If you drive a 2WD truck and would like the opportunity to occasionally go off-roading -- but don't want to purchase an entirely new vehicle -- you're now in luck. There are several accessories you can purchase (and modifications you can make) to help your truck manage all types of terrain. These modifications will still allow your truck to handle well on highways and back roads and remain street-legal. Read on to learn about the various ways you can modify your 2WD truck to allow it to perform at 4WD levels.
24 March 2015
After driving your vehicle for several years, you've fine-tuned your pedal pressure while braking. However, during your last vigorous drive down a stretch of open road, you found your brakes were struggling to slow your vehicle. This is a problem that's known as brake fade. Brake fade can occur for several reasons, so there are several brake service tasks you must perform to eliminate it. However, once you've eliminated your vehicle's brake fade, you can take another audacious drive down the road without fear of being unable to stop.
20 February 2015
Americans are busy with work, school, errands and family activities. Since most of these activities require transportation, many hours are spent driving in all types of road and weather conditions. While convenient for us, this type of daily driving can take a real toll on our cars. This is particularly true for the transmission, which actually makes the car move when the force of power from the engine is applied to the drive train through the use of gears and clutches.
29 December 2014
Cargo theft is a huge problem in the trucking industry. There were 951 cargo theft reports, with 692 of them being either full truckloads or containers. The load value of the stolen cargo averaged $171,000. These stolen goods are often just the tip of the iceberg of a larger criminal operation. If you own a fleet of trucks from places like Arrow Truck Sales or operate an independent trucking business, it's important to mitigate the risks of cargo theft even though most losses are covered by insurance claims.
8 December 2014
Your RV's flooring is designed to survive years of wear and tear. But like all things, the material holding your flooring together can break down with age or through water damage. To avoid that sinking feeling the next time you set foot inside your RV, you'll want to replace that damaged wood right away. The following offers a few important tips for removing and replacing your RV's flooring. Assessing the Damage
17 November 2014
Although most used vehicles have some mechanical issues to fix due to age or wear and tear, you don't want to buy a used car with major structural damage to its bumper. Frame damage in the bumper can cause serious mechanical problems in the engine of a car. In addition, this type of damage isn't always easy to spot, especially if the bumper has a plastic or rubber covering over it that bounces back after another vehicle runs into it.
17 November 2014