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Truckers News Staff | September 01, 2011

Viscous dampers for Cat engines

The viscous damper for Caterpillar C10, C12 and C13 engines provides 500,000 miles of protection against torsional vibration crankshaft damage. Vibratech Torsional Viscous Dampers feature a freely rotating inertia ring that shears through a silicone layer within a laser-sealed housing.

Dual-compound steer tire

The XZA3+ Evertread steer tire features a dual-compound tread and a layer that keeps the casing cool, supports five tread bands and comprises the shoulder rib. The XZA3 meets CARB requirements and is SmartWay certified.

It’s hip to be square

The SK Hand Tool is designed with a square handle and a no-slip grip that helps mechanics gain leverage and maximize torque, the company says. The screwdriver is resistant to solvents, oils and chemicals, resists rust, and has a built-in hex bolter that doubles as a turning paver when used as a wrench.

Progressive offers pet policy

Pet insurance is available for up to $1,000 for commercial auto customers’ dogs and cats involved in vehicle catastrophes such as a crash, theft, fire or flood for Progressive Commercial customers with collision coverage.

Fuel/air separator system

The Fuel Preporator II removes air, water, particulates and vapor from fuel to maintain flow and delivery. The installation kit includes a relay control wiring harness, mounting hardware, frame brackets, return line and fittings and a low fuel-pressure indicator light.

Engine brake for Cummins

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