Video: Cooling an engine down is just as important as making power! So how is that achieved? Internal combustion engines are often cooled by circulating a liquid called engine coolant through the engine block, where it is heated, then through a radiator where it loses heat to the atmosphere, and then returned to the engine.
Troubleshooting is a common practice these days on anything with wheels unless the problem is staring you in the face like an oil or coolant leak. When it comes to electrical issues however the game changes. Basically when an electrical system acts up most times it’s a needle in the haystack scenario. Luckily Freightliner kindly… Continue reading Thomas C2 School Bus Software Troubleshooting
As contracting and construction companies continue to take on large projects, the idea of renting equipment might be a better idea that purchasing it. Renting might be a better alternative in comparison to purchasing for multiple reasons. Consider all of the aspects and weigh the possibilities that would be best for the company. Advantages of… Continue reading Renting Vs. Buying Heavy Equipment
Fleet managers have long understood the value of reducing maintenance costs and maximizing fuel economy. After all, this is one of the most direct avenues they have to positively influence PAD. Thankfully, advances in technology have lead to many game changing powertrain innovations, which have helped make the dream of a maintenance free fleet a… Continue reading The Bottom Line – Keeping the Fleet, Fleet
Video The guys from Welker farms have run into more heavy equipment issues! In this video, they diagnose a tractor with a bad turbo, and a skid steer that has trouble starting. Will they get to the bottom of it? Watch to find out!
Video Rick from DEBOSS Garage finds a broken down Case 2366 Combine and begins to bring it back to life. Luckily he was able to find a running Cummins 8.3 from a Ford truck. This series will demonstrate how to swap a 8.3 Cummins engine in a Case IH 2366 combine. Enjoy!
Video: Check out this amazing battery operated pump from FLO Components and Mcnaught! The modular design of these pumps allows the powerhead to be easily transferred from one pump stem to another, to reduce set-up costs and eliminate cross-contamination. FLO Components will be giving away a BOP20 at the upcoming Truck World 2020 show in… Continue reading FLO Components – BOP20 Battery Operated Pump by Macnaught
Video: Fuel Injectors feed your engine the precious fuel it needs to live! But how do they work? This video explains the intricate workings within your fuel injectors: port injection, direct injection and indirect injection. Enjoy!
Video: For any mechanic working in any environment detrimental to the lifespan of their phones, this product may be for you. This phone surely can take a beating, and still perform to the best of it’s capabilities. As seen in this video, you could throw one of these ‘rugged’ phone against a brick wall and… Continue reading How Much Abuse Can a RUGGED Smartphone Take?
Video: An abandoned 1957 Autocar Truck was found and resurrected! After 15 years, the truck finally turns over once again! A little bit of elbow grease goes a long way!
Video: This video will give you all of the information you may need about Cummins diesel engines. Who knew that these engines have been used for so long?
Video: Diesel mechanic, Stephen Cox reviews some of his tools and let’s us know the his top 3 purchased tools, and 3 of his tools that he regrets buying. Always good to have some advice before making any of these purchases yourself.
Video: This video covers everything you may want to know about Peterbilt Trucks! From it’s history to new technology on board and beyond.