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Peterbilt Motors Company, founded in 1939, is an American manufacturer of medium- and heavy-duty Class 5 through Class 8 trucks headquartered in Denton, Texas. Peterbilt operates manufacturing facilities in Denton, Texas (1980), and Sainte-Thérèse, Quebec.

Reader Profile: Trevor Scherber

Reader Profile: Trevor Scherber

Just a few years ago, Trevor Scherber was eating a lot of hot dog dinners as he was investing all of his money into his second company, T. Scherber in Rogers, MN. “He played every role,” notes his fiancé, Missy Redman. “In the morning he did sales. During the day

A Stumbling Poet Repeats Last Year’s Abysmal Failure

A Stumbling Poet Repeats Last Year’s Abysmal Failure

I attempted a rewrite of my last year’s poem in honor of the season, but once again after one stanza I’ve thrown in the towel…to wit:

It’s the Day Before Christmas…
And out in the ‘hoods
No trash trucks are hoisting
All those carts filled with goods

OK, it’s lame, and I’m

TRP Introduces New Lubricant Program For All Makes of Trucks

TRP Introduces New Lubricant Program For All Makes of Trucks

RENTON, Wash., Nov. 7, 2016 — TRP has strategically expanded its product offerings to include a full line of lubricants for all makes of trucks and buses. TRP’s industry-leading, premium-grade products enable owner/operators, fleet managers and equipment maintenance managers to further extend the longevity of their vehicles.

Available in the United

Rigid Frame Versus Articulated Trucks

Rigid Frame Versus Articulated Trucks

Rigid frame trucks are designed to haul large, abrasive, rocky materials on well maintained haul roads, says Scott Knoblauch, senior consultant with Caterpillar Inc. “Grades under 15% and long-haul road distances have minimal effect on rigid frame truck performance,” he says. “They also are designed to run well on long

A Live Poet’s Abysmal Failure

A Live Poet’s Abysmal Failure

I started to write a poem in honor of the season, but after one stanza I threw in the towel.

It’s the Day Before Christmas…
And out in the yard
Not a trash truck is hoisted
On its exhaust plume petard.

Petard? It’s the only thing I could come up with to rhyme with “yard”

Grease Lubrication Systems

Grease Lubrication Systems

One big maintenance issue centers on moving parts: the more moving parts, the more maintenance. The lift arm features multiple pivots. Not only do pins and bushings need frequent replacing, but lubrication needs diligent attention. The size and speed of bearings determine the need for grease. Fifty percent of bearing

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