June 2014, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive
By Jim Park
A little extra diligence in the shop, or a bit of mechanical assistance, can help fleets avoid the irritants associated with loose wheel bearings, like irregular tire wear, premature brake relining and even wheel-offs.
Tags: Accuride, Alcoa, Timken, Dana Spicer, ConMet, SKF, Tires and Wheels, Wheel Ends
May 2014, TruckingInfo.com - Department
Fleets spend tons of money on tires – so much, in fact, that bad tire management can become a competitive handicap. Find out how four well-run fleets run their tire programs to give their operations a competitive advantage.
Tags: Benchmarking, TMC, Tires, ATIS, Tires and Wheels, FedEx Ground, Crete Carrier, South Shore Carriers, Batesville Logistics
April 2014, TruckingInfo.com - Department
Unlike their human counterparts, dead tires do tell tales. And aside from underinflation and road strikes, the tales most commonly told of tires robbing their owners of full value revolve around alignment. Scrubbing and scuffing and driving tires off in different directions, poor alignment kills tires faster than almost any other mechanical malady.
Tags: TMC, Tires, Alignment, Bee Line Company, Hunter Engineering, IMI, Tires and Wheels, E-Z Line, Counteract Balancing Beads
March 2014, TruckingInfo.com - Department
Still waiting for the million-mile tire? Don’t hold your breath, but we’ll probably see such a tire in our lifetime. For now, you’ll have to settle for half a million miles.
Tags: Michelin, Tires, NFI, Retreads, Tires and Wheels, Air Products & Chemicals Inc., Tire Inflation, Load & Inflation Tables, Tire Pressure, Equal, Magnum, Centramatic, International Marketing Inc.
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