Tech Update: September 2013 Commercial and Residential Trucks and Accessories

Vans, Pickups, Box, Truck Bodies, Trailers, Storage Accessories, Racks, Organizers, Tool Bins

American Force Wheels
American Force Wheels introduces the new “HD” dually wheel. Custom manufactured in the U.S.A.  from 6061 forged aluminum and high-quality materials, the HD dually wheel is available in three sizes and two lug fitment configurations.

The new American Force Wheels’ dually HD is available in 22-in., 19.5-in. and 19-in. fitments in either a 10- or 8-lug configuration.         circle 152


A.R.E.’s Commercial Division is expanding its product line with the new WorkCover LS, a fiberglass tonneau cover available for 2005 to current Toyota Tacoma standard length bed trucks.  
A.R.E.’s WorkCover LS features two doors on each side. Additionally, the entire cover opens effortlessly from the rear of the truck using a hinge system at the front of the cover. Painted to match the vehicle, the WorkCover LS features approximately three extra inches of storage room above the bed rail and its design offers the driver excellent rear visibility from the cab of the truck.      circle 153



Buyers Products
This line of diamond tread aluminum toolboxes feature a powder coating (standard black) for corrosion resistance. Styles include underbody boxes, cross boxes, lo-side boxes, pork chop boxes, back pack boxes, trailer tongue boxes and topside boxes. All are designed to use truck bed space efficiently while keeping tools securely locked.      circle 154


The E-250 commercial van with available step bumper features a Class I trailer tow package that allows it to tow up to 5,000-lbs. It comes with a standard 225-hp 4.6-liter Triton V8 with an optional 255-hp 5.4-liter Triton V8. Both engines are mated to a four-speed automatic transmission. Standard features include four-wheel anti-lock disc brakes and underbody full-size spare. It offers Advance Trac with Roll Stability Control that uses a combination of reduced engine power and selective wheel breaking to help the driver maintain control. The E-250 is available in the regular or in the extended length version. It provides 237.8-cu.ft. of cargo space.        circle 155

The 2013 GMC Sierra 1500 Hybrid is the only hybrid in the full-size truck segment. Compared with comparable non-hybrid models, it delivers 33% greater city fuel economy and a 23.5% improvement in overall fuel economy. It still delivers a 6,100-lb. towing capacity. 2WD and 4WD models are available.         circle 156


Highway Products
Highway Products introduces high-side boxes available for pickup trucks. The boxes sit and mount on the truck bed rails and feature 1/8-in. thick marine grade aluminum construction with theft-resistant T-handle stainless steel locks to keep tools and equipment secure. “A” grade automotive neoprene stripping helps keep contents dry.      circle 157

The Isuzu N-series LCF families of trucks are class 3-5 trucks and include two EPA certified diesel engines and a gasoline engine alternative. The cab/chassis combinations offer standard three-seat cabs or crew cabs with seating for a seven-person crew. Other features include an Upfit application that accommodates vocational bodies up to 24-ft. with the standard cab and 16-ft. with crew cab models.    circle 158

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, Inc. (MFTA) introduces its new 2014 model year FUSO Canter FE and FG series commercial medium-duty trucks. A Clarion Bluetooth radio, a longer, 169.3-in. wheelbase for the class 3 Canter FE125 and a side-mounted fuel tank are all new options available for 2014 FUSO Canter work trucks.             circle 159

Turbo Filtration  
Turbo Filtration’s turbo Precleaner PowerRam is designed for large machines operating in severe-duty environments. With its innovative directional scoop and its wide-angled air intake, the PowerRam improves engine performance by reducing air-intake restriction and delivering more air to the engine at highway speeds, boosting fuel efficiency.               circle 160

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