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20 finalists named in Rush Tech Rodeo

| December 17, 2013

Twelve Rush Truck Center technicians advanced to the Rush Tech Rodeo heavy-duty finals Tuesday, while eight medium-duty finalists were selected.

A little fuel dilution, soot, blow-by is OK

Bruce Mallinson | December 09, 2013

Some fuel dilution after idling, a little soot in your engine and some blow-by are (mostly) normal and not anything you should be worried about, writes Bruce Mallinson.

DPF maintenance for the long haul

| December 05, 2013

How to prep your truck for Old Man Winter

| December 04, 2013

Nothing tests a truck’s readiness for climate change like a hard, frigid blast of arctic air. That’s why winter preparation is an annual event for owner-operators. Basic preparation can pay big dividends by avoiding unnecessary ...

A new type of dyno: Observing your semi with style — and accuracy

Bruce Mallinson | November 08, 2013

May I recommend to you an alternative to standard dynamometer testing? The 'Giraffe' offers better real-world simulation and allows better observation of tire alignment, tread pattern and wheel bearing losses.

Predetermined oil intervals and what to check in oil analysis

Bruce Mallinson | October 31, 2013

As a responsible truck owner, you should change your oil at predetermined intervals. Oil analysis provides great information and is the best way to keep track of how your engine is wearing.

Bosselman shop opens in Nebraska

| August 09, 2013

Bosselman Boss Truck Shops, Inc. recently announced its newest location in Gretna, Neb., at Interstate 80, Exit 432. The shop is located adjacent to the Flying J Travel Plaza and is the company’s third shop ...

A few new sources for trucking discounts

| August 07, 2013

A few new websites that enable dealers and fleets to mark down prices on parts and labor.

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