2005 Spec Guide: Table Of Contents

SPECS

On-Highway Trucks
Freightliner | International | Kenworth | Mack | Peterbilt | Sterling | Volvo | Western Star

Vocational Trucks
Freightliner | International | Kenworth | Mack | Peterbilt | Sterling | Volvo | Western Star

Engines
Caterpillar | Cummins | Detroit Diesel | Volvo | Mack | Mercedes-Benz

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

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

Trailers
Doonan | East Trailer Manufacturing | Fontaine | Great Dane | Hyundai Translead | Liddell | Trail King | Transcraft | Utility | Wabash

Seats
Bostrom | Comfort Ride | National Seating | Sears Seating | Seats Inc.


Publisher’s Column
More than 99 percent of Overdrive readers who responded told us they found the 2004 Spec Guide helpful. We expect the 2005 edition will be just as useful.



ARTICLES ON SPEC’ING

The Perfect Ride
Choose your truck for comfort and for profit.

Rough Operator
Vocational haulers must get the right spec to run profitably on- and off-highway.

Size Matters
Balance application, torque, weight and fuel economy in picking an engine.

A Question of Balance
Balance drivetrain specs for fuel economy and performance.

Finding The Right Fit
Choosing the best tire for your operation will save you time and money.

Flexible First
When picking a trailer for your operation, make sure it can do more than one job.

The Bottom Line
When choosing seats, features count.



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