New Products

Truckers News Staff | April 01, 2011

Diagnostic Computer

The Verus Wireless Diagnostic and Information System remotely retrieves codes, data, functional tests, Fast-Track guided components tests, technical forums, OEM websites and Troubleshooter while moving freely around the vehicle. The machine has a 250GB hard drive, built-in Wi-Fi and Internet browser, a long-range Bluetooth for connection to the unit’s scan module and software that updates automatically.

Snap-On

www.snapon.com

(877) 762-7664

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CAT Scale iPhone app

The CAT Scale Company iPhone app allows drivers to locate the CAT Scale closest to their current location through the GPS on their phone. Drivers can also search for and get directions to CAT Scale locations in other areas. The app is available through iTunes and is compatible with iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad devices.

CAT Scale

www.catscale.com

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Air Purifier

The Auto AirTamer air purifier uses electrostatic purification technology to create cleaner air by producing negative ions that force airborne pollutants away silently and without filters. The device plugs into a 12-volt power socket and comes with attachment for a truck’s air vent.

Filter Stream

www.airtamer.com

(866) 625-3218

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Garmin GPS

The Dezl, an over-the-road trucking-specific navigation unit, has a built-in loudspeaker, five-in. display screen, trucking-related points of interest and customizable points-of-interest ratings. The unit comes with a built-in National Truck and Trailer Services Breakdown Directory with more than 30,000 repair and towing services. It can log hours, fuel and mileage records and has predictive routing, realistic arrival time and recommended routes based on historical traffic data and trends.

Garmin

www.garmin.com

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Spotlight LED minibars

The 5580 Reflex LED minibars are designed to provide a compact warning solution that offers the flexibility of either permanent or vacuum-magnet mounting. The minibars feature 12-24V DC operation and use high-intensity LEDs and eight LED reflector modules. The permanent option offers a choice of 18 flash patterns, and both come with a 3-year warranty.

Ecco

www.eccolink.com

(800) 635-5900

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Heated seat

The over-the-road Heated Legacy Series seat has a 12-volt heater with dual temperature heat controls for back and seat cushions. Users can heat seats to 110 degrees and as low as 101 degrees, and constant temperature is maintained.

Seats Inc.

www.seatsinc.com

(800) 443-0615

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Fuel filter line

The fuel filter line from Donaldson Co. includes filters that fit Cummins engines, Racor fuel systems, Stanadyne Fuel Manager FM100 fuel systems and Davco Fuel Pro 380/382/482 fuel processors. The lineup covers applications in both on-road and off-road vehicles and are designed for easy installation. Many of the filters also feature Twist & Drain valves to simplify water removal due to a wide “thumb and forefinger” profile, self-venting design and a single-threaded port in the bottom of the filter. Some filters in the line are manufactured with Synteq media, a composite media designed for fine particulate removal that combines cellulose and synthetic materials.

Donaldson Co.

www.donaldson.com

(952) 887-3131

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Four-axle walking beam suspension

The RWB-QUAD series of four-axle, walking beam suspensions is available in 120,000-pound and 200,000-pound capacities using 5 and 5.75-in. axles. Axle spacing is available in 50 and 56 in., and beam spacing can be customized.

Ridewell

www.ridewellcorp.com

(877) 434-8088

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Double-diaphragm spring brake

The EverSure double-diaphragm spring brake for drum brakes has a light-weight construction to help improve fuel efficiency, reduce vibrations and increase payload, the company says. The brake also comes with NoTouch technology, which eliminates the contact between compressed spring coils allowing protecting coatings to remain intact and help reduce corrosion. The EverSure spring brake meets all compliance requirements of original equipment, the company says.

Bendix Spicer

www.foundationbrakes.com

(866) 610-9709

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Aftermarket mirrors

The new line of aftermarket mirrors for Class 6, 7 and 8 trucks fit all manufacturers and come in two styles, the 8-in. convex mirror and a 7-in. by 16-in. West Coast mirror, available in heated and non-heated options. The West Coast mirrors have a stainless steel finish, heavy-duty multi-channel construction and 5/16-in. No. 18 mounting studs for installation. The convex mirrors come in chromed steel and have an adjustable ball stud and glass mounted in ozone-resistant vinyl for protection against breakage. They come with an L bracket installation setup. The mirrors are backed by an 18-month warranty and are available through authorized Kenworth and Peterbilt distributors.

TRP Aftermarket Parts

www.TRPParts.com

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