DENVER (Aug. 26, 2016) — Gates Corp., a manufacturer of industrial, automotive and heavy-duty aftermarket products, has released 228 new part numbers to its original equipment-quality automotive aftermarket products portfolio across several categories.
The Denver-based company highlighted some of the introductions:
- Expansion to its DriveAlign Automatic Belt Tensioner line. Gates has added four new tensioners covering 3.2 million vehicles in operation (VIO) of mostly new vehicles. The line, which matches OE fit, form and function, according to Gates, now has more than 300 tensioners for light-duty applications.
- New turbocharger steel tube kit “providing exact fit and installation ease.” With an application-specific design for 2003-2007 Ford Super Duty Pickups (F250, F350, F450 & F550) as well as 2003-2005 Ford Excursions, this product line covers over 900,000 VIO. Each kit comes with all of the OE-quality parts needed for a complete repair including oil-resistant lined hoses, clamps and a corrosion-resistant steel tube for the intercooler to engine application, Gates said.
- New FleetRunner Heavy-Duty Micro-V Belts. Gates added 15 belts to its heavy-duty belt line, with the latest featuring advanced compounds and specially formulated adhesion gum layers that help them withstand the high heat conditions of modern diesel engines.