Western Star Using Horton Fan Drive

The Horton two-speed fan drive is available for Western Star trucks

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Western Star Truck Sales, Inc. today announced the Horton DriveMaster®Two-Speed Arctis Fan Drive is now available for its 4700, 4800, 4900 and 6900 truck models.

Alternating between eddy current and spring actuated cooling, Horton’s fan drive technology features precise, highly efficient temperature control of the engine, as well as reduced operating noise levels.

Other benefits of the Horton DriveMaster Two-Speed Fan Drive include more horsepower for auxiliary systems, less radiator abrasion from dust and debris, less wear and maintenance on fan belt, belt tensioner and HVAC components, all contributing to enhanced engine power and efficiency.

“Not only will the Horton Fan Clutch provide customers with improved fuel economy on the road, they will also benefit from increased efficiency while idling,” says Ann Demitruk, director of marketing, Western Star. “By offering this option, we are providing yet another solution for our customers that will increase their performance and productivity – further benefiting their bottom line.”