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Horton introduces new WindShift swept-blade design

Horton announces its most efficient fan blade to date, the WindShift WSE, has been computer-optimized to provide a superior combination ...

NCIS, NTN conduct counterfeiting raid

NTN has announced the results of a joint raid it participated in with the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS). The raid was conducted on bearing storage location near Charleston, S.C. on June 25 after NCIS agents concluded a warehouse was illegally distributing low-quality, counterfeited bearings directly to consumers. NTN ...

Three easy steps to finding a part

A customer comes into your store and he needs a part. You get the SKU, look it up in your inventory management software and nothing ...

Webb Wheel redesigns, reduces weight of TN trailer hub

Webb Wheel OEM says it has redesigned its 25,000 pound axle-rated TN trailer hub to make it lighter and to simplify brake drum installation. The new patent pending design of Webb 2023 TN trailer hub includes a scalloped flange which reduces the overall weight. By incorporating ten total drum pilots ...

U.S.-made parts finding toehold, again

A recent Truck Parts & Service survey showed more than 60 percent of truck parts buyers only buy U.S.-made parts. Among the respondents, 22 percent were more concerned with price and 11 percent gave manufacturing origin no consideration. Nationwide, an article in TIME Magazine focused on how “Made in the USA” ...

Avoiding the tempation of emission tampering

This is Part I of a five-part special report on emission tampering released last week by Successful Dealer. For access to Parts II-V, please see the links at the bottom of the page. For as long as heavy-duty trucks have been on the road, people have been tinkering with ...

FinditParts becomes master distributor for Leland Brake & Wheel

FinditParts.com is a new master distributor of Leland Brake & Wheel Parts. “We’re excited to reinvigorate and sell such a strong brand,” says David Seewack, CEO and founder at FinditParts. The Leland brand is available to both distributors and end-users alike on the FinditParts portal. Leland offers a catalog of more ...

Fontaine Modification to install CNG systems

Mainstay Fuel Technologies and Fontaine Modification have reached an agreement to provide a turnkey process for the delivery and installation of CNG fuel systems on Class 8 heavy-duty on-highway tractors. Fontaine will install the back-of-cab and side-saddle CNG fuel storage, management and delivery systems manufactured by Mainstay, the company ...

New products from Dorman HD

Dorman HD Solutions released Tuesday several new "formerly dealer only" parts. New listings include EGR coolers, which includes all needed gaskets and hardware for a complete repair. Also, cab clearance lights for model year 1997-2014 Peterbilt trucks, and malfunction switches for model year 2005-2012 Volvo VN and VNL trucks.

Oil Eater expands floor cleaner line

Oil Eater has expanded its line of floor and all-purpose cleaners with the introduction of a 38 lb. lined case of powder, an addition to its pre-measured 1.5 oz. packets. Designed to keep waste to a minimum, the ultra-concentrated, eco-friendly powder can be used in a mop bucket, auto scrubber ...