Equipment

Engine-inspecting camera

  The 3880X automotive inspection camera is portable, handheld and designed to internally inspect engines without disassembling. The camera’s 5.5-mm wireless display can record images and video and has a 3-foot detachable snake that maneuvers the lens. The LED lights provide a detailed view. The device ...

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KW radios now Bluetooth compatible

Kenworth now offers radios with two Bluetooth-capable options: factory installed radios and Kenworth NavPlus, both in compliance with new cell-phone laws. As many as eight phones can be synchronized with the radios, and contacts are automatically loaded and can be contacted via Voice Command options. ...

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Brake-stroke indicators for compliance

The brake-stroke indicators are designed to meet new safety requirements and provide ease of inspections. The universal indicators fit on any vehicle equipped with airbrake chambers that have an exposed 5/8-in. diameter pushrod. They take about three minutes per wheel to install, the company says, without ...

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Leola, Pa., resident Lamar Buckwalter, former flatbed hauler and now dispatcher for JRC Transportation, uses his 2000 Peterbilt 379 in Make-a-Wish Foundation events, including a Mother’s Day convoy in Lancaster County each year. Buckwalter worked the truck full-time before retiring two years ago. The truck ...

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Nissan enters compact van market

    Nissan unveiled its new NV200 compact commercial van Feb. 8 at the Chicago Auto Show. The NV200, which has an estimated 1,500-poundpayload capacity, will be priced "substantially less" than competitive vans, said Joe Castelli, vice president for Nissan Commercial Vehicle and Fleet. "The U.S. commercial vehicle market ...

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Cab protection device

Built for cab and sleeper security, the SleeperLock uses a strap-like device to hook to inside door handles of all common tractors and prevent doors from opening. The strap is constructed of polyester webbing, which has a high weight-breaking point, low water absorption rate and ...

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Tire pressure monitor

The Velcro-mount PressurePro tire pressure monitors contains small sensors that watch tire pressure and warn of tire deflation ahead of time.  The sensors replace the valve stem caps and are easy to install. The product attaches to a dashboard and plugs into a cigarette lighter ...

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Grinder and accessories

  The Grinder Kit includes the improved ¼ -in. mini angle die grinder, as well as an assortment of prep discs, removal discs, roloc holders and shanks.  The lighter, durable grinder features 25,000 rpm of free speed, dual-tapered collet system and 1/3-hp motor .  Besides the ...

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