John Baxter

How To: Head off or appeal dealer service problems

| December 12, 2008

Many longtime owner-operators have had at least a minor conflict with a dealer over a repair. Whatever the problem, never underestimate ...

Air support

| December 12, 2008

For best fuel economy and minimal engine stress, make sure your charge air cooler system is a lean, clean breathing machine. Here's how...

Premium savings

| December 12, 2008

Most of the latest premium oils meet the CJ-4 standard for 2007 engines, which requires reduced consumption - one quality of a superior ...

Be a meter reader

| December 12, 2008

All engine makers provide one or more software packages for downloading driver performance information onto a PC. The same adapter also ...

Top dog

| December 12, 2008

The Pinnacle incorporates a new Advantage chassis, which places the engine lower, allowing easier maintenance and a shorter turning radi...

Steady as she blows

| December 12, 2008

Freightliner tractor with the Vigia Guardian external system installed. How often do you check your tire pressures an...

Going green

| December 12, 2008

Most domestic biodiesel is made from soybeans, but sunflowers, rapeseed and other stocks are also used. Biodiesel has...

Going green

| December 12, 2008

Most domestic biodiesel is made from soybeans, but sunflowers, rapeseed and other stocks are also used. Biodiesel has...

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