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Components (April 01, 2007)

Ridewell Suspensions has developed a new captured axle suspension system . The model RAR-247 has a capacity rating of 25,000 lbs and is a low-mount, heavy-duty underslung trailer suspension. The syste...


Walker Mega-Flow mufflers

Walker Mega-Flow mufflers


Ridewell Suspensions has developed a new captured axle suspension system. The model RAR-247 has a capacity rating of 25,000 lbs and is a low-mount, heavy-duty underslung trailer suspension. The system is suitable for drum or disk brakes and key applications for the suspension include lowboy, oilfield float and logging trailers. For further information, visit www.ridewellcorp.com.

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Monroe Commercial Vehicle replacement shock absorbers now include advanced application-engineered internal valving, to deliver OEM-specified ride and handling profile to any medium- or heavy-duty vehicle. The new Monroe application-engineered shocks include popular Monroe Gas-Magnum, Monro-Magnum and Severe Service products. For more information, visit www.MonroeHeavyDuty.com.

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Walker Mega-Flow mufflers now reduce back-pressure, improve driver comfort, increase fuel efficiency and resist corrosion to meet the performance needs of Class 7 and 8 trucks. Utilizing an open-style design with high-strength OCF roving, the Walker Mega-Flow has re-metallized seams for superior corrosion resistance and strength in challenging fleet applications. For further information, visit www.walkerheavyduty.com.

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A new ceramic-formula disc brake pad for heavy-duty truck and transit vehicle air-brake systems is available from Marathon Brake Systems. Based on a combination of ceramics and brass chips, the new formula has shown wear and braking efficiency improvements in bus and transit coach applications, and helps control problems of brake noise and dusting, the company says. The ceramic brake pads also feature a “secure-lock” backing plate designed to assure lining-to-plate attachment. More information on the product line is available from www.marathonbrake.com.

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Webb Wheel Products has added three new Rear Disc Brake Rotors to its product offering. Webb rotors are made from a high grade of cast iron, have corrosion protection coating, and are continuously examined and refined through stringent testing for maximum performance and complete accountability. Additional specifications and cross-reference information for these new parts can be found at www.webbwheel.com.


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