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Peterbilt Announces 2019 Engine Updates

peterbilt f4d62Peterbilt Motors Company recently announced updated offerings for the 2019 PACCAR Engines.

Peterbilt will offer the MX-13 with two new ratings for the 2019 model year engines; a multi- torque 455 HP with a torque rating of 1,650 – 1,850 lb.-ft. and a 405 HP with 1,650 lb.-ft. of torque. Each update for model year 2019 engines was specifically designed to result in increased reliability and fuel economy.

When packaged with the PACCAR Transmission and the PACCAR 40k rear axle the new 405 HP and 1,650 lb.-ft. torque rating for the MX-13 is designed to provide one of most fuel efficient integrated powertrains for long haul customers.

Source: PACCAR.com

Lockbox for 2019 GM Crew Cab Pickups

TuffyGMCrewCab352 0333cTuffy Security Products created a rear under-seat lockbox specifically designed to fit 2019 GMC Sierra and Chevy Silverado Crew Cab and Double Cab pickup trucks. Featuring a formfitting design, the lockbox is concealed from view when the 60/40 split bench seats are lowered. Tuffy's Model 352 installs easily with the included mounting hardware which works in conjunction with the OEM hardware and does not require any drilling. The design allows for quick removal using the innovative mounting system, which can only be accessed from inside the lockbox.
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Bridgestone Americas' Firestone FS860 Tire

product56789 2f3d2Bridgestone Americas announced that its Firestone FS860, a new all-position radial tire, is now available.

The FS860 offers a long-lasting tread and added retreadability and features angled grooves for added traction in wet environments and a wide belt package to facilitate enhanced casing durability.

Source: commercial.bridgestone.com

Rotary Lift Heavy-Duty Two-Post Lifts

SPO16.20 VEHICLES a8e43Rotary Lift's new heavy-duty two-post lifts, the SPO16 and SPO20, offer the company's highest capacity in the segment. Both feature Rotary's award-winning Trio arms and available Shockwave technology.

With lifting capacities of 16,000 lbs. (4,000 lbs. per arm) and 20,000 lbs. (5,000 lbs. per arm), these heavy-duty lifts are ideal for servicing most work trucks; the Trio arm design also accommodates smaller vehicles, like SUVs and cars, making them a great choice for mixed fleets and service centers.

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