Wheelbase and Ratios for Semi Trucks. Episode 47

Wheelbase and Ratios for Semi Trucks. Episode 47



Hey Truckers! This topic was requested by a subscriber: what’s an ideal wheelbase and ratio, and what exactly do these numbers mean? Tune in as we discuss this and share what our preferred wheelbase is and what the benefits are and why they change for the different type of hauling you are doing.

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XY Shifter Explained. Semi Truck Automatic Manual Transmission Problems

XY Shifter Explained. Semi Truck Automatic Manual Transmission Problems



Hey all! We discuss what an Automatic Manual Transmission is with an X-Y Shifter! If you have never heard about them – tune in! If you have seen them listed with a semi truck and do not know what it means – tune in 😉

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Hard Steering? Check This. Don't loose control of your truck

Hard Steering? Check This. Don't loose control of your truck



Hey Truckers! This truck developed as steering problem and the fix is a pretty common one. We walk you through the steering U joint issue on this truck and show you how it should work. This is an important grease fitting that is usually taken care of during preventative maintenance. How are your grease fittings looking?

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How Much Will My Semi Truck Repair Cost? Breaking Down the Costs.

How Much Will My Semi Truck Repair Cost? Breaking Down the Costs.



Hey Truckers! Repairs can be a nightmare to owner operators and fleet owners. You lose your ability to earn money if you do not have a replacement truck and you are spending money at the same time. We wanted to offer you more insight into some of the most common repairs, by sharing what you can expect to pay for labor. Keep in mind, these are general labor costs and we assumed $100 per labor hour. The costs of labor can change depending on the type of semi truck you own.

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1:09 Brief Diesel Shop Update
2:30 Average cost per labor hour
3:14 Overhaul cost
5:25 EGR Replacement
6:03 EGR Cooler
6:38 Cleaning EGR Cooler
7:00 DOC and DPF
9:41 Turbo Replacement
10:12 DEF Doser
10:28 DEF and SCR note to consider
11:48 Alternator
12:47 Overheads
13:08 Injector Replacement
14:07 Exhaust Manifold
14:31 Clutch Replacement
15:00 King pins
15:47 Springs
16:35 Rod bearings
16:59 Radiator Placement
17:24 Diagnostics
17:58 Electrical Diagnostics

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Semi Truck Driver Hacks. Episode 14

Semi Truck Driver Hacks. Episode 14



Hey Truckers! In this video we talk about some useful semi truck driver hacks to keep you going! We discuss workarounds during a breakdown, ways to fight the feeling of isolation, and food while on the road.

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Semi truck suspension and components. Semi truck parts

Semi truck suspension and components. Semi truck parts



Hey Truckers! In this Semi Truck 101 video, we walk you through the front 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 2006 Volvo Semi Truck as our model 🙂

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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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Semi Truck Transmission Components

Semi Truck Transmission Components



Every truck has a transmission, yet many of us are unfamiliar with it! In this video we walk you through the components of a semi truck transmission and hope you are able to identify some of them on your own rig!

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