Sunday, January 13, 2013

Kenworth T370 Adds Front Frame Assembly Option for Customer-Installed Winch Bumpers

KIRKLAND, Wash., Dec. 27, 2012 - Kenworth has introduced a new, heavy-duty front frame assembly option for its Kenworth T370 medium duty truck that makes it easy for body builders to install customer winch bumpers.

The new Kenworth T370 option includes durable Austempered ductile iron (ADI) cast front drive brackets, 3/8-inch thick steel front adapters, enhanced radiator crossmember assembly brackets, and C-channel front frame sections that can accept a winch bumper. The bumper adapters can be used with other specialty bumpers commonly installed on utility, overhead automobile haulers, and fire and emergency vehicles.

T370 Front Frame
 
T370 Front Frame Assembly 
Rams Horn tow hooks are provided for vehicle transport. The T370 must be specified with front springs rated at 13,200 lbs. or more, and may be ordered with either a front or non-front drive axle.
"The T370 front frame option assembly package especially targets customers, such as utilities and municipalities, that operate medium duty winch trucks," said Doug Powell, Kenworth medium duty marketing manager. "This option simplifies and standardizes the installation of specialty winch bumpers and further expands the benefits and value of the Kenworth T370 for customers."

Winch Bumper
Customer-Installed Winch Bumper
Kenworth Truck Company is the manufacturer of The World's Best® heavy and medium duty trucks. Kenworth is an industry leader in providing fuel-saving technology solutions that help increase fuel efficiency and reduce emissions. The company's dedication to the green fleet includes aerodynamic trucks, compressed and liquefied natural gas trucks, and medium duty diesel-electric hybrids. Kenworth is the only truck manufacturer to receive the Environmental Protection Agency's Clean Air Excellence award in recognition of its environmentally friendly products. In addition, the fuel-efficient Kenworth T700 equipped with the low-emission PACCAR MX engine was named the 2011 Heavy Duty Commercial Truck of the Year by the American Truck Dealers. Kenworth also received the "Highest in Customer Satisfaction with Heavy Duty Truck Dealer Service, Two Years in a Row", according to the J.D. Power and Associates 2011-2012 Heavy Duty Truck Customer Satisfaction StudiesSM. Kenworth's Internet home page is at www.kenworth.com. Kenworth. A PACCAR Company.

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