What’s New… (July 01, 2003)
Allison Transmission has introduced Allison DOC for PDA (1000/2000 series), a Palm PDA-based diagnostic software application. This tool allows technicians to gather information from the transmission control system in order to conduct thorough troubleshooting. The data gathered by the Allison DOC can be transferred to a user’s PC, where it can be e-mailed, viewed or manipulated. Allison has also introduced a second version of PC-based Allison DOC For Fleets, designed for use with 1000/2000/2400 series transmissions. For further details, including requirements, call 815-433-5100 or visit www.vehicleinterface.com
Hendrickson Airtek has unveiled its new PRIMAAX air suspension system, designed specifically for heavy haul and vocational trucks and tractors. PRIMAAX has been designed to reduce frame rise during peak torque, tested in applications with peak torques reaching 2,200 ft-lbs. It is also engineered to reduce suspension induced driveline vibration. PRIMAAX is available for use with multiple lift axles. It is also manufactured with numerous maintenance saving features to ensure longer service life. For more information, visit Hendrickson International at www.hendrickson-intl.com, or call them at 630-910-2800.
Rogers Brother Corporation recently unveiled its redesigned tilt-deck trailer. The model TT20 features a 25-foot-6-inch full-tilt, unitized deck with an 80-inch drawbar for optimum weight transfer. A folding tapered rear ramp allows for easy loading. Also included is 35,000 lb capacity landing gear, a multi-position pintle eye with 60,000 lb tow capacity, a chain storage area, air-dried oak decking and a 4S 2M anti-lock brake system. For more information visit www.rogerstrailers.com or call 800-441-9880.
Spray Control Systems Inc. has introduced The Minimizer M2401 plastic fender, designed for any custom truck and trailer application. Made of high-density polyethylene material, the Minimizer is made to resist dents, heat and cold. It is also manufactured to keep rocks and water spray off of loads, and to keep bottoms of truck bodies clean. At 20 pounds per axle, the M2401 offers weight savings over traditional aluminum fenders. It is available in four standard colors – black, white, silver-gray and red – with custom colour available for fleets. There is a full range of mounting options, many installable in a few hours. For more information contact SCSI at 800-248-3855. n
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