Giti Tire’s GSL213 is a long-haul steer featuring advanced technology and a pattern designed for outstanding overall performance, resistance to irregular wear and extended mileage. The tire features an extra-wide deep tread to facilitate longer tread life, defense and braking-force ribs to help prevent irregular wear, and a special tread compound for added abrasion resistance while extending tread life. GSL213 is available in sizes 11R22.5 14PR (20/32-inch tread depth), 295/75R22.5 14PR (20/32-inch TD), 11R24.5 14PR (20/32-inch TD) and 285/75R24.5 14PR (20/32-inch TD). The tire is backed by the company’s new limited GT radial truck tire warranty that includes a two-retread or five-year limited casing warranty with robust casing allowances.
Dana Holding Corp. enhanced its Spicer Life Series (SPL) Model 250 universal joint assembly to improve product performance and durability. Designed to meet the needs of low-emissions high-efficiency Class 8 trucks, the SPL-250 universal joint assembly offers more than a 40-percent improvement in dynamic bearing capacity – in the same compact package – to create a driveline with more power density. The new bearing package includes larger needle bearings for increased capacity, a special Viton synthetic seal for improved grease retention and serviceability, and a thermoplastic seal guard to exclude contaminants. A premium synthetic lubricant provides further improvement in bearing life through the initial three-year/350,000-mile lubrication interval. The assembly’s Spicer Quick Disconnect feature helps make it easier to service the powertrain.
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Gamber-Johnson’s line of Mag docking stations now includes a dock for the Panasonic Toughbook 31 computer. The Mag 31 Dock, constructed out of a magnesium shell to enhance its overall look and performance, includes a front-facing docking mechanism designed for easy one-handed docking and undocking of the computer. The station, which has a key lock for added security, has passed vibration testing standard MIL-STD-810G and has undergone cycle testing on the latch and docking mechanisms. The dock, which has a molded design that reduces the number of parts, is USB 2.0 compliant, offers a variety of antenna pass-through options and contains two Ethernet and five USB forward-facing ports for low mounting capability, minimal cable strain and minimal swivel resistance. The Mag 31 Dock is backward-compatible with the Panasonic Toughbook 30 computer.
Snap-on’s Masters Series PowerCab fits on the side of any double bank or larger 1000 Series Snap-on Roll Cab to give technicians a place to securely store and charge their power tools and batteries. PowerCab is a lockable, vertical drawer bank with built-in power access that offers additional space to hold the most commonly used cordless and air-powered tools. A “Slots and Dots” side panel gives technicians added flexibility to store power tools in multiple locations. PowerCab is available in a variety of colors.
Cobra Electronics’ 7750 Platinum, a 7-inch navigation unit designed specifically for professional drivers, features enhanced graphics, Junction View with Lane Assist, State Mileage Log and Hours-of-Service Log, in addition to last-mile routing to offer added road coverage on secondary highways. Enhanced graphics and menu options provide added visibility in sunlight and optimized efficiency when scrolling through searches and settings of the unit, while Quick-Tabs allow drivers to see critical information such as the distances to weigh stations, travel centers, rest areas and mile markers at a glance. Junction View with Lane Assist provides drivers with 3D images of upcoming highway junctions as well as lane guidance and enhanced turn-by-turn directions, while the State Mileage Log tracks miles within a state for IFTA reporting and the Hours-of-Service Log enables drivers to track on-duty, off-duty and driving time.
The 7750 Platinum includes 33,000 ProMiles Software and TruckDown Info International truck-specific points of interest, such as routable travel center locations, detailed amenity information, fueling stations, restaurants, heavy-duty towing, truck and trailer repair shops, truck-friendly hotels, weigh stations and certified scales. It also features more than 12 million standard Tele Atlas POIs and branded icons, which visually represent participating businesses as instantly recognizable logos so users can identify specific brands of interest more accurately.
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