Lightweight landing gear

| January 11, 2012

The AlumiLightX and UL500, two new lightweight landing gears with internal gearboxes, work to reduce trailer weight. The AlumiLightX’s lower leg is made from polyester-coated steel to protect against corrosion, and its upper leg is ...

| January 06, 2012

East Bernstadt, Ky., resident Robby Gaines bought this 1981 Kenworth W900A from a former boss after hauling refrigerated loads with it for years. Gaines, a member of the American Truck Historical Society’s Bluegrass Chapter, retired ...

Fluid leak detection kit

| January 05, 2012

Tracer Products has introduced a leak detection kit to enable heavy duty technicians to find all air conditioning and fluid leaks. The TP-8697HD kit features the OPTIMA 3000 super-high intensity, blue light LED leak detection flashlight ...

How to: Replace an Alternator

John Baxter | January 01, 2012

Signs of impending alternator failure often include a slight reduction in the voltage reading on the dash, or noticeably duller headlights.

| December 30, 2011

Eric Hardage and his dad Jeff restored this 1963 Mack B-83, bequeathed to them from Jeff's father, Harold, in 2003.. The truck used to do oil field service work, but since its restoration, the Hardages ...

| December 22, 2011

East Bernstadt, Ky., resident Robby Gaines bought this 1981 Kenworth W900A from a former boss after hauling refrigerated loads with it for years. Gaines, a member of the American Truck Historical Society’s Bluegrass Chapter, retired ...

| December 14, 2011

“I just got my CDL less than a year ago,” says owner-operator Jim Pettus of the name of his 2003 Peterbilt 379, the Young Gun. After someone called him young gun, “it just kind of ...

Stereo upgrade

| December 08, 2011

The new Alliance replacement stereo has an AM/FM receiver, MP3-capable CD player, remote control and auxiliary input for MP3 players and portable satellite radios. The display shows track info read from MP3 tag information, and ...

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