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  • Say NO to Friction!

    July 21, 2015 • Enthusiasts, Mostly Trucks • Views: 1527

    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 …

  • Car Filter Maintenance

    3 Car Maintenance Procedures You Don’t Need

    March 23, 2015 • Enthusiasts • Views: 5573

    Believe it or not, there are some car maintenance procedures that aren’t really necessary. Common sense should tell you what your car really needs, but there are some car maintenance items that only seem necessary. Let’s look at a few …

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

    How Heat and Friction Destroys Bearings

    November 23, 2013 • Enthusiasts, Racers • Views: 3063

    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

  • heat and friction cause a great negative impact on transmissions by affecting its internal parts.

    Heat and Friction and its Impact on Transmissions

    November 23, 2013 • Enthusiasts, Mostly Trucks • Views: 2110

    Curious of the ways that can help you spare your gearbox or transmission from these factors? Read on for a crash course about them. Manual Transmissions: The Basics Standard transmissions, also known as manual gearbox or manual transmission is a …

  • Using the right transmission and number of gears can improve fuel economy for truckers.

    Avoid This Common Mistake To Get Better Fuel Economy for Truckers

    October 15, 2013 • Mostly Trucks • Views: 6176

    Which Transmission For Better Fuel Economy For Truckers How many gears are the best… 9, 10, 13, 18? There are so many options out there to choose from. What do they all mean? Which one gets the best gas mileage …