Overdrive Staff | October 01, 2011

Heavy haul trailer

The Versatile 55 Ton Hydraulic Detachable Scraper Gooseneck with 24 Flip Axle can pull loads up to 110,000 lb. and has a 13-hp Honda engine on the upper deck. The main deck has front flip ramps, as well as both swingout and flatback removable outriggers. The flip axle can be used when needed and flipped up when not in use.

XL Specialized Trailers., (563) 927-4900

Bridgestone introduces tractor, trailer tires

Two truck tires and a wide-based trailer tire offer the newest technology available. The M770 open-shoulder drive-axle radial model has a groove and block shape to resist lug base cracking and tearing and offers stone-rejecting platforms. The M799 on/off-highway mixed-service radial has an all-steel casing and an extra-deep cap and base tread. The Greatec R125A wide-based trailer radial has a belt system designed to maintain casing shape and has Equalizer Rib structure and Defense Groove design.

BRIDGESTONE,, (800) 815-9793

Polished chrome poly fender

The new polished chrome poly fender requires no paint and resists aging, the company says. The fender is available via the maker’s international distribution network. The company makes products for all makes and models of on- and off-highway trucks.


New options for Peterbilt 382

New options are available for Model 382, offering higher axle ratings and drivetrains with increased horsepower and torque ratings. The regional application truck comes with an option for the Cummins ISL9’s rear-end power take-off. The engine’s horsepower range is 345-380. The truck’s sloped hood and forward-lighting system offers more visibility.


Chrome-plated, stainless parts

TRP’s chrome-plated and stainless steel accessories are made of 304- or 430-grade stainless steel to resist corrosion. Available pieces include fenders, bumpers, kick panels, steps, skirts, tool boxes, knobs and panels. strives to maintain an open forum for reader opinions. Click here to read our comment policy.