50th anniversary CB
The 29 LX LE Citizens Band Radio from Cobra, the maker’s 50th anniversary release, features a new design and a selectable four-color LCD screen that can display in red, green, blue or amber and has adjustable night and day settings. The radio has an ergonomic microphone and a large center scroll knob that offers one-touch programming and channel changes. The radio also comes with a weather alert scan that automatically advances to clear National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration stations within distance. The Radio Check Diagnostic feature allows drivers to monitor the radio’s RF output, SWR setting and battery voltage. The radio includes a 4-watt AM RF power output and instant access to channels 9 and 19.
The e-Barrier Wheel Seal has a multi-zone labyrinth design with low profile sections, right-angle corners, low-friction barrier, two rubber wipers and waterproof grease to reduce moisture and debris. The seal can be installed by hand, and seven sizes are available. The seal is offered in a standard variant and a premium variant, which is compatible with all synthetic lubricants.
The 1110 Low Profile Suspension seat has Elastomeric Vibration Control, which can dampen low amplitude vibration by up to 50 percent, the company says. The seat has an 8-in. seat index point for turf and industrial use. The seat is built with a steel tube frame and meets or exceeds SAE, FMVSS and OSHA regulations, the company says. Sewn covers can be personalized with different fabrics, colors and stitch patterns. The 1110 has a 1.5-in. integrated suspension motion and fore-aft adjustment.
Replacement fuel tank
TRP’s aftermarket fuel tank is available in 50- and 150-gallon options and 23-in., 24.5-in., 25-in. and 26-in. diameters and fits all major Class 8 truck makes. The tank is available with a filler neck in right, left or center of the tank and comes with a 24-month warranty.
TRP Aftermarket Parts
IntelliRoute Software Update
A software update for the IntelliRoute TND trucker-specific GPS navigation unit is now available to current and new users.
The unit’s new features include mileage data reporting, enhanced voice warning system, final mile address notification, Spanish and French languages functionality and full-route text preview. The mileage data reporting can be exported to spreadsheet form and uploaded to other devices. The new warning system alerts users of sharp curves, steep hills, speed limit changes and speeding.
The new driver-controlled auto-reroute allows drivers to pause routes and resume later. An IntelliRoute TND application for the iPad will be available next year.
Lightweight work shoe
The Trailblade combines the slip-resistant outsoles and waterproof features of a work boot with the mesh lining of an athletic shoe. The work shoe maintains protection certified by the American Society for Testing and Materials and is non-metallic. It has an oil and slip-resistant rubber outsole and optional composite toe protection, a lightweight alternative to a steel toe, the company says.
The Ecco LED beacon 6260 is 4.9-in. tall, has three 3-watt LED bulbs and a flash operation to produce a warning signal. The unit has an operating range of 12-80 volts. The beacon light is available in amber with a two-bolt or half-in. pipe mount.
Severe service battery
The 65 Intimidator Absorbed Glass Mat battery line is designed to handle severe driving conditions, frequent stopping and starting and powering many electronic devices. The battery has a tightly compressed structure and reinforced internal design that protects against intense vibration and provides more starting power, the company says. It has a sealed exterior to resist moisture and a flat-plate design to use cube space.
The Bandag B197 tread is built for long life, the company says, combining compounding and classic straight-rib design. Tire tread depth is 11/32-inch, and the tire fits most casings — 210mm, 220mm and 230mm.