Winter Semi Truck Maintance Tips To Minimize Engine Stress

Purchasing a used semi truck is a smart idea if you want to save money as an individual starting a shipping business. You should understand that used semis often have engines that have been driven hundreds of thousands of miles and it is not rare for a semi to retain an engine up to and past the million mile mark. While this is true, you should know that engines need more than a bit of TLC, especially in the winter. Read More 

Learn How To Have A Vehicle You Are Buying For Parts Delivered To Your Home

If you are someone who likes to fix older cars, but do not want to constantly search for the parts for the vehicle, consider purchasing a car that is being sold as parts. Cars that are sold for parts often do not run, but they can be towed to your property so that you can easily remove the pieces you need for the repairs on your vehicle. The guide below walks you through the process of having a car towed to your home to use for parts. Read More 

Tips For Driving On Snow And Ice

Anyone who has driven somewhere that gets below-freezing temperatures understands the basics of driving on snow and ice. However, you might be a new driver or just moved to a cold area, so you might not be familiar with how to do it safely. The following tips go over some basic rules of the road when driving on snow or ice. Get Your Vehicle Ready You should always start by making sure your vehicle is ready for the trip. Read More 

Watch For These Three Signs That Indicate Brake Wear

When it comes to the brakes on your vehicle, having them checked and replaced doesn't necessarily follow the same schedule as having your oil changed, for example. While a manufacturer might suggest that its brakes will last you a certain number of miles, the reality is that your driving style can greatly influence your brake life – and if you find yourself accelerating sharply, stopping suddenly and tapping your brake pedal, your pads and rotors will have a significantly shorter life than suggested. Read More 

3 Reasons To Buy Used Parts For Your Company’s Heavy Trucks

If you have a fleet of heavy trucks to take care of, you know how costly parts can be for them. Luckily, there is a good alternative to buying brand new parts -- buying them used. In many cases, used truck parts are in good shape and even sometimes come with a warranty, particularly if you buy them from a reputable parts dealer instead of purchasing them from an individual. These are a few reasons to look for and purchase used parts for your company's trucks whenever possible. Read More