Heavy Duty Trucking

JUL 2014

The Fleet Business Authority

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www.truckinginfo.com JULY 2014 • HDT 3 contents Volume 93, Number 7 • JULY 2014 38 The story behind Peterbilt's anniversary truck Te 1939 Model 260 tractor took far longer to restore than to build. 50 Brake trends 90% of heavy trucks still get drums, but discs are gaining in popularity. 56 How low can you go? Te lowdown on the new low-viscosity oils. 62 Trailer update Our annual roundup of the latest from trailer and reefer makers. 72 Retread your way to prosperity Retreading may not guarantee fnancial success, but it will lower your costs and improve your bottom line. 42 cover story features 42 5 keys to best parts-buying practices Price is just one factor in the purchasing equation. 38 56 62

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