The Sirius XACT XTR1 “Stream Jockey” Plug & Play satellite radio is the size of a cell phone and available with universal docking kits, a remote control and wireless capabilities. The unit plays through headphones and speakers.
SIRIUS SATELLITE RADIO www.sirius.com, (888) 539-7474
ALUMINUM WHEEL HUBS
Freightliner Trucks now offers ConMet PreSet aluminum wheel hubs as standard on several heavy-duty vehicles and optional on other medium- and heavy-duty trucks. The hubs are designed to offer improved seal and bearing life, simplified installation and reduced maintenance requirements.
The hubs are standard on the Century Class S/T, Columbia, Coronado, Classic XL, Classic and Argosy, and are optional on the Business Class M2 106 and 112 and the FLD120SD.
Freightliner www.freightlinertrucks.com, (800) 385-4357
LEDS AND INCANDESCENTS
Del City’s incandescent and LED lights include stop, turn and clearance marker lamps. Accessories such as reflectors, mirrors and pigtails are also available.
Del City www.delcity.net, (800) 654-47578
MIKE RYAN CLOTHING
Run Hard Trucking Gear now offers a line of Mike Ryan Motorsports work jackets and T-shirts. Ryan drives two Freightliner Century Class trucks – one for hill racing and the other for flat-land racing.
RUN HARD TRUCKING GEAR www.runhardtrucking.com
GROMMETS PROTECT LIGHT FIXTURES
Truck-Lite’s closed-back and semi-closed back grommets protect the company’s 60 series 6-inch oval lighting products against corrosion. Both grommets are made of PVC. The grommets are flush-mounted to help resist corrosion and damage from stones or impact.
TRUCK-LITE www.truck-lite.com,(800) 562-5012
LED I.D. LIGHT
Peterson Manufacturing’s new 169-3R LED I.D. light has a single-lens design that houses all three identification lights in a single unit instead of requiring three separate plugs and mounts, as with other light bars.
PETERSON MANUFACTURING www.pmlights.com, (816) 765-2000
SHELL COOLANT CONVERSION KIT
Shell Lubricants’ kit allows conversion from traditional antifreeze to Extended Life Coolant without the need to drain and replace all the coolant in a truck’s cooling system. The conversion mainly consists of removing one gallon of antifreeze and replacing it with a gallon of ELC Conversion Fluid. Instructions and coolant test strips are included.
SHELL LUBRICANTS www.shell.com,(888) 467-4355
PINTLE HOOKS AND DRAWBARS
The Holland Group has decreased weight and increased durability for its extreme-duty PH-990ST71 and PH-775SL11 pintle hooks and the DB-030, DB-040, DB-060, and DB-100 drawbars.
THE HOLLAND GROUP www.hollandgroupinc.com, (616)546-6445
J&J Truck Bodies & Trailers’ new lighter-weight ClassicLite aluminum tipper trailer is 48 feet, has a 115 cubic yard capacity and weighs 11,940 pounds. It features a front bulkhead design and aluminum landing gear, sub-frame suspension and sidewalls.
J&J TRUCK BODIES & TRAILERS www.jjbodies.com, (800) 777-2671
REMAN CIRCUIT BOARDS
D&D Instruments offers remanufactured instrument cluster circuit boards for International trucks with electronic engines and for all International/Navistar Class 5-7 vehicles from 1988 to present.
D&D INSTRUMENTS www.ddinstruments.com, (800) 766-4243
GUIDE to TRUCKING REGS
Trucking Rules and Regulations: A Reference Guide to Transportation is a guide to the industry’s latest regulations. The book also contains information on maintaining personal and load safety.
THOMSON DELMAR LEARNING www.truckdriving.delmar.com, (800) 477-3692
SWING AWAY/SHUTOFF GLADHAND
Sloan Transportation Products’ new swing away/shutoff gladhand, developed for FedEx
trailers, includes an integral shut-off valve that prevents contaminants from entering the air delivery system. Polyurethane gaskets ensure a positive seal and the 45-degree angle makes coupling and uncoupling faster and easier.
SLOAN TRANSPORTATION PRODUCTS www.sloantrans.com, (800) 336-7778
Moller’s back pads attach to any vehicle seat. According to Moller, they offer comfort with pressure-free support of the back and spine and are made with permeable mesh, allowing airflow to pass behind your back.
Moller Back Support Systems www.mollersupport.com, (888) 795-8832