All posts tagged "gearbox"

  • Truckskirt
    How effective are aerodynamic additions for trailers?

    More and more trailers are “wearing skirts,” the aerodynamic devices seen hanging below the boxes, leading to more and more questions concerning aerodynamics and fuel economy. To help answer them accurately, I called on a noted authority...

    • Posted July 3, 2012
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  • TireContents
    Reasons to reconsider retreads

    Despite the preference among many drivers for new tires, hundreds of thousands of trucks run safely on retreaded tires, saving their owners thousands of dollars annually.

    • Posted May 1, 2012
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Pre-Fix Menu

    Even though many of us would like to think of trucking as a lifestyle (showing classic, long nose trucks, with their broad, flat shiny bumpers and dual chrome stacks), it is first and foremost a business. To...

    • Posted September 6, 2011
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  • RoadKing Mag
    The Sweet Spot

    The higher fuel prices go, the greater their effect on your profitability in trucking. And obviously, the better your miles per gallon, the more profitable you will be.

    • Posted June 30, 2011
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