When it comes to shock absorbers for Japanese trucks such as Hino, Isuzu, Fuso and UD, KYB is the world’s most dominant brand. Considering how popular Japanese trucks are in the Australian and New Zealand transport and trucking industry, it’s little wonder that so many people choose KYB when they need aftermarket parts for Japanese trucks.
Here’s what you need to know about Japan’s KYB….
Backed by German engineering, BPW is a brand you should know about, especially if you’re in the market for heavy vehicle trailer axle and suspension components and spare parts.
Who is BPW?
BPW Transpec is a trailer parts manufacturing company based in Melbourne, Victoria, with offices in New Zealand. It is a subsidiary of BPW Bergische Achsen KG, Europe’s leading axle …
Australia and New Zealand have long been strong markets for all four Japanese truck brands; Hino, Isuzu, Fuso and UD. This spotlight is focusing on Fuso and Fuso truck parts.
Who is Fuso?
Fuso is a popular truck brand, especially in the light and medium duty truck segments. Fuso falls under the banner of the Daimler Truck Group, which also incorporates Freightliner and Mercedes-Benz …
If you operate a Japanese truck, or indeed a fleet of Japanese trucks, you already know about their longevity and durability in tough conditions. You also probably want turbochargers that can deliver a stronger boost without significant energy loss. These days operators are also looking for more environmentally-friendly ways to do business, and that means reducing CO2 emissions. Garrett’s latest turbochargers feature advanced technology to keep emissions down and power up.
Who is …
FUWA K Hitch is a popular brand of axles, suspensions and much more. Specialising in delivering parts to trucking industries that operate in harsh environments, they represent a cost-effective and low-maintenance solution for Australian and New Zealand customers. Let’s take a further look at FUWA K Hitch and what they’re all about.
Who is FUWA
FUWA is a global manufacturer of axles, landing gear sets and suspensions, as well as fifth wheels, king pins, slack adjusters and more heavy truck and trailer components. While their global …
Hino trucks are the second highest-selling truck in Australia and New Zealand, known for reliability, innovation, performance and safety. Below we provide background on the success of Hino trucks and outline the role played by the availability of Hino parts.
Who is HINO?
Hino is a global truck and heavy vehicle manufacturer founded in 1942 in Tokyo. The first plant opened in Hino, a district within Tokyo, and since then, the …
An engine’s cooling system plays many key roles in the efficient function of heavy vehicles. It helps to improve fuel economy, increases horsepower, improves driver comfort, reduces emissions and, most importantly, allows for greater vehicle uptime. When you’re looking for quality cooling system components such as fans, fan clutches and fan clutch repair kits, the name used in most American truck engines is Horton.
In Australia, Horton fans and fan clutches are manufactured by Norman G Clark, …
When you’re looking for a huge range of ADR 38/05 compliant trailer parts, one of Australia’s major suppliers is GP Truck Products. They offer a large range of service fittings that are generic to all European and American truck and trailer combinations. Not to mention, they’re Australian-owned and operated.
Let’s find out more about GP Truck products and its range.
Who is GP Truck products?
General Pneumatic, was founded in 1992 in Melbourne, with a key focus …
Mack is a name that’s become synonymous with heavy-duty vehicles over the years. So much so, in fact, it’s common to hear Mack Trucks being referred to colloquially in conversation. It is a testament to how well known the Mack name is, namely for its strength and durability.
Mack has been manufacturing vehicles in Australia since 1963 and has consistently been one of the largest heavy-duty vehicle suppliers in the country. Let’s take a look at what makes Mack Trucks so great….
Heavy-duty trucks and commercial vehicles have so many different moving parts. It’s difficult to say which of these is most important because, ultimately, a heavy vehicle is made up of several critical systems that provide power, safety and performance. Of course, clutches are one of these crucial components.
The clutch’s main function is to transmit torque from a rotating motor to a transmission, allowing for the shifting of gears. Needless to say, quality is essential when considering aftermarket clutches and, indeed, all aftermarket parts for trucks.
Eaton is a company …