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Stemco Motor Wheel becomes a lightweight supplier to Freightliner, Western Star

Stemco Motor Wheel announced its CentriFuse lightweight brake drum is now a premium published option for certain Freightliner and Western Star trucks models. CentriFuse lightweight brake drums are designed for weight-sensitive applications to increase payload or fuel efficiency. The 16.5- x 8.62-in. CentriFuse drum now available weighs 100 lbs., which is the lightest brake drum

Western Star 4700 options offer frame rail mounted vertical exhaust stack

Western Star Truck Sales Inc. announced that a frame rail mounted vertical exhaust stack is now offered as an option for Western Star 4700 set-back and set-forward truck and tractor models. This configuration is now available in combination with the Western Star aerodynamic roof and side fairing options. Preferred by vocational fleets that pull dry

Western Star 4700 available with Allison 4700 RDS transmission

Western Star Trucks Inc. announced that the Allison Transmission 4700 Rugged Duty Series (RDS) series automatic transmission is now available for the Western Star 4700. Ideal for rugged off-road and vocational applications such as construction, dump and oil field, the combination of the Western Star 4700 with the Allison 4700 RDS provides enhanced and more efficient

Western Star Allison Transmission
Extreme flexibility: Western Star 4900 FE offers versatility, durability, fuel efficiency

The Western Star 4900 series truck is a model for multiple applications, from trucks and tractors in a variety of vocational configurations to the more aerodynamic on highway tractor model. According to, Guy Lemieux, marketing segment manager Western Star Trucks Inc., “The 4900 base model is like a ‘Swiss Army knife,’ it provides total versatile

Western Star 4900 Series Heavy Duty Truck
Western Star AWD 4800 model available

A new 8×8 axle configuration of the Western Star 4800 model, designed for utility, construction, government, refuse and extreme off-road applications, is now available. The OEM is complementing its 4800 model lineup with the 4800SB all-wheel drive (AWD) 8×8 model equipped with a two-speed transfer case to provide gradability and low- and high-speed operations, and