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Maintaining Heavy Duty Trucks With Original Parts

Maintenance of Heavy Duty Trucks Trucks is a great heavy duty vehicle that has made it possible to transport diverse goods from one place to another. However, they are a big investment, but the maintenance, insurance, and many other factors add to the cost as well. Because maintaining their parts is an important aspect of […]

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Heavy Duty Truck Braking System

Braking System of your Heavy Duty Truck Of all the vital pieces of safety component that come with your heavy-duty truck, as the brake is onе of the mоѕt сrіtical partѕ оf your vehicle that have a direct effect on the performance of your truck-stopping system. Hence, Brake pads should regularly be inspected for the […]

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Aftermarket Flywheels – Things to Know

All mechanics understand the importance of flywheels when it comes to engines. They have to be strong, sturdy, handle the rigors of everyday hauling, yet remain perfectly balanced to provide their most efficient form of energy.

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What’s a VGT?

Ever wonder what a VGT is? It stands for Variable Geometry Turbocharger. It might also be called a VNT, which means Variable Nozzle Turbocharger. There are excellent explanations of VGT designs on the Internet, but our interest here is more upon their maintenance

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When Will HDAW Outgrow the Mirage?

The Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) is held at The Mirage Events and Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV each year. The show just completed its eleventh year and continues to grow each year. With the addition of “The Tool & Equipment Expo” and many booths in the halls, one has to ask if/when will […]

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Heavy Duty Truck Parts Sales Grow As Diesel Engines Continue To Last Longer

Demand for truck and trailer parts grew roughly 2% in 2014 to $26.19 billion dollars, and it will continue to grow, albeit at a slower pace this year and through 2019, according to John Blodgett, VP of sales and marketing for MacKay & Co.

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Adding New Heavy Duty Truck Parts to Inventory

As a purchasing manager for an aftermarket heavy duty replacement truck parts supplier, it is my responsibility to research parts and determine the best parts to add to the inventory.

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75 years of Peterbilt – A Brief look

Peterbilt is celebrating their 75 year anniversary this year. With this historical year for Peterbilt, I decided to do some more research into the company. Peterbilt is a well-known brand of trucks and I was curious about their history and what kind of contributions they made with regards to heavy duty truck parts in general.

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Finding the Right Repair Shop

Let’s say you are a new start-up company and you have a fleet of heavy duty trucks. You have some experience in the trucking industry, but feel it would be too costly to keep in-house mechanics and maintain your fleet.

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The Love Bug Lives On: A VW Beetle Throwback

This car is a legend. That’s all we have to know. We don’t need numbers and figures to prove the charisma of an icon, we just know. However, the Volkswagen Beetle has so much to say, and they’re not just boring facts, but a cool story to how it became our favourite bug. Maybe that’s why we came to love it in the first place. So why don’t we refresh our memories and take a road trip back to where it all happened, then arrive at why we think it is indeed legendary. Seatbelts?

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