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Three body manufacturers will give live demos in Las Vegas
Recovering over 50,000-lbs. from a 70-percent grade driveway
Markets Class 8 chassis in U.S. for first time
Tow company says contract was arbitrarily cancelled
SDR Towing has interesting design of decals on trucks
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Hino Enters Class 8 with XL Series

Hino.XL.Series DUO IMAGE 74406Hino Trucks has unveiled its new line of XL Series models. This all-new lineup rounds out Hino's Class 7 products and launches them into the Class 8 market for the first time in the U.S. The Hino XL7 and XL8 models are powered by Hino's A09 8.9L turbo-diesel inline-six engine; the A09 claims a B10 life of 1 million miles, according to Hino. The Hino XL Series will be offered in a host of straight truck and tractor configurations ranging from a GVWR of 33,000 lbs. to 60,000 lbs. and GCWR up to 66,000 lbs. with max performance of 360 hp and 1,150-lbs./ft. torque. Production of the new Hino XL7 and XL8 will start in early 2019.

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New Arrow Lights [b]from Superior Signals

superiorsignals2 bd8ebSuperior Signals recently added new LED arrow lights that are designed to be mounted on the rear of utility vehicles to direct oncoming traffic. The SY800-LED-2 is 12V, 53" long, has a heavy gauge aluminum base, polycarbonate lenses and 36 LEDs. There are four flash modes (left arrow, right arrow, double arrow and a caution bar). The split arrow light, SY855-LED-2, is a two-piece set designed for placement on wide vehicles. Each piece is 12V, more than 27" long, has an ABS base and three flash modes (left arrow, right arrow and double arrow). Both lights include a controller, 25' or 50' wire harness, and a two-year warranty.

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Keen Baltimore Work Boot

KeenBaltimore c393eIntroduced for spring 2018, Keen Utility added its men's Baltimore classic-style work boot. A full-grain leather upper and KEEN.DRY membrane provides lightweight, breathable waterproof protection that allows vapor out without letting water in. Asymmetrical safety toe provides a roomier toe box. Moisture-wicking textile lining and Cleansport NXT natural odor protection help out on long work days. Oil- and slip-resistant, multi-directional, lugged rubber outsole meets ASTM safety standards. Available in brown, black or classic wheat colors in both soft- and steel-toe variants.

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Daily Fuel Additive from Hot Shot's Secret

product242 3272fHot Shot's Secret Everyday Diesel Treatment (EDT), manufactured by Lubrication Specialties Inc., is a daily diesel fuel additive treatment the company said is formulated to improve engine power and performance for diesel and biodiesel fuel by increasing cetane and lubricity. The company said that when EDT is used for preventative maintenance with every fill-up, it corrects multiple issues related to ULSD and biodiesel fuel.

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