truck maintenance

How-to: Identify quality air coils

| May 05, 2012

A quality air coil will exhibit good “strength, durability, flexibility, memory recoil and performance in hot and cold temperatures,” say the writers behind parts manufacturer Phillips Industries’ Qwik Tech Tips monthly newsletter. A chief consideration ...

CSA Proof Your Rig

Todd Dills | March 01, 2012

Pack the right parts and inspect your truck diligently to avoid time-consuming, costly inspections.

Goodyear starts truck care network

| September 22, 2011

Drivers can access locations for on-highway truck and commercial tire service on a new website, The Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co. says. The Uni-Maxx Truck Care website is part of a network that connects drivers ...

Fuel cleaner

| July 20, 2011

The Fuel Preporator II removes air, water, particulates and vapor from fuel to maintain fuel flow and fuel delivery. The installation kit includes a relay control wiring harness, mounting hardware, frame brackets, return line and ...

Speakout

Overdrive Staff | July 01, 2011

Truckers weigh in on first air prep for tornadoes, inspections in Mexico, being a paid tourist and maintenance.

Permanent coolant leak repair

| May 23, 2011

K-Seal HD is a ceramic and copper formula that mixes with all types of anti-freeze to make permanent repairs to cooling systems on all larger capacity engines. K-Seal stops leaks in the engine’s block, head, ...

High Power Density engine brake

| May 23, 2011

The High Power Density engine braking technology provides large displacement retarding power in small and medium displacement engines. It consists of two braking rocker arms and two collapsible bridges per cylinder, which enables a second ...

Joplin Petro wins service award

| December 18, 2009

A Petro station in Joplin, Mo., won a high-ranking service award from a national automotive service group.

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