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May 2019

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52 | Overdrive | May 2019 PETERBILT EXPANDED its 90-Day Vehicle Assurance Warranty to cover all Red Oval Cer tified trucks. MACK TRUCKS made a bat- ter y refresher standard on all models to help reduce and reverse the effects of sulfation and enhance lead-acid bat- ter y life and per formance. The truck maker also announced that a redesigned grille for its Pinnacle model will begin production in the third quar ter of 2019. EAST MANUFAC TURING made aluminum air tanks standard equipment on all its trailer models to reduce weight and guard against corrosion. DAIMLER TRUCK FINANCIAL and Western Star extended through 2019 their Western Star VetStar Militar y Appreciation program, which offers U.S. veterans and active militar y personnel up to a $2,000 match on a down pay- ment for a new Western Star truck. HINO TRUCKS launched its HinoStyle.com website for its HinoStyle line of chrome accessories, with an interac- tive format designed to allow customers to easily and quickly navigate the website to find accessories and view detailed specifications. Dashboard display panel Ametek's Universal Instrument Panel-Color Display is designed for custom dashboards in heavy trucks, with easily customized gauges, tell- tales and displays for spe- cific vehicle requirements. ametekvis.com, 970-244-1241 Liftgate electrical assembly Phillips' Weather-Tite M2 liftgate electrical assembly has a dual pole plug connection that offers added corrosion protec- tion and is interchangeable with a standard J3082 liftgate dual pole socket. The company's moisture-blocking Weather- Tite seal at the front of the plug helps keep contaminants from entering the socket cavity. Assemblies are available with heavy-duty jacketing in straight and coiled versions and come in varying lengths. phillipsind.com, 800-423-4512 Truck weighing instrument Fairbanks' FB2560 Instrument for truck weighing incorporates faster processing power, expanded USB capabilities, an updated operating system and more memory than its predecessor FB2558 device. The FB2560 has five USB ports. The external display uses a Digital Video Interface-1 (DVI-I) connector. fairbanks.com, 800-451-4107 Remanufactured calipers Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake's remanufactured calipers are produced using the same processes and standards as new components. After inspection and disassembly, the used caliper cores are separated, blasted and cleaned, and an e-coat is applied. foundationbrakes.com, 866-610-9709

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