Equipment

Jim Lammon, of Grass Lake, Mich., haul flatbed freight regionally with this 1985 Peterbilt 359. The truck is powered by a 400-hp Caterpillar and 15-speed transmission. “Old iron is getting harder to come by these days, so when I see an old truck like mine, ...

Read More

Drew Jorgensen and his father haul sheep around Utah, California and Colorado in their 2008 Kenworth W900L. The family has about 3,000 sheep on its Utah ranch. The truck is equipped with a 550-hp Caterpillar and 18-speed transmission and pulls a 1997 48-foot Wilson sheep ...

Read More

Vocational tire

Continental released two new construction tires, the HSC1 and the HDC1.  The HSC1, a heavy steer construction tire, is designed with a wider tread and a shoulder rib and has a patented tread pattern that prevents stone retention. The HDC1 is an extra-deep drive tire ...

Read More

Shell Lubricants simplifies lineup

Shell Lubricants recently simplified its product lineup is to make selecting the proper level of lube protection easier, the company says. Shell Donax and Shell Dentax products have been consolidated under the Shell Spirax brand of gear oils, axle oils and transmission fluids.  All grease ...

Read More

Engine assembly lube

Assembly Lube is designed to provide wear protection against rust and corrosion in newly built or rebuilt four-stroke engines, the company says. The lube dissolves in oil, which helps to eliminate oil port clogging and deposit formation. The lube is packaged in 4-ounce tubes. AMSOIL, www.amsoil.com, ...

Read More

Handheld diagnostic tool

The Blue-Point Pocket iQ with NIXIQ Technologies is a handheld scan and triage diagnostic tool that can be used for all commercial trucks. The tool reads active fault codes, reads and clears inactive fault codes, monitors J1708, J1939 and OBD II engine data and allows ...

Read More

Screwdriver

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 ...

Read More

Agricultural bead breaker

The agricultural bead breakers, the Bead Bazooka and the GT ABB-01 are automatic rapid air release systems that both work as single unit impact guns and are 12-pounds lighter and 60 percent smaller than competitive bead breakers, the company says. GAITHER, www.gaithertool.com

Read More