Overdrive Staff | June 02, 2011

Long-haul drive

The SP 464 long-haul drive tire features a 28/32-in. tread depth in a tread pattern with three hydro grooves that help evacuate water. The tire also has penetration protectors made to resist cuts and punctures. It comes in four sizes: 11R22.5 LR G, 11R24.5 LR G, 295/75R22.5 LR G and 285/75R24.5 LR G.




Wireless battery tester

The EECS400 Wireless Battery System Tester checks battery, starting and charging systems wirelessly and displays battery condition as percentage of available capacity, related capacity and state of charge as a good, marginal or replace status. The tester comes with a hand-held receiver, battery module with leads, USB adaptor for PC printing, Microsoft PC data template CD, brass post adaptors and carrying case.


Refrigeration unit monitoring

The FuelCheck ultrasonic monitoring app for Vector and X2 Series trailer refrigeration units alerts drivers when low-fuel situations could lead to a system shutdown. It also enables fuel-consumption tracking.


LED thermal lamp

The Trilliant Cube LED WhiteLight Work Lamp is an LED thermal lamp that uses one-third the power of a halogen lamp. The 4-by-4-in. lamp has an illumination rating of 1,000 lumens, a service rating of 50,000 hours and features two beam patterns with a wide flood pattern.


Front steer axle

The Steertek NXT fabricated front steer axle is designed to save weight and minimize stress points, the company says. The axle accommodates various wheel end and knuckle designs and meets a capacity range of 8,000 to 23,000 pounds.


Aftermarket alternator

New alternators for medium- and heavy-duty trucks feature the RE022 brush series with 150 amps of power and the RE 555 brush series with 160 amps, both with a 1-year warranty. The RE035 brushless series features 140 amps and the RE036 includes 170 amps. Both systems have remote sensing capability to extend the service life of truck batteries. Both come with a 3-year warranty. The TRP alternators are designed to meet original equipment maker specifications and rated up to 221 degrees Fahrenheit. strives to maintain an open forum for reader opinions. Click here to read our comment policy.