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B&W introducing new mounted fifth wheel product

B&W Trailer Hitches announces it will introduce its new 16,000-lb. Patriot rail-mounted fifth wheel slider hitch at the 2014 SEMA Show in Las Vegas. The new Patriot rail-mounted slider complements B&W’s full line of hitches and is built to exacting specifications for smooth, flawless and virtually inaudible operation, the ...

Qwik Tech Tips on wiring

In this month’s issue of Phillips Industries’ Qwik Tech Tips, the company writes, “Did you know that the original electrical cables were 4-way conductors, giving way in the late 1950’s to 6-way conductors, and then in the late 1960’s the 7-way conductors were finally introduced? “The internal wiring of a seven-way cable is made up ...

Satellite truck antenna

Winegard introduces its Pathway X1, a fully automatic satellite antenna trucks, RVs and trailers. According to Winegard, the Pathway X1 features: Smallest, portable satellite antenna that delivers ...

Bully Dog produces FAQ about engine programmers

Bully Dog has produced a paper addressing some frequently asked questions about their diesel truck engine programmer products. In the paper, the company highlights a number of benefits that vehicle owners can uncover by properly installing heavy-duty tuners. A copy of the document can be found HERE.

Goodyear to test Air Maintenance Technology in heavy-duty market

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company's Air Maintenance Technology (AMT) for commercial vehicles will begin testing on U.S. trucking fleets in the next few months, as part of a research project supported by United States Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Vehicle Technology. Since 2011, Goodyear has been developing ...

Snap-on HD catalog now available

Snap-on has made available its new Heavy Duty Catalog, with special pricing is available on a majority of the featured products until the end of the month. Among the new products highlighted in the Snap-on Heavy Duty Catalog is the Snap-on PRO-LINK Ultra Elite Kit (EEHD704004) that provides powerful diagnostics for ...

ScrewKits available for air spring replacement

ContiTech has introduced 37 different ScrewKits for ContiTech and PHOENIX air springs to aid in air spring replacement. The company offers a complete mounting kit that has been precisely customized to each type of air spring, covering around 300 applications in trucks, trailers, and buses. In addition to the usual nuts and ...

Rotary Lift updates heavy-duty lift offering

Rotary Lift has updated its patented universal style lifting saddles and is introducing a variety of lift adapter packages for use with its new MOD35 modular heavy-duty inground lift series. There are four universal saddles to choose from, each now with best-in-class 35,000 lbs. lifting capacity, the company says. “Truck ...

Dorman introduces Tech Tube video program

Have you always wanted to share your service and maintenance installation tips on YouTube? Can professional techs and DIYers benefit from your approach to certain repairs? If so, you are in luck. Dorman Products, Inc. announces the introduction of Tech Tube, its new installation video incentive program. This new program ...

TP&S seeking updates to yearly Buyers’ Guide

It’s that time of year again. Truck Parts & Service would like to invite all current suppliers with product listings in our virtual Buyers’ Guide, or suppliers interested in joining the Buyers’ Guide, to check our Buyers’ Guide website in the coming days and weeks to update or add ...