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The top aftermarket products of 2014: No. 3

The No. 3 most-read new product release of 2014 is another new former dealer-only parts release from Dorman HD Solutions. This release ...

New Brunswick ruling allows aerodynamic boat tail devices

The Province of New Brunswick recently enacted a deferred enforcement policy on Nov. 25, 2014 to officially allow full length, ...

Lincoln Industries displays products at Vegas event

Lincoln Industries displayed its modified After Effect brand of large-diameter bull bars and step bars at two recent events surrounding the 2014 Wrangler National Final Rodeo (NFR) in Las Vegas. After Effect exhibited at the Wrangler Hollywood Theatre during the Wrangler NFR Countdown Show. A truck featuring the company's 5-in. ...

East Manufacturing enhances aftermarket parts center

East Manufacturing has redesigned its parts center into a state-of-the-art facility at its headquarters in Randolph, Ohio. The Parts Center provides Aftermarket parts and accessories for dealer, fleet and owner-operator customers within a 150-mile radius of East. The new layout allows customers to access parts more efficiently with a large ...

The top aftermarket products of 2014: No. 4

The fourth most-read new product release of 2014 comes from way back on Jan. 2. That's when Minimizer introduced its Tire Mask wheel painting and refurbishing kit. Minimizer says the Tire Mask is a simple tool to protect tires from paint and primer overspray. It is installed tightly on ...

Minimizer debuts new poly toolbox

Minimizer has introduced a new 18 in. poly tool box. According to the company, the box is significantly lighter than metal and is designed for a variety of applications for use on truck, trailer and off-highway vehicles. Weighing only 22.8 lbs., the smaller profile tool box measures 18 in. x ...

The top aftermarket products of 2014: No. 5

We've reached the top five. And coming in as the fifth most-read new product release on this site this year was TRP's announcement that it had expanded its replacement parts line. Released just last month, TRP announced it had expanded its replacement parts offering of turbochargers, power steering pumps, windshield ...

Eaton enhances UltraShift PLUS for compatibility two 2-speed axles

Eaton has increased the functionality in its lineup of UltraShift PLUS automated transmissions with enhancements that allow for compatibility with 2-speed axles. Geared primarily to increase the appeal of UltraShift PLUS among vocational customers, especially dump and heavy haul fleets, the new compatibility provides a cost-saving alternative to torque ...

The top aftermarket products of 2014: No. 6

The sixth most-read new product release of 2014 was a Dorman HD Solutions release introducing several new former dealer-only parts to the aftermarket. Published in September, this release included information on several aftermarket products for Freightliner trucks, as well as steering shafts for Chevy and GMC work trucks. The Freightliner ...

New front-end accessory drive repair kit from Schaeffler

Schaeffler has compiled its INA FEAD Kit to assist with repairing front-end accessory drives in increasing complex vehicle systems such as belts, high-output alternators and start-stop systems that supply vital functions with increasing loads. The kits provide frequently needed parts to repair downsized engines with greater torque variation ...