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 ...

Cooling sealant for winter

| December 08, 2011

The Carbon Fiber Block Seal Head Gasket & Cooling Sealant is formulated to seal coolant leaks in radiators, heater cores, freeze plugs, gaskets, intake manifolds, cylinder heads and engine blocks. It is anti-freeze compatible and ...

| December 07, 2011

Husband and wife Charlie and Jeanetta Wilson of Tamms, Ill., dubbed this 2000 Kenworth W900L “Plum Crazy” for the touches of purple on its body and on the 525-hp Caterpillar under the hood. With a ...

| November 30, 2011

Mercer, Maine, resident Zachary Thompson uses his 2005 Freightliner FLD120 as the cornerstone of his Rough & Ready Trucking. Powered by a 600-hp Caterpillar and an 18-speed transmission, the truck hauls logs, chips and trash ...

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