Front End Alignment

Tips For A Better Service Experience | Understanding Front End Alignment Problems to Communicate with Your Technician

Posted by on 14 December 2016


There’s no doubt that the longer you drive your truck, the more you learn to communicate with it. You’re working partners, day in and day out. So it’s like an old friend – you know its foibles, and you could finish its sentences if the truck could actually talk. So when it doesn’t feel right as you’re driving, you know it’s time for a front end alignment. You schedule the work.

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Tax Incentives Can Make Your Year-End Merrier

Posted by on 2 December 2016

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Taxes may be inevitable, but no one wants to pay more than necessary. With just one more month to go in 2016, it's time to assess your tax situation, especially in regard to last-minute truck and equipment purchases.

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New Holland Backhoes

Why We Love The Backhoe | Construction Equipment Versatility At Its Finest

Posted by on 25 October 2016

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The world of construction equipment has changed exponentially in recent years. But despite all the newness – and the admitted advantages of new designs — one thing has not changed. We continue to love the backhoe. That’s because when it comes to construction equipment versatility, it’s still hard to beat the backhoe.

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Modern Drivetrain Tires

How Modern Drivetrains Effect Your Truck Tires’ Tread And Pressure

Posted by on 15 September 2016

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Sometimes truck owners treat tires as an accessory that happens to come with the truck or that can be fitted to the truck later on, when the original tires wear out. The problem with that is the word “fit.” Just as trucks can vary widely, truck tires can be very different, too. Not every tire is right for every vehicle or application. Drivetrains also affect tire performance.

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Tips MiniExcavators

Tips to help you get the most out of your mini excavator

Posted by on 17 August 2016

Mini excavators are rapidly growing in popularity with all types of contractors, thanks to their versatility. But while your mini excavator may be small, it works just as hard as its larger cousins. And it houses all the same working parts as a big machine. Experts will tell you that all too often, when a mini excavator breaks down, it’s because the machine was poorly maintained. The following maintenance tips will help you assure your little excavator lives a long and healthy life.

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Medium Duty Truck Axles

10 Things To Think About When Spec’ing A Medium Duty Truck Drive-Axle Ratio

Posted by on 5 August 2016

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So you’re in the market for a new medium duty truck. One of the specs you’ll need to consider is the drive-axle ratio. There’s a lot to think about here, especially considering you may have a dozen or so drive-axle ratios to choose from, depending on your truck’s class, make, model and rear-axle capacity.

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Snow Dragon Snow Removal Systems: Melts Excess Snow, Saving You Time & Money

Posted by on 15 July 2016

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Snow removal is a fact of life here in the northeast. It may be July, but unfortunately it is time to start thinking about snow removal options. Snow Dragon snow removal systems offer an alternative approach that can save you time and money and help alleviate environmental concerns as well.

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Downspeeding: What You Need to Know

Posted by on 28 June 2016

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Downspeeding is no doubt here to stay as a strategy to increase fuel efficiency and cut back on negative environmental impacts from burning that fuel. Downspeeding accomplishes this by running engines slower at cruising speeds. But this significantly affects how Class 8 trucks function. If you don't understand what's different - and how to proactively address those issues - you could easily wind up with fractured components. No savings there.

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The Best Of Both Worlds | Western Star 5700XE Is Aerodynamic & Fuel Efficient

Posted by on 22 June 2016

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What's sleek and stylish and savings-conscious? If you answered the new Western Star 5700 XE, you are absolutely right. On the other hand, if you'se like most people, you're more likely to associate words like "rugged" and "powerful" with Western Star trucks. In the 5700XE, you get it all - a long tradition of top-of-the-line toughness for off-road applications plus impressive fuel economy and aerodynamic styling that take on-highway driving to a new level.

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Soil Compaction 101: Effective Road Building Preparation

Posted by on 14 June 2016

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It's road-building season again. It's a process that probably looks simple to folks not associated with the construct ion industry. But insiders know better. If you don't get the roadway foundation just right, things can go very wrong down the road, so to speak. Proper soil compaction is critical.

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