Maintenance: Page 2
Stocking too many greases is costly, inefficient
Gease color often tends to follow popular trends within the industry but colors are typically only related to the dye used, which helps provide brand recognition and marketing but doesn’t have an impact on the performance of the lube itself.
August 18, 2020
Cabin air filters ‘probably the most overlooked filter on a vehicle’
Cabin air filters often go unchecked until issues arise; however, checking them during service intervals can help eliminate allergens and more for truckers.
May 1, 2020
Guide To Engine & Transmission Oil Coolers
Upgrading engine and transmission cooling systems is cheap insurance for preventing overheating issues during the summer season.
June 1, 2015
Synthetic oil use on the rise: Is it time to switch?
So many lubricant choices, so little time. What kind of oil, synthetic blend, or full synthetic is best for your truck’s engine – and your operational bottom line? As with every equipment option, the answer is: It depends. Dan Arcy, Global OEM Technical Manager, Shell Global Solutions, walks HWT through selecting the right oil for your fleet today, as well as what to keep in mind with upcoming changes in truck emissions standards.
December 11, 2013
Spectrum Oil Containers
Trico Launches New Line of Oil Containers Spectrum Oil Containers is a new product providing an error-free solution to identify, store, transport, and dispense lubricants in a wide variety of applications. The products are built with high density polyethylene to withstand hostile environments. The containers have a wide opening for no spill-filling and are available […]
June 5, 2013
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New Mobil Delvac 5W-30 Synthetic
Low Viscosity Mobil Delvac 1™ LE 5W-30 Delivers Exceptional Engine Protection ExxonMobil just introduced Mobil Delvac 1 LE 5W-30, a low-viscosity, synthetic diesel engine oil formulated to deliver outstanding engine protection and valuable sustainability-related benefits, including enhanced fuel economy as well as potential and long drain intervals. Mobil Delvac 1 LE 5W-30 is recommended for diesel-powered commercial […]
May 6, 2013
SHOP TALK: VEHICLE MAINTENANCE GREASE JOB Maintenance tips for your pickups so you can be “making hay while the sun shines” by Steve Temple When you’re changing engine oil for the summer months, don’t forget to freshen your truck’s other moving parts with lubrication while you’re at it. As pointed out by our contacts at […]
April 17, 2013
Cognito GM Dually Lift
Cognito Motorsports’ 6″ suspension lift how-to install step-by step for 2008 GMC 3500HD
February 27, 2013
Mobil Delvac For more than 80 years, Mobil Delvac has been helping construction contractors, agriculture professionals and landscapers to maximize the performance and durability of their trucks and heavy-duty equipment. That’s why Mobil Delvac synthetic engine oil, transmission fluid, radiator coolant and differential gear oils are being used in ProPickup’s 2008 GMC Sierra 3500HD, Big Red. Whether […]
July 18, 2012
Bel-Ray High Performance Marine Products
Bel-Ray announces the introduction of a complete line of Marine related high performance lubricant products available for retail sale beginning in January 2012.
November 11, 2011
MPT claims FIRST True Synthetic Engine Lubricant
MPT Industries announces Thirty-K, the only truly revolutionary full synthetic high-performance engine lubricant.
October 21, 2011
Shell Lubricants offers simplified lubricant choices for fleet, construction industries
Makes lubricant choices easier for vehicles & equipment operators Shell Lubricants is rolling out its redesigned global portfolio of transmission fluids, gearbox oils, mobile hydraulic oils, gear and axle oils, and greases for on- and off-highway vehicles and equipment. The simplified product lineup is designed to make selecting the proper level of protection easier. Shell […]
July 19, 2011
Universal Lubricants retails environmentally-friendly motor oil
Universal Lubricants launched a campaign to bring its high performance, recycled ECO ULTRA motor oil to drivers across the country by retailing the product on Amazon.com. Produced domestically at the company’s state-of-the-art re-refinery, ECO ULTRA is an American Petroleum Institute (API) certified motor oil that boasts one of the highest percentages of recycled oil content […]
July 14, 2011
Pickup service intervals
An Ounce of Prevention Pickup service intervals; how to make the best decision By G.R. Whale Today’s fleet and service managers have a lot of responsibility riding on their shoulders as they balance productivity with costs of operation. Vehicles and equipment in the shop for repairs are expected, but they hurt the bottom line. That’s […]
June 15, 2011
Extending Oil Drain Intervals
Using oil analysis is a good maintenance move for anyone using pickups for business
July 26, 2010
LIQUI MOLY BOYCOTTS BP
LIQUI MOLY BOYCOTTS BP German lubricant manufacturer “Taking a stand against irresponsibility and the destruction of the environment” by removing BP as a supplier Ulm, Germany, 30th June 2010 – The German motor oil manufacturer LIQUI MOLY is boycotting the British mineral oil company BP (represented in Germany by the brands Aral and Castrol) over […]
July 6, 2010
Fusion-Tech Goes Nano-Ceramic New additive technology said to improve fuel economy and reduce emission in gas/diesel engines Fusion-Tech, Inc, a Raleigh, NC based specialty chemical company is pleased to announce a new nano-ceramic technology that improves fuel efficiency and dramatically reduces emissions in internal combustion engines, both gas and diesel. Fusion-Tech’s technology requires no added […]
May 14, 2010
May New Products
Amsoil’s Synthetic Polymeric Truck, Chassis and Equipment Grease A tube of grease is a lot cheaper than repairing a galled, frozen or damaged component and big trucks working in mud, snow, ice and salt spray need protection that’s up to the task. Amsoil’s new Synthetic Polymeric Truck, Chassis and Equipment Grease provides extreme pressure performance […]
May 6, 2010
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Diamond anniversary 2023 F-150 celebrates iconic F-Series
To commemorate the 75th anniversary of the nation's most popular truck brand, Ford is rolling out the 2023 F-150 Heritage Edition.
New V8 Ford Raptor R makes surprise appearance and puts competition on notice
Nation's first all-electric bucket truck rolling out later this month
Mighty Ford Maverick impresses with capability and comfort
Alt fuel ACT Expo rolls out the red carpet for fleets