Semi Truck 101: Identifying Rear Suspension And Components

Semi Truck 101: Identifying Rear Suspension And Components



Hey Truckers! In this Semi Truck 101 video, we walk you through the rear suspension and components of your semi truck. And with our walk around we give you some tips on what to look out for and some things you can do if you see a potential problem.

In this video, we used a 2012 Volvo Semi Truck as our model 🙂

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Battery Truck #4 In Service! | VLOG 009

Battery Truck #4 In Service! | VLOG 009



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Q:What camera do you use?
A: I use the Go Pro Hero 7 Black Edition primarily. Often times you will see auxillary cameras in use. Those cameras include The Go Pro Hero 6, Hero, and DJI Mavic Pro Platinum

Q: How big Is your rotator?
A: It is a 50 ton Miller Industries Vulcan 950

Q: Does the carriage slide back like Ron Pratt’s?
A: No, the carriage doesn’t slide back due to strict weight laws in California. The sliding carriage will make the truck to heavy in CA

Q: Why do you only have 3 winches on the rotator?
A: Comes down to weight again as stated above

Q: How many trucks Does Plaza Towing have?
A: Currently more than 30

Q: Why must the driveshaft be removed to tow a vehicle?
A: When vehicles are not running the transmission is not receiving circulating lubricant. If the driveshaft is left installed, the transmission, which is not receiving lubricant, is still spinning. This allows it to get very hot which eventually will cause major damage to the transmission. Therefore, removing the driveshaft completely eliminates the transmission from spinning. Simply leaving it in neutral is not sufficient since the transmission still spins in neutral.
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Semi Truck Flips Over! Towing And Recovery – Part 1 – Rigging For Upright

Semi Truck Flips Over! Towing And Recovery  - Part 1 -  Rigging For Upright



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Q:What camera do you use?
A: I use the Go Pro Hero 6 Black Edition

Q: Why don’t you have a rotator?
A: Simply said, our wide open desert highways here in Indio do not require a rotator. Most scenarios allow us to drive the truck right down to the wreckage and perform our recovery without taking up any more lane than a rotator would. Another simple reason is price. They are very expensive trucks that, once again aren’t really needed here. With that being said, that doesn’t mean we will never get one just not at the moment.
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Box Truck Breaks Down And Needs A Tow

Box Truck Breaks Down And Needs A Tow



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A: Simply said, our wide open desert highways here in Indio do not require a rotator. Most scenarios allow us to drive the truck right down to the wreckage and perform our recovery without taking up any more lane than a rotator would. Another simple reason is price. They are very expensive trucks that, once again aren’t really needed here. With that being said, that doesn’t mean we will never get one just not at the moment.
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Semi Autonomous Truck drive with the new Freightliner Cascadia 5.0 Assistance Systems

Semi Autonomous Truck drive with the new Freightliner Cascadia 5.0 Assistance Systems



In today’s AutogefĂĽhl’s episode, we present you the all-new Freightliner Cascadia 5.0 with its Assistance Systems, making it a Level 2 Autonomous driving truck.

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TRP Today: Air Dryer Assembly You Tube

TRP Today: Air Dryer Assembly You Tube



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