Literature Review

Shock Brochure
ArvinMeritor has released a Gabriel shocks product line brochure, SP-0848. It highlights the company’s message as the leader in commercial vehicle original equipment shocks. According to the company, you will find the same quality in Gabriel aftermarket shocks as those installed on most new commercial vehicles in North America.

The six-page brochure covers features and benefits of Fleetline, GasSLX, Fleetline cab shocks and Ultra light truck shocks. The brochure can be downloaded at
ArvinMeritor, Inc.

Guide To Full Range of Bower Bearings
This comprehensive catalog is a convenient guide to the entire Bower product range and is said to cover all possible bearing needs of the heavy-duty trucking industry. It’s divided in two main sections:

  • Tapered Roller Bearings – for wheel (truck and trailer), transmission, differential and engine applications; and
  • Cylindrical Roller Bearings – both ISO and US industry series for use in transmission and differential applications.


New Product Buyers’ Guide
The New Product Buyers’ Guide from Grote has more than 140 new or improved products listed.

The guide covers the company’s complete line of lighting products and is divided into six sections. Sections provide information on signal lighting, interior lighting, forward lighting, warning and hazard lighting, license and auxiliary lighting and harness, connectors and other miscellaneous items.

Each product is accompanied by a brief description, technical specifications and a color photo. The company’s White Light technology is featured.

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

The 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.
Interstate-McBee, LLC

Transmission Components Catalog
The heavy-duty division of Midwest Truck & Auto Parts, Inc., World American, has introduced a new catalog, Heavy Duty Differential and Manual Transmission Components. It contains more than 300 pages of differential and manual transmission parts for the heavy-duty aftermarket.

Filled with illustrations and product identification, this catalog proves to be a must-have for distributors, the company says. Access and free download of this catalog can be found at the company’s web site,
World American Parts

Leak Detection Brochure
A heavy-duty leak detection brochure is available from Tracer Products. The brochure features information on the company’s specialized diagnostic tools, fluorescent leak detection kits, Fluoro-Lite and Dye-Lite dyes and inspection lamps and accessories.

These products will help technicians find all refrigerant, air brake, coolant and hydraulic fluid leaks.

The brochure gives details of the company’s complete line of products that are designed specifically for the heavy-duty industry.
Tracer Products

Replacement Filter Guide
Donaldson’s new replacement filter guide covers a wide range of filter types and applications. With more than 8,000 individual items, the Donaldson selection of replacement lube, fuel, coolant, hydraulic and exhaust products offers a broad range of engine protection choices.

The guide lists filter type, primary application, part number and Donaldson replacement part number.

Air filters include the company’s Endurance air filters with their “twice the life” guarantee.

Manufacturer Specific Catalogs
MAHLE Clevite has released two more of its manufacturer specific catalogs. The two new catalogs address all the aftermarket parts in the MAHLE Clevite line for Detroit-Mercedes (Catalog # EP-30DD-08) and Navistar (Catalog # EP-30NV-08).

This includes cylinder components, bearings, gaskets, rings, valve train, cams, crankshafts and more. The catalogs also include information on all available engine kits.

The catalogs can be viewed or downloaded at
MAHLE Clevite

Technician Training Brochure
Hunter Engineering has developed a brochure that illustrates the benefits of Hunter training. The company has more than 30 regional training facilities with full-time ASE-certified instructors and multiple service bays equipped with the latest technology in under-vehicle service equipment.

Hunter offers alignment courses for entry-level, mid-level and experienced technicians. Course topics include heavy-duty truck and trailer, light truck, SUV and car alignment services. Other courses educate technicians in advanced wheel balancing, vibration diagnosis, tire changing and brake machining procedures.
Hunter Engineering Co.

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.

Lightweight Brake Drum
Webb Wheel has introduced the Vortex lightweight brake drum. A flyer describes the patent pending design that reduces weight without sacrificing strength and durability.

According to Webb, the brake’s advanced technology external fins conduct heat away from the brake surface for superior heat dissipation. A center band and ribs reinforce the braking surface using gray iron metallurgy.

Drawings show the results of the FMVSS 121 Brake Recovery Test-Peak Performance Test and the Brake Power Test.
Webb Wheel

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.

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