The warranty coverage on Genuine REMACK remanufactured parts has been enhanced to include the following: no mileage limitation on reman'd engine warranties; 2-yr. unlimited mileage warranty on all REMACK carriers, except CRD 95/96 series, which have a 6-month unlimited mileage warranty; 12-month warranty on P7100 and newer Bosch injection pumps; reman'd components are covered for 12 months, with unlimited mileage. For more info, call 1-800-922-MACK.... Nissan Diesel America extends its warranty coverage on JATCO automatic transmissions to 36 months on the following vehicles: light-duty '92-'93 UD1300; '94-'97 UD1400. Contact NDA at 972-756-5531.... Peterbilt's TruckCare Services RoadSide Assistance program now offers help obtaining road permits, haz-mat waste cleanup advice, and guaranteed pricing for Bridgestone tires when customers need emergency tire service. More info: 1-800-4-Peterbilt.
Technology takes Spicer Transmission Division of Dana Corp. announced that its 9- and 10-speed transmissions equipped with the Optilube system can now be spec'd without an oil cooler on all powertrain combinations with a torque capacity of less than 1,650 lb.-ft. The announcement covers Spicer AutoMate-2, Pro-Shift, Spicer Lite I, Spicer Lite II, and 10-V transmissions. Vehicles with more than 400-hp. engines must use SAE 50 synthetic lubrication....The Oliver Group is releasing its new Power Tread design, targeted to high-horsepower, high-torque applications.
New looks June 19th marked the grand opening of Recaro North America, the suburban Detroit-based subsidiary of German seat manufacturer Recaro Inc. The group will focus on engineering for the North American market, as well as marketing and distribution....RADAC's new toll-free number for special truck parts is 1-888-GO-RADAC....Talks on the proposed sale of Echlin Inc.'s Midland-Grau heavy-duty brake operations to AlliedSignal Inc. have been discontinued. Negotiations have also been ended over the joint ventures of AlliedSignal and Knorr-Bremse AG in North America and Europe....AlliedSignal purchased Prestone Products Corp. from Vestar Capital Partners and Prestone management....Echlin Corp. has purchased the North American Aftermarket Div. of ITT; the new division will be known as Aimco Products Inc. and will operate as a division of Echlin's North American Aftermarket....Carlisle Motion Control Industries has acquired Overland Brake, manufacturer of the "Black Max" line of spring brakes. New name: Carlisle Spring Brake Products....The assets of Matlock Rental Co. have been purchased by Penske Truck Leasing. The new unit will be known as Penske Utility Rental....Also sporting a new name is Haldex Corp., now the Haldex Brake Products Corp.... Alco Equipment Inc. will now be called Fleetpride; the two divisions are Fleetpride Service Centers and Alco Heavy Duty Parts.