Overdrive Staff | March 01, 2012




Cat, Navistar team up on cabover

A cabover-engine vocational truck are being produced and sold globally in a collaboration between Caterpillar Inc. and Navistar International Corp., the companies announced. NC2, the company created and formerly co-owned by both manufacturers, will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Navistar.





Peterbilt air disc brakes

Peterbilt’s front-axle air disc brakes are now standard on all of its Class 8 trucks. A Speed Control Management System, a Model 382 vocational truck in day cab and extended day cab versions, and an all-wheel-drive version of the Model 348 vocational truck are available.




Navigation device

The 5550 PRO Navigation System has a 5-in. LCD screen and features Junction View with Lane Assist, state mileage log, hours-of-service log and last-mile routing for road coverage on secondary highways. It comes with three months of unlimited downloads from a Cobra database.

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End bushing

Once the pin on the Rotating Bar Pin End Bushing has been pressed in, the bar pin can be turned with a shop wrench or similar tool to the necessary axle angle. The set includes shims for axle alignment and fasteners for installation completion.




Cutting tools for nylon air tubing

Three nylon air tubing cutting tools feature preset tubing guides. The economy pocket cutter is intended for emergency services and quick repair. The standard shop cutter can cut tubing up to 1⁄2-in. in diameter, and the production line cutter features replaceable blades and a shortened nose.

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