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Alvin Ybañez



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Truck-Lite: Lighting Products That Outlast Them All

by Alvin Ybañez on April 8, 2021

If you have ever driven a truck in North America, chances are one or more of its lights are from Truck-Lite . For more than half a century, Truck-Lite has been the leading name in lighting solutions for the North American heavy duty commercial vehicle market. With one of the ... read more

Category: Product Guides

Backup Camera: A Beneficial Addition to Your Truck

by Alvin Ybañez on March 29, 2021

When the backup camera was first introduced, it was more of a novelty than a necessity. Today, backup cameras are increasingly becoming more common not just in trucks but in motor vehicles in general. In fact, the National Highway Safety Administration (NHTSA) has issued a ruling requiring all passenger cars, ... read more

Category: Product Guides

How to Make the Most Out of Your Engine Air Filter

by Alvin Ybañez on March 18, 2021

Image Source: Pixabay The engine air filter makes a huge difference in the performance of your truck. Aside from preventing debris from entering the engine through the air intake, a quality air filter can improve fuel economy, extend engine life, lower emissions, and even enhance overall engine performance. However, because ... read more

Category: Tips and Tricks

Trucking Experts Tips on Staying Awake While Driving

by Alvin Ybañez on March 1, 2021

Image Source: Pixabay Long-haul trucking has its benefits, but it also comes with downsides. One such prominent drawback is the chronic lack of sleep and resulting fatigue among truck drivers. According to government statistics, driver fatigue is a factor in approximately 13 percent of large truck accidents in the United ... read more

Category: Trucking Stories

How to Choose the Right LED Lighting for Your Heavy Duty Truck

by Alvin Ybañez on February 18, 2021

Image Source: Unsplash There are tons of upgrades available that you can use to trick out your truck, but one of the best investments you can make is with LED lights. Whether it is a set of floodlights or a dome light for your cab, replacing your truck's lights with ... read more

Category: Product Guides

Kick Off 2021 the Right Way: FinditParts Wants to Thank Truckers with a Harley Davidson Sweepstakes

by Alvin Ybañez on February 5, 2021

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- FinditParts announces its Harley Davidson Giveaway with nearly $19,000 worth of prizes. One lucky winner will get to drive home a brand-new 2020 Harley-Davidson® Softail® motorcycle. David Seewack, FinditParts CEO and founder, said the giveaway is an opportunity to thank current and future customers for being ... read more

Category: Press Release

A Beginner’s Guide to Replacing Gladhand Seals

by Alvin Ybañez on February 11, 2021

It's now hard to find a truck or semi without a set of gladhands . An essential part of heavy duty air brake systems, gladhand couplers connect the air service and supply lines between the truck and the trailer. These couplers maintain the air pressure along the brake lines through ... read more

Category: Truck Repair

Tips For Maintaining Box Truck Roll-Up Doors

by Alvin Ybañez on January 25, 2021

Image Source: Unsplash Roll-up doors are increasingly becoming a common sight among box trucks. Unlike traditional swing doors, roll-up doors take up almost no space when opened. However, the downside is these types of doors consist of smaller moving parts. From the panels to the individual rollers, these components have ... read more

Category: Tips and Tricks

4 Tips To Avoid Costly Truck Repairs

by Alvin Ybañez on January 18, 2021

Image Source: Pixabay Trucking is an expensive business, and a huge amount of that money often ends up in repairs. According to industry statistics, truck maintenance and repairs cost owners an estimated $15,000 annually, although this may increase if the truck is an older model. But while wear and tear ... read more

Category: Truck Repair

Winter Kit Essentials Every Truck Driver Must Have

by Alvin Ybañez on January 5, 2021

Image Source: Pixabay Winter often brings up visions of cozy fireplaces and mugs of hot cocoa, but this also means a stressful driving season for truckers. What could be just a minor problem in warmer seasons could prove serious during a snowstorm. But while the snow, ice, and colder weather ... read more

Category: Trucking Stories