Equipment

SmartWay verified long-haul tires

| December 10, 2010

The GSL213 long-haul steer, the first GT tire to receive SmartWay verification from the EPA, has a pattern designed to resist irregular wear and extend mileage, the company says.

Live-floor aggregate trailer

| December 08, 2010

The V-Floor 5-axle aggregate trailer features a lightweight aluminum body and a Keith Manufacturing Co. live floor system.

| December 07, 2010

Von Tompkins, a resident of Lee, Fla., owns and operates the 2002 Peterbilt 379, powered by a 625-hp Cat and an 18-speed tranny, shown above. He pulls a step-deck trailer, hauling “anything I can possibly get ...

Western Star body builder book

| December 06, 2010

The downloadable resource provides equipment manufacturers comprehensive component information.

Truck Gallery

Overdrive Staff | December 01, 2010

A 2007 Peterbilt, a 1979 Peterbilt 359, a 2003 Kenworth W900L and a 2006 Mack Granite are featured.

| December 01, 2010

Clifty and Heather Vanzandt of Seligman, Mo., own this 1995 Peterbilt 379 extended hood, which is equipped with a 600-hp Cat and an 18-speed transmission. The truck has new paint and “lots of chrome inside ...

How to: Install Trailer Fairings

John Baxter | December 01, 2010

If you own a dry van or reefer, adding trailer fairings should improve your fuel economy and highway performance. Installing a kit requires only basic tools, a helper at times and most of a day.

Oil analysis program

| November 25, 2010

Shell’s LubeAnalyst oil analysis program helps assess whether fluids and equipment are performing as intended and determine appropriate lubricant change intervals.

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