Kenworth has new transmission offerings

Kenworth Truck Co. has announced it will offer the Eaton Fuller Lightning 10-speed manual transmission for its T600, T800, W900, T2000 and C500 models. The Lightning transmission, rated at 1,550 and 1,650-lb.-ft. of torque, is lighter than Eaton Fuller's previous Super-10 transmission and has fewer parts for easier servicing, Kenworth said. The transmission features an aluminum clutch housing, electric

Kenworth Truck Co. has announced it will offer the Eaton Fuller Lightning 10-speed manual transmission for its T600, T800, W900, T2000 and C500 models.

The Lightning transmission, rated at 1,550 and 1,650-lb.-ft. of torque, is lighter than Eaton Fuller's previous Super-10 transmission and has fewer parts for easier servicing, Kenworth said.

The transmission features an aluminum clutch housing, electric splitter button control knob, and selectable Top-2 automated shifting between the top two gears. The Lightning 10-speed transmission can be spec'd with Caterpillar C-10, C-12 and C-15 and the Cummins ISX rated at 500 horsepower or less. The transmission is approved for gross vehicle weight up to 80,000 lbs.

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