Equipment

SmartWay certified drive tire

| May 31, 2011

The FD695 PLUS drive tire, made for tandem axle drive tractors in long-haul and regional operations, features a cap/base tread compounding design and deep 26/32-in. tread depth. The tire has continuous shoulder ribs to help ...

| May 25, 2011

Chuck Armes of Oakland, Calif., owns this 2003 Peterbilt 379, to which he has added an 18-in. bumper, 8-in. straight pipes and a 14-in. drop visor. The truck is powered by a 550-hp Caterpillar and ...

Permanent coolant leak repair

| May 23, 2011

K-Seal HD is a ceramic and copper formula that mixes with all types of anti-freeze to make permanent repairs to cooling systems on all larger capacity engines. K-Seal stops leaks in the engine’s block, head, ...

High Power Density engine brake

| May 23, 2011

The High Power Density engine braking technology provides large displacement retarding power in small and medium displacement engines. It consists of two braking rocker arms and two collapsible bridges per cylinder, which enables a second ...

| May 18, 2011

Meriden, Iowa, resident Matthew Cronin hauls livestock in the Midwest with this "Sea Monster" 2003 Peterbilt 379. The name comes from the sea-foam color, he says. “I’d seen a truck with a color like this ...

| May 11, 2011

Matt Mason uses his 2005 International 9100 to haul hot asphalt mix and a cement tanker locally in his hometown of Sellersburg, Ind. The truck is powered by a 450-hp Cummins and a 13-speed transmission.

| May 04, 2011

Owner-operator and trucking vet C.O. Bruce says he wanted to “retain the old, classic look of the truck but add in modern function.” His 1969 Peterbilt 359, the “Orange Blossom Special,” as ...

Wireless battery tester

| May 02, 2011

The EECS400 Wireless Battery System Tester checks battery, starting and charging systems wirelessly and displays battery condition as percentage of available capacity, related capacity and state of charge as a good, marginal or replace status. ...

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