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VIDEO: Exploding tire sends mechanic flipping through the air

VIDEO: Exploding tire sends mechanic flipping through...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on January 09, 2014

It's tough to tell just what kind of shop we're looking at, but we do see some kind of truck ...

How to switch to extended life coolants in your equipment and trucks

How to switch to extended life coolants in your...

Posted by Tom Jackson on November 01, 2013

When it comes to extended life coolants (ELCs), the news is all good. They’re more expensive than conventional coolants, but last ...

John Deere expands Construction & Forestry Technician training program to eighth community college

John Deere expands Construction & Forestry...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on September 13, 2013

John Deere has expanded its Construction & Forestry Technicians program to an eighth community college. The latest school to include ...

How to properly adjust the track tension on your crawler excavator

How to properly adjust the track tension on your...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on July 24, 2013

Proper track maintenance for crawler excavators is often overlooked. The tracks bear the weight of the machine, but too often ...

Dust Control: Know how your air filters work and how to change them to avoid big repair bills

Dust Control: Know how your air filters work and how to...

Posted by Tom Jackson on July 01, 2013

Diesel engines have a reputation as being bulletproof. Today’s models are no less durable than before, but due to changes ...

Learn over lunch: Tier 4 webinars focus on fluid contamination issues

Learn over lunch: Tier 4 webinars focus on fluid...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on June 10, 2013

Plan to have a seat in front of your computer and grab a sandwich as Richard Hassebrock presents two Tier ...

Save money, boost uptime, be a hero with smart tire management

Save money, boost uptime, be a hero with smart tire...

Posted by Tom Jackson on May 01, 2013

  There are two truths every contractor or fleet manager should know about tires. 1. Tires are expensive. After fuel and wages, ...

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Does it pay for contractors to run a truck or fleet on...

Posted by Tom Jackson on April 01, 2013

Remember when diesel was $2 a gallon and you could drive your big trucks without gasping at the cost of a ...

Understanding hydraulic fluid

Understanding hydraulic fluid

Posted by Tom Jackson on March 01, 2013

Engine lubricating oils get a lot of attention in heavy equipment maintenance schedules and for good reason. They must be ...

Tracking undercarriage wear on compact excavators is a must

Tracking undercarriage wear on compact excavators is a...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on February 02, 2013

Compact excavators are often workhorses on jobsites, spending the day digging trenches or picking and placing materials. In these applications, ...

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