| July 27, 2011

Jim Lammon, of Grass Lake, Mich., owns this 1985 Peterbilt 359, and he uses it to haul flatbed regionally. The truck is powered by a 400-hp Caterpillar and 15-speed transmission. “Old iron is getting harder ...

Automated-manual transmission

| July 27, 2011

Freightliner introduced AMT3, its new automated-manual transmission for BusinessClass M2 vehicles with technology that combines the design of a manual transmission with electronics to form an automated two-pedal shift system that equalizes driver performance and ...

Tear down bench

| July 27, 2011

Heavy-duty tear down benches are designed to eliminate unsafe spills and speed work on transmissions, small engines and hydraulic systems. The bench has a reinforced top with a 1/2-in. lip, adjustable height legs with swivel ...

Handheld onboard scale

| July 26, 2011

The Smart Scale system features a backlit handheld wireless receiver and an expanded memory capacity from last year’s model, allowing units to store configuration data for up to 2,000 different trailers. The system has a ...

Tire gauge

| July 26, 2011

The Tire Runout Gauge measures radial and lateral tire runout conditions to help eliminate irregular tire wear and ride vibration. The device uses a roller wheel placed against the tire tread combined with a gauge ...

Mobile jump start

| July 25, 2011

The HT1224 12/24V commercial jump starter is a wheeled unit. It delivers 1,400 cold-cranking amps in 12-volt mode and 800 CCA in 24-volt mode. The HT1224 comes with two Group 31 batteries, 10-foot jumper cable ...

Dual-compound steer tire

| July 24, 2011

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

Rechargeable LED headlamp

| July 23, 2011

The Command 20 Series rechargeable LED headlamps generate 60 torch lumens for distance and panoramic lighting. The Command 20 Series is available in three different models: the Fire Rechargeable, the Rechargeable Tasker S and the ...

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