Kenworth offers Lightning 10-speed tranny

KIRKLAND, Wash. — Kenworth has begun offering the Eaton Fuller Lightning 10-speed manual transmission on its T600, T800, W900, T2000 and C500 model trucks.

The Lightning transmission is lighter than the previous Super-10 transmission offered on these models and it features an aluminum clutch housing, electric splitter button control known and selectable top-2 automated shifting between the top two gears.

The transmission is rated at 1,550 and 1,650 lb ft. of torque. The Lightning transmission can be spec’d with Caterpillar C-10, C-12 and C-15 engines, as well as the Cummins ISX, and it’s approved for gross vehicle weights of up to 80,000 lbs.

For more information about the transmission, visit www.roadranger.com/products/trans/trans_lightning.htm.

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