Remanufactured Dana Spicer axle carriers with national warranty coverage are now available from Dana's Spicer Heavy Axle and Brake Div. Program covers selected single drive axle models in both single- and two-speed configurations and tandem drive axles, including models DS/RS402, F155/170S, J220S, W230S, J400S, W460S, G175T, M190/210T, M220/230T, and J190/210S.
Latest addition to the Seats Inc. aftermarket truck seating line is the SLE (Special Luxury Edition) seat, which features an extra-wide cushion and back with adjustable headrest, EVC (vibration control) cushion, UltraLeather (breathable synthetic) upholstery, 6-way power adjustment, 4-way lumbar adjustment, plus shock-reduction and vibrating/heating systems.
The SKF Service Div. of SKF USA announces formation of a new, customer-focused training unit, the Reliability Maintenance Institute. Information on the full slate of scheduled bearing maintenance and reliability seminars is available by faxing requests to 215-513-4736.
Safe Shop Tools has launched a corporate web site where customers can get information on the company's line of eight shop tools, each designed for work on trucks, trailers, and buses. A direct link allows customers to order products online.
Truck-Lite's updated web site offers a searchable catalog with over 3,000 items; a new product and company news section; technical advice in a "Product Q & A" section; and the option for existing customers of registering to order online with real-time inventory availability.
Ryder System, the logistics and transportation management solutions company, has funded a new Internet-based freight marketplace, pFreight, which is aimed at streamlining business and administrative functions for drivers, small fleet owners, and private fleets.
Peterbilt Motors has upgraded its Model 320 low cab forward with a gauge package incorporating the same instrument system as the aerodynamic Model 387. Central to the new gauge cluster is a 33/8-in. speedometer with message center featuring a digital information center display capable of functioning in six different modes: standard odometer, two trip odometers, clock with alarm, hourmeter, and diagnostic messaging.
CITGO Petroleum's LubeAlert program provides qualified customers with full charting and graphing to track history and trends, special alerts on vehicles with oil condition problems, and a list of "missed units." This expanded oil analysis program replaces confusing computer printouts with instant electronic transmission of usable data.