Heavy-Duty Diesel Replacement Parts
Heavy-Duty diesel vehicles and machines have their fair share of flaws, and it’s important for owners and contractors to know about common failures and what replacement parts they’ll need for a fix.
If You’re Not Measuring, You’re Guessing
Today’s tolerances are much closer than they have ever been and that is why exact measurement is necessary. Way back when, we mostly had to deal with three decimal places. Today we’re going out to four decimal places. Why? What has changed?
How Did We Get Here?
Today, I am going to take you on a journey back in time to see what started this whole industry of rebuilding engines and what events made us who we are for what we do today.
The Other Machines in Your Shop
In the last couple of years we have discussed the various maintenance requirements for your big machines – surface grinders, crank grinders, cleaning machines, etc. Let’s not forget those other devices that play a pretty important part in your continued effort to build the best engines you and your employees can offer to your valued customers.
The Valve Refacer
Let’s talk about the valve refacer. I mean you all have one. Some of you have two. My question today, is what is the program in your shop to maintain that piece of equipment?
The Daily Grind – Grinding valve seats with different abrasives
Grinding valve seats with abrasive stones has been aound about as long as the internal combustion engine. In the early days of grinding seats, there were only two abrasive materials to choose from – General Purpose and Finishing – because seats were mostly made of a single material, cast iron. Today, seats are made of
Trade Shows Are Business Benefits If Properly Planned
Yes I am and I will tell you why. I have been a trade show junkie since I was just a little sales manager. Yep, I am not lying. To me, trade shows are the premier method to be able to see, touch and learn about any and all things in any market you go
New, Used or Rebuilt? – Where will you find the best next machine for your shop?
Most of you have only known me as the “Goodson Guy” for the last 21 years. But did you know I was also the Sales Manager for Winona Van Norman? Did you know I also worked the Southern California territory as an equipment rep for 5 years? During my time in the streets of Southern
The Daily Grind
Today, seats are made of a wide variety of materials, different combinations of various alloys, powdered metals and other super hard materials. This seat material is designed to prolong the ability of the valve seat to seal against the pounding of the valve head during engine operation. The variety of materials also means new and different abrasives are required for proper machining.
Permatex Introduces Fresh, New Corporate Logo
Permatex, a leading innovator in chemical technology for automotive maintenance and repair, has developed and launched a new logo for its Permatex brand. The new design will be used as both a graphic for its corporate identity and as a logo mark for its product packaging and marketing communications. The announcement was made by Sean
Going Green Not Just for Irish
Did you know that as engine builders, we were green long before green became the IN thing? We were green even before Kermit said it wasn’t easy. How are we green, you ask? We are green because we rebuild, which means we recycle. Green is defined as: • Relating to or being an environmentalist