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  • Say NO to Friction!

    July 21, 2015 • Enthusiasts, Mostly Trucks • Views: 1829

    Say No to Friction! Did you know that up to ⅓ of your fuel consumption is due to friction in your engine? That’s like losing ⅓ of your meal due to problems with your plate, fork and knife! You wouldn’t …

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    Hot Summers and Cool Diesels

    July 24, 2014 • Mostly Trucks • Views: 4485

    Cooling System Since hot summers and cool diesels don’t normally co-exist, it’s very important to pay attention to this critical part of your ride… the cooling system. As the mercury rises, your diesel’s cooling system has to work

  • Understanding and Diagnosing Rear Differential Noise

    January 22, 2014 • Enthusiasts • Views: 236238

    What is the Purpose of a Rear Differential? The differential is the final end mechanism that enables the creation of torque in the crankshaft before it is distributed through the transmission, to the drive shaft, and then to the wheels. …

  • Heat and friction destroys bearings in manual transmissions and other important components

    How Heat and Friction Destroys Bearings

    November 23, 2013 • Enthusiasts, Racers • Views: 3604

    A Closer Look at How Heat and Friction Destroys Bearings in Manual Transmissions There are five common types of bearings found in manual transmissions: plain, ball, roller, tapered roller, and needle. Plain bearings are those used on an engine’s lower