Equipment

  |  April 25, 2012

Brian Wright, 21, of Montrose, Colo., hauls limestone to coal mines with his ’96 Peterbilt 379, equipped with a 475-hp Cat and 15-speed transmission. While working in Nevada gold mines through age 19, he says, ...

Universal mounting system

  |  April 23, 2012

Sensible Products now markets a universal mounting system aimed at simplifying tool and equipment installation. The Multi-Mount Chanl Panl was originally developed for use in emergency services, but is now compatible with storage in construction and ...

Quixx Headlight Lens Restorer and Sealer

  |  April 22, 2012

Quixx Headlight Lens Restorer & Sealer restores yellowed and hazy headlights to their original finish, eliminating scratches and stains, the company says. It comes with lens polish, lens sealer, ultra-fine sand paper and sanding/polishing block ...

Lucky 13: Natural gas engines performing well in ready-mix

  |  April 21, 2012

Chicago-based Ozinga Ready Mix drivers report plenty of power and responsive shifting from 13 Cummins-Westport natural gas-powered Kenworth mixer trucks now in operation, moving from its Chinatown Plant near downtown. “Since city officials are trying to ...

Life-Time Fenders expands mud flap hanger product line

  |  April 20, 2012

Life-Time Fenders has expanded their spray suppression bundle with popular mud flap hanger part numbers. Life-Time’s mud flap hanger offering includes all popular bar type and spring loaded hangers, integrated and standalone conspicuity solutions ...

Volvo unveils new drivetrain packages

  |  April 20, 2012

Volvo announced two new XE drivetrain packages for its 16-liter D16 engine.

  |  April 18, 2012

With the opportunity to make a lifelong dream a reality staring him in the face, Graves became this 379's owner in 2007. He got to work right away to make the truck suit its new ...

Easily installed APU

  |  April 18, 2012

The Hodyon Dynasys APU has a non-integrated four component design, allowing for fast installation. The mounting system offers flexibility to accommodate all current Class 8 truck frames and can be located on either side of ...