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Adjusting belt tension

To adjust belts that are tensioned with bolted brackets, rather than an automatic tensioner, it's best to use a tension gauge, which is calib...

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Purifuing your oil

Many bypass oil filter manufacturers claim their products can extend oil life almost indefinitely by removing the finest particles. But major ...

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Channel 19 – July 2009

Putting a loved one's ash in gear These urns, resembling scaled-down versions of external air cleaners, are sealed to protect your de...

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Buyer’s Market

For owner-operators truck shopping, this is the best of times and the worst of times. While the selection of used trucks is vast and price...

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Is Bigger Better?

Battle lines drawn over truck size - by Jill Dunn The battle over whether federal laws should expand truck weights and lengths o...

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Fleet Insider

Evans driver awarded for safety The Evans Network of Companies presented Obed "Byron" Oglesby, driver for Evans Delivery Company, wi...

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REEFER SANITY

Careful maintenance keeps repair madness at bay Reefer-unit service intervals vary from 1,000 to 3,000 hours. Late-model units u...

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Life at It's Finest

Melton driver Nick Mrak trends gourmet in his road-cooking adventures When Nick Mrak, 33, isn't hauling various flatbed materia...

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Fair or Foul?

Once-congenial CB chatter, some truckers say, is being replaced by frequently abusive and profane language Does CB radio ...

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Live From Somewhere

Reefer driver Stephen Michaels makes impact with big-rig webcam and photo site Webcams on the dashboards of big trucks are nothi...

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