Equipment

Stereo upgrade

The new Alliance replacement stereo has an AM/FM receiver, MP3-capable CD player, remote control and auxiliary input for MP3 players and portable satellite radios. The display shows track info read from MP3 tag information, and the unit has 18 station memory presets. It’s compatible with ...

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Cooling sealant for winter

The Carbon Fiber Block Seal Head Gasket & Cooling Sealant is formulated to seal coolant leaks in radiators, heater cores, freeze plugs, gaskets, intake manifolds, cylinder heads and engine blocks. It is anti-freeze compatible and doesn’t need to be removed after a repair. The formula ...

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Husband and wife Charlie and Jeanetta Wilson of Tamms, Ill., dubbed this 2000 Kenworth W900L “Plum Crazy” for the touches of purple on its body and on the 525-hp Caterpillar under the hood. With a 13-speed transmission, the engine powers the Wilsons’ produce hauls between ...

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Mercer, Maine, resident Zachary Thompson uses his 2005 Freightliner FLD120 as the cornerstone of his Rough & Ready Trucking. Powered by a 600-hp Caterpillar and an 18-speed transmission, the truck hauls logs, chips and trash intrastate.

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Fixed-side fairings

Made from injection-molded automotive-grade TPO material, the fixed-side fairings come in a three-panel design that weighs about 100 pounds per side and features a hinged design to permit clearance up to 24 inches. The bottom panel is able to bend in and out 90 degrees. AEROFFICIENT, ...

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Cordless tool kit

The Blue-Point 14.4-volt Cordless Value Pack includes a 3/8-in. drill with a 20-postion clutch, an impact wrench, a portable light with a pivot head, a 21-piece bit set and a heavy-duty carrying bag. Each tool uses a slide-on battery and has a comfort grip and ...

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When Scott Gannon of Camden, Ohio, had work done to his truck recently, he gave it a new name. “It used to be red, and we just got it back from the shop from being painted, so now it’s Back in Black,” he says. The ...

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Protecting lubes

Post-warranty engines can make use of the Engine Protectant, Gear Protectant and Power Transfer Protectant, which use LXE technology to join negative polarity and positive polarity to create a bond that offers lubrication and anti-wear protection under pressure. LUBEGARD, lubegard.com, (800) 333-5823

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