Spec Guide: Table Of Contents


On-Highway Trucks
Freightliner Coronado
International 9900I, 9900IX
Kenworth W900L
Mack Vision
Peterbilt 379
Sterling A-Line AT9500
Volvo VN780
Western Star 4900EX

Vocational Trucks
Freightliner FLD120SD
International 5000 Series
Kenworth T800
Mack Granite CV713
Peterbilt 357
Sterling LT 9500 Dump
Volvo VHD
Western Star 4900EX Dump

Caterpillar | Cummins | Detroit Diesel | Volvo | Mack

Allison | Arvin/Meritor | Eaton Fuller | Transmission Technology Corp.

B.F. Goodrich | Bridgestone | Continental General | Cooper | Dunlop | Goodyear | Hankook | Kelly | Michelin | Toyo | Yokohama

Benson International | East Trailer Manufacturing | Fontaine | Great Dane | Hyundai Translead | Liddell | MAC | Reinke | Trail King | Transcraft | Utility | Wabash

Publisher’s Column
If a new truck is on your wish list this year (and when isn’t it?), the inaugural Overdrive Spec Guide is the place to start your search.


Spec’ing A Truck
Knowing the true cost of every choice you make will give you maximum efficiency as an owner and maximum return at resale.

Spec’ing Engines
If you want to wrangle the road and operate efficiently, spec more than horsepower. And don’t forget about resale.

Spec’ing Transmissions
Matching engine and transmission and picking the right rear axle ratio can spell the difference between a truck you’ll love and one you’ll hate.

Spec’ing Tires
Selecting the right tire is no longer as simple as finding the right size.

Spec’ing A Trailer
Consider all aspects of a trailer to ensure your investment pays off.

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