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September 2019

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September 2019 | Overdrive | 53 Wheel hub cover Alcoa's One-Piece Hub Cover with Secure Fit Retention is designed for proper fitment with reduced installation time through the addition of three threaded nylon nuts per cover. It has consistent contact points to help secure the cover to the wheel end. Offered in front and rear applications, the system is designed to fit 10-hole hub-piloted wheels with a 285.75-mm bolt circle (22.5- and 24.5-in. in diameter). It is available in matching matte black to comple- ment the company's Dura-Black Wheels. alcoawheels.com, 800-242-9898 Accessory battery charger Purkeys' SteadyCharge Accessory Battery Charger is designed to moni- tor and maintain an optimal charge in batteries serving trailer refrig- eration and heating units, especially during periods of inactivity. It avoids overcharging by maintaining a shal- low depth of battery discharge. The 10-pound device is rated for exterior mounting and operates whenever the tractor is connected to the trailer by using the trailer's existing seven-way cable. The charging system includes a low-voltage disconnect. purkeys.net, 800-219-1269 Wheel hub scrubber Blue-Point's ATHubScrub Hub Scrubber with Pad is suited for wheel service jobs or any job that requires wheel removal. The tool is designed to remove rust, dirt and corrosion from studs, rotors, hubs and wheels. Its long-lasting dispos- able abrasive pads can be used with a ½-inch drive impact wrench. snapon.com, 877-762-7664 Expanded air disc rotor line Raybestos has added four air disc rotor part numbers to its specialty rotor line. The company says its air disc line for Class 7 and 8 vehicles provides better stopping power, durability and endurance under extreme temperatures and vehicle load. All rotors are coated for corro- sion resistance. raybestos.com, 815-363-9000 C H E V R O N A N N O U N C E D a new campaign to educate customers about its latest engine oils, spearheaded by the company 's new Delo Traveling Technology Lab, which is outfitted with 11 interactive exhibits featuring vir tual reality and augmented reality displays. The trailer will tour Nor th America, with stops slated for Chevron customers and distributors and at trade shows. D E X H E AV Y D U T Y PA R T S – a sup- plier of rec ycled, renovated and surplus medium- and heav y- duty truck par ts – opened a 153,000-square -foot facility in Oklahoma City. Dex says the central- ized location will enable faster distribu- tion and deliveries. S T R I C K T R A I L E R S , a manufac turer of aluminum sheet and post long-haul trailers, selec ted Kemlite's Ex tended Weathering Translucent Roof as its standard translucent roof choice. The roof is embossed with enhanced tear- resistant fabric.

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