Product Showcase

Go Full Charge on Battery Status

The EECS400 Wireless Battery System Tester checks battery, starting and charging systems wirelessly and displays battery condition as a percentage of available capacity, related capacity, and state of charge as a good, marginal or replace status. The tester comes with a hand-held receiver, battery module with leads, USB adaptor for PC printing, Microsoft PC data template CD, brass post adaptors and a carrying case.

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Increase Your Cup (Holder) Size

The Cup Keeper Cup Holder Adapter is a plastic adapter that makes any size mug, cup or bottle fit into your vehicle’s cup holder. It sets in the existing cup holder and expands to the opening without fixed installation.

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Dyeing to Find the Troublesome Leak

The TP-3900 Dye-Lite Coolant/Auto Body Dye is a fluorescent dye that shows leaks in radiators, hoses, water pumps and fittings. Wherever the coolant leaks, the dye remains at the leak site. When the system is scanned with an ultraviolet or blue light inspection lamp, the dye glows bright green. The dye also works for wind and water leaks.

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Spray on a Little Clean Shine

New Eagle One Wipe and Shine spray is a cleaning product that uses a micro-emulsion formula to remove dust, dirt, pollen, bird droppings and water spots from any surface and provides UV protection without leaving a white residue, the company says. Wipe and Shine spray is suitable for all surfaces, including paint, chrome, aluminum and glass.

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Ready to Roll

Dunlop’s SP 464 long-haul drive tire features a 28/32-in. tread depth in a tread pattern with three hydro grooves that help evacuate water. The tire also has penetration protectors to help resist cuts and punctures, the company says. It comes in four sizes: 11R22.5, 11R24.5, 295/75R22.5 and 285/75R24.5.

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TRP Brush, Brushless Alternators

TRP offers alternators for medium- and heavy-duty trucks: the RE022 brush series with 150 amps and the RE 555 brush series with 160 amps, both with a 1-year warranty. The RE035 brushless series features 140 amps and the RE036 170 amps. They both have remote sensing capability, which helps extend service life of the truck’s batteries. Both come with a 3-year warranty. The TRP alternators are designed to meet OEM specifications and are rated for temperatures up to 221 degrees F.

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Continental Truck Tires iPhone App

Commercial truck operators can get instant access to emergency road and tire service at the location closest to them from their iPhone or iPad with the Continental Truck Tires Dealer Locator application, which can be downloaded from the iTunes App Store.

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Front Steer Axle

The Steertek NXT fabricated front steer axle accommodates a variety of wheel end and knuckle designs and meets a capacity range of 8,000 to 23,000 pounds.

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Exhaust Manifolds for Detroit Series 60

Two new ceramic-coated exhaust manifolds are available for Detroit Series 60 engines. These three-piece exhaust manifolds have been designed to maximize airflow by smoothing out the corners of stock manifolds and eliminating bottlenecks and failure points, maker Bully Dog says. Both parts, the high mount 85301 and the low mount 85300, work on the same engine model years from ’95-’03.

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GPS With All the Trucker Bells and Whistles

Cobra’s 5550 PRO Navigation System with 5-inch LCD screen features Junction View with Lane Assist, state mileage log, hours-of-service log and last-mile routing for road coverage on secondary highways.

The Quick-Tabs feature includes navigational details such as the distances to weigh stations, travel centers, rest areas and mile markers. Unit includes more than 12 million standard points-of-interest and 33,000 truck-specific points-of-interest. It comes with three months of unlimited downloads from Cobra’s AURA Camera & Driving Hazard Database, which alerts drivers to locations of fixed speed and red-light cameras, dangerous intersections and known speed traps.

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Backlit Logo Displays

The backlit logo displays are designed for each customer’s logo and increase a trailer’s night visibility. The customized logolight features solid aluminum brackets and frames, aluminum composite letters, 80,000-hour LEDs and stainless steel mounting hardware. Logolight comes with an installation kit.

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