What to look for when checking u-bolts
U-Bolts are a crucial part to your truck’s suspension. These bolts keep the leaf springs of your suspension tied together. Without these, your truck’s suspension wouldn’t exist. Now the true question is, how do you take care of them and what are the signs of a failing u-bolt?
Being the Best Diesel Mechanic
Doctors are to people, what diesel mechanics are to the trucking industry. Without diesel mechanics, the trucking industry would come to stand still when problems with big rigs would arise. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, by the year 2020, the employment level for diesel mechanics is expected to increase by 15 percent. Because… Read more »
Ideas for Fleet Improvement: Part 1
As we enter into a new year and personal resolutions are made and often forgotten just as quickly as they are made, it’s important for businesses and fleets to assess ways to save money and time in repairs and downtime as well as continue to create a sense of community and loyalty among staff, technicians… Read more »
What’s all the downtime really costing you?
Downtime happens. Parts break, repairs are necessary and for a time (hopefully short) you have a downed vehicle. Because you are aware of this you have budgeted for the cost of downtime but researchers have found that the cost is typically a lot higher than the amount anticipated, in some cases 8 times more annually…. Read more »
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