1. JoeTrucker

    Tell Me About Your EGR/VGT Problems

    This year my rig spent roughly (broken up across a two month period) 3 weeks in the shop for EGR/VGT issues. Cummins paid for some and Pete paid for some.....But the down-time was my loss!!! Anyone here use a DPF or ECM programs Delete? If so, how are they working out for you? As soon the...
  2. A

    Problem with EGR on 07 Mack Vision looking for Advice

    Thinking long shot here and looking for advice. A week ago I blew off a radiator hose and lost my antifreeze. Hose wasnt busted blew off the radiator on top. Put it back on, let it cool down for two hours and filled it with water and ran it on home. Left out two days later on a 300 mile run...
  3. R

    Volvo Degree

    I hate to say it because 2007 is the last year for a good Volvo, but after just purchasing mine in December of 2011 to current I have had just shy of $18,000.00 in repairs and countless hours hunting codes. Not to mention atleast a 100 different conversations with Volvo dealer techs. I can say...
  4. G

    45 degree alley dock

    The 45 degree alley dock is giving me fits!:banghead::banghead::banghead: Everything is going great.Upshifting,downshifting,pre trip,not scrubbing curbs in my turns. My problem is slow reaction then over reaction (the typical backing CMV problems). At my school we don't have cones.We just...
  5. Racer X 69

    Black Belt Degrees

    Requirements for 11th Degree Black Belt Master of Judo Well before testing for this rank any experienced Judo teacher should have already learned these basic techniques: Escape from dojo The quick exit to avoid clean up and helping with the mats. Sleeper Stance Standing at the corner...
  6. Tn. Truckers Wife

    Regreting my new

    Have you ever started a project and after you get started you wished you hadn't?... I had the bright idea to sand my front door and stain it a darker color because it would match the colors better...Now I've refinished bedroom suits and other things and I hate doing it and I said I would never...
  7. M

    Licenseing, regristation and that dirty fuel tax!

    hi everyone! im new to the forums and just wanted to see if you all agree that licensing, regristration and fuel tax suck. i work for a small company and it is my job to do the fuel tax, and i tell you what its a full time job keeping up with it for all our companies! My boss does the licensing...
  8. Mike

    Cross Creek Trucking acquired by Integrated Freight

    SARASOTA, Fla. — Integrated Freight Corp. said Tuesday it had acquired Cross Creek Trucking, a Medford, Oregon-based refrigerated freight hauler. Terms were not disclosed, but the transaction was effective as of April 1 and was completed with a combination of cash, equity, and debt, IFC said...
  9. snowflake

    How Cummins is beating vertical integration

    Now that every truck maker has its own captive engine, how does an independent engine company like Cummins survive? Tom Linebarger, Cummins president and chief operating officer, addressed that question during a press event Tuesday before the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky. He...
  10. Maria

    R. L. Carter drivers now home, regrouping after company’s collapse

    Many former drivers for R.L. Carter Trucking Inc. of Clayton, IN, are figuring out their next moves after the company abruptly shut its doors on March 2. Just an hour before the company ceased operations, former R.L. Carter driver Ray Patton and his girlfriend, Teresa, were in Austin, TX...
  11. Maria

    PC*MILER system integrated with Descartes manager

    PRINCETON, N.J. — ALK Technologies has announced that industry-standard PC*MILER|Worldwide 24.1 routing, mileage and mapping software has been successfully tested and integrated with the latest release of Descartes Transportation Manager. Descartes Transportation Manager is a cloud-based TMS...
  12. Flatlander


    Yesterday a semi was caught in the tornado and spun 180 and then slammed into a building. Driver is OK. Check out the video from Today. Today Show Video Player Glad he is OK. May I see your log book. Is this a chargable DOC accident? Is the dispatch is marking him as missing his delivery...
  13. 2

    Biodegradeable Sun Chip bags

    I decided I wanted some Sunchips last night, so I headed to CVS to pick up a bag. When I grabbed the bag it crackled really loud....scared the crap out of me. I put it on the counter and again..loud crackle. The kid running the register said those bags are so loud, and even though it says...
  14. L

    isx cummins egr vale

    i have a 2005 vovlo with a 475 isx cummins is there any way to by pass the egr vale or clean or rebuild thanks larbo
  15. Cybergal

    Louisiana residents wary of 90-degree turn onto new bridge

    Louisiana residents wary of 90-degree turn onto new bridge 7/17/09
  16. Cybergal

    Landstar acquires two supply chain transportation integration firms

    Landstar acquires two supply chain transportation integration firms
  17. White Rose

    The Right Timing And No Regrets

    They say timing is everything. So why is it that when so many things seem to be working, that some times, the timing really just sucks on others? Is it really the timing? Or is it that we are just so attached to some things or set in our ways, that we are not willing to give them up to make the...
  18. SilverSurfer

    MaxxForce 2010 advanced EGR engine debuts at World of Concrete Show

    LAS VEGAS — One step closer to meeting the stringent emissions standards required for 2010, Navistar today unveiled its 2010 MaxxForce 13-liter Advanced EGR engine at the World of Concrete show in Las Vegas, the company said in a news release. “Our strategy of 2010 emissions compliance through...
  19. Cerberus

    De-Negrofication Institute

    De-Negrofication Institute | Chocolate News | Comedy Central
  20. TJGoSurf

    51 Degrees this morning

    Jesus its cold. I had the air on all night and I woke up shivering. Checked the temp and it was 51. I can't wait to get out of boston and back into NC.