Daniel LaBare

Title: CTO


Recent posts

Delco Remy Heavy Duty Truck Starters and Alternators

by Daniel LaBare on October 2, 2019

Whether you drive a truck or other commercial vehicle to make a living or a car or light truck for commuting or pleasure, one thing is certain. You want to go places. A faulty starter or alternator can throw a wrench in those plans. It can delay your trip, costing ... read more

Category: Product Guides

Meritor Brakes and Parts for Heavy Duty Trucks

by Daniel LaBare on September 30, 2019

The only thing as important as making your truck go is making sure it stops. That can be a tall order, given the size of today’s loads, the heavy traffic on our nation’s roads and the crazy maneuvers that some motorists can pull. Whether you need to back it down ... read more

Category: Product Guides

Dorman Heavy Duty Truck Exhaust Manifolds and Parts (Review)

by Daniel LaBare on September 25, 2019

For most of us, a properly running vehicle is a big expense but a necessary one. For those who drive professionally, however, keeping their vehicles in top performance is absolutely crucial. Big-rig drivers and others who drive for a living depend on their vehicles to perform flawlessly and reliably. Breakdowns ... read more

Category: Product Guides

ContiTech Air Springs, Timing Belts and Coolant Hoses (Review)

by Daniel LaBare on September 23, 2019

When the rubber meets the road, you want dependability. Your safety and the safety of all those around you rely on quality parts that will perform under even the most demanding conditions. Like all materials, rubber is subject to wear and tear. But if produced with quality materials and careful ... read more

Category: Product Guides

Wix Filters: A Review for Heavy Duty Trucks

by Daniel LaBare on September 18, 2019

Just like you, your vehicle’s engine relies on clean air and clean fluids to be happy and healthy. To ensure the best operating performance for your truck and to extend its life for as long as possible, the right filters will make a big difference. They will filter out impurities ... read more

Category: Product Guides

Fog Lights: A Guide for Your Heavy Duty Truck

by Daniel LaBare on September 16, 2019

If you’ve ever driven through a heavy fog, you’re well aware of the dangerous conditions this type of weather can create. In the densest fog, it can become almost impossible to see what’s ahead of you on the road. Flipping on your high beams can make visibility even worse rather ... read more

Category: Product Guides

DPF Filters: What They Are and How to Avoid Problems

by Daniel LaBare on September 12, 2019

Do acronyms drive you crazy? We know the feeling. Here at FinditParts, we can help you keep from drowning in the alphabet soup of letters so common in mechanics and automotive parts. Before we tell you everything you need to know about DPF filters, we’ll start with a simple definition ... read more

Category: Product Guides

Tramec Sloan Air Brake Valves Review

by Daniel LaBare on September 2, 2019

Used in buses, trucks, buses and semi-trailers, air brake systems are the preferred type of brakes for these large vehicles. Air allows multiple vehicle units, such as trucks and trailers, to be coupled. This allows all units to have braking capabilities controlled from the cab and that isn’t possible with ... read more

Category: Product Guides

Hendrickson Suspension Review

by Daniel LaBare on August 26, 2019

Suspension is an integral part of any car or truck. A suspension system supports the weight of a vehicle and absorbs any inconsistencies in the road (or off-road) terrain. Of the several suspension system manufactures on the market today, few are more tested or trusted than Hendrickson. With popular solutions ... read more

Category: Product Guides

United Pacific Headlights and Lighting Review

by Daniel LaBare on August 21, 2019

When you’re on the road, you need high-quality headlights to ensure safety and visibility. Among the many headlight manufacturers on the market today, few offer better quality products than United Pacific. In this review, we cover the ins and outs of United Pacific headlights and other lighting products for commercial ... read more

Category: Product Guides

SAF Holland Fifth Wheels – Complete Product Buyer’s Guide

by Daniel LaBare on August 6, 2019

Fifth wheels in the heavy-duty transportation industry are like sports referees and umpires – when they’re doing their jobs correctly, people hardly know they’re there. But when they fall short, their failures have an instantaneous impact, are always inconvenient and sometimes disastrous. This is why it’s imperative to ensure that ... read more

Category: Product Guides

Gabriel Shocks: Review, Pricing, and Overview

by Daniel LaBare on August 1, 2019

Any conversation about ride control on heavy-duty vehicles starts with Gabriel shocks. In fact, Gabriel started the conversation by inventing the first shock absorbers more than 100 years ago . The company’s been manufacturing shocks for lighter-duty vehicles ever since, and has developed a particular expertise over the last 50-plus ... read more

Category: Product Guides

Haldex Truck Clutches, Parts and Accessories

by Daniel LaBare on July 30, 2019

A properly operating clutch is crucial to the safe, efficient operation of a motorized vehicle. The clutch is a key part of a vehicle’s transmission system. It synchronizes the engine and transmission, delivering smooth power. It allows you to smoothly transition among gears to adjust to different driving conditions and ... read more

Category: Product Guides

Velvac Fuel Systems

by Daniel LaBare on July 25, 2019

Whether you’re driving a minibike or a heavy-duty semi-truck, fuel is the lifeblood of all vehicles. The proper diesel, gasoline or other fuel product will deliver plentiful power as well as long-lasting durability for any engine. To get the most out of your rig, it’s crucial to use the best ... read more


Grote Lights Review

by Daniel LaBare on July 23, 2019

Whether you’re highballing down the highway or making your way off-road, around town or across the country, safety for you, your passengers and cargo should be paramount. Among the top requirements for a prosperous journey is good illumination. A properly working lighting system is key to getting there and back ... read more

Category: Product Guides

Save-a-Load Cargo Bar Review

by Daniel LaBare on June 26, 2019

Whether you drive a pickup truck or a big rig, you understand that getting there is just half the fun. Getting there with your cargo intact is just as important as getting your truck from point A to point B safely, quickly and efficiently. Whether you are carrying your own ... read more


Chelsea PTO Products Guide

by Daniel LaBare on June 25, 2019

So you’re thinking about investing some of your hard-earned cash and precious time in a Chelsea product. Like any smart business owner or manager, you’d like to learn more about this company, its history and the products it makes before you invest in its products. To help you get underway, ... read more

Category: Product Guides

Muncie Power Products Guide

by Daniel LaBare on June 20, 2019

You’ve heard good things about Muncie Power Products, but you’d like to know more about this company before you put your money, business and time on the line by relying on the products it makes. No worries. FinditParts is here to help with our Muncie Power Products Guide. Read on ... read more

Category: Product Guides

Buyers Products Truck Hydraulics Review

by Daniel LaBare on June 17, 2019

We know the feeling when you have busy day ahead, but your dump truck bed won’t hoist or your crane won’t lift. Many work trucks depend on hydraulic systems to do both day-to-day and specialized tasks. We’ve taken a close look at Buyers Products to see if their replacement hydraulic ... read more


Truckers Favorite Truck Stops

by Daniel LaBare on May 31, 2018

Professional drivers know that not all truck stops are created equal, and they all have their favorites. Whether it's the showers, the travel plaza, fueling stations or the food, each stop has perks that make them fan favorites. Here are some of the favorites, as found on Reddit's r/Truckers thread: ... read more

Category: Trucking Stories

Freightliner First To Autonomous Truck Race

by Daniel LaBare on June 18, 2015

Autonomous cars have been at the forefront of transportation topics for quite a while now, however it looks like Freightliner will be the first to have autonomous trucks on the road first in the self-driven auto race. To much fanfare and attention, Freightliner showed off the first Smart Truck on ... read more