ON THE COVER
The DuraClass Sidewinder spreads material during winter months and operates as a standard dump body in warmer weather. Its body sidewall prevents moisture and freeze problems. A front-mounted inverted telescopic hoist with hard chrome-plated sleeves eliminates the need for cylinder housing inside the body and minimizes cylinder contamination. The unit allows operators to spread up to 25-foot widths of sand or salt with continuous feed from the dump body. The construction includes COR-TEN steel, a heavy-duty braced tailgate and continuous welding.
Truck Bodies & Equipment International,
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UTR and STR tonneau racks are made with powder-coated stainless steel uprights and aluminum crossbars. The racks increase truck storage by providing an additional level under the tonneau cover. They have a 300-pound capacity and will not rust or corrode. The racks work with new or previously installed “over-the-rail” soft tonneau covers.
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Tire chain kit
The Onspot Chain System with the new GM G4500 chassis is designed for ambulances. Working in conjunction with Roadmaster Suspension Co., the chain system is mounted forward of the rear axle and the Roadmaster sway bar is mounted behind the rear axle, replacing the forward-facing sway bar.
Onspot of North America,
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Underground fueling system
The FlexWorks Loop System is an underground fueling system designed to provide environmental protection and long-term reliability. Features include factory-installed pipe entry boots, stabilizer bars and shear valves. There is no need for height adjustment on the dispenser sumps and no need to use and connect T and L pipe fittings, which eliminates joints. Easy access to all dispenser components and connections is provided just below the grade for inspection, repair and testing.
OPW Fueling Containment Systems,
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Air-operated grease gun
The Model 1162 automatic pneumatic grease gun is designed with a variable-speed trigger and features a patented pump design to ensure uninterrupted grease flow. It has a 30-inch high-pressure hose with a coupler and attachment clip, and operates on shop air ranging from 40 to 150 psi. The Model 1162 supplies high flow rates at low and medium pressures for quick filling or high pressures for tight joints, clogged fittings and track adjustments.
St. Louis, Mo.
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Natural gas engine
The 265-horsepower Phoenix NG 7.6L engine for public transit, school, distribution and other fleets is certified below the 2009 EPA/CARB emission standards. Benefits include improved engine performance, no offensive odors, reduced greenhouse emissions and a quieter engine, according to the manufacturer.
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TR-19 (19,000-pound capacity) and TR-25 (25,000-pound capacity) lifts raise RVs, school buses, twin-axle tractors, utility vehicles, cars, trucks and vans. Available up to 9 inches wider for winged snowplow trucks, large RV mirrors and extra-wide vehicles, the lifts offer 48 inches of unrestricted under-vehicle access for exhaust, driveline, transmission, inspection and all types of vehicle servicing. The clear-floor design allows toolboxes, jacks and other shop equipment to roll freely between posts.
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Fleet maintenance and safety managers concerned about blindside safety issues may look to the Eyeball mirror and bracket as an answer. The mirror provides drivers with maximum visibility while making right-hand turns and lane changes. The unit has a single-arm conventional hood mount design but also has been successfully used for rear-mount applications, providing enhanced visibility across the back of step vans and delivery vehicles.
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The MAHA USA mobile column lifting (MCL) system for trucks and buses up to 108,000 pounds is compact, light and easy to move and use. The system uses low-friction, surface-hardened, stainless steel recirculating ball screw technology. All MAHA lifts are ALI-certified. The MCL is available in configurations of two, four, and six columns with lifting capacities of 16,000 to 18,000 pounds per column.
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Capitol Supply has partnered with the National Joint Powers Alliance (NJPA) to streamline fleet parts programs that meet most state and local bidding requirements. NAPA Auto Parts’ inventory of more than 300,000 parts is available under NJPA’s pre-bid cooperative purchasing contracts. Capitol’s single point of contact ensures rapid delivery, personalized service and low contract pricing.
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Front suspension system
Peterbilt’s Front Air Leaf Suspension is available for truck Models 384, 386, 388 and 389. The new-generation suspension system has a lower spring rate for better isolation of road inputs, and maintains the roll stiffness and handling performance of a taper leaf suspension, according to Peterbilt. The design uses four air springs to support up to 75 percent of the spring load. Additional features include: lightweight components; a ride height compatible with the popular Low Air Leaf and FLEXAir rear suspensions; suspension weight capacity ratings from 12,000 to 13,200 pounds; and compatibility with air disc or drum brakes.
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Rislone high-performance injector cleaner with fuel conditioner and treatment helps fleets clean and lubricate fuel injectors. The formula provides a cleaner and quieter ride by helping to eliminate noisy injectors and fuel pumps, rough idle, hard-starting and hesitation. One of the key ingredients is Upper Cylinder Lubricant (UCL), which helps prevent wear to cylinders, rings and pistons, while lubricating valves and guides. Rislone injector cleaner works with all types of fuel, including regular and unleaded gasoline, ULSD diesel, E85 ethanol and other oxygenated, reformulated and bio formulas. It is available in two sizes: a 6-ounce bottle (p/n 4701) concentrated to treat up to 25 gallons of fuel, and a 32-ounce bottle (p/n 4732) concentrated to work at 3 ounces per 10 gallons of fuel.
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Connectivity for work trucks
The redesigned 2009 F-150 and other Ford trucks and vans boast optional Ford Work Solutions technologies, which offer fleet users the connectivity, flexibility and security needed to run key aspects of their operations. An in-dash computer, powered by Microsoft Windows CE with Windows Auto, provides full high-speed Internet access and works with Bluetooth-enabled mobile phones. The computer, which is integrated into the truck’s center stack, is equipped with a 6.5-inch, high-resolution touch screen (with stylus), 2 gigabytes of memory, a secure digital slot for additional memory, a USB port and a wireless keyboard and mouse. Other Ford Work Solutions technologies include: Tool Link, a radio-frequency identification asset tracking system that helps keep a detailed inventory of tools or equipment in the pickup box; Crew Chief, a telematics and diagnostics system linked to a Web-based application that can be accessed anywhere there is an Internet connection; and Cable Lock, a robust locking system designed to keep valuable equipment secure in an open pickup box.
Ford Motor Co.,
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