MACK INTRODUCES GRANITE AXLE BACK
The new Mack Granite Axle Back has a set-back front axle to improve maneuverability and maximize payload. The model combines all the advantages of the axle-forward model, including a large cab, best-in-class visibility, ergonomically designed dash and advanced electronics. The exterior features flexible fender extensions, halogen headlamps, available stylized mirrors, and the Mack “M” grille. It also features the new Mack Cornerstone vocational chassis, available with a wide range of frame rail thicknesses and cross members that make it possible to configure the model as a tractor, mixer, dump, roll-off or rear loader.
NEW BRIDGESTONE SIZES
Bridgestone/Firestone added three sizes to its Bridgestone R287 steer and Bridgestone M726 EL drive radial lines – 11R22.5, 11R24.5 and 285/75R24.5. The R287 steer radial uses a tread compound that fights abrasion from hard braking and cornering. The M726 EL drive radial has an extra-wide 1-inch tread to help it wear evenly.
Gloves In A Bottle lotion bonds with the outer layer of skin to keep away moisture-robbing irritants while retaining the body’s natural moisture. The lotion is virtually undetectable once dry, lasts more than four hours and is easy to remove.
GLOVES IN A BOTTLE
ILLUMINATED TOGGLE SWITCH
Cole Hersee’s illuminated-tip toggle switch lights red when the switch is on, white when off. The switch contains silver contacts that switch at 25AC and 12DC. The switch comes with blade terminals, nickel-plated brass mounting hardware and the standard 15/32 inch, 32 thread mounting stem.
The Dieselcraft Fuel Purifier is a one-step unit that removes 99 percent of the water and 95 percent of the contaminants, some as small as 5 microns, before the fuel enters the filter system. The purifier comes in seven models to match fuel pump capacities from 5 gallons per hour to 2,500 gallons per hour.
STA-DRY TRAILER HARNESS
The Phillips Industries Sta-Dry Slim-7 harness is a molded 7-way connection suitable for any heavy-duty trailer configuration. All Phillips trailer harnesses have molded connectors between modules with specially designed ribs and O-rings to protect the electrical system. The Sta-Dry connector enables the harness to be threaded through small openings where other connectors won’t fit.
Flex-Trax’s GoClaws can be added to tires in minutes without moving or jacking up the vehicle, even while stuck in snow or mud. The product features dual zinc-coated steel fastener pins. It is available in three sizes, all offering six adjustable modules. The modules can be used to provide traction to two tires for either rear or front-wheel drive vehicles. GoClaws are self-cleaning and self-tensioning.
KITS FOR ELECTRICAL JOBS
Del City Kits keep all the electrical parts you need in one place, whether the job is sealing, securing, connecting or crimping. They include shrink tube kits, electrical terminal kits, ATO and mini-fuse kits and a running lamp kit.
BETTER SATELLITE RECEPTION
The Align-a-Site satellite dish system allows users to quickly and easily find a clear line of sight for a portable dish and align it accurately without a level, stand or mast. It aligns the skew, tilt and polarization angles of the dish with dual and multi-satellite dishes. All components are made of durable, non-magnetic, weather-resistant materials.
SWING CHECK VALVES
Dixon Bayco’s 3-inch and 4-inch swing check valves allow for complete flow reversal prevention in dry bulk transfer carriers. They protect food-grade and sensitive dry bulk contents at temperatures up to 350 degrees. The valves eliminate flow restrictions through the body by allowing the flapper to swing out of the air flow to provide a true full-port flow path.
HONDA-POWERED PRESSURE WASHER
Water Cannon’s 2500 PSI 5-hp GC 160 Honda Series mobile commercial-duty pressure washer offers a no-kickback start and free upgrades. Powered with a Honda Model WC2525-5HT engine, the cannon offers overheat thermal protection and has a durable axle. The Triplex general pump comes with a five-year warranty and runs 20 percent cooler.
DIESEL SLUDGE DISPERSANT
Technol 246 uses non-metallic modifiers, solvents and emulsifiers to dissolve diesel sludge so it passes harmlessly through filters and nozzles. Sludge-free fuel has lower emissions and better fuel economy.
STEERING WHEEL GRIPS
Squeezable TripGrips allow drivers to get hand and forearm exercise as well as stress relief while driving. The gel-filled product is about 5 inches long.
PETERBILT ONLINE RESOURCE
Detailed schematics and parts lists are available online at Peterbilt’s TruckCare Web catalog. The catalog cross-references a truck’s original chassis record with the Paccar parts catalog. Wiring and air piping diagrams are included, as are alternate selections if the original part is no longer made. Subscriptions are available through Peterbilt dealerships.
GUARD PROTECTS TARP
An improved Tarp Guard features edges with larger radii to prevent splitting and rounded corners to prevent stressing the tarp.
BEST OF ROADRANGER CD LIBRARY
Roadranger Marketing has a new four-disk CD set that packages more than 400 Dana and Eaton product and service documents. The set includes lubrication tips, troubleshooting guidelines, illustrated parts lists and warranty specifications.