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UltraLife Plus REX – Rapid Exchange Rods To go where no spring brake has gone before

It’s time to take a big bite out of inventory costs

  • Reduce inventory costs with patent pending rapid exchange push rods
  • Reduce installation labor costs
  • Reduce installation errors caused by manually cutting rods
UltraLife Plus REX – Rapid Exchange Rods

The TSE UltraLife+ REX Caracteristics

  • Patented design
    • U.S. Patent No. 9,050,958
    • Up to 75% less installation time
    • Two part numbers handle most applications:
      • 180° clock rotation eliminates need for stocking both left and right hand units
      • Less inventory needed
    • Less shared leak responsibility
      • Diaphragm comes factory sealed

  • Easy
    • Less training
      • Simple instructions
      • Quick lock connector saves time and allows for easy, safe clocking while under truck/trailer
    • Less chance to install incorrectly
      • Patented design eliminates potential failure compared to conventional designs
      • No "clamped" air connection to worry about when setting port locations
      • Kit comes complete (two pieces vs competitor's eight pieces)

  • Buyer
    • Less tracking for parts shortages
      • Competition kits have 8 pieces – TSE VCT has only 4 pieces
    • Less labor time to install (Testing results confirm up to 75% less time)
    • Less chance to do it wrong (Highest installation failure mode eliminated)
    • Smaller box size (Means less space needed for inventory)
    • Universal fit means common service base installation
      • Less parts to buy and store on shelf
      • Better coverage with only 4 part numbers

  • Shop Manager
    • Simple work instructions (60% less than competitors)
    • Less sealing responsibility (Diaphragm comes factory sealed)
    • Quick Lock connector saves time and allows for easy, safe clocking while under truck/trailer.

  • Installer
    • Less parts to check (Kit comes complete every time (4 pieces vs 8))
    • Less air leak points to check and align
    • Less time to install
    • No "clamped" air connections to worry about when setting port locations

  • Road Service Repair
    • Less responsibility for correct installation
    • Less chance of having the wrong parts on the truck to make repair
    • Better coverage with only 4 part numbers
    • Less time under the truck/trailer to make repairs (Up to 75% less)
    • More likely to create a happy driver (Back on the road quicker)

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Warranty

10 years
UltraLife Plus standard

Options Table

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Option Number CategoryDescriptionB DimensionCagedTypical ApplicationsWorks with the following Auto-Slack brands & models*
3030TVR2ULPREX - Rapid Exchange Push RodsVCT T-3030 2.5" stroke (T-REX)Y
3030TVR3ULPREX - Rapid Exchange Push RodsVCT T-3030 3.0" stroke (T-REX)Y
K110-130REX - Push rod kitsFixed Clevis + SS pins + 1.3" pin spacing11.0"Intraax/VantraaxTSE/Webb/MEI/Haldex (0.5" pin) + Gunite 2000 series 1.3" pin spacing + Meritor 1.3" pin spacing (Truck) + Stemco 1.3" pin spacing + Bendix Versajust
K110-138REX - Push rod kitsFixed Clevis + SS pins + 1.38" pin spacing11.0"Intraax/Vantraax Meritor, Stemco slackTSE/Webb/MEI/Haldex (0.5" pin) + Meritor 1.38" pin spacing (Trailer) + Stemco 1.38" pin spacing
K150REX - Push rod kitsThreaded includes jam nut15.0"Universal fully threadedAll
K225-130REX - Push rod kitsFixed Clevis + SS pins + 1.3" pin spacing2.25"Truck welded clevisTSE/Webb/MEI/Haldex (0.5" pin) + Gunite 2000 series 1.3" pin spacing + Meritor 1.3" pin spacing (Truck) + Stemco 1.3" pin spacing + Bendix Versajust
K575REX - Push rod kitsThreaded includes jam nut5.75"Standard 5" trailer axleAll
K631REX - Push rod kitsThreaded includes jam nut6.31"SAF axleAll
K680-102REX - Push rod kitsFixed Clevis + SS pins + 1.02" pin spacing6.80"Standard 5" Axle Gunite SlackTSE/Webb/MEI/Haldex (0.5" pin) + Gunite 1000 series 1.02" pin spacing
K680-130REX - Push rod kitsFixed Clevis + SS pins + 1.3" pin spacing6.80"Standard 5" AxleTSE/Webb/MEI/Haldex (0.5" pin) + Gunite 2000 series 1.3" pin spacing + Meritor 1.3" pin spacing (Truck) + Stemco 1.3" pin spacing + Bendix Versajust
K680-138REX - Push rod kitsFixed Clevis + SS pins + 1.38" pin spacing6.80"Standard 5" trailer axle Meritor, Stemco slackTSE/Webb/MEI/Haldex (0.5" pin) + Meritor 1.38" pin spacing (Trailer) + Stemco 1.38" pin spacing
K706REX - Push rod kitsThreaded includes jam nut7.06"Meritor large diameter axleAll
K975REX - Push rod kitsThreaded includes jam nut9.75"Intraax/VantraaxAll
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