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Steering clear of the hazards 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 ...

Karmak publishes paper on fleet consolidation

Karmak has released the newest piece in its thought leadership series, “Weathering Fleet Consolidation in the Parts Department.” Available HERE, the ...

SAF-Holland debuts new air disc brake axle system

SAF-Holland announces the introduction of its SAF INTEGRAL Air Disc Brake Axle System with P89 Wheel End Package, ideal for SAF air suspension systems. According to SAF-Holland, the P89 accommodates up to 2-in. offset wheels for application and maintenance flexibility, allowing fleets to choose the wheel end offset desired. ...

Webb Wheel announces new brake drum

Webb Wheel Aftermarket has released a new Webb Vortex Unlimited brake drum. Webb Wheel Aftermarket says the new drum features the company's patent-pending CRT vents (Cool Running Technology), which increase air flow producing 15 percent cooler operating temperatures for better braking performance and adding 25 percent to brake drum life. The Webb ...

Moisture separators from Racor

The Racor Division of Parker Hannifin Corporation presents its new Moisture Ember Separators. The Racor Moisture Ember Separator (MES) protects the downstream air filter from embers using a combination of unique flat and crimped metal screens constructed into a galvanized steel frame, the company says. A multi-layered screen design ...

Bosch adds to HD starter lineup

The Bosch Rotating Machines group has released three new Long Haul Starters that replace 186 competitive part numbers in heavy-duty on-road commercial applications. The three new starters are designed for Freightliner, Navistar, Sterling, Peterbilt, Volvo, Mack and other applications. Bosch says its proprietary shock-absorbing planetary gear system helps generate ...

Zwicker to chair MERA board

The Motor and Equipment Remanufacturer's Association (MERA) announce the election of Shawn Zwicker, general manager, ReCon Europe and Joint Ventures, Cummins Inc., to the position of chairman of the MERA Board of Directors. Zwicker succeeds MERA Founding Chairman Michael Cardone, Jr., chairman, CARDONE Industries, Inc., who will continue to ...

Fontaine Modification updates website

Fontaine Modification has redesigned its website to be more visually appealing, easier to use and better optimized for mobile devices, the company says. According to Fontaine the new site also provides a more in-depth look at the many services available from Fontaine’s two newest business units, Fontaine Modification Fleet ...

Dorman releases new Freightliner, Peterbilt parts

Dorman HD Solutions is now offering 15 fluid reservoir SKU’s for Freightliner’s Cascadia, and 15 headlight bezel SKU’s for Peterbilt’s 377 and 377 A/E. The Cascadia SKU’s are for model year 2008 to 2013 trucks, and the Peterbilt bezels are for 1987-96 (377 A/E) and 1994-96 (377). Dorman says ...

SKF debuts new parts catalog app

SKF has developed the SKF Parts Info app, a mobile app based on its popular automotive and heavy-duty online parts catalog, SKFpartsinfo.com. The free app is available for iPhone, iPad and Android, and is designed to provide users with the convenience of an online parts search in a mobile ...