New Product Announcement: Triplex and Quadplex Brake Cable

Posted by Deanna on Sep 1, 2016 12:00:00 PM

Triplex and Quadplex brake cable is now available at Del City. This complementary product to our existing offering has the same properties as our Duplex brake cable and features either three-conductor or four-conductor, PVC jacketed primary wires, laid in parallel. Primarily used for electric brake systems on trucks, buses, and trailers, adding more conductor options allows the end user more flexibility with their wiring needs.

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Topics: New Product, Automotive, Truck/Trailer, Specialty Vehicles, Wire & Cable

Choosing The Perfect Auto Meter Gauge

Posted by Kevin on Aug 11, 2016 3:00:00 PM

Auto Meter is a high-tech company that has become a standard of excellence in providing high quality gauges. They have set the bar in the industry with their products for things like accuracy, precision, and durability. For over 50 years now, Auto Meter has been a trusted brand in gauges.

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Topics: New Product, Automotive, Truck/Trailer, Specialty Vehicles, Gauges

Benefits of Automotive LED Replacement Bulbs

Posted by Deanna on Aug 4, 2016 12:30:00 PM

If you are in the market to replace your vehicle lighting, consider the new LED automotive bulbs.

LEDs are energy efficient, long-lasting, & enhance safety.

One benefit of LED automotive bulbs is that they are extremely energy efficient. They consume up to 90% less power than incandescent bulbs and offer a brighter light at lower power consumption. The lower energy consumption offers less maintenance costs due to the longer operational life time of LED lighting.

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Topics: New Product, Automotive, Truck/Trailer, Specialty Vehicles, Industrial, Lighting

New Product Announcement: Aluminized Fiberglass Insulated Products

Posted by Kevin on Jul 14, 2016 3:00:00 PM

Are you looking for more protection in a high temp environment? Do you need to reflect heat away from sensitive electronics, wiring, and hoses? If so… an aluminized fiberglass product is your ideal solution!

What is aluminized fiberglass?

Aluminized fiberglass is a material created when an aluminized metal is laminated over fiberglass insulation. The result is a product line that can endure temperatures up to 1,200°F without turning brittle!

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Topics: New Product, Automotive, Truck/Trailer, Specialty Vehicles, Industrial

New Product Announcement: 3/8" Stud Hi-Amp Circuit Breakers

Posted by Deanna on Jun 30, 2016 11:30:00 AM

Del City has expanded its Hi-Amp Circuit Breaker offering to include the 3/8”Stud Hi-Amp Circuit Breakers. Previously, these were only offered in 1/4” stud. The 3/8” Hi-Amp Stud Circuit Breakers allow for higher torque connections and wider space for heavy gauge wire lugs.

Beyond the 150A the current line goes up to, the 3/8” line is offered in a variety of amperages, including 175A and 200A. Applications for the 3/8” stud breakers include: construction, electric vehicles, heavy truck, industrial, marine and off-road equipment. Select from manual reset, manual reset (switchable) or auto reset.

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Topics: New Product, Automotive, Marine, Industrial, Truck/Trailer, Circuit Breakers

New Product Announcement: ZCI Zero Contact Interface Trailer Light Power Module

Posted by Kevin on Jun 9, 2016 9:30:00 AM

Getting your trailer ready for the summer season? Del City now offers just the product to take the headache out of getting your trailer lights all connected! Our new product will eliminate the chance of you damaging your vehicle because it uses sensors that snap over your vehicle wiring to detect current and engage trailer lights. Hence the name, these sensors have “zero contact” with your vehicles lighting system. 

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Topics: How To, Automotive, Truck/Trailer, Specialty Vehicles, New Product

New Product Announcement: ARIES Floor Mats & Vehicle Guards

Posted by Deanna on Jun 2, 2016 10:30:00 AM

Introducing Del City’s newest product extension, ARIES Floor Mats & Vehicle Guards. ARIES specializes in custom-fit vehicle accessories including: bull bars, side bars, grille guards, running boards, Jeep-specific products, floor mats and seat defenders to protect and customize your vehicle. When buying ARIES products, customers can expect quality, durability, and a rugged/sporty style. 


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Topics: Automotive, Industrial, Truck/Trailer, Specialty Vehicles, New Product

Why Should You Choose Painless Performance Wire Harnesses?

Posted by Megan on May 5, 2016 1:39:00 PM

Universal chassis wire harnesses by Painless Performance are the easiest preassembled harnesses to install. All preassembled wire harnesses are not made equally. Just one installation with a Painless harness and you will never use an inferior harness again.  

Advantages of choosing Painless Performance wire harnesses

Less wires to route. During the final assembly of the harness, Painless groups the wires together based on the appropriate vehicle location. Depending on the application the average harness will have 15-18 groups of wires all wire-tied together. Instead of routing over 100 individual wires, you will only have to route the groupings saving you time and effort.

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Topics: Automotive, Truck/Trailer, Specialty Vehicles, New Product, Product Feature, Wire & Cable

A New Angle On How To Make Battery Connections

Posted by George on Apr 21, 2016 12:55:00 PM

Not all battery connections are straightforward!  When you’re trying to make battery connections in tight spaces, sometimes a straight barrel lug just doesn’t work.  Forcing battery cables to connect in a way that aligns with a straight barrel connector can require excessive bending of the cable, resulting in extreme tension on the cable itself.  The cables connected to the battery must have sufficient slack so that they will not pull on the battery terminals, as this can result in loosening of the connections over time, leaks, and possibly broken covers. In situations where a straight lug just doesn’t align, an angled lug can make life a lot easier.  Fortunately, there are viable alternatives.

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Topics: Automotive, Truck/Trailer, Specialty Vehicles, New Product, Battery Cables & Accessories

How Can a New Expandable Sleeving Line Save You Money?

Posted by Kevin on Apr 7, 2016 3:09:00 PM

Does this look familiar?

If so, you need to check out how Rodent Resistant Expandable Sleeving will solve your problems, and save you money!

Some of you will find this exciting innovation great, and it is just what you are looking for. However, others may be wondering, “Wait, what is expandable sleeving?” So before we learn what the Rodent Resistant advantage is, let’s review the basics:

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Topics: Automotive, Industrial, New Product, Agricultural, Loom & Loom Clamps

Why Choose Shielded Wire for Your Next Wiring Job?

Posted by Deanna on Mar 31, 2016 1:35:00 PM

Looking for a wire that has an added shield protection to help combat the effects of EMI (Electromagnetic Interference)? Among the many assorted types of wire we offer, we now stock Shielded Wire, which is known for doing just that. It features stranded tinned copper conductors, polyethylene insulation, polyester reinforced tape, and stranded tinned copper drain wire shielding with a PVC jacket. 

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Topics: Automotive, Marine, Industrial, Truck/Trailer, New Product, Wire & Cable

New Product Announcement: Weather Pack Assembled Pigtails

Posted by Angela on Mar 24, 2016 8:11:00 AM

Whether you are planning to build a replacement or add an addition to an existing harness, it can be a pain to gather all the right materials for the job. You need your male terminals & female terminals, male connector bodies & female connector bodies, wire seals, cavity plugs, and don’t forget your Weather Pack crimping tool. Wouldn’t it be nice if there was a system that came preassembled? Now there is! The Weather Pack Assembled Pigtails provide all of the same benefits of the Weather Pack connectors and eliminate the need to make a precision crimp in the field with loose components, saving time and confusion.



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Topics: Automotive, Marine, Truck/Trailer, Specialty Vehicles, New Product, Agricultural, Wire Connectors & Quick Splices


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