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The top aftermarket products of 2015: No. 9

The ninth most-read new product release of this year was S&S Truck Parts' NEWSTAR release on Sept. 13 showcasing five ...

Minimizer upgrading its Kenworth floor mats

Minimizer says the company will update its for Kenworth models T600, T660, T800 and W900 with improvements to fit and finish. The new mats will be available  Jan. 4. The updated mats have been revised mainly for ease of manufacturing and to ensure an exact fit with multiple seat configurations, the company ...

Phillips 66 has new synthetic manual transmission lubes

Phillips 66 has added Triton Synthetic MTF and Kendall SHP Synthetic MTF to its commercial heavy-duty synthetic manual transmission lubricants lineup. The fuel-efficient fluids offer a lower viscosity profile and are approved under the Eaton PS-386 specification for extended drains – up to 500,000 miles in line-haul service, ...

The top aftermarket products of 2015: No. 10

Whoa, it's December again. Time sure does fly. And as we did this time last year, Truck Parts & Service would like to take a look at what made the biggest headlines over the past year. Beginning today, Truck Parts & Service will count down our ten most-read new products releases of ...

New parts from Dorman HD

Dorman HD has released several new "formerly dealer only parts" to the aftermarket. Click through the gallery for more information about each.

Midwest Truck Parts debuts online customer portal

Midwest Truck & Auto Parts announces the launch of its upgraded EZ-Link online ordering system at https://ezlink.midwesttruck.com. According to the company, online ordering is now even easier with EZ-Link. Registered distributors can search tens of thousands of parts by part number, description, category, or original manufacturer’s number. Midwest Truck & Auto ...

New Bandag trailer retread available

Bridgestone Commercial has a new trailer retread tire designed for small to medium truckload, less-than-truckload (LTL) and pick-up and delivery (P&D) fleets. Ben Rosenblum, director of Bandag Marketing, Bridgestone Commercial, says the company's new TR4.1 makes sense because of its balance of price and performance. “When shopping for trailer tread options, fleets ...

New paint from Valspar

Valspar Automotive introduces its Valspar Industrial Mix (VIM) high-performance, heavy-duty commercial coating line. As the newest advanced line of high-performance commercial coatings from Valspar, VIM was developed especially for the demands of the commercial, transportation and light industrial refinish markets. VIM is said to provide premium, durable repairs, excellent OEM color ...

Meritor names first Service Point repair facility

Meritor has named Dickinson Fleet Services, LLC, of Indianapolis as the first repair service partner approved for the Meritor Service Point program. “Dickinson Fleet Services is a recognized service leader in the industry, and we are pleased to appoint them as our first Meritor Service Point partner,” says Steve ...

Timken bearing line growing

The Timken Company has launched its 6000 Series deep groove ball bearings, which completes the company’s global roll-out of the series to its OE customer base and global distributor network. The new line, which is used in a wide variety of applications and conditions, meets ISO standards and dimensionally interchanges ...