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Tip #10 The Driver

Welcome back. Some of the tips for increasing your fuel mileage cost nothing to implement and some can be quite expensive. Let’s take a look at another one that costs nothing to implement but bar none (with the possible exception … Continue reading

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Wheels – Balancers – Tires

Thanks to Bob Caffee for his ongoing maintenance tips. The whole idea behind this column is to help you save money by doing maintenance or repairs yourself.  Any ideas or suggestions for future articles would be appreciated just leave a … Continue reading

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Washing Your Truck for Less

Thanks to Bob Caffee for his ongoing maintenance tips. I have been saying for years “a clean truck is a Happy Truck”. I believe this is true because keeping your truck clean helps you to identify problems before they become … Continue reading

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Tire Maintenance

Thanks to Bob Caffee for his ongoing maintenance tips. Tire maintenance? What’s that? Just a walk by and, yup they are still black, or still there? Or maybe take that mini bat and give them a good whack? That is … Continue reading

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Sun Visors and Bug Deflectors

Thanks to Bob Caffee for his ongoing maintenance tips. Sun Visors and Bug Deflectors – they look good on the truck and do a good job at what they are designed to do.  However, these two pieces of plastic, fiberglass, … Continue reading

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Shocks

Thanks to Bob Caffee for his ongoing maintenance tips. The introduction to the tool box was on EO’s front page under the truck topics heading on February 23rd.   In the first installment we learned how to change our own fuel … Continue reading

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Recaps

Thanks to Bob Caffee for his ongoing maintenance tips. Recently I toured a retread facility here in St. Louis. Before this tour I probably would not have put recaps on my truck, but after seeing how tires are retreaded I … Continue reading

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Lubing the Truck

Thanks to Bob Caffee for his ongoing maintenance tips. Welcome back, we have begun the process of learning how to do some of our own maintenance.  This time,  lubing (greasing) the chassis and drive line is in order.  This job … Continue reading

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Fuel Filters

Thanks to Bob Caffee for his ongoing maintenance tips. Fuel Filters In these tough economic times we need to start doing some of our own maintenance ourselves that we would normally pay someone to do for us.  So with the … Continue reading

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Exhaust Systems

Thanks to Bob Caffee foe his ongoing maintenance tips. Exhausted How you ever thought about your exhaust system?  Other then the pre trip check for leaks, most people don’t.  Here is something that was brought to my attention about 2 … Continue reading

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