- October 13, 2017
Shock absorbers are essential to your truck’s performance. Not only do they keep your tires connected to the road, but their vibration control protects other suspension components from premature wear, giving you a smoother ride. And worn shocks affect your stability, steering and ability to stop.
- August 24, 2017
Choosing replacement lights for a truck or trailer often comes down to cost, but that can be a shortsighted decision. Differences in technology, brightness, energy use and durability should all be considerations when spec’ing lights, and each of these can very different among your lighting options.
- June 27, 2017
As fall approaches and the weather starts turning cooler, you may encounter problems with your truck’s starting-charging system. That’s because cold weather increases strain on the system, bringing out any weaknesses that may have developed during the blistering heat of summer.
- May 18, 2017
Despite changes in technology, brake drums are still the most popular choice for delivering reliable stopping power for heavy-duty trucks. One of the major reasons is that drum brakes are less expensive than disc brakes and can last longer, especially if you’re using newer drum brakes that are equipped with more effective friction materials.
- April 18, 2017
Regular maintenance of a truck’s engine and tires is a simple way to boost fuel economy. Properly maintaining and using a vehicle’s HVAC system also can have a positive effect on fuel consumption.