Truck & Engine

Dometic’s solar-powered auxiliary A/C

Dometic’s Blizzard Turbo auxiliary air conditioner for Class 8 sleepers now is available with eNow’s Solar Photovoltaic Panel system. The solar-powered auxiliary A/C harnesses the sun’s power to capture and store energy in the onboard battery system and distribute it to various truck and trailer functions. Using solar power helps increase the life of the truck’s alternator and auxiliary battery system by reducing the alternator load at idle and over-the-road while charging the battery more ...

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Freedom’s pre-filters for Mack CH, CL models

Freedom Air Filters’ pre-filter pair for Mack’s CH and CL models is engineered to prevent larger particles of debris such as grain chaff, rubber, dirt and sand from getting into and clogging the air filter elements. The pre-filters are treated with a hydrophobic water-repellant process that helps keep out rain, ice and snow and are designed to protect a truck’s engine and performance air filter without sacrificing airflow or horsepower. They are configured to fit ...

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Mahle Original’s gasket line

The Mahle Original gasket line includes nearly 9,000 part numbers covering 900,000 applications, with over 1,200 exclusive part numbers. The gaskets are engineered to match OE parts in form, fit and function, ensuring that the replacement parts are designed and constructed to the same exacting standards as the gaskets that came on the vehicle. The gasket sets include all parts needed for installation. Mahle Original, www.mahleoriginalgaskets.com

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Jacobs’ engine brake for Cummins’ X15

Jacobs’ optimized engine brake for the 15-liter 2017 Cummins X15 engine is designed to capitalize on the optimization of the VGT and braking cam to deliver 10 percent additional braking power at engine speeds under 1,700 rpm. At a typical engine speed of 1,500 rpm, the unit is built to provide 450 hp of braking power for added control while in traffic or descending a hill. Wıth a downshift to increase engine speed, the engine ...

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AFA’s articulated steel piston

AFA’s Articulated Steel Piston for Detroit Diesel engines is available with 16.5:1 C.R. and a 3.0mm top piston ring featuring the company’s proprietary coating designed to reduce high heat scuffing and provide added break-in protection. A manganese phosphate coating on the piston crown helps improve break-in performance, provide added corrosion resistance and reduce pin bore scuffing. AFA Industries, www.afaindustries.com

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Leece-Neville’s starter motor for Paccar engines

Leece-Neville Heavy Duty Systems’ M110608 starter motor for Paccar’s MX-11 and MX-13 engines is designed for improved performance and reliability. The bolt-in replacement is engineered to fit in tighter spaces, and its in-line gear reduction design helps provide more power. The starter motor features Prestolite Electric’s Integral Magnetic Switch/Soft Start Relay technology that helps eliminate voltage drop issues by minimizing wiring between the relay and the solenoid. The unit also features a next-generation commutator with ...

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Cummins Filtration’s combination lube filter

Cummins Filtration’s Fleetguard LF14000NN combination lube filter has been refined for newer engine platforms, including Cummins X15 engines. The filter uses a co-bonding lamination process that pairs NanoNet and StrataPore media together to create a single filter element to maximize the media area within the filter for added capacity and service life while eliminating the need for separate media sections without losing the combination performance of the different media grades. The filter is designed to ...

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