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Spring Season Emissions Maintenance

The sun is shining, the temperatures are rising, and it’s time to remind everyone about the importance of emissions system maintenance and cleaning. After winter idling to stay warm, condensation occurs inside the air system of an engine. Investing less than a couple hours to remove and clean out the air handling sensors will keep [...]

April 12th, 2019|Nuts & Bolts|0 Comments
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A Chill is in the Air

The chill is in the air, the days are getting shorter and the temperatures are dropping. Is your truck ready for the winter? Here are a few important systems to check before the cold winter weather arrives to make sure that your truck performs at its best. Electrical System Make sure that the charging and [...]

January 11th, 2019|Nuts & Bolts|0 Comments
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Don’t Suspend A Smooth Ride: Keep Your Shocks Maintained

  Your truck’s shocks take a beating every day.   They cycle up and down constantly as you drive to soften your ride and reduce wear on your suspension. It is especially tough through the winter months and early spring, when your suspension is impacted by compacted snow and increased pot holes.   Conventional shocks [...]

May 11th, 2018|Nuts & Bolts|0 Comments
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Is Your Truck Ready to Handle the Heat?

After a long, harsh winter, the days are finally getting longer, the sun is shining, and temperatures are rising. Is your truck ready to handle the heat? Here are some quick maintenance items to cross off your list as you transition into summer. Cooling System Separate your A/C condenser and air-to-air core from the radiator. Take [...]

April 12th, 2018|Nuts & Bolts|0 Comments
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Choosing the Right Battery for Your Long Haul

When it comes to batteries for over-the-road equipment, many of us think the more cold cranking amps (CCA) the better, but that is not always the case. Let's dive into the construction of a battery so you can make the choice that best suits your application.   Lead acid batteries are comprised of plates, separators, [...]

February 9th, 2018|Nuts & Bolts|0 Comments

Making the Most of Your Diesel Engine Overhaul

Having your engine overhauled is a big commitment and perhaps the most important commitment you can make to your truck and your business. With overhaul costs ranging from $20,000 to $30,000, the decision on whether or not to have an overhaul performed on your truck’s engine can be a tough one. There are many reasons [...]

August 22nd, 2017|Nuts & Bolts|0 Comments