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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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