Literature Review

Chrome Accessories Catalog
New from ArvinMeritor, Inc. is the Euclid Chrome And Stainless Steel Accessories catalog. This full-color catalog features bumper hardware, exhaust products, exterior accessories, front wheel products, lighting products, simulators and more.

Included is an index by part number for easy reference. Detailed descriptions and pictures accompany each product, and charts illustrate product selection information.
ArvinMeritor, Inc.

Filtration Catalog
Engine Lube/Oil, Coolant, Hydraulic and Transmission Filtration now is available from Donaldson. This catalog is complete with colored, labeled pictures of the engine that show how the company’s components operate.

Filter media technology and lube filters are highlighted and explained in detail, and pictures accompany each description.

Coolant filters and filtration for hydraulic-powered equipment also are featured, and charts detail how each filter operates.

Uptime Guarantee Flyer
A flyer from Cummins highlights the company’s Uptime Guarantee for 2007, which covers the engine as well as the aftertreatment system on EPA-certified 2007 ISX or ISM engines. The program’s start date was March 1, 2007, with an end date of December 31, 2007.

Service must be performed at a Cummins distributor or qualified dealer location in North America.

Call your local Cummins distributor at 1-800-DIESELS, or use the distributor locator at
Cummins Inc.

Drive Shaft Brochure
A new six-page brochure from Dana Corporation’s Commercial Vehicle Systems group provides a component-by-component description of the features and benefits of Spicer Life Series heavy-duty drive shaft assemblies.

It includes information on how the drive shafts can save truck owners as much as $1400 per truck because of reduced system weight, as well as parts reductions and lowered maintenance costs, the company said.

Other components such as the Spicer XL universal joints and the Spicer XC center bearing, to name a few, also are featured.
Dana Corporation

Pit Rack Catalog
Hunter has released a brochure that illustrates the features of the company’s heavy-duty pit racks.

The Model PT, a heavy-duty alignment system, is highlighted, and the Model PF and the Model PE also are featured. Jack options such as the HD Pit Jack and the Rolling Jack Support are described in detail, as are a variety of turnplate options.

The back of the full-color catalog features site requirements for each pit rack.
Hunter Engineering Company

Lights, Mirrors & Accessories Catalog
Lights/Mirrors Chrome & Accessories from Power Products explains the company’s light-emitting diode technology, which allows for utilization of standard industry plug connections.

The HP4 pin square diodes give maximum light output and use 88% less amps than incandescent, allowing additional power for other vehicle demands, the company said. Epoxyed circuit boards for corrosion protection and polycarbonate material for impact resistance are said to meet or exceed all photometric, mechanical and vibration testing.
Power Products

Oil Filter Brochure
A brochure from Wix, Heavy Duty Oil Filters, currently is available.

This brochure features the benefits of the company’s oil filters, including a neck-down base plate configuration, oil inlet holes on the threaded base plate and a gasket retainer cover plate along with a filter shell.

The back page of the brochure includes oil filter do’s and don’ts, according to the company, and a glossary of terms also is featured.
Wix Filters

Parts Catalog
A parts catalog now is available from Fleetline, featuring tandem fenders and mounts, quarter fenders and mounts and mud flap hanger brackets.

Each part is described in detail and is accompanied by pictures with dimensions of the products. Each product’s part number and weight also are highlighted in the brochure.

You’ll also find that ordering policies and contact information are included in the full-color brochure as well.
Fleetline Products

Brake Lining Application Guide
New from Haldex is a brake lining application guide, designed to provide fleets with the best lining choice based on their unique application.

By answering three questions pertaining to the fleet’s day-to-day operating conditions, a unique application score is ascertained and is used to provide a quick reference to the Haldex brake linings that will best handle their braking demands.

This score is based solely on braking demand, including aspects of load, operating terrain and braking frequency. Proper utilization of this guide can lead to improved braking stability and up to a 60% increase of brake life, the company said.
Haldex Commercial Vehicle Systems

Replacement Parts Catalog
A new catalog for replacement parts for Cummins KT/KTA/KTTA engines now is available from Interstate-McBee.

The new catalog lists replacement parts for accessory drives, cam followers, camshafts, cooling systems, crankshafts and seals, cylinder head components, cylinder liners, cylinder parts, engine bearings, fuel injector reference by CPL, fuel systems, gasket sets, gasket listing, lubrication systems, piston reference by CPL, rocker assemblies and turbochargers.

Robotic Aluminum Rim Polisher Brochure
Available literature and brochures describe the Aluminum Rim Polishing Machine and Business Program that has been developed by Vehicle Inspection Systems, Inc.

Materials provided detail on the VIS-Polish business system that is inclusive of equipment, consumables, installation, training, pricing guidelines and marketing support materials.

System owners benefit by becoming part of the national advertising program complete with a toll-free 24-hour phone number that drives new customers and new revenue to your dealership, said the company.
Vehicle Inspection Systems, Inc.

New Brake Catalog
A new Meritor Brake, Trailer Axle and Wheel Attaching Parts catalog now is available from ArvinMeritor, Inc.

It includes information to support recent product launches such as the Price Point Brake Hardware Kits and Clearance Sensing Automatic Slack Adjusters.

Twenty-six pages of reference material have been added, and a quick-reference guide for brake hardware kits and unlined brake shoes enables you to find what you’re looking for. Labeled, exploded views of various components also are featured.
ArvinMeritor, Inc.

Cabin Air Filter Brochure
Luber-finer completed a cabin air filter brochure to educate drivers on the benefits and service intervals of cabin air filters.

The brochure includes frequently asked questions about problems associated with cabin air cleanliness. A heavy-duty cabin air filter application and locator guide is included. The chart is separated by vehicle make, model, year and type of cabin.
Luber-finer/Champion Laboratories

Roller Bushings & Fan Drives Brochures
New literature is available from Horton. A full-color piece of literature highlights the benefits of the company’s roller bushings, including special ribbed casing, patented needle bearings and dual lip seals that are designed to keep out dirt.

A brochure explaining the VMaster viscous air sensing fan drives, the VMaster viscous directly-controlled fan drives and the VMaster Ultra viscous fan drives also is available.

Each product’s details and specifications are provided in easy-to-read charts, and pictures also are included.
Horton, Inc.

IPD Product Brochure
A new 12-page product bulletin, IPDPB-01, now is available from IPD and features the IPDSteel articulated, two-piece pistons for Caterpillar 3406, 3408, 3412 and C15 engine models.

It includes full-color pictures of featured parts, and a quick reference guide for overhaul engine kits.

Coverage for HEUI engine applications are outlined in the product bulletin, as well as natural gas and methane applications.

The bulletin also offers information about the company’s web site and its offerings, including videos, an e-newsletter, new product updates as well as new product bulletins.
IPD Parts

Harness User’s Guide
Truck-Lite announced the release of its new Harness User’s Guide, designed to educate harness systems users on a variety of important topics, the company said.

Highlighted sections include: Basics In Electricity, Harness Fundamentals, Troubleshooting, Diagnosing Harness Failure, Harness Repair Methods and Glossary Of Industry Terms.

The 41/2″ x 8″ manual contains 42 full-color pages of harnessing and electrical know-how from industry experts, and is said to provide useful training and education.
Truck-Lite Co., Inc.

Tech Tips
A publication from Timken, TechTips, is designed to promote safe, proper bearing handling practices for the heavy-duty market, according to the company.

The flier provides a checklist of bearing damage, including signs of advanced problems in differentials and transmissions. Featured is a list of problems that may be noticed during troubleshooting, inspection, teardown or rebuilding of the driveline gearboxes.

Pictures accompany some of the problems, and contact information is included if you wish to receive the company’s rebuild kits.
The Timken Company

Wiper Blade Catalog
A full-color catalog from Sloan introduces the Michelin heavy-duty wiper blades.

Highlighted features of the product include its heavy-duty riveted steel frame, aerodynamic design which increases blade-to-windshield contact, durable stainless steel flexors and pre-installed connector system, making installation fast and easy, said the company.

The wiper blades come in an assortment of sizes, and are available in bulk pack,
reclosable blister or a self-contained assortment package. Flip to the back page to learn about the Michelin snowblades.
Sloan Transportation Products

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