cracks and sandblast pitting, the company says.


Illuminated toggle switch

The Illuminated-Tip Toggle Switch for trucking applications lights red in the “on” position and white in the “off” position. The toggle switch contains silver contacts to provide switching at 25-amp and 12-volt DC, the company says. The switch comes with blade terminals, nickel-plated brass mounting hardware and the standard 15/32-in., 32-thread mounting stem.

COLE HERSEE, (617) 268-2100,

High capacity wheel dolly

The AH-80330 High-Capacity Wireless Wheel Dolly features a battery-operated hydraulic lifting mechanism with a 2,000-lb. lifting capacity for tires up to 53 inches in diameter. The product comes standard with a battery charger. Heavy-duty lift arms with rollers allow rotation of wheels. The platform arms are adjustable corner-to-corner and tilt up and down.

ARI-HETRA, (800) 562-3250,

Wide base tire

Continental Tire’s new HTR2 is an all-position wide-base tire for construction vehicles operating mainly on regional roads. The HTR2 replaces the HTR wide-base tire. The redesigned tire has a wider tread pattern and an increase in tread depth to 22/32 in.. The tire includes Continental’s stone ejection system and a reinforced steel core bead. It is available in 385/65R22.5 and 445/65R22.5 sizes.

CONTINENTAL,, (704) 583-8564

DC air conditioner

The Sunspot 5000 in-cab, under-bunk DC air conditioner is a self-contained 12-volt DC air conditioner that delivers 5,000 Btus per hour of cooling capacity. The system works with most under-bunk retrofit applications, the company says.


Hose fitting

Four Seasons now offers a comprehensive system for building air conditioner hoses in the field for use on most heavy-duty trucks and AG/off road equipment. The system has 71 fitting kits and four different hose sizes in 25-ft. lengths.

FOUR SEASONS,, (718) 392-0200

Remanufactured brake shoes

Alliance Parts and ArvinMeritor have produced a line of remanufactured brake shoes designed for 20,000 and 23,000-pound axle applications. The brakes are made by Arvin Meritor in North America and feature PlatinumShield Advance Shoe Coating, which helps prevent rust jacking, the company says.