TRICKS OF THE TRADE

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Top Brake Questions Answered

The No. 1 job of truck brakes is safety; within that application, there’s more than one way to stop a truck. Drums have been...
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Changing Machinery Filters to Save on Fuel

Routinely replacing filters saves 3% to 4% or more on fuel. Monitoring temperature and pressure also helps. Check manual for proper idling time to...
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Acing your Bucket Truck Inspection

Responsible for lifting staff high into the air to perform work, there’s no doubt bucket and crane trucks pose greater safety risks than some...
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Wheel-End Maintenance Saves Tires, Brakes

Bearing adjustment is a tricky procedure. Unless you're using preset hubs, you should check to be sure your techs are doing the job properly. The...
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121 Ways to Save Fuel: In The Shop

From the equipment you spec and maintain, to the fuel you buy, to driver training and incentives, you’ll find tips for nearly any type...