Kenworth Truck Co. has introduced new features on the W900S, including an additional 6 inches of length and 5 inches of cab height compared to the traditional day cab. The extended day cab also offers 2 more inches behind the wheel, added leg room, up to 21 degrees of recline in the driver’s seat, and an extra 2 cubic feet of storage behind the driver’s seat. To provide better maneuverability, the steering gear has been moved forward ahead of the axle and longer front springs were added to increase wheel cut by 4 degrees.
SoyLube is a soybean oil-based grease that meets the National Lubricating Grease Institute’s GC-LB specifications. The grease is suitable for high-speed bearings and has a high dropping point.
ENVIRONMENTAL LUBRICANTS MANUFACTURING
Delco Remy’s new line of heavy-duty alternators has been tested for maximum heat resistance, ensuring output in environments as high as 257 degrees. They come with technology that automatically adjusts output based on voltage at the battery terminals, and they feature a high-capacity diode-bridge design. The models are the 28SI, the 36SI and the new 40SI.
SILICONE-FILLED LOAD SCALE
Right Weigh’s onboard load scale is filled with a low-viscosity silicone that will absorb vibration and pressure spikes and also prevent corrosion. It features on-the-face calibration to ensure accurate readings within 250 lbs. The gauge has vents to prevent altitude and temperature from affecting its accuracy.
RIGHT WEIGH INC.
MINIMIZER BUG DEFLECTOR
Spray Control Systems Inc.’s Minimizer Bug Deflector is made of durable plastic and is available in a variety of colors, including chrome. It has a quick bolt-on design.
SPRAY CONTROL SYSTEMS
Shell Lubricants’ Fifth Wheel Grease is a heavy-duty calcium grease formulated with solid additives for enhanced load-carrying capability. With its high solids content and heavy base oil formula, the grease withstands the washout and spray-off encountered during wet driving conditions.
CAT REPLACEMENT TURBOCHARGER
BorgWarner Turbo Systems’ S410G turbocharger, for Cat 3406E 600HP applications, features extended tip compressor wheel technology, improved air flow and higher pressure ratios. The unit is a direct replacement and requires no fitment modifications for installation.
BORGWARNER TURBO SYSTEMS
PREMIUM RETREAD TIRE
Cooper Tire & Rubber’s new retread, Vantage Drive, has low rolling resistance and long-lasting casing durability. Vantage Drive is available in 8-in., 8.5-in., 9-in. and 9.5-in. sizes with 26/32-in. tread depth. It is designed for drive positions in long-haul applications. The tread also offers V-shaped grooves and a closed shoulder design locked to provide additional tread stability for even wear.
COOPER TIRE & RUBBER
Hendrickson’s Quaantum FX Trailer Suspension System has long-life wheel ends with a hub and spindle design, extended-service brakes, cam tube system, precision bearings and quality seals, shock absorbers and air springs. The spindle allows the suspension system to be adapted to wide-base or dual tires. The suspensions also provide a self-centering hubcap, and a tapped hole in the hubcap can be attached to an alignment tool or hub odometer without damaging the hubcap seal.
Comprised of fiberglass and epoxy, Liteflex’s Composite Springs weigh 75 percent less than comparable steel springs. They offer a quieter, smoother ride and enable faster acceleration.
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FilterStream’s Auto AirTamer enables drivers to breathe cleaner, healthier air while driving. The AirTamer plugs into any 12-volt outlet, cleaning air by producing negative ions that force airborne pollutants away from your breathing space. The AirTamer, which requires no filters, comes with an attachment for a truck’s air vent, utilizing the fan’s power.
THE FILTERSTREAM CO.
VORAD SAFETY SYSTEM
Eaton Corp.’s VORAD VS-400 offers the option to purchase one or more of these components: standard collision warning system with forward-looking radar, Blindspotter side sensor, SmartCruise adaptive cruise control, a new 77-GHz radar or driver interface unit.
SYNTHETIC GEAR LUBE
Amsoil’s new 75W-110 Severe Gear synthetic lubricant offers film protection beyond 75W-90 grade oil.
This lubricant is engineered to resist acid, carbon, varnish formation and oxidative breakdown. It features an exclusive blend of high viscosity, shear stable synthetic base oils and extra treatment of high-performance additives for limited slip clutches.