Truck & Engine

Prestolite Electric’s Leece-Neville starter line

Prestolite Electric’s Leece-Neville PowerPro and PowerPro Extreme series high-torque starters are suited for a range of medium-duty, heavy-duty and extreme-use applications. The 12- and 24-volt lightweight starters are engineered to provide power for 12- to 40-liter engines and include high-torque and high-power designs, planetary gear reduction, rotatable flanges and soft-start relays. • PowerPro 5, for medium- and heavy-duty diesel engines up to 11 liters, offers 12 volts of 5kW starting power. Coverage includes Caterpillar, Cummins, Detroit Diesel, ...

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Bosch’s high-pressure leak tester

Bosch’s HPT 500 High-Pressure Diagnostic Leak Tester provides a solution for heavy-duty vehicle diagnosis and repair by producing a larger volume of smoke necessary for larger systems. The machine delivers leak detection smoke at up to 30 psi to produce higher pressures and simulate truck boost to test and find leaks in exhaust aftertreatment systems. Designed to test an entire system in 15 minutes and with dual operating modes, technicians can alternate quickly between smoke-only ...

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Jacobs’ engine brake for International’s A26

Jacobs Vehicle Systems’ compression release engine brake for International’s A26 engine is engineered to leverage the A26’s variable geometry turbo to increase engine brake performance at lower engine speeds and higher altitudes, helping to increase foundation brake life and improve driveability by reducing downshifting, noise, vibration and harshness. The engine brake can be spec’d for factory installation on International LT Series long-haul and RH Series of regional-haul vehicles. Jacobs Vehicle Systems, www.jakebrake.com

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Purkeys’ solar dashboard charging system

Purkeys’ Solar Dash Charging System is designed to help counteract parasitic loads and to help avoid jump starts by keeping vehicle batteries at a good state of charge when the vehicle is inactive. The portable system comes with a 20-watt solar panel, a conversion controller and an adapter that plugs directly into a 12-volt power port. Purkeys, www.purkeys.net

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Prestolite Electric’s heavy-duty alternator

Prestolite Electric’s Leece-Neville IdlePro alternator series now includes a 24-volt 120- and 180-amp-output dual internal fan design. The high-efficiency alternator has a heavy-duty housing design suited for high-heat high-performance applications and is engineered to help extend service life, increase vehicle uptime and improve performance by enhancing the electrical system to deliver optimal output at low engine speeds. Other features include eavy-duty bearings for high belt loads and intelligent multifunction regulators with load share capability for ...

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Ridewell’s air-ride single-point suspension

Ridewell’s RAR-254 air-ride single-point suspension leverages components of the company’s RAR-266 suspension to facilitate the smoothness of an air-ride suspension with the advantages of a single-point pedestal-mount suspension. The trunnion-mount suspension is available in ride heights as low as 10 inches and is designed for integration with the company’s drum and disc brake axles; as an option, the suspension can be shipped fully assembled with prealigned axles and pivot hardware torqued to specification. To help ...

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Continental’s heavy-duty belt

Continental’s Extreme Duty Poly-V straight-ribbed belt is designed for higher underhood temperatures, resulting in lower emissions standards. The belt is engineered for additional flex life with advanced EPDM polymers and is offered in 90 parts numbers for Class 6-8 trucks in the aftermarket; current offerings are in 8-, 10- and 12-ribbed profiles. Continental ContiTech North America, www.continentalhd.com

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