South Africa Mining Industry Future

From the beginning of November, 2011, many things happened to the South Africa mining industries. As a result, South Africa’s Mineral Resources Minister Susan Shabangu is conducting road shows in Australia and Britain to soothe investors’ fears about nationalization and drum up investment and on Wednesday according to TimesLive told a mining conference. To many… Continue reading South Africa Mining Industry Future

GM 6.5 Diesel Engine Troubleshooting

Diesel Engine Troubleshooting GM 6.5 When it comes to diesel engine troubleshooting you’re opening up a really big can of worms. There are so many models and designs that you would need several years of study to know everything about them. However I have seen so many of the same failures in non-fuel injected areas… Continue reading GM 6.5 Diesel Engine Troubleshooting

Environmental Tips for Motorists

How To Save The Environment While Operating Your Motor Vehicle There are many steps you can take to help out the environment while operating your vehicle. Here are some easy tips that will make a huge impact on Mother Earth’s survival. If every vehicle owner in the world followed some or all of these practices… Continue reading Environmental Tips for Motorists

The Importance of Preventing Exhaust System Back Pressure

If you’ve ever thought about the importance of your truck or car exhaust system? The quicker your engine gets rid of the spent exhaust gases, the more efficient the internal combustion process will be. This means added horsepower and torque where the rubber hits the road. Stock exhaust systems are OK but manufacturers don’t get… Continue reading The Importance of Preventing Exhaust System Back Pressure

CAT 3116 Fuel Shutdown Solenoid

The Cat 3116 diesel engine comes with a electric fuel shutdown solenoid which is controlled by the key switch. It is located on the Governor/pump assembly [threaded in] with two wires controlling the electro-magnetic on/off function. The solenoid is energized at all times when the engine is running which means it can get hot andThe… Continue reading CAT 3116 Fuel Shutdown Solenoid

Air Brake Auto Slack Adjusters

Automatic slack adjusters keep a constant clearance between your brake linings and brake drum, approximately 25 thousands of an inch. The push rod travel stays at one and a half inches when the slack adjusters are working properly.They can be adjusted manually (only during installation) and automatically by the operator: by performing a full brake… Continue reading Air Brake Auto Slack Adjusters

Allision MD 3000 Transmission Corrosion

The Vehicle Interface Module or VIM is a self contained pre-wired control box that simplifies the connections between the Electronic Control Unit [ECU] and the vehicle electrical system.The operator experienced a high transmission temperature with no high idle and exhaust brake. The fault codes indicated a power interruption between the battery and ECU.The VIM {pictured… Continue reading Allision MD 3000 Transmission Corrosion

A Better way to Manage your Career

Who’s looking after your career? The world is changing and nowhere is it happening faster than in how we communicate. For career minded individuals, every new way to communicate is just another way to network their career. The challenge is not only to stay aware of these new resources, but more importantly, to understand how… Continue reading A Better way to Manage your Career