Highway and Heavy Parts News

May
23
2017

How does a Variable Geometry Turbocharger work?

How does a Variable Geometry Turbocharger work? How does a Variable Geometry Turbocharger work? Variable Geometry in Diesel Engines Variable geometry is a...

May
16
2017

“What is a core charge and why do I have to pay it?”

What is a core charge and why do I have to pay it? Considering how common core charges are in the diesel engine industry, a surprising number of our customers ask us that...

May
9
2017

Oil Change Intervals after Diesel Engine Break-In

  Oil Change Intervals After Diesel Engine Break-In   Proper break-in after an engine rebuild is one of the things that we find a lot of our customers don’t know about....

May
2
2017

The Pros and Cons of Aftermarket Diesel Engine Parts

HHP's look at the pros and cons of using aftermarket diesel engine parts. Here at Highway and HeavyParts we sell aftermarket diesel parts . An aftermarket part is any part not...

May
1
2017

Apr
25
2017

Reusing Pistons to Save Money: The Benefits and Drawbacks

Rebuilding an engine on a Class 8 truck is a costly procedure. Depending on how extensive the repairs, the parts alone can range from fifteen hundred to fifteen thousand. One option for reducing...

Apr
18
2017

Rebuild Cylinder Head vs Remanufactured Cylinder Head

Rebuilt Head or Remanufactured Head? When the cylinder head in your diesel engine reaches the end of its useful life, you have an important decision to make, and you only...

Apr
11
2017

Camshafts: Replace or Not to Replace?

Camshafts – To Replace or Not to Replace? That is the Question So, you have 1,000,000 plus miles on your engine and you’ve decided it’s time for a rebuild. Some parts...

Apr
4
2017

Common Turbo Problems & Failures

  Common Turbo Problems / Failures     Compressor Side Leaks   Plugged air cleaner :   This will cause a vacuum to build in...

Mar
28
2017

Boost Profits by Rebuilding Parts and Selling Labor

Though handling your shop’s day-to-day accounting operations might not be exactly what you have in mind when you walk into work in the morning, it certainly doesn’t hurt to have a...

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