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The evolution of diesel transmission maintenance

It’s no longer a secret… heck, it’s no longer that special for a diesel engine to make 1,000-plus horsepower. It’s become commonplace, and due to that increased capability, it seems that these days, OE manufacturers are rating transmissions at their absolute limits. As soon as you add a little more horsepower or work your truck

American Powertrain offers Tremec TR-4050 kit for Chevy/GMC trucks

American Powertrain now offers a Tremec 4×2 TR-4050 five-speed Pro-Fit HD manual transmission kit designed for 1988-98 Chevy/GMC OBS light- and medium-duty trucks. The Chevy/GMC OBS 4×2 kit includes a short throw White Lightning Shifter designed for the TR-4050, a crossmember adapter bracket that works with the original factory crossmember, bell housing, hydraulic bearing, pilot

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Dana announces new line of electric transmissions for trucks and vans

Dana Inc. announced a new line of electric transmissions from its Spicer Electrified line, for a wide variety of electric trucks and vans. Dana says the new line of Zero-6 transmissions will launch in early 2024. Accommodating a gross vehicle weight rating up to 59,500 lbs., the Zero-6 e-transmission series will be available in two

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Hydramax releases under-dash hydraulic clutch system for Chevrolet C10 trucks

American Powertrain has introduced a new line of Hydramax bolt-in, under-dash Hydraulic Clutch Systems, a kit designed for 1967-1972 Chevy C10 trucks. The kit features an integrated under-dash hydraulic master cylinder and a bolt-in clutch pedal. The included clutch pedal allows for conversion to hydraulic, or an automatic car to manual. The new Hydramax kit

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Diesel Sales Up 28% in 2020, Boosting Truck Segment

Five of the top ten fastest growing alternative technology vehicles in 2020 in U.S. are diesel-powered

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