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Aftertreatment Service Kit

Aftertreatment Service Kit

The Aftertreatment Service Kit is used as part of a cleaning routine to remove particulates and soot that impede or obstruct the honeycomb filter within the front face of the Diesel Oxidation Catalyst.

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Everyday Diesel Treatment

Everyday Diesel Treatment

Hot Shot’s Secret’s Everyday Diesel Treatment is a daily diesel cetane boost and lubricant fuel additive designed to improve the efficiency of diesel engines.

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Latest Innovations in Retread Tires

Photo: Getty Images

Long a staple of the replacement tire market for trucks and vans as well as tractor-trailers, aircraft, and buses, new advances in manufacturing and technology have made retreaded tires an attractive choice for fleet owners and operators.

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XA14 Alignment Scissor Lift

Image of the XA14 alignment scissor lift courtesy of Rotary Lift.

The XA14 is compatible with any alignment system, including Rotary’s three light-duty, tower-free wheel aligners, the R1080 Baysaver 3D, R1070 CCD Pro, or R1060 CCD Shop.

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AVi168 Alternator

AVi168 Alternator

The AVi168, a 24-volt, 150-amp alternator from Leece-Neville Heavy Duty Systems is designed to offer consistent, high-output power and resistance to extreme temperatures, thanks to its dual internal fan design.

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Military-Spec Booster Cables

Military-Spec Booster Cables

Mississippi Industries for the Blind’s military-spec booster cables are designed to jump-start trucks, heavy equipment, and other vehicles.

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Tire Prices Experience Upward Pressure

Image courtesy of Pirelli Tires

For many vocational truck fleets, price is the key factor when selecting the type of replacement tire. As shown in the past, when replacement tire prices increase, the retread industry benefits since retreads are significantly cheaper.

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AutoComp Elite Brake Lathe

AutoComp Elite Brake Lathe

The new 7-inch touchscreen offers a user-friendly interface that allows technicians to quickly look up required adaptors, operate the lathe, and view instructional videos.

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Executive Vice President of eDriving

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Jack Firriolo

Chief Operating Officer

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Erin Cave from Verizon Connect

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Bernie Kanavagh from WEX

Senior Vice President and General Manager

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E3 Natural Gas Spark Plugs

he E3 Natural Gas Spark Plug is a modification of plugs developed for race applications where heat and extreme use can affect durability and ignition capacity.

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The New Oils: An Update on CK-4 and FA-4

Extensive engine testing of the new oils involved engine teardowns. Photo: Chevron

Last December, for the first time, the American Petroleum Institute started licensing two different approved heavy-duty diesel engine oils. CK-4 adoption is going largely as expected, but very few fleets are using FA-4 yet – because very few engine makers so far are recommending it.

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NextLube Monitor

Image courtesy of Sage Oil Vac

Sage Oil Vac launched the NextLube monitor system, which provides more operator control for oil and fluid changes.

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Are Your Tires up to the Job?

To determine if your tires are up to the job you’re asking them to do, you’ll next to establish...

Tires look alike, but the wrong tire doing the wrong job can be a productivity killer for fleets. Tracking tires and matching them for the task at hand takes constant patience and vigilance.