Highway and Heavy Parts News

Dec
13
2018

OEM vs. Aftermarket Cylinder Heads

OEM vs. Aftermarket Cylinder Heads We've talked about it before—OEM parts are simply more expensive than their aftermarket counterparts, and this holds true for cylinder heads as...

Dec
11
2018

How to Install a Diesel Engine Cylinder Head

How to Install a Diesel Engine Cylinder Head It's no small undertaking to replace your cylinder head, and it only makes sense that you want it done correctly. Ensure yours is properly...

Dec
10
2018

Profit Boosting Boot Camp: Increasing Efficiency

Increasing Efficiency In our last post, we took a look at your shop's productivity , which measures the time and resources dedicated to a job. Now, we're focusing in on efficiency, and...

Dec
6
2018

Diesel Engine Cylinder Head Buying Guide

Cylinder Heads: HHP Buying Guide When's the last time you thought about your cylinder head? If you've noticed a decrease in fuel economy or your engine has been overheating, you might want...

Dec
4
2018

Signs You Need to Replace Your Cylinder Head

Signs You Need to Replace Your Cylinder Head   Just What is a Cylinder Head? A cylinder head is a critical part of your engine. With the head gasket and cylinder itself, it...

Dec
3
2018

Profit Boosting Boot Camp: An Eye on Repair Shop Productivity

An Eye on Repair Shop Productivity Last week, your effective labor rate took center stage, but now we're turning our focus to repair shop productivity. In an ideal world, everyone...

Nov
29
2018

Diesel Engine Failure Analysis: Compression Issues

Diesel Engine Failure Analysis: Compression Issues   As we talked about in an earlier post , there are many things that could lead to an engine failure or the need for an engine...

Nov
27
2018

Diesel Engine Break-in Guide

Diesel Engine Break-in Guide Have you been considering an engine rebuild but aren't sure where to start? Is your engine still giving you trouble after a recent rebuild and you don't know...

Nov
26
2018

Profit Boosting Boot Camp: Your Effective Labor Rate

Your Effective Labor Rate Our last post focused on your Posted Labor Rate and how you might be undercharging your customers and harming your business. This installment brings it back...

Nov
21
2018

Diesel Engine Failure Analysis: Fuel Contamination

Diesel Engine Failure Analysis: Fuel Contamination Are you experiencing low power or poor fuel economy? Do you find yourself replacing filters more often, or have you noticed smoke coming...

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