Parts & Add-Ons

Grote’s LED light strip

Grote’s exterior-grade XTL LED light strip is engineered to be extremely thin, flexible and durable. It is designed to resist chemicals, UV exposure, water and abrasion and to be installed anywhere auxiliary illumination is needed, providing awareness and visibility for hazards and equipment as well as extra lighting for reefers, dry vans, boxes and compartments. Grote Industries, www.grote.com

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Peterson’s 4-inch round lights

Peterson’s latest 4-inch round lights have an integrated AMP connector, insert-molded terminals for environmental protection and surface-mount diodes. Both the red-lensed 817R-36 Stop/Turn/Tail light and amber-lensed 817A-36 Park/Turn light have 36 bright white LED diodes and an operating range of 9 to 16 volts and are available in either grommet- or flange-mount designs. The amber version meets DOT requirements for a front and rear turn signal, parking lamp, sidemarker and clearance light. Peterson Manufacturing Co., www.pmlights.com

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BettsHD’s mudflap system

BettsHD’s Trailer Mud Flap Retention System is designed for trailers with sliders for retrofit or replacement. A proprietary spring-steel mounting bracket is engineered for installation using hand tools to eliminate welding and to be compatible with either the company’s Direct Flex mudflap hanger for severe-duty applications or its 27½-inch-long heavy-duty spring-loaded hanger for wider trailer frames and full tire coverage. The bracket is heat-treated and reinforced to help it remain flexible in combination with the ...

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Bendix’s brake shoe coating

Bendix’s PermaGuard protective coating for its remanufactured brake shoes is engineered to improve resistance to rust jacking while offering increased brake life. In creating PermaGuard, the company reformulated its coating and wash process to help improve its ability to adhere to the metal shoe. Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems, www.bendix.com

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Stemco’s rear trailer fairing

Stemco’s TrailerTail Covered is a rear trailer fairing designed to increase driver usage and fuel efficiency. The fairing features side panels that cover the lockrod handles on most trailer styles, requiring operators to deploy the fairing before opening or closing the trailer’s rear doors and expediting the learning curve for inexperienced drivers. The fairing is available for the TrailerTail Trident and TrailerTail 4x4 manual deployment systems. Stemco, www.stemco.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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