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Allis-Chalmers on-highway engines? — Ted Streit’s restoration adventures…

Mercer leased owner-operator Ted Streit also happens to be the owner of a shop doing custom and restoration work in Suring, Wis., called Fast Transport. More than a year ago, he called me up after seeing some coverage of fellow Wisconsin resident (Sparta) and owner-operator Paul Sagehorn's restoration of two original TV KWs, one from the Movin' On series and the other a last-season B.J. and the Bear rig I followed from discovery to the finish (you ...

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Kenworth, Peterbilt offer DPF cleaning with FSX Inc. machine

Kenworth and Peterbilt dealers now clean diesel particulate filters with the FSX Inc. cleaning machine. The FSX machine cleaned filters 9 percent more effectively than others that PACCAR Parts tested, says Jeff Sass, general marketing manager for the Renton, Wash.-based company. Features of the machine include the TrapTester 7 air flow test bench that checks for ash build-up in filters and the TrapBlaster 7 air knife scanning technology, which directs air through high pressure jets to ...

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Paccar to open engine plant

Paccar announced the official introduction of its MX series diesel engines and the opening this summer of its new engine plant in Columbus, Miss., during a press event at the Paccar Technical Center in Mount Vernon, Wash., on Feb. 5. Not many companies are taking such steps during “the worst economy in decades,” said Paccar Chairman and CEO Mark Pigott. He credited Paccar’s ability to invest more than $1 billion in its engine initiative over the ...

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Kenworth’s new regional tractor

The Kenworth T440 is built for heavy front-axle regional haul, municipal and vocational use, with a gross vehicle weight that ranges from 33,000 pounds to 68,000 pounds.

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