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Posted by on Sep 6, 2013

Synthetic vs. Conventional Motor Oil

Synthetic vs. Conventional Motor Oil

If you want to look after the environment you may have to think carefully next time you have to choose between conventional and synthetic lubricants. Synthetic oils are best to use if you engine is going to running in high temperatures for a long time. It is also better than conventional because it has been formulated exactly for this purpose. But other than these obvious benefits is it really worth it? Conventional oil is probably half the price of synthetic oil. To be honest, they both have their advantages and disadvantages. So there are many things to take into consideration to discover which one is best for you. If you choose conventional oil then there is a possibility are losing 6 gallons of oil a year as synthetic oil is known to last approximately 3 times longer. However, since synthetic oil is made from chemicals it is known to be harmful to the environment, whereas conventional oil is formulated from petrol which is similarly unkind to the environment. So...

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Posted by on Aug 30, 2013

Used Heavy Duty Trucks Expected To Flood The Market

Used Heavy Duty Trucks Expected To Flood The Market

Those in the heavy duty commercial truck supply industry have long been waiting for signs that sales of new trucks may increase and provide stimulation for the market. An article published in the August 5 issue of Transport Topics suggests that the wait may soon be over. This article is based on a study performed by Frost and Sullivan in which the reputable consulting firm predicts a marked rise in new truck sales that could begin as early as next year. Evidence of Coming Growth in New Truck Sales The Frost and Sullivan study predicts that between 2012 and 2019, new truck sales (specifically, class 8) will increase by around 4.5% annually. This anticipated escalation in new truck sales is expected to track with overall growth in the U.S. economy in coming years. A recent Bloomberg News survey of major financial institutions revealed that the growth in U.S. GDP is only around 1.8% currently but should jump to approximately 3% by 2015. To put it simply, improvement in the...

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Posted by on Aug 16, 2013

Truck Nutz – An Accurate Assessment

Truck Nutz – An Accurate Assessment

I recently received an email from Phil Johnson who thought we might be interested in his hilarious take on the concept of Truck Nutz. I gotta say, after viewing this short bit from one of his stand up routines, I couldn’t stop laughing. Just a word of caution, turn the speakers down if you’re at work. There is a bit of language, and some crude humor. Check out Phil’s other stuff...

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