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PACCAR Parts accessories for Peterbilt Model 589

There are exterior, interior and lighting accessory options, all custom-made to match the style of the Model 589.

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Interior Corrosion – Public Enemy Number One to Semi-Truck Cabs

In-cab corrosion is a big deal in the heavy-duty trucking industry, costing fleets five-to-six figures annually. Every fleet manager in the business would love to eliminate in-cab corrosion, but how? Chemicals are introduced to the cab by a driver’s boots, and drivers are in and out of the truck numerous times a day. The salt and

HDAW unveils 2022 education lineup

Conference organizers for Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) have announced the educational themes that will be covered during HDAW ’22, taking place in-person Jan. 24-27 at the Gaylord Texan Resort in Grapevine, Texas. During the educational workshops on Tuesday, Jan. 25, HDAW says attendees will hear from industry leaders and experts who will provide insights

Interior Corrosion – Public Enemy Number One to Semi-Truck Cabs

In-cab corrosion is a big deal in the heavy-duty trucking industry, costing fleets five-to-six figures annually. Every fleet manager in the business would love to eliminate in-cab corrosion, but how? Chemicals are introduced to the cab by a driver’s boots, and drivers are in and out of the truck numerous times a day.  The salt

Interior Corrosion – Public Enemy Number One to Semi-Truck Cabs

In-cab corrosion is a big deal in the heavy-duty trucking industry, costing fleets five-to-six figures annually. Every fleet manager in the business would love to eliminate in-cab corrosion, but how? Chemicals are introduced to the cab by a driver’s boots, and drivers are in and out of the truck numerous times a day. The salt

The Importance of Total Cost of Ownership

Total cost of ownership. It is a phrase fleets are probably familiar with, but how do they minimize TCO when increasing safety, improving performance, and enhancing appearance are paramount to their business Managing a fleet of trucks is an extensive job, with permits, licensing, driver education, and maintenance costs. Routine maintenance can be hard enough

Ideal engineers Smart Clamp

The Ideal-Tridon Brand from Ideal Clamp Products now includes the SmartSeal worm gear clamp featuring the patent-pending SmartLiner, a self-compensating spring liner that forms a steady 360-degree seal in response to changing temperatures and vibrational movement.

Donaldson introduces PowerCore air cleaners

The PowerCore air cleaner product line from Donaldson Co. has been expanded with the addition of the PCD family and the PSD14.The new PCD air cleaner provides single-stage filtration in a compact unit for on-highway trucks operating in light dust conditions, according to the company.

DEF & fuel economy: Fleets surveyed

With the introduction of 2010 EPA-compliant diesel engines, which included selective catalytic reduction (SCR) technology, diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) has become a mandatory commodity for all fleet managers running these engines. Many of those fleets still have questions about how it impacts day-to-day operations. In an August 2013 online survey of the trucking industry, PEAK Commercial & Industrial, the makers of BlueDEF, found that the top concern of those surveyed was how DEF with SCR technology impact overall fuel economy.

ChemSpec offers polyurethane basecoat and clear coat formula

Metacryl FC 3.5 VOC 2K Polyurethane Basecoat from ChemSpec is a conventional solids basecoat for use with Metacryl universal hardener system and zero VOC reducer. METALUX MX2 MS CLEARCOAT 9090 from ChemSpec is a medium solids clear coat formulated for the METALUX basecoat system.

Midwest Wheel enhances parts ordering system

Truck parts distributor Midwest Wheel Companies is making available a Make/Model Lookup capability for fleet customers ordering light truck accessories.

Happy customers, prosperous business

A loyal Volvo dealership and fan of the truck’s equipment technology, the Nextran Orlando facility is one of 14 Nextran Centers located along major truck routes in Florida, Georgia and Alabama. The Orlando shop employs 21 technicians occupying 16 service bays.