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Parts for Trucks Takes Alberta by Storm

Parts for Trucks Takes Alberta by Storm

Parts for Trucks Take Alberta by Storm By: Leigh M It’s been a busy few weeks at Parts for Trucks as we’ve started hanging signs up at our locations in Alberta (and BC). Let’s recap exactly what’s been happening and where! First, we look to Calgary - both our main...

Parts for Trucks Acheson: Your One Stop Shop

Parts for Trucks Acheson: Your One Stop Shop

Parts for Trucks Acheson: Your One Stop Shop By: Megan B Our Fleet Brake Acheson location is officially now a Parts for Trucks, as of December 8th! Our Acheson location began as two separate parts and service locations, both in West Edmonton. They joined together in...

Welcome to Parts for Trucks Moncton

Welcome to Parts for Trucks Moncton

Welcome to Parts for Trucks MonctonVideo Transcript hello, I'm Grant Ashe, regional manager, and this is Parts for Trucks Monton. Located just a few kilometres off the Trans Canada Highway you'll find parts for trucks in one of Moncton's cozier business parks. But a...

The Roundup for November 23′

The Roundup for November 23′

The Roundup for November 2023Video Transcript Black Friday deals. We're excited to announce ECCO's seven inch wireless backup camera is now available for purchase at all Parts or Trucks locations. Pick up yours today. Hold on to your lug nuts because we're not done...

Foolproof Advice for Wheel Bearing Installation

Foolproof Advice for Wheel Bearing Installation

Foolproof Advice for Wheel Bearing Installation By: Parts for Trucks   In the world of machinery and engineering, the longevity and reliability of bearings are paramount. Bearings serve as the unsung heroes, silently carrying the burden of facilitating motion and...

Driveline Lubrication

Driveline Lubrication

One of the most important preventive maintenance steps you can take to reduce driveline problems is to ensure that components are properly lubricated

The Roundup for May 23′

The Roundup for May 23′

The Roundup for April 2023Video Transcript It's the unofficial start to trucker-tan season. So roll down your window, roll up your sleeve and check out what's happening this month at Parts for Trucks. Time to give your ride a spit-shine. Don't let it be a...

Brake Maintenance

Brake Maintenance

When performing scheduled maintenance on the tractor and trailer service life, the following tips can increase performance and brake longevity.

Book-Smart Meets Street-Smart

Book-Smart Meets Street-Smart

The Parts for Trucks Training Academy is designed to help new Technicians like Isaiah get hands-on experience while going to school. Hear Isaiah’s story and thoughts on the program and how it has benefited him.

A Job Unlike Any Other…

A Job Unlike Any Other…

Our Service Centers have seen it all, there is no job too big or small for the team. But this job, it was, well… unique.

Air Dryer Maintenance | Tech Tips

Air Dryer Maintenance | Tech Tips

Most air dryer systems don’t have external indicators to let you know when something is wrong. That means its on you to check and maintain the system on our own. This Tech Tip covers what you should be looking for.

The Roundup for September 22′

The Roundup for September 22′

We’re kicking off Fisher season with one hell of a pre-season special, during the month of September. When you buy a plow, you’ll receive a free LED lighting upgrade. If you buy…

Meet Harry: Ottawa’s Apprentice Technician

Meet Harry: Ottawa’s Apprentice Technician

Meet Harry: Ottawa's Apprentice Technician By: LeighVideo Transcript   Parts for Trucks are there to try and help us advance quicker the best way they can, and I think they're doing a good job. My name is Harry Harbers and I'm a tech. I started off as a junior in...

What’s the Right Wire for the Job?

What’s the Right Wire for the Job?

What's the Right Wire for the Job? By: Leigh MGauge, material, application and run length. All important factors to consider when replacing the wiring on your truck. The simplest way to ensure you’re using the correct wire is to put in exactly what you’ve taken out,...

The Roundup for June 22′

The Roundup for June 22′

We’re coming at you hot this summer with the June Roundup, Grab your BBQ Apron, crank up the A/C and hit the road with some shiny new chrome!

How to Assemble a Wheel End

How to Assemble a Wheel End

Clamp force is obtained when we torqued this nut down to pull the stack together. That is what holds a wheel on and it can be affected by the settling it. It can be affected by stud stretch

Top 7 Light Trailer Maintenance Tips

Top 7 Light Trailer Maintenance Tips

Whether it be a car hauler, flatbed, landscaping trailer or a gooseneck trailer, keeping them maintained will ensure you get the longest serviceable life out of your equipment. Make sure you regularly check these 7 areas of your trailer!

A Holiday Message to our Customers

A Holiday Message to our Customers

“With the holiday season upon us, I’d like to take this opportunity to thank you, our customers for your support over the past year, whether you’re…”

The Complete Guide to Fisher Plow Accessories

The Complete Guide to Fisher Plow Accessories

A plow and a spreader are critical pieces of a snow clearing operations. But you can get more from your equipment by customizing it with accessories. This list was put together to give you a snapshot of what can be added or upgraded to your fisher equipment to get maximum efficiency from your purchase.

Make Your Truck Do More with Dual Pressure Hydraulics

Make Your Truck Do More with Dual Pressure Hydraulics

Today we are going to talk about the two types of dual-pressure hydraulic systems that we mount on our vehicles. One involves the Gemini pump and the other involves the D-182 combo valve, both are very good systems, and both are sold and serviced here at Parts for Trucks.

How To Spec a PTO

How To Spec a PTO

Choosing a PTO (Power Take Off) that works with both your truck and application can be a complex and confusing process. An incorrect PTO can damage equipment and tie your trucks up in the shop while you wait for repairs.

Fall Maintenance Checks

Fall Maintenance Checks

What’s are the most important things to check each fall ahead of the cold weather? We’re glad you asked! Follow Helen and Cameron as they go over that you need to check to make sure you keep your truck running all winter long.

A Link to the Original Scotia Equipment

A Link to the Original Scotia Equipment

“We were one of the first in the city with a car in 1912,” she shares. Her father was well known for working on cars in their backyard on North Street, though he worked as a machinist at the Dockyard as his trade. His passion for cars soon became his business.

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