Literature Review

New Gabriel Catalog
ArvinMeritor has released the 2007 Gabriel Commercial Ride Control Products Catalog. It covers the 89000, 83000, 85000/83000 and 85700 series shock absorbers as well as cab shocks, light truck shocks and steering stabilizers. The catalog features product information, application listings, numerical listings and interchange listings.

There also is a section on how to determine the correct shock for your customer’s truck. Information also is included on mounting accessory packages. Spanish and French sections round out the catalog.
ArvinMeritor, Inc.

Wheel Bearing Brochure
A brochure from Timken, MileMate, describes wheel bearing sets. Information on the benefits of using matched cup and cone sets is offered, including lengthening maintenance intervals, optimizing the bearing’s performance, allowing bearings to carry evenly-distributed loads and providing lower cost compared to the cost of unscheduled downtime.

Also included is a specification chart highlighting sets for popular component manufacturers.
The Timken Company

Alignment Brochure
BeeLine has introduced a catalog highlighting its heavy-duty wheel alignment equipment. This full-color brochure features the company’s LC7000 series laser-guided computer alignment gauging system, the 21000 rear axle aligner and the Smart Balancer.

Also highlighted are the on-the-floor alignment configurations and the mobile alignment system as well as alignment accessories.

Action photos show how each product is used, and detailed information accompanies each.

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. 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

Heavy-Duty Catalog
Cole Hersee Co. introduces its new Heavy Duty Catalog, D-400, detailing its line of heavy-duty products. Within the past year, Cole Hersee has introduced a number of products, including the low voltage disconnect switch, which are featured in the newly designed and reorganized catalog.

A subset of the company’s Master Catalog, this catalog offers complete product descriptions with full color product pictures. It is fully indexed, making it easy for users to navigate and find the exact product or application that suits their needs.
Cole Hersee

Corporate Overview
IPD recently updated its corporate overview brochure. Updates include the recent ISO9001:2000 certification by Lloyd’s Register.

This brochure gives an overview of IPD’s extensive, high-quality product line for Caterpillar engines. Various quality control, manufacturing and product detail are shown. Innovations such as IPD-style gasket sets and IPDSteel articulated (two-piece) steel pistons also are discussed.

IPD says it has been providing distributors and rebuilders who want to grow their diesel and natural gas business with quality, innovation, service and support since 1955.

Charge Air Cooler Catalog
Aviation Technology for the Trucking Industry, a brochure from Av-Tekk, is available. It features charge air cooler problems and solutions. Highlighted problems include cracked header plates, cracks in the air tubes and a weakened core structure. Solutions include strengthened header plates, leak-proof air tube seams and an I-beam reinforced structure. Magnified pictures show an up-close view of what these problems do to the charge air cooler as well as what the solutions provide.

Technology Brochure
Karmak, Inc. offers a full-color corporate publication, Heavy Duty Technology Solutions.

This brochure provides an overview of the company’s 25-year history serving the heavy-duty industry, its corporate partners, technology and customer services, as well as its complete heavy-duty business management systems.

Detailed information describes the company’s software solutions for unit sales, parts sales, inventory control, service management, accounting, lease and rental management and factory communications.
Karmak, Inc.

Heavy-Duty Clutch Catalog
World American, the heavy-duty division of Midwest Truck & Auto Parts, Inc., now offers a catalog that presents wholesale distributors with a full selection of heavy-duty clutch kits, clutches, flywheels and accessories.

These OE-quality replacement parts are listed with reference numbers, rotation torque guide and more, the company says. Included is a guide that illustrates the correct installation processes from measuring to set-up and lubricating.

Access and free download of this catalog can be found at the company’s web site.
World American

Drivetrain Components Catalog
S&S Truck Parts has released its latest drivetrain components catalog through its NEWSTAR Parts Component Group subsidiary.

A full range of axle and transmission components for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles is listed along with complete new clutch assemblies and bearing kits for medium- and heavy-duty trucks.

Almost 100 new items have been added since the last drivetrain catalog was published, according to the company.
S&S Truck Parts, Inc.

New Flyers
There are four new Dealer Solutions flyers now available, each addressing a different issue that truck dealers face: Proprietary cost, flexibility, real time reports and getting the biggest bang for the buck.

The flyers, Why Would I Want To Buy Dealer Solutions Business System?; Web Solutions, Management Reporting Tools At A Glance, Anytime, Anywhere; No Proprietary Cost Means Big Dollar Savings; and Three High Performance Trucks Are Not Equal, explain what the company’s software can offer a truck dealership.
Dealer Solutions

Drums, Rotors and Trailer Hubs Catalog
A new product catalog, Drums, Rotors and Trailer Hubs, is now available from ArvinMeritor, Inc.

The new catalog covers the most popular drums, rotors and trailer hub assemblies offered by the company. The front section offers detailed information about identifying brake drums and diagnosing common problems that lead to the failure of brake drums. It also includes information to support Preset by ArvinMeritor trailer hubs and associated service kits. Preset by ArvinMeritor hubs are available for TN/TQ and TP trailer axles.
ArvinMeritor, Inc.

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