New Products

Truckers News Staff | October 01, 2010

50th anniversary CB

The 29 LX LE Citizens Band Radio from Cobra, the maker’s 50th anniversary release, features a new design and a selectable four-color LCD screen that can display in red, green, blue or amber and has adjustable night and day settings. The radio has an ergonomic microphone and a large center scroll knob that offers one-touch programming and channel changes. The radio also comes with a weather alert scan that automatically advances to clear National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration stations within distance. The Radio Check Diagnostic feature allows drivers to monitor the radio’s RF output, SWR setting and battery voltage. The radio includes a 4-watt AM RF power output and instant access to channels 9 and 19.

Cobra

www.cobra.com

(773) 889-3087

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Wheel seal

The e-Barrier Wheel Seal has a multi-zone labyrinth design with low profile sections, right-angle corners, low-friction barrier, two rubber wipers and waterproof grease to reduce moisture and debris. The seal can be installed by hand, and seven sizes are available. The seal is offered in a standard variant and a premium variant, which is compatible with all synthetic lubricants.

Champs Seal

www.ebarrierseal.com

(888) 509-7325

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Comfy seat

The 1110 Low Profile Suspension seat has Elastomeric Vibration Control, which can dampen low amplitude vibration by up to 50 percent, the company says. The seat has an 8-in. seat index point for turf and industrial use. The seat is built with a steel tube frame and meets or exceeds SAE, FMVSS and OSHA regulations, the company says. Sewn covers can be personalized with different fabrics, colors and stitch patterns. The 1110 has a 1.5-in. integrated suspension motion and fore-aft adjustment.

Seats Inc.

www.seatsinc.com

(800) 443-0615

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Replacement fuel tank

TRP’s aftermarket fuel tank is available in 50- and 150-gallon options and 23-in., 24.5-in., 25-in. and 26-in. diameters and fits all major Class 8 truck makes. The tank is available with a filler neck in right, left or center of the tank and comes with a 24-month warranty.

TRP Aftermarket Parts

www.trpparts.com

(425) 392-2611

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IntelliRoute Software Update

A software update for the IntelliRoute TND trucker-specific GPS navigation unit is now available to current and new users.

The unit’s new features include mileage data reporting, enhanced voice warning system, final mile address notification, Spanish and French languages functionality and full-route text preview. The mileage data reporting can be exported to spreadsheet form and uploaded to other devices. The new warning system alerts users of sharp curves, steep hills, speed limit changes and speeding.

The new driver-controlled auto-reroute allows drivers to pause routes and resume later. An IntelliRoute TND application for the iPad will be available next year.