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More Laptop For Less Money

SAMPLING SPECS REFURBISHED IBM ThinkPad 570 $799 500 MHz Intel Pentium III 128 MB of RAM 12-GB hard drive 24X CD-ROM...

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Used Trucks: Make an Offer

Auctions can be an efficient way to obtain used equipment. AUCTION RESOURCES First Coast Auction ...

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A Different Trucking Life

Don Schneider says today's OTR driver is a different person than the trucker of a quarter century ago when he was Schneider National's...

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October 2002

CAB SHOCK ABSORBER Tenneco Automotive's Gas-Magnum shocks "feature tube and valving technologies engineered specifically for Class...

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Used Trucks: Oil Analysis

The sides of this piston are clean, indicating the oil has been functioning well by carrying away sludge. The rings, though covered with...

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October 2002

PLAY TIME Bruce Trefz of Paris, Ill., is a farmer who drives what his wife and daughter call his "Big Boy Toy" in the off-sea...

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Used Trucks: Getting Financed

While lenders recover from the easy-money days of the 1990s, it helps to have good credit. ...

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Music to Your Ears

Tom Puza, chief engineer audio systems at Delphi Corp., says there are usually two levels of sound systems offered in OEM trucks, "base" and...

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Are All-Makes Parts Right For You?

October 2002

TIME TO TRADE One might not be as valuable as a vintage Mickey Mantle, but then jocks chewing tobacco never looked good in chrome, ...

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VN Again

The VN780 has a 50 percent wheel cut and a new type of clutch. Volvo VN780 HP 500 ISX Cummins* Torque 1850 Axle ratio ...

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