Product Showcase

Truckers News Staff | July 01, 2011

Single and Ready to Mingle

The Goodyear G278 MSD super single tire is designed for tough and severe-duty vocational applications and features a crisscross tread design that offers improved off-road traction and helps pump water from the tread. The grooved angles have full-width interlocking groove protectors that help keep stones from imbedding in the tread. The tire is available in 385, 425 and 445/65R sizes.

www.goodyear.com/truck

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Permanent Leak Repair

K-Seal HD is a ceramic and copper formula that mixes with all types of anti-freeze to make permanent repairs to cooling systems on all larger-capacity engines. K-Seal stops leaks in the engine’s block, head, radiator, heater matrix, freeze plugs and the head gasket by pouring the contents into the engine coolant. One 16-oz. bottle treats cooling systems of up to 50 quarts capacity.

www.solv-tec.com

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High-Power Braking for Smaller Units

The High Power Density engine braking technology provides large displacement retarding power in small and medium displacement engines. It consists of two braking rocker arms and two collapsible bridges per cylinder, which enables a second braking event to occur during each engine cycle by deactivating the main intake and exhaust events via the collapsible bridges and actuating the two braking rockers.

www.jacobsvehiclesystems.com

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The Drive to Greater Efficiency

The Toyo M657 on-highway drive-axle position tire is U.S. EPA SmartWay verified and ideal for long-haul highway applications. Developed using Toyo Tires’ e-balance technology, the M657 has a stiffer belt package and bead construction that improves the tire’s life, endurance, irregular wear resistance and better fuel consumption. The tire fits both single and twin drive-axle applications and is available in four sizes: 11R22.5, 295/75R22.5, 11R24.5 and 285/75R24.5.

www.toyotires.com

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Grease is the Word

UltraLube 5th Wheel Trailer Grease provides protection against friction and corrosion in extreme weather and heavy-duty operating conditions. The grease is packaged in a 2-oz. smash pack to help drivers and service technicians control the amount of grease applied to the fifth wheel.

www.ultralube.com

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Viscous Damper for Caterpillar Diesel Engines

The viscous damper for Caterpillar C10, C12 and C13 engines benefit medium- and heavy-duty truck owners by achieving 500,000 miles of protection against torsional vibration crankshaft damage. The damper is available in a raw steel finish coated with rust preventative suitable for paint application.

www.vibratechtvd.com

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Tire Proves SmartWay to Go

The Firestone FD695 PLUS drive tire is designed for performance on tandem-axle drive tractors in long-haul and regional operations. It features a cap/base tread compounding design and 26/32 tread depth. The FD695 PLUS tire is built for fuel efficiency without sacrificing removal mileage and is approved for use on Environmental Protection Agency SmartWay-certified equipment.

www.bridgestone-firestone.com

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Side Rollover Protection System

The IMMI RollTek side rollover protection system has been integrated in the Atlas Premium Air Ride high-back driver’s seat on all Peterbilt Class 8 vehicles. RollTek combines side airbag protection with seatbelt technology to help protect truck drivers. The system deploys within a quarter-second to minimize driver movement, increase survivable space and cushion head and neck impact.

www.peterbilt.com

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Show Your Kenworth Pride

The Kenworth Merchandise Collection added 50 new officially licensed Kenworth products. A line-up of nearly 165 items includes: Kenworth caps, T-shirts, polos, jackets, women’s clothing, accessories, scale truck models, drinkware, golf items, watches, desktop items, bags and the 2011 Kenworth appointment and wall calendars.

www.shopkenworth.com

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Free WorkCenter with purchase of Roll Cab

Snap-On is offering a free WorkCenter with the purchase of a Master Series Roll Cab. The Master Series Roll Cab is a double-banked tool-storage unit with 13 drawers, made of 16-gauge 304 stainless steel. The WorkCenter features a Slots ‘n’ Dots flexible mounting system and provides vertical storage that turns the roll cab into a moveable workbench.

www.snapon.com

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