Equipment

Diagnostic computer

| February 14, 2011

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 ...

CAT Scale iPhone app

| February 14, 2011

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 ...

Western Star truck to make debut

| February 12, 2011

A new Western Star Class 8 vocational truck will be unveiled at the March 2011 Work Truck Show in Indianapolis, the truck maker announced. The new truck will be on display at the company’s booth, ...

Air purifier

| February 09, 2011

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 ...

| February 09, 2011

Log hauler Stuart Lowen of Quincy, Calif., owns this 1996 Kenworth W900L. The rig is equipped with a 550-hp Caterpillar and an 18-speed transmission and has an 18-in. custom bumper, custom cut lights and other ...

| February 01, 2011

Owner-operator Gene Jackson, an Ozark, Mo.-resident, hauls fence posts in his 1986 Peterbilt 359, shown here. The rig is equipped with a 3406C Caterpillar and a 15-speed transmission.

New line of exhaust products

| February 01, 2011

TRP Aftermarket Parts new line of exhaust mufflers, pipes and clamps come in aluminized and chrome-plated finishes. The mufflers include an 18-month warranty and can reduce noise level by five decibels, the company says, to ...

How to Change Oil

John Baxter | February 01, 2011

An oil change not only removes impurities, but it replaces depleted additives, as well as base oil that might have oxidized and broken down from heat.

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