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Freightliner Trucks | 122SD Upgrades

54 Freight 150The flagship of the manufacture’s severe duty line of vocational trucks, the 122SD suits specialty/heavy-haul, cane and oversized loads, along with mixers and dumps. New options announced at the 2015 Work Truck Show in Indianapolis are best suited for severe terrain and off-road applications: oil pan skid plates; 12-in. frame rails; threaded front suspension spring pins and bushing; and, heavy-duty bolted cross-members. Factory-installed front-bumper mud flaps and fog lights with rock guards are also available.


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Stemco | Centrifuse HD Brake Drum

55 CentriFuse 150Brake drum longevity is a perennial source of frustration and headaches for heavy-duty truck operators, company officials note. Like putting a pair of ballet slippers on an elephant, they add, standard-duty brake drums are no match for the extreme weight, aggressive pressure and frequent stops that define heavy-duty trucking.


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Alcoa Wheel and Transportation Products | Dura-Bright EVO

56 Alcoa 150EVO maintains all the benefits of its predecessor, the Dura-Bright wheel with XBR technology, while exhibiting a 10-fold gain in resistance to corrosion caused by road salts and weather elements, and greater resistance to chemicals found in truck- cleaning agents. The durability characteristics enable the use of a wider variety of cleaning solutions to simplify maintenance, while preserving the wheel’s integrity and brightness.

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