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Dec
29
2020

Diesel Engine Product Spotlight: Case Skid Steer Common Rail Injectors and High-Pressure Pump

Diesel Engine Product Spotlight: Case Skid Steer Common Rail Injectors and High-Pressure Pump ...
Dec
22
2020

Diesel Engine Product Spotlight: Case/New Holland Fuel Injector

Diesel Engine Product Spotlight: Case/New Holland Fuel Injector     ...
Dec
17
2020

How to Install a Diesel Engine Camshaft

How to Install a Diesel Engine Camshaft The camshaft: its health is vital to the overall func...
Dec
15
2020

OEM vs. HHP Bosch Diesel Engine Supply Chain

OEM vs. HHP Bosch Diesel Engine Supply Chain     When you're buying...
Dec
10
2020

Failure Analysis: How Can My Crankshaft be Bent?

Failure Analysis: How Can My Crankshaft be Bent? It keeps your engine moving and is vital to ...
Dec
08
2020

Diesel Engine Product Spotlight: Case 8950 Tractor Inline Pump and Injector

Diesel Engine Product Spotlight: Case 8950 Tractor Inline Pump and Injector   ...
Dec
03
2020

Diesel Engine Serial Numbers

Diesel Engine Serial Numbers Have you ever thought much about your ESN or why you might ne...
Dec
01
2020

Fuel Contamination Can Cause Diesel Fuel Pump Failure

Fuel Contamination Can Cause Diesel Fuel Pump Failure     Contamina...
Nov
30
2020

Remanufactured Diesel Engine Fuel Pumps from HHP

Remanufactured Diesel Engine Fuel Pumps from HHP     Have you ever b...
Nov
25
2020

Detroit Diesel Engine Serial Numbers

Detroit Diesel Engine Serial Numbers When shopping for parts for your diesel engine, you want...
Nov
20
2020

Increase Profits With Remanufactured Diesel Fuel Pumps from HHP!

Increase Profits With Remanufactured Diesel Fuel Pumps from HHP!     ...
Nov
18
2020

Diesel Engine Fuel Pumps Explained

Diesel Engine Fuel Pumps Explained How much do you know about diesel engine fuel pumps?&nb...
Nov
13
2020

Cummins Diesel Engine Serial Numbers

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Nov
11
2020

Adjusting Diesel Engine Injection Timing

Adjusting Diesel Injection Timing   Injection Timing Basics  We often get all...
Nov
06
2020

Excessive Oil Consumption Explained

Excessive Oil Consumption Explained  Is your diesel engine consuming oil at a higher r...
Nov
04
2020

Product Feature - John Deere Reman Diesel Engine Fuel Pump

Product Feature - John Deere Reman Diesel Engine Fuel Pump     When...
Oct
29
2020

About the Bosch Mack E7 Diesel Engine Unit Pump System

About the Bosch Mack E7 Diesel Engine Unit Pump System     At Highw...
Oct
27
2020

About the Bosch Reman Diesel Engine Oil Pump

About the Bosch Reman Diesel Engine Oil Pump     When we talk about...
Oct
22
2020

Liner & Piston Update for ISX Engines

Liner & Piston Update for ISX Engines Cummins has been producing the   ISX engine ...
Oct
20
2020

Liner Failure Analysis

Liner Failure Analysis Are you having trouble with the liners in your diesel engine? We're...
Oct
19
2020

About the Bosch Diesel Engine Denoxtronic 2.2 Dosing Module and Supply Module | Highway & Heavy P...

About the Bosch Diesel Engine Denoxtronic 2.2 Dosing Module and Supply Module   ...
Oct
09
2020

Differences Between the DD15/DD16 and Series 50/Series 60 Diesel Fuel Injectors

Differences Between the DD15/DD16 and Series 50/Series 60 Diesel Fuel Injectors   ...
Oct
02
2020

Valve Train: Function, Components, and Repair Options

Valve Train: Function, Components, and Repair Options     The valve trai...
Sep
29
2020

Detroit Diesel Series 60 Engine Spotlight

Detroit Diesel Series 60 Engine Spotlight   The History of Detroit Diesel D...
Sep
25
2020

Original OEM Diesel Injector Compared to Genuine Bosch Injector

Original OEM Diesel Injector Compared to Genuine Bosch Injector What do you do when you ne...
Sep
24
2020

Replace the Injector Hold-Down Bolts on Your Diesel Injectors

Replace the Injector Hold-Down Bolts on Your Diesel Injectors Are you looking to replace t...
Sep
22
2020

C15 Engine Spotlight

Caterpillar C15 Diesel Engine Spotlight The History of Caterpillar In the late 1800s ...
Sep
17
2020

Diesel Engine Common Rail Injector and Unit Pump - A Closer Look

Diesel Engine Common Rail Injector and Unit Pump - A Closer Look Do you want a closer look at...
Sep
15
2020

What Are Fuel Injector Trim Codes?

What Are Fuel Injector Trim Codes?   We've talked about trim codes a few times, ...
Sep
10
2020

Diesel Engine Common Rail and Unit Fuel Injectors for Detroit Diesel - A Closer Look

Diesel Engine Common Rail and Unit Fuel Injectors for Detroit Diesel - A Closer Look Are y...
Sep
08
2020

Oil Change Intervals after Diesel Engine Break-In

Oil Change Intervals After Diesel Engine Break-In Proper break-in after an engine rebuild is ...
Sep
03
2020

The Pros and Cons of Aftermarket Diesel Engine Parts

The Pros and Cons of Aftermarket Diesel Engine Parts     Here at Hi...
Sep
02
2020

What goes into a Remanufactured Cylinder Head from HHP?

What Goes Into a Remanufactured Cylinder Head from HHP?   The cylinder head is...
Sep
01
2020

Why Aftermarket Oil Pumps Hold Their Own

Why Aftermarket Diesel Oil Pumps Hold Their Own Look, we get it. Your truck is your livelihoo...
Aug
27
2020

Highway & Heavy Parts Answers Your Diesel Engine Questions: YouTube

Highway & Heavy Parts Answers Your Diesel Engine Questions: YouTube We get a lot of que...
Aug
25
2020

Aftermarket Vs. OEM Diesel Engine Parts: Off-highway and Construction

Aftermarket Vs. OEM Diesel Engine Parts: Off-highway and Construction     ...
Aug
21
2020

OEM vs. Aftermarket: Parts and Warranties

OEM VS. Aftermarket: Parts and Warranties   For a long time now, people have ass...
Aug
20
2020

How to Shop For Construction/Off-Highway Diesel Engine Parts on HHP's Website

How to Shop For Construction/Off-Highway Diesel Engine Parts on HHP's Website   ...
Aug
06
2020

Diesel Engine Serial Numbers for Agriculture Engines John Deere, Caterpillar & Cummins

Diesel Engine Serial Numbers for Agriculture Engines John Deere, Caterpillar & Cummins Fa...
Aug
04
2020

How To Shop For John Deere Diesel Engine Parts on HHP's Website

How To Shop For John Deere Diesel Engine Parts on HHP's Website Do you run a Deere? Are you ...
Jul
30
2020

Can Your Diesel Repair Shop Run Without You?

Can Your Diesel Repair Shop Run Without You? You've spent years building your business. ...
Jul
28
2020

Highway & Heavy Parts Answers Your Diesel Engine Questions: Fuel Systems

Highway & Heavy Parts Answers Your Diesel Engine Questions: Fuel Systems Recently, at Hi...
Jul
23
2020

What You Should Know About the CAT 3406E/C15 Diesel Engine Turbocharger

What You Should Know About the CAT 3406E/C15 Diesel Engine Turbocharger If you checked out o...
Jul
21
2020

Highway & Heavy Parts Answers Your Diesel Engine Questions: Turbochargers

Highway & Heavy Parts Answers Your Diesel Engine Questions: Turbochargers   ...
Jul
16
2020

What You Need to Know About the Cummins ISX Reman Fuel Injectors

What You Need to Know About the Cummins ISX Reman Fuel Injectors     ...
Jul
14
2020

Highway & Heavy Parts Answers Your Diesel Engine Questions: Fuel Injectors

Highway & Heavy Parts Answers Your Diesel Engine Questions: Fuel Injectors   ...
Jul
09
2020

What You Should Know About the CAT C15 ACERT Diesel Rebuild Kit

What You Should Know About the CAT C15 ACERT Diesel Rebuild Kit Are you running a CAT C15 ...
Jul
07
2020

Highway & Heavy Parts Answers Your Diesel Engine Questions: Rebuild Kits

Highway & Heavy Parts Answers Your Diesel Engine Questions: Rebuild Kits   ...
Jul
02
2020

Highway & Heavy Parts Answers Your Diesel Engine Questions

Highway & Heavy Parts Answers Your Diesel Engine Questions     ...
Jun
30
2020

How to Recover Your Diesel Repair Shop After the Covid-19 Crisis

How to Recover Your Diesel Repair Shop After the Covid-19 Crisis     As ...
Jun
25
2020

What Are Fire Rings in Diesel Engine Cylinder Heads?

What Are Fire Rings in Diesel Engine Cylinder Heads? A blown head gasket can be a big issue f...
Jun
23
2020

Why Did My Diesel Engine Valves Break?

Why Did My Diesel Engine Valves Break?  Have you recently experienced a valve failure...
Jun
18
2020

What is Inconel Material in Your Diesel Engine?

What is Inconel Material in Your Diesel Engine? We get it. You want the best parts made fro...
Jun
16
2020

About the Cat C15/C15 ACERT/3406E Stage 4 Performance Diesel Engine Cylinder Head

About the Cat C15/C15 ACERT/3406E Stage 4 Performance Diesel Engine Cylinder Head If you'v...
Jun
11
2020

About the Cat C15/C15 ACERT/3406E Stage 3 Performance Diesel Engine Cylinder Head

About the Cat C15/C15 ACERT/3406E Stage 3 Performance Diesel Engine Cylinder Head Are you ...
Jun
09
2020

About the Cat C15/C15 ACERT/3406E Stage 2 Performance Diesel Engine Cylinder Head

About the Cat C15/C15 ACERT/3406E Stage 2 Performance Diesel Engine Cylinder Head Are you ...
Jun
04
2020

About the CAT C15/C15 ACERT/3406E Diesel Engine Cylinder Head

About the CAT C15/C15 ACERT/3406E Diesel Engine Cylinder Head Are you looking for a new cy...
Jun
02
2020

What's New at Highway & Heavy Parts

What's New at Highway & Heavy Parts     Here at Highway & H...
May
29
2020

How Customer Satisfaction Can Build Value for Your Diesel Repair Shop

How Customer Satisfaction Can Build Value for Your Diesel Repair Shop If you're reading ...
May
28
2020

Diesel Engine Common Rail Bench Testing and Diagnostics

Diesel Engine Common Rail Bench Testing and Diagnostics At some point in time, you're goin...
May
26
2020

Diesel Engine Common Rail Injection Explained

Diesel Engine Common Rail Injection Explained We've talked a lot about issues you might ex...
May
21
2020

An In-Depth Look at Diesel Engine Common Rail Fuel Injector Problems

An In-Depth Look at Diesel Engine Common Rail Fuel Injector Problems If you're experiencin...
May
19
2020

How Do You Know When It's Time to Replace Your Diesel Engine Fuel Injectors?

How Do You Know When It's Time to Replace Your Diesel Engine Fuel Injectors?   ...
May
14
2020

Dodge Cummins Diesel Fuel Injectors: Signs of Failure

Dodge Cummins Diesel Fuel Injectors: Signs of Failure Are you experiencing failure in your...
May
12
2020

Ford Powerstroke Diesel Fuel Injectors: Signs of Failure

Ford Powerstroke Diesel Fuel Injectors: Signs of Failure Sometimes injectors fail. And whe...
May
07
2020

Cummins ISC/ISB Diesel Fuel Injectors: Signs of Failure

Cummins ISC/ISB Diesel Fuel Injectors: Signs of Failure Is your Cummins diesel engine not ...
May
05
2020

Duramax Diesel Fuel Injectors: Signs of Failure

Duramax Diesel Fuel Injectors: Signs of Failure Are you having problems with your Chevy Du...
Apr
30
2020

Diesel Engine Product Spotlight: Mercedes Benz Fuel Injection Pumps

Diesel Engine Product Spotlight: Mercedes Benz Fuel Injection Pumps Are you having trouble ...
Apr
29
2020

Does Your Diesel Repair Shop Stand Out From the Competition?

Does Your Diesel Repair Shop Stand Out From the Competition? Customers like choices...
Apr
28
2020

Diesel Engine Product Spotlight: Cummins Injector Module and Regulator

Diesel Engine Product Spotlight: Cummins Injector Module and Regulator What kind of parts a...
Apr
23
2020

Diesel Engine Product Spotlight: Cummins Fuel System Components

Diesel Engine Product Spotlight: Cummins Fuel System Components If you want your Cummins en...
Apr
21
2020

Diesel Engine Product Spotlight: Mack Fuel System Components

Diesel Engine Product Spotlight: Mack Fuel System Components     It'...
Apr
17
2020

More than the OEM: Know Your Turbo Options

More than the OEM: Know Your Turbo Options   Looking for turbo info? Downloa...
Apr
16
2020

Diesel Engine Product Spotlight: Navistar High-Pressure Pump

Diesel Engine Product Spotlight: Navistar High-Pressure Pump     Ar...
Apr
14
2020

Diesel Engine Product Spotlight: Navistar Common Rail Fuel Injectors

Diesel Engine Product Spotlight: Navistar Common Rail Fuel Injectors    ...
Apr
10
2020

Piston Rings Failure Analysis

Piston Rings Failure Analysis Are you experiencing piston ring failure, but aren't sure wha...
Apr
10
2020

Connecting Rod Failure Analysis

Connecting Rod Failure Analysis We get it. When something goes wrong in your diesel eng...
Apr
09
2020

Diesel Engine Product Spotlight: Detroit High-Pressure Pump

Diesel Engine Product Spotlight: Detroit High-Pressure Pump     Thi...
Apr
07
2020

Choosing the Right Diesel Engine Common Rail Fuel Injectors

Choosing the Right Diesel Engine Common Rail Fuel Injectors The common rail fuel injector ...
Apr
03
2020

Piston Pin Failure Analysis

Piston Pin Failure Analysis Poor lubrication can cause a lot of problems in your diesel engin...
Apr
03
2020

Piston Skirt Failure Analysis

Piston Skirt Failure Analysis  Have you taken your diesel engine apart and noticed damag...
Apr
02
2020

Diesel Engine Common Rail Injectors: Potential Failures & Causes

Diesel Engine Common Rail Injectors: Potential Failures & Causes You've just been told ...
Mar
31
2020

Is Your Diesel Repair Shop Too Reliant on a Single Entity?

Is Your Diesel Repair Shop Too Reliant on a Single Entity?  Diversification is th...
Mar
31
2020

Problems You Might Have with Your CAT C15 ACERT Diesel Engine Oil Pump

Problems You Might Have with Your CAT C15 ACERT Diesel Engine Oil Pump Lubrication is key ...
Mar
30
2020

Rod Bearings Failure Analysis

Rod Bearing Failure Analysis Did you just hear that the rod bearings in your diesel engine ...
Mar
30
2020

Main Bearings Failure Analysis

Main Bearings Failure Analysis  So you're having a problem with the bearings in your d...
Mar
26
2020

Keep on Trucking. It’s the American Way.

Keep on Trucking. It’s the American Way.  A message to the American Trucking Indu...
Mar
26
2020

Problems That Require Cylinder Head Components for the CAT C15 ACERT Diesel Engine

Problems That Require Cylinder Head Components for the CAT C15 ACERT Diesel Engine You may...
Mar
24
2020

Caterpillar C15 ACERT Diesel Engine Camshaft Problems

Caterpillar C15 ACERT Diesel Engine Camshaft Problems Is the camshaft in your CAT C15 ACER...
Mar
20
2020

Valve Bridges Failure Analysis

Valve Bridges Failure Analysis Did you know that when the valves fail on your diesel engine, ...
Mar
20
2020

Valve Keepers-Retainers Failure Analysis

Valve Keepers-Retainers Failure Analysis When it comes to failures in your engine, you want...
Mar
20
2020

How Aftermarket Gaskets Can Save You Time and Money

How Quality Aftermarket Gaskets Can Save You Time and Money Not all gaskets are created ...
Mar
19
2020

What Problems Indicate Head Gasket Failure on C15 ACERT Diesel Engines?

What Problems Indicate Head Gasket Failure on C15 ACERT Diesel Engines? We all know that t...
Mar
17
2020

When Should You Replace Your CAT C15 ACERT Diesel Engine Turbo?

When Should You Replace Your CAT C15 ACERT Diesel Engine Turbo? As you probably know, one ...
Mar
13
2020

Piston Cooler Failure Analysis

Piston Cooler Failure Analysis You're at the shop, and the technician tells you that the prob...
Mar
13
2020

Valve Guides Failure Analysis

Valve Guides Failure Analysis  Are you experiencing a failure in the valve guides of y...
Mar
12
2020

When Do You Need New Fuel Injectors for Your Cat C15 ACERT Diesel Engine?

When Do You Need New Fuel Injectors for Your Cat C15 ACERT Diesel Engine?  Has the pe...
Mar
12
2020

Signs You Should Have Your Turbocharger Serviced

Signs You Should Have Your Turbocharger Serviced Depending on what kind of diesel engine you ...
Mar
10
2020

CAT C15 ACERT Problems that Require a Diesel Engine Rebuild Kit

CAT C15 ACERT Problems that Require a Diesel Engine Rebuild Kit Did you know that performi...
Mar
06
2020

Piston Seizure Quick Reference

Piston Seizure Quick Reference Guide Wondering what can cause your pistons to seize? We've...
Mar
06
2020

Seals Failure Analysis

Seals Failure Analysis Do you have an oil leak happening in your diesel engine? Not sure wh...
Mar
05
2020

Cylinder Head Problems on a CAT C15 ACERT

Cylinder Head Problems on a CAT C15 ACERT     CAT C15 ACERT. You've...
Mar
03
2020

Diesel Engine Common Rail Fuel Injectors from HHP

Diesel Engine Common Rail Fuel Injectors from HHP Here at Highway & Heavy Parts, we're...
Mar
03
2020

Signs Your Engine May Need a Rebuild

Signs Your Diesel Engine May Need a Rebuild In an earlier post, we took a look at some...
Feb
29
2020

How to Get Better Fuel Economy with your Diesel Truck

HOW TO GET BETTER FUEL ECONOMY WITH YOUR DIESEL TRUCK Diesels are known to get great mi...
Feb
28
2020

Safe Winter Truck Driving Tips

Safe Winter Truck Driving Tips     We all know that winter driving ...
Feb
27
2020

VGT Options for Your Cummins ISX Diesel Engine

VGT Options for Your Cummins ISX Diesel Engine You've probably seen the term VGT or variab...
Feb
27
2020

Signs You Need to Replace Your Cylinder Head

Signs You Need to Replace Your Diesel Engine Cylinder Head What is the Function of a Cylin...
Feb
25
2020

Meet the Experts at HHP: Braeden Gosma

Meet the Experts at HHP: Braeden Gosma At HHP, we feel that our team of expert sales peopl...
Feb
24
2020

How to Increase Your Diesel Repair Shop's Value Through Recurring Revenue

How to Increase Your Diesel Repair Shop's Value Through Recurring Revenue Have you taken...
Feb
21
2020

Preventing Premature Cam Bearing Failure

Preventing Premature Cam Bearing Failure Have you thought much about the material your ca...
Feb
20
2020

Meet the Experts at HHP: Dave Davis

Meet the Experts at HHP: Dave Davis As you may know, we have a team of experts here at HHP wh...
Feb
18
2020

DT466E and DT530E Liner O-ring Change

DT466E And DT530E Liner O-Ring Change Near the end of 2004, International Navistar ma...
Feb
18
2020

Why Diesel Engine Oil Changes are Key for Your VGT Turbo

Why Diesel Engine Oil Changes are Key for Your VGT Turbo Contrary to what you may have hea...
Feb
14
2020

Snacks to Keep You Alert When Driving

Snacks to Keep You Alert When Driving: Everybody knows to look out for fatigue on a long r...
Feb
14
2020

Common Diesel Acronyms

Common Diesel Acronyms You'll find many of these common diesel terms while searching for engi...
Feb
14
2020

Broken or Cracked Cylinder Liner Flange

Broken or Cracked Cylinder Liner Flange     Have you been noticing issue...
Feb
13
2020

How a Bad Diesel EGR Cooler Can Impact Your VGT Turbo

How a Bad Diesel EGR Cooler Can Impact Your VGT Turbo We've been talking a lot about the v...
Feb
11
2020

N14 Piston Skirt Design Change

N14 Piston Skirt Design Change New Skirt Design (Left)/Obsolete Old Design (Right) ...
Feb
11
2020

Diesel Engine DPF Filters Explained

Diesel Engine DPF Filters Explained Diesel Particulate Filters (DPFs) are one of the major ad...
Feb
07
2020

Detroit Diesel 14L New Piston Design

Detroit Diesel 14L: New Piston Design Detroit Diesel has released a new piston design for ...
Feb
07
2020

3406E / C15 Fuel in Coolant, Engine Miss Explained

3406E/C15 Fuel In Coolant Engine Miss Explained     If you're r...
Feb
06
2020

Trucking Facts: Looking to the Future

Trucking Facts: Looking to the Future Did you know, if you combined all of the cargo d...
Feb
06
2020

Anti-Polish Rings: Do I Need Them For My Diesel Engine?

Anti-Polish Rings: Do I Need Them For My Diesel Engine? Like most engine design changes, a...
Feb
04
2020

Why is My Diesel Engine EGR Valve Failing?

Why is My Diesel Engine EGR Valve Failing? Do you know why you need your EGR valve? It's a...
Feb
01
2020

Cummins N14 Inframe Rebuild Kit - Additional Items

CUMMINS N14 INFRAME REBUILD KIT - ADDITIONAL ITEMS We're discussing some inexpensive ...
Jan
28
2020

Problems with CAT C15 Diesel Engine Oil Pumps

Problems with CAT C15 Diesel Engine Oil Pumps Your oil pump . It's probably not a part yo...
Jan
27
2020

What Metrics Impact the Value of Your Diesel Repair Shop?

What Metrics Impact the Value of Your Diesel Repair Shop? So, you're working on getting ...
Jan
24
2020

Increase Profit with Remanufactured Injectors From HHP!

Increase Profit With Remanufactured Injectors from HHP!   When it comes to run...
Jan
23
2020

Problems That Require Diesel Engine Cylinder Head Components for CAT C15

Problems That Require Diesel Engine Cylinder Head Components for CAT C15 Is your cylinder hea...
Jan
21
2020

Problems With CAT C15 Diesel Engine Camshafts

Problems With CAT C15 Diesel Engine Camshafts Is your camshaft failing? Do you need a re...
Jan
17
2020

Camshafts Replace or not to Replace? That is the Question.

Camshafts: Replace or Not to Replace? That is the Question     So, y...
Jan
16
2020

Problems Indicating CAT C15 Diesel Head Gasket Failure

Problems Indicating CAT C15 Diesel Head Gasket Failure So, we've talked about various comp...
Jan
14
2020

CAT C15 Diesel Engine Turbocharger Problems

CAT C15 Diesel Engine Turbocharger Problems Are you noticing lower power or low boost in y...
Jan
09
2020

CAT C15 Diesel Fuel Injector Problems

CAT C15 Diesel Fuel Injector Problems Are you noticing a problem with the fuel system in...
Jan
08
2020

Bad Actuator or Diesel Engine VGT Turbo?

Bad Actuator or Diesel Engine VGT Turbo? Are you having a problem with your VGT turbo on y...
Jan
08
2020

Diesel Engine VGT Turbocharger Failure Diagnosis

Diesel Engine VGT Turbocharger Failure Diagnosis You've probably heard a lot of bad things...
Jan
07
2020

When to Rebuild Your Caterpillar C15 Diesel Engine

When to Rebuild Your Caterpillar C15 Diesel Engine Diesel engines are built to lastyou can...
Jan
02
2020

Cylinder Head Problems on a CAT C15 Diesel Engine

Cylinder Head Problems on a CAT C15 Diesel Engine As you might expect, Caterpillar C15 die...
Dec
30
2019

How Your Diesel Repair Shop's Growth Potential Contributes to Its Value

  How Your Diesel Repair Shop's Growth Potential Contributes to Its Value I...
Dec
19
2019

Guidelines for Diesel Engine VGT Turbo Installation

Guidelines for Diesel Engine VGT Turbo Installation If you've been following along with our d...
Dec
17
2019

Exhaust Gas Recirculation: Don't Delete Your Diesel Engine EGR Valve

Exhaust Gas Recirculation: Don't Delete Your Diesel Engine EGR Valve Have you put much tho...
Dec
13
2019

Boost Profits by Rebuilding Parts and Selling Labor

Boost Profits by Rebuilding Parts and Selling Labor     If you run ...
Dec
12
2019

Meet the Experts at HHP: Rob McDowell

Meet the Experts at HHP: Rob McDowell     Our team of experts here at HH...
Dec
11
2019

Reusing Pistons to Save Money: The Benefits and Drawbacks

Reusing Pistons to Save Money: The Benefits and Drawbacks Rebuilding an engine on a Clas...
Dec
10
2019

Meet the Experts at HHP: Brooke Lovejoy

Meet the Experts at HHP: Brooke Lovejoy     We feel that one of HHP...
Dec
05
2019

Caterpillar 3406E Engine Spotlight

Caterpillar 3406E Engine Spotlight Are you curious about your Caterpillar 3406E diesel e...
Dec
03
2019

Caterpillar Diesel Engine Serial Numbers

Caterpillar Diesel Engine Serial Numbers     If you're shopping for p...
Dec
02
2019

5 Common Myths About Diesel Engines

5 Common Myths About Diesel Engines     We've identified five common ...
Nov
30
2019

Navistar Diesel Engine Serial Numbers

Navistar Diesel Engine Serial Numbers   At some point in time, you'll probably n...
Nov
25
2019

How to Setup a Facebook Business Page for Your Diesel Repair Shop

How to Setup a Facebook Business Page for Your Diesel Repair Shop     ...
Nov
21
2019

Why Do I Want a VSR Balanced Turbo for My Diesel Engine?

Why Do I Want a VSR Balanced Turbo for My Diesel Engine?      ...
Nov
19
2019

How to Return Diesel Engine Core Parts

How to Return Diesel Engine Core Parts     If you've recently purchased ...
Nov
14
2019

HHP Spotlight: How to Rebuild a Caterpillar C2.2 T/A Diesel Engine

HHP Spotlight: How to Rebuild a Caterpillar C2.2 T/A Diesel Engine Are you working on your...
Nov
12
2019

HHP Spotlight: How to Rebuild a Perkins Diesel Engine

HHP Spotlight: How to Rebuild a Perkins Diesel Engine Perkins has a long history of producing...
Nov
11
2019

The Benefits of Diesel VGT Turbochargers Compared to Wastegate Turbos

The Benefits of Diesel VGT Turbochargers Compared to Wastegate Turbos   T...
Nov
07
2019

Meet the Experts at HHP: Andy Thompson

Meet the Experts at HHP: Andy Thompson We usually focus in on diesel engine parts, but tod...
Nov
06
2019

What Diesel Information does HHP need to quote a John Deere Kit?

What Diesel Information does HHP need to quote a John Deere Kit? If you've been loo...
Oct
31
2019

How Does a Wastegate Work on a Diesel Engine Turbo?

How Does a Wastegate Work on a Diesel Engine Turbo? We've talked a lot about turbocharger...
Oct
29
2019

How Diesel Engine Turbochargers Work

How Diesel Engine Turbochargers Work You want more power in your engine. Well, that's what...
Oct
28
2019

How Financials Contribute to Your Diesel Repair Shop's Value

How Financials Contribute to Your Diesel Repair Shop's Value So you're getting ready to ...
Oct
26
2019

The Primary Differences Between Caterpillar 3406E, C15, and C15 Acert Diesel Engines

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Oct
24
2019

HHP Spotlight: Diesel Engine VGT Turbocharger Advantages

HHP Spotlight: Diesel Engine VGT Turbocharger Advantages What? Advantages to a VGT? Are you r...
Oct
22
2019

HHP Spotlight: VGT Turbocharger Problems in Your Diesel Engine

HHP Spotlight: VGT Turbocharger Problems in Your Diesel Engine Variable geometry turbo pro...
Oct
17
2019

HHP Spotlight: VGT Turbo Options for Your Diesel Engine

HHP Spotlight: VGT Turbo Options for Your Diesel Engine Today's product spotlight is on varia...
Oct
15
2019

Variable Geometry Turbochargers for Your Diesel Engine are Here!

Variable Geometry Turbochargers for Your Diesel Engine are Here! If you're running an engin...
Oct
10
2019

Diesel Engine Emission Requirements

Diesel Engine Emission Requirements Your emission system on your diesel engine has failed. Ag...
Oct
08
2019

Removing Carbon from Diesel Engines

Removing Carbon from Diesel Engines Have you recently had a failure in your turbocharger ...
Oct
03
2019

Problems with EGR Systems in Diesel Engines

Problems with EGR Systems in Diesel Engines We've seen it countless times. Our customer calls...
Oct
01
2019

How does a Variable Geometry Turbocharger work?

How Does a Variable Geometry Turbocharger Work in Diesel Engines?    Variable ge...
Sep
30
2019

How to Build Value for Your Diesel Repair Shop

How to Build Value for Your Diesel Repair Shop   If you're like many small ...
Sep
26
2019

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...
Sep
24
2019

Flywheel versus Flexplate

What's the Difference between a Flywheel and a Flexplate in Diesel Engines?   W...
Sep
20
2019

How Does a Diesel Engine Work?

How Does a Diesel Engine Work? Diesel engines excel in areas where gasoline engi...
Sep
19
2019

Yanmar Engine Serial Number

YANMAR DIESEL ENGINE SERIAL NUMBER Originally founded in Japan in 1912, Yanmar is now a ...
Sep
17
2019

HHP Spotlight: What's in the Yanmar Diesel Engine Overhaul Kit?

HHP Spotlight: What's in the Yanmar Diesel Engine Overhaul Kit?      ...
Sep
12
2019

Perkins Engine Serial Number

PERKINS DIESEL ENGINE SERIAL NUMBER Founded in the early 20th century, Perkins has lon...
Sep
10
2019

HHP Spotlight: What's in a Perkins Diesel Engine Overhaul Kit?

HHP Spotlight: What's in a Perkins Diesel Engine Overhaul Kit?     Yo...
Sep
09
2019

Brake Air Compressor Troubleshooting - Simplified

Brake Air Compressor Troubleshooting - Simplified The Basics If you're reading this yo...
Sep
05
2019

Exploring PurePower Diesel Engine Fuel Injectors

Exploring PurePower Diesel Engine Fuel Injectors If you're looking for replacement diesel eng...
Sep
03
2019

Exploring PurePower Diesel Engine Turbochargers

Exploring PurePower Diesel Engine Turbochargers   Are you looking for a great turbo f...
Aug
30
2019

Mack Engine Serial Number

MACK DIESEL ENGINE SERIAL NUMBERS Mack engines have long meant durability and strength...
Aug
28
2019

HHP Spotlight: About the Caterpillar C15 Diesel Engine Inframe Rebuild Kit

About the Caterpillar C15 ACERT Diesel Engine Inframe Rebuild Kit    ...
Aug
26
2019

5 Ways to Maintain Your Diesel Repair Shop's Marketing Presence (And Why They Matter)

  5 Ways to Maintain Your Diesel Repair Shop's Marketing Presence (And Why They Matter)...
Aug
22
2019

John Deere Engine Serial Number

JOHN DEERE DIESEL ENGINE SERIAL NUMBER John Deere didn't start out producing diesel en...
Aug
20
2019

HHP Spotlight: About the International / Navistar DT466E Diesel Engine Inframe Rebuild Kit

About the International / Navistar DT466E Diesel Engine Inframe Rebuild Kit   &n...
Aug
15
2019

HHP Spotlight: About the CAT C13 Diesel Engine Rebuild Kit

HHP Spotlight: About the CAT C13 Diesel Engine Rebuild Kit     If your C...
Aug
13
2019

5 Easy Ways to Improve Fuel Economy

5 Easy Ways to Improve Fuel Economy with Your Diesel Truck Theres no denying that diesel...
Aug
08
2019

5 Tips to Help Your Diesel Engine Live Longer

5 Tips to Help Your Diesel Engine Live Longer   Are you worried that your diesel...
Aug
06
2019

HHP Spotlight: About the Cummins ISX Inframe Rebuild Kit

HHP Spotlight: About the Cummins ISX Inframe Rebuild Kit Eventually, no matter how reliable, ...
Aug
01
2019

HHP Spotlight: About the DD15 Detroit Diesel Rebuild Kit

HHP Spotlight: About the DD15 Detroit Diesel Rebuild Kit   You asked for it, and...
Jul
30
2019

What is the Purpose of a Cylinder Head in a Diesel Engine?

What is the Purpose of a Cylinder Head in a Diesel Engine? Today were going to go over a li...
Jul
29
2019

5 Objections to Marketing Your Diesel Repair Shop Online (And Why They Shouldn't Bother You)

  5 Objections to Marketing Your Diesel Repair Shop Online (And Why They Shouldn't ...
Jul
25
2019

HHP Spotlight: Considering Jrone for Your Diesel Engine?

HHP Spotlight: Considering Jrone for Your Diesel Engine? How do you know that the parts you'r...
Jul
23
2019

Rebuild Cylinder Head vs Remanufactured Cylinder Head

Rebuilt or Remanufactured Head for Your Diesel Engine? When the cylinder head in your ...
Jul
18
2019

What to do About a Cracked Cylinder Head in Your Diesel Engine

What to do About a Cracked Cylinder Head in Your Diesel Engine We're back with more on your c...
Jul
17
2019

Diesel Engine Fuel Injectors Explained

Diesel Engine Fuel Injectors Explained Were here to talk about fuel injectors today. Well b...
Jul
11
2019

HHP Spotlight: Jrone Diesel Engine Turbo Cartridges and Repair Kits

HHP Spotlight: Jrone Diesel Engine Turbo Cartridges and Repair Kits Have you been having trou...
Jul
09
2019

When Can I Resurface My Diesel Engine Cylinder Head?

When Can I Resurface My Diesel Engine Cylinder Head? Have you thought much about your cylind...
Jul
05
2019

How to Diagnose Diesel Engine Noise: Clutch Engagement

How to Diagnose Diesel Engine Noise: Clutch Engagement We've talked about several different c...
Jul
02
2019

The Differences between Refurbished, Rebuilt, and Remanufactured in Diesel Engines

The Differences between Refurbished, Rebuilt, and Remanufactured in Diesel Engines ...
Jun
27
2019

HHP Spotlight: Diesel Engine Rocker Arm vs. Pin and Roller Kits

HHP Spotlight: Diesel Engine Rocker Arm vs. Pin and Roller Kits When it comes...
Jun
25
2019

Diesel Engine Turbochargers: Rebuild with a Cartridge or a New Turbo?

Diesel Engine Turbochargers: Rebuild with a Cartridge or a New Turbo? If you're...
Jun
24
2019

8 Basic Ways to Market Your Diesel Engine Repair Shop Online

8 Basic Ways to Market Your Diesel Repair Shop Online We've mentioned it beforeif you're...
Jun
20
2019

How to Diagnose Diesel Engine Noise: Valve Train

How to Diagnose Diesel Engine Noise:  Valve Train  We've recently talked about how ...
Jun
18
2019

How to Diagnose Diesel Engine Belt Noise

How to Diagnose Diesel Engine Belt Noise In our past blog, we discussed engine noise that occ...
Jun
14
2019

HHP Spotlight: Diesel Engine Rocker Cover Gaskets

HHP Spotlight: Rocker Cover Gaskets If youve noticed a leak in your engine, or youre just re...
Jun
12
2019

Cleanliness in Diesel Engine Repair

Cleanliness in Diesel Engine Repair When you're working on your engine, I'm sure you're foc...
Jun
07
2019

Why Not to Rebuild Your Diesel Engine Fuel Injectors

Why Not to Rebuild Your Diesel Engine Fuel Injectors Do your fuel injectors need a rebuil...
Jun
04
2019

HHP Spotlight: About Jrone Turbochargers

HHP Spotlight: Jrone Turbochargers If you're like us, you want more power in your engine! You...
Jun
03
2019

Repair Shop Marketing Message Part II: Branding Your Repair Shop

Repair Shop Marketing Message Part II: Branding Your Repair Shop In  Repair Shop Mar...
May
30
2019

Ways to Keep Your Turbocharger Healthy

Ways to Keep Your Turbocharger Healthy As I'm sure you know, turbochargers are a key c...
May
28
2019

HHP Spotlight: More on the Cummins ISX

HHP Spotlight: More on the Cummins ISX The ISX engine is one of our most popular engines, a...
May
23
2019

How To: Diesel Injector Installation, Cummins ISX

How To: Diesel Injector Installation, Cummins ISX Odds are, at some point in the life of your...
May
21
2019

Common Turbo Problems & Failures

Common Turbo Problems and Failures Are you worried that your diesel engine turbo...
May
16
2019

HHP Spotlight: About PurePower Diesel Air Management Systems

HHP Spotlight: About PurePower Diesel Air Management Systems Ever wonder about your EGR va...
May
14
2019

HHP Spotlight: About PurePower Diesel Engine Fuel Injectors

HHP Spotlight: About PurePower Diesel Engine Fuel Injectors As I'm sure you know, fuel in...
May
09
2019

HHP Spotlight: About PurePower Diesel Engine Turbochargers

HHP Spotlight: About PurePower Diesel Engine Turbochargers We've talked about the turbocha...
May
07
2019

How to Diagnose Diesel Engine Noise While Under Load

How To Diagnose Diesel Engine Noise While Under Load Are you having a problem with noise in y...
May
02
2019

Block Gaskets Failure Analysis

Block Gaskets Failure Analysis Are you experiencing leaks around your gasket? This failure ...
Apr
30
2019

Piston Crowns Failure Analysis

Piston Crowns Failure Analysis Cold Coolant to a Hot Engine In this we see the results o...
Apr
29
2019

Repair Shop Marketing Message Part I: Power of Creativity

Repair Shop Marketing Message Part I: Power of Creativity Our last posts spent time dis...
Apr
25
2019

Detroit Diesel Electronic Control: Versions and Development

Detroit Diesel Electronic Control: Versions and Development Your engine may run on ...
Apr
23
2019

Head Gaskets Failure Analysis

Head Gaskets Failure Analysis It's a pain when your head gasket blows. But what might seem ...
Apr
22
2019

Marketing to Your Most Qualified Repair Shop Customers

Marketing to Your Most Qualified Repair Shop Customers In our earlier post , we di...
Apr
18
2019

Detroit Diesel Series 60 Common Failures and Problems

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Apr
15
2019

Repair Shop Marketing: Identifying Your Target Customer

Repair Shop Marketing: Identifying Your Target Customer So you've decided to focus ...
Apr
11
2019

Detroit Diesel Series 60: Differences Between 12.7L & 14L

Detroit Diesel Series 60: Differences Between 12.7L and 14L If you've heard of Det...
Apr
09
2019

Track Tension Adjusting and Maintenance Tips

Track Tension Adjusting and Maintenance Tips Adjusters are designed to absorb shock, pro...
Apr
08
2019

How a Website Can Grow Your Diesel Repair Shop

How a Website Can Grow Your Diesel Repair Shop The internet has swiftly invaded the way...
Apr
04
2019

A Look at Detroit Diesel Series 60 14L

A Look at Detroit Diesel Series 60 14L Detroit Diesel, or just Detroit as it's more co...
Apr
01
2019

Word-of-Mouth Isn't All It's Cracked Up to Be

Word-of-Mouth Isn't All It's Cracked up To Be If you're like many diesel repair shop ow...
Mar
28
2019

Cummins ISX and N14 Engines: Tips and Tricks for Rebuild

Cummins ISX and N14 Engines: Tips and Tricks for Rebuild The N14 and ISX engines are some o...
Mar
26
2019

Valves Failure Analysis

Valves Failure Analysis Your valves aid in the combustion process, letting air in and exhaust...
Mar
25
2019

Repair Shop Advertising: Are You Doing it Right?

Repair Shop Advertising: Are You Doing it Right? In our series overview, How Are You ...
Mar
21
2019

What's the Difference Between the Cummins N14 and ISX?

What's the difference between the Cummins N14 and ISX   Cummins ha...
Mar
18
2019

How Are You Marketing Your Diesel Repair Shop?

How Are You Marketing Your Diesel Repair Shop? It might seem like marketing your repair...
Mar
14
2019

Cummins ISX Problems and Failures

Cummins ISX Problems and Failures The ISX engine by Cummins is one of the most po...
Mar
11
2019

Grow Your Business, Not Your Work: HHP White Paper

Grow Your Business, Not Your Work: HHP White Paper Are you ready to grow your diesel r...
Mar
07
2019

Cummins ISX Engine Rebuild Kits from HHP

Cummins ISX Engine Rebuild Kits from HHP Here at HHP, we’re pretty proud of the ...
Mar
05
2019

Oil Cooler Benefits

Oil Cooler Benefits The oil cooler is not typically a component that goes bad, but sho...
Mar
04
2019

Don't Let Employee Problems Hold Your Repair Shop Back

Don't Let Employee Problems Hold Your Repair Shop Back We've said it before, and I'm su...
Feb
28
2019

Diesel Engine Turbocharger Installation Tips

Diesel Engine Turbocharger Installation Tips All diesel engines reach a point where no...
Feb
26
2019

Replacing Your Spacer Plate: When Should It Be Done?

Replacing Your Spacer Plate: When Should It be Done? Installing a cylinder head , wh...
Feb
25
2019

Busy Work Keeping You From Growing Your Repair Shop?

Busy Work Keeping You from Growing Your Repair Shop? We've all said it before: I'm just...
Feb
21
2019

Turbocharger Failure: Lack of Lubrication/Contaminated Oil

Turbocharger Failure: Lack of Lubrication/Contaminated Oil Your turbocharger spins at ...
Feb
18
2019

Prevent Parts Problems from Derailing Your Repair Shop

Prevent Parts Problems from Derailing Your Repair Shop Are you having trouble getting t...
Feb
14
2019

Turbochargers: A General Guide

Turbochargers: A General Guide It makes your engine more powerful and it helps with ...
Feb
12
2019

Engine Sleeve / Liner Pitting Explained

Engine Sleeve/Liner Pitting I'm sure everyone out there religiously takes oil samples at ever...
Feb
11
2019

How to Get and Keep Qualified Diesel Technicians

How to Get and Keep Qualified Diesel Technicians If you own a repair shop, I don't have...
Feb
05
2019

Fixing the Problem: Identify and Replace Faulty Diesel Injectors

Fixing the Problem: Identify and Replace Faulty Diesel Injectors As the name says, a d...
Feb
04
2019

Keep Work Delays from Stalling Your Repair Shop

Keep Work Delays from Stalling Your Repair Shop In a previous post in this series, we t...
Jan
31
2019

Adjusting Diesel Injector Timing: ISX Injectors

Adjusting Diesel Injector Timing: ISX Injectors In another post, we talked generally a...
Jan
29
2019

Oil Pump Failure Analysis

Oil Pump Failure Analysis The oil pump is vital to keeping your engine lubricated. If it's no...
Jan
29
2019

Setting Up Processes Your Repair Shop Will Follow

Setting Up Processes Your Repair Shop Will Follow If you've been reading the other post...
Jan
24
2019

Identifying Common Signs of Fuel Injector Failure

Identifying Common Signs of Fuel Injector Failure There's something wrong with your di...
Jan
22
2019

Diesel Injector Repair Kits and Remanufactured Injectors

Diesel Engine Injector Repair Kits and Remanned Injectors About Fuel Injectors A fu...
Jan
21
2019

Full Bays, No Cash?

Full Bays, No Cash? Have you noticed that you consistently have full bays, but you don...
Jan
17
2019

The Difference Between Common Rail and Unit Injectors

The Difference between Common Rail and Unit Injectors A fuel injector is a fuel inject...
Jan
15
2019

Preventive Maintenance Inspection (PMI): Do it Properly to Increase Profits

Preventive Maintenance Inspection: Do It Properly to Increase Profits Do you like it whe...
Jan
14
2019

Keep Your Repair Shop from Holding You Captive

Keep Your Repair Shop from Holding You Captive When's the last time you were able to ta...
Jan
10
2019

ISX Fuel Injectors: Products Offered from HHP

Cummins ISX Fuel Injectors: Products Offered from Highway & Heavy Parts If you've ...
Jan
08
2019

Graphite vs. MLS: What's the Difference in Gasket Materials?

Graphite vs. MLS: What's the Difference in Gasket Materials? When it comes to gaskets, the...
Jan
07
2019

Manage Your Way to a Profitable Shop

Manage Your Way to a Profitable Shop If you're like most repair shop owners, you've go...
Jan
03
2019

Cummins ISX Engine Spotlight

Cummins ISX Engine Spotlight The History of Cummins The huge company that is Cummin...
Jan
02
2019

Will Your Repair Shop be Here in 5 Years?

Will Your Repair Shop be Here in 5 Years? When was the last time you thought about you...
Jan
02
2019

Low Oil Pressure: I Changed My Oil Pump, Now What?

Low Oil Pressure: I Changed My Oil Pump, Now What? So you notice your oil pressure is ...
Dec
26
2018

When Can I Reuse My Head Bolts?

When Can I Reuse My Head Bolts? Head bolts might seem like a minor or unimportant part...
Dec
26
2018

Cylinder Head Failure Analysis: Warped or Pitted Heads

Cylinder Head Failure Analysis: Warped or Pitted Heads As we've mentioned in a previ...
Dec
21
2018

Solve Repair Shop Headaches With Business Systems

Solve Repair Shop Headaches through Business Systems Is your repair shop making enough...
Dec
20
2018

Cylinder Head Failure Analysis: Why is My Head Cracked?

Cylinder Head Failure Analysis: Why is My Head Cracked?   A damaged cylinder h...
Dec
18
2018

Selecting Head Gasket Sets

Selecting Head Gasket Sets A blown head gasket. That can mean major issues for your di...
Dec
17
2018

Profit Boosting Boot Camp: HHP White Paper

Profit Boosting Boot Camp: HHP White Paper Today we're bringing the entire Profit Boos...
Dec
13
2018

OEM vs. Aftermarket Cylinder Heads

OEM vs. Aftermarket Cylinder Heads We've talked about it before—OEM parts are si...
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...
Dec
10
2018

Profit Boosting Boot Camp: Increasing Efficiency

Increasing Efficiency In our last post, we took a look at your shop's productivity , w...
Dec
06
2018

Diesel Engine Cylinder Head Buying Guide

Cylinder Heads: HHP Buying Guide When's the last time you thought about your cylinder he...
Dec
03
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 ...
Nov
29
2018

Diesel Engine Failure Analysis: Compression Issues

Diesel Engine Failure Analysis: Compression Issues   As we talked about in an e...
Nov
27
2018

Diesel Engine Break-in Guide

Diesel Engine Break-in Guide Have you been considering an engine rebuild but aren't su...
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 yo...
Nov
21
2018

Diesel Engine Failure Analysis: Fuel Contamination

Diesel Engine Failure Analysis: Fuel Contamination Are you experiencing low power or poo...
Nov
20
2018

How to Prepare Your Diesel Truck for Winter

How to Prepare Your Diesel Truck for Winter Winter is rough on all vehicles, whether the...
Nov
19
2018

Profit Boosting Boot Camp: Evaluating Your Posted Labor Rate

Evaluating Your Posted Labor Rate Our last few posts have focused on your profit margi...
Nov
15
2018

How to Choose an Engine Rebuild Kit

How to Choose an Engine Rebuild Kit An engine rebuild is a large and expensive job, and ...
Nov
12
2018

Profit Boosting Boot Camp: Investigating Your Net Profit Margin

Investigating Your Net Profit Margin Understanding your net profit margin can be key t...
Nov
08
2018

The Difference between OEM and Aftermarket Engine Rebuild Kits

The Difference between OEM and Aftermarket Engine Rebuild Kits So, let’s start o...
Nov
06
2018

Common Diesel Engine Problems

Common Diesel Engine Problems It's unlikely that you'll never have a problem with your d...
Nov
05
2018

Profit Boosting Boot Camp: Gross Profit Margin on Labor

Gross Profit Margin on Labor We have spent the last couple of parts in our Profit Boo...
Nov
01
2018

Diesel Engine Rebuild Kits Buying Guide

Diesel Engine Rebuild Kits: HHP Buying Guide Have you noticed a loss in fuel economy...
Oct
30
2018

The Camshaft Reconditioning Process

The Camshaft Reconditioning Process There are a few parts that you see as many (or more)...
Oct
29
2018

Profit Boosting Boot Camp: Gross Profit Margin on Parts

Gross Profit Margin on Parts In our last blog in the Profit Boosting Boot Ca...
Oct
25
2018

Camshaft Failure: Camshaft Bearings

Camshaft Failure: Camshaft Bearings It's not just camshafts that can wear or failthe camsha...
Oct
23
2018

Profit Boosting Boot Camp: Gross Profit Margin

Gross Profit Margin A common question business owners want answered is: how do I...
Oct
23
2018

Camshaft Bearing Facts and Installation

Camshaft Bearing Facts and Installation As we discussed in a previous post, Camshaf...
Oct
18
2018

Camshaft Failure Analysis: What Causes Excessive Lobe Wear?

Camshaft Failure Analysis: What Causes Excessive Camshaft Lobe Wear? We all know how...
Oct
16
2018

Camshaft Bearings Explained

Camshaft Bearings Explained In its most basic form, bearings are meant to reduce fri...
Oct
15
2018

Profit Boosting Boot Camp: What the Average Order Value Means for Your Shop

What Your Average Order Value Means for Your Shop While it might seem like busyw...
Oct
11
2018

OEM vs. Aftermarket Diesel Camshafts

OEM vs. Aftermarket Diesel Camshafts So you're looking for a new camshaft. Maybe yo...
Oct
08
2018

Profit Boosting Boot Camp: How Your Closing Ratio Impacts Your Shop's Profits

How Your Closing Ratio Impacts Your Shop's Profits How often have you looked at ...
Oct
04
2018

HHP Buying Guide: Camshafts

HHP Buying Guide: Camshafts Do you want good engine power? Great fuel economy? I thin...
Oct
02
2018

How Do I Know if My Camshaft is a Good Core?

How Do I Know if My Camshaft is a Good Core? When purchasing a camshaft for your d...
Oct
01
2018

10 Metrics Proven to Boost Diesel Engine Repair Shop Profitability

10 Metrics Proven to Boost Diesel Engine Repair Shop Profitability It's always goo...
Sep
27
2018

Crankshaft and Engine Bearing Installation Guidelines

Crankshaft and Engine Bearing Installation Guidelines Proper crankshaft function hinges on a ...
Sep
11
2018

America Runs on Diesel

America Runs on Diesel Do you ever stop and think about where our things come from?...
Sep
04
2018

September Featured Products

September Featured Products Its time for Septembers featured products! This month, were f...
Aug
13
2018

The Causes of Oil Pump Failure

The Causes of Oil Pump Failure Oil pumps are critical to the mechanics of the rest of ...
Aug
06
2018

August Featured Products

August Featured Products If an engine were a living creature, oil would be its blood; its n...
Jul
03
2018

July Featured Products

July Featured Products Its July, and a new month means new featured products! This month we...
May
29
2018

RSVP Shop Talk: CJ's Diesel Performance

RSVP Shop Talk: CJ's Diesel Performance Problem-solving and thinking outside-the-box fuel the...
May
07
2018

May Featured Products

May Featured Products Everybody loves a good turbocharger, and thats why turbos are Mays fe...
Apr
23
2018

Gasket Damage: Thermal Push from Detonation

Gasket Damage: Thermal Push from Detonation What is Thermal Push? Thermal push is a ty...
Apr
09
2018

Gasket Installation Mistakes to Avoid

Gasket Installation Mistakes to Avoid We've all fallen victim to common mistakes before....
Apr
03
2018

RSVP Shop Talk: Rattlesnake Ridge Truck Repair

RSVP Shop Talk: Rattlesnake Ridge Truck Repair Rattlesnake Ridge provides service for ligh...
Apr
02
2018

April Featured Products

April Featured Products Gaskets are often overlooked, since theyre not a big, expensive per...
Mar
07
2018

HHP Announces the Winner of the HHP Prize Pack!

Congratulations to Scott Cross for winning the Yeti Roadie with HHP Swag! We'd like to...
Jan
29
2018

Are the OEM Engine Rebuild Kits Worth It?

Are the OEM Engine Rebuild Kits Worth It? If you've heard of Highway and Heavy Parts, yo...
Jan
23
2018

5 Tips to Reduce Repair Shop Receivables & Get Paid Faster

No one likes talking about cash flow, but when it comes to running a diesel repair shop, cash flo...
Jan
16
2018

5 Ways to Increase Diesel Repair Shop Efficiency & Profitability

When we polled over 500 repair shops nationwide, we found the number one concern as we begi...
Jan
09
2018

Time is Money. Why Waste it Searching for Parts?

Highway & Heavy Parts surveyed over 500 repair shops nationwide and found that of all t...
Jan
08
2018

January Featured Products

January Featured Products Happy 2018! A new year at HHP means a new focus, and this January w...
Nov
16
2017

Boost Profitability with Employee Training

In recent Highway and Heavy Parts business polling, employee retention and managing cash f...
Nov
15
2017

Anti-Polishing Rings (APR) Explained

Anti-Polishing Rings (APR) Explained APR stands for anti-polishing ring. Other terms for an...
Nov
09
2017

How to Reduce Repair Shop Turnover

  Simply stated, no one takes a job and immediately thinks about how they&rsquo...
Nov
02
2017

Hiring Technicians as the Diesel Mechanic Shortage Continues

When it comes to the Diesel Mechanic shortage, it’s clear the crisis has moved from ...
Aug
23
2017

Order Shipping Guide

Shipping facts seem to be pretty simple. After all, if you choose 2 Day Shipping your ord...
Aug
15
2017

Diesel Engine Break-In Explained

We often get calls about the break-in procedure of a newly-rebuilt engine. Proper break-in is cr...
Aug
10
2017

HHP New Product Releases: August 2017

Highway and Heavy Parts is excited to announce the addition of several oil pans to our product o...
May
01
2017

HHP New Product Releases: May 2017

Click Here to Download and print a copy of HHP New Product Releases: May 2017.
Apr
11
2017

Camshafts: Replace or Not to Replace?

Camshafts – To Replace or Not to Replace? That is the Question So, you have 1,00...
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 yo...
Feb
03
2017

Accelerate Growth for your Diesel Repair Shop

In today’s economy, growing your business is essential to staying in business. If you don...
Feb
02
2017

Diesel Engine Break In Procedure

We often get calls about the break in procedure of a newly rebuilt engine. Proper break in is cr...
Jan
18
2017

Make More Money by Reinvesting in your Diesel Repair Shop

To reduce the risk of failure and ensure the success of your diesel repair shop, you must take ...
Jan
06
2017

Improve your Shop Culture to Recruit Talented Diesel Repair Technicians

When it comes to recruiting new, talented employees, we could all learn a thing or two from col...
Dec
31
2016

FREE WHITE PAPER - How to Maximize Your Diesel Repair Shop Profits

At Highway & Heavy Parts, we believe that knowledge is the key to making good decisions for...
Dec
30
2016

Controlling Overhead Costs to Increase your Diesel Repair Shop Profits

Overhead costs are the expenses associated with running your diesel repair shop that are not di...
Dec
23
2016

How to Increase Profits in your Diesel Repair Shop Parts Department

Your parts department plays an important role in generating profits for your diesel repair shop....
Dec
16
2016

Managing Labor to Maximize Your Diesel Repair Shop Profits

Managing labor to maximize profits can be challenging for any diesel repair shop owner. There a...
Dec
05
2016

How to Make More Money on Parts than Labor

Click here  to Download and Print your own copy.  For access to Exclusive Savin...
Nov
30
2016

Maximizing Your Diesel Repair Shop Profits - The Efficiency Factor

Like many other businesses today, getting the profits you need is a challenging undertaking for...
Nov
23
2016

The Cost of Employee Turnover to your Repair Shop

Research has shown that most diesel repair shops are having difficulty finding and keeping good...
Nov
16
2016

FREE WHITE PAPER - 5 Rules for Successfully Marketing your Diesel Repair Shop

At Highway & Heavy Parts, we believe that knowledge is the key to making good decisions...
Nov
15
2016

Measure your Marketing to Ensure Success

Many diesel repair shop owners view marketing as a necessary evil. They do it because they know...
Nov
04
2016

Time is Money

Nov
03
2016

Setting SMART Marketing Goals for Your Diesel Repair Shop

So, your diesel repair shop has a great brand identity, you’ve developed compelling marke...
Oct
31
2016

Selecting the Best Marketing Channels for Your Diesel Repair Shop

Once you have established a great brand and created compelling marketing messages, it’s t...
Oct
31
2016

Creating Powerful Marketing Messages for your Diesel Repair Shop

Your marketing messages must tell your audience what you do, but also persuade them that you ar...
Oct
25
2016

Creating a Great Brand for your Diesel Repair Shop

Company branding is the marketing practice of creating a unique name, logo, sales proposition, ...
Sep
30
2016

FREE WHITE PAPER - Estimating the Value of your Diesel Repair Shop

  At Highway & Heavy Parts, we believe that knowledge is the key to making good dec...
Sep
21
2016

Estimating the Value of Your Diesel Repair Shop - Part III

PART III: Four Basic Business Valuation Techniques. 1.      ...
Sep
14
2016

Estimating the Value of Your Diesel Repair Shop - Part II

PART II: Fair Market Value - The Best Measure of a Company's Value. Determining fair m...
Sep
07
2016

Estimating the Value of Your Diesel Repair Shop - Part I

PART I: Company Value - The Ultimate Indicator. When you think about all of the parts...
Aug
31
2016

Capacity Planning Strategies for a Diesel Repair Shop

What is Capacity Planning? Capacity planning is the process of determining the produ...
Aug
24
2016

FREE WHITE PAPER - The Entrepreneurial Approach to Running a Successful Diesel Repair Shop

At Highway & Heavy Parts, we believe that knowledge is the key to making good decisions...
Aug
24
2016

The Entrepreneurial Approach to Running a Successful Diesel Repair Shop - Part III

PART III: Implementing Strategic Growth Projects “Strategic Growth Projects&rdq...
Aug
19
2016

The Entrepreneurial Approach to Running a Successful Diesel Repair Shop - Part II

PART II: Setting Strategic and Tactical Goals for Success. So, how do you implement inno...
Aug
18
2016

The Entrepreneurial Approach to Running a Successful Diesel Repair Shop - Part I

PART I: The Entrepreneurial Perspective. If you are reading this article, you are most l...
Aug
10
2016

FREE WHITE PAPER - Optimizing Resources to Improve the Productivity of your Diesel Repair Shop

At Highway & Heavy Parts, we believe that knowledge is the key to making good decisions...
Aug
04
2016

Optimizing Resources to Improve the Productivity of Your Diesel Repair Shop - Part III

PART III: Performing a Productivity Review. Putting the principles of productivity into ...
Aug
04
2016

Optimizing Resources to Improve the Productivity of Your Diesel Repair Shop - Part II

PART II: Managing the Productivity of Your Diesel Repair Shop. Principles apply to produ...
Aug
04
2016

Optimizing Resources to Improve the Productivity of Your Diesel Repair Shop - Part I

PART I: Implementing Strategic Productivity to Maximize the Value of Your Diesel Repair Shop. ...
Aug
03
2016

Improving Your Repair Shop Through Process Leadership

Leadership means taking initiative, accepting responsibility, and setting a good example for yo...
Jul
12
2016

Innovating Your Diesel Repair Shop Systems

Observe them. Evaluate them. Improve them. Watch them work. Every system can be improv...
Jul
06
2016

FREE WHITE PAPER - The Importance of Systemizing Your Diesel Repair Shop

At Highway & Heavy Parts, we believe that knowledge is the key to making good decisio...
Jul
06
2016

The Importance of Systemizing Your Diesel Repair Shop - Part III

Part III: Key Performance Indicators As we briefly mentioned in Part II of this blog ser...
Jun
30
2016

The Importance of Systemizing Your Diesel Repair Shop - Part II

Part II: Systems Evaluation Systems are the foundation of any diesel repair shop busin...
Jun
29
2016

The Importance of Systemizing Your Diesel Repair Shop Part I

Part I: Systems Development As the owner or manager of a diesel repair sho...
Jun
15
2016

How to Make More Money on Parts Than Labor for Your Diesel Repair Shop

In today’s competitive diesel repair market it is increasingly more difficult for diesel ...
May
10
2016

Create an Employee Reward and Recognition Program

It’s difficult to find skilled employees. Then once you’ve interviewed and hired th...
Apr
26
2016

5 Tips to Recruit Technicians

  The rate of new technicians coming into the industry is lower than the rate of technician...
Feb
18
2016

Website Update

Thank you for your patience while we update our website to provide a better customer experience. ...
Dec
11
2015

New Products for November

844-304-7688 New Products   Additional Waukesha VHP Gasket Sets ...
Nov
24
2015

Caterpillar C15 3406E Spacer Plate

This spacer plate , resembling a large gasket, fits between the engine block and the head on...
Nov
19
2015

Piston Pin Retainers Failure Analysis

A. Piston pin retainer improperly installed The pin retainer came loose, severely dam...
Oct
29
2015

Turbocharger Failure Diagnostic Checklist

Turbocharger Failure Diagnostic Checklist Your turbocharger not only helps your engine have m...
Sep
18
2015

Legislation Could Raise Weight Limit On Interstate Trucks

U.S. Rep. Reid Ribble introduced last week the latest version of his Safe, Flexible and Efficie...
Sep
02
2015

OnGuard Active Introduces Enhanced Collision Mitigation

Meritor Wabco has introduced a radar-based collision mitigation system that will react to stat...
Aug
20
2015

Are Low Rolling Resistance Tires Right For Your Truck?

According to the North American Council for Freight Efficiency, low-rolling-resistance tires are...
Jul
20
2015

The Next Generation of Trucking

Consumer cars have recently been trending toward achieving higher MPG and using alternative fuel...
Jun
10
2015

Diesel Prices in 2015

Lately diesel fuel prices have been fluctuating quite a bit around the $3.00 mark. Last week the...
May
13
2015

HHP Offers Free Shipping on Select Orders

When you purchase $750 or more of parts that weigh less than 75LBS total, we’ll pay for t...
Apr
23
2015

Class 8 Truck Orders Fall, Medium-Duty Orders Rise

Class 8 truck orders were below expectations in March with just over 24,600 units ordere...
Apr
08
2015

Mack Trucks Update Natural-Gas Semi Tractors

Natural gas still hasn't caught on as a fuel for private passenger vehicles, but it's findi...
Feb
17
2015

New Detroit Diesel Drive Axles

New Model 6 Detroit Drive Axles introduced by Detroit Diesel Corporation. Available in single...
Jan
28
2015

We've Moved! New HHP Location

Highway and Heavy Parts has moved to it's new location at 5015 N Dickenson Rd in Coleman, M...
Jan
07
2015

December is 3rd Consecutive Month with Class 8 Orders Above 40,000

FTR has released preliminary data showing December 2014 North American Class 8 truck net orders ...
Dec
18
2014

Whats Driving New Truck Orders?

By now, you may be aware that October and November new Class 8 orders were through the roof. Thi...
Dec
04
2014

Brand New Caterpillar Cylinder Heads

Highway Heavy Parts is bringing you a new option when replacing Caterpillar Cylinder Heads. Now...
Nov
19
2014

FTRs Trucking Condition Index Reflects Strong Market Trends

Each month, the FTR releases an exclusive Trucking Conditions Index (TCI) number which summarize...
Oct
14
2014

Diesel Prices Trending Downward

Continuing the trend, diesel and unleaded gasoline prices fell by a few cents this week accordin...
Sep
26
2014

Detroit Diesel Series 60 Top Liner Cooling

DETROIT DIESEL SERIES 60 TOP LINER COOLING What are Detroit Diesel Series 60 Top Cooled Liner...
Sep
23
2014

Cummins Wins Frost & Sullivan 2014 US Overall Best Heavy-duty Truck Engines Award

According to Frost & Sullivans independent research surveying heavy-duty fleet, safety, maintena...
Sep
22
2014

Caterpillar 3512 Series Engines Specifications

With the boom in oil and gas production the Caterpillar 3512 series engine has been in increasin...
Sep
04
2014

Natural Gas Truck Sales Not What Experts Expected

The higher pricing of natural gas powered heavy trucks along with their limited amount of fuelin...
Aug
20
2014

Consumers Support Higher Fuel Efficiency

A study recently released by the Consumer Federation of America shows that consumer opinions s...
Jul
16
2014

Trucks Equipped with Cummins L Series Defy Sales Trends

With overall new sales of GVW 8 vehicles down from 2013, manufacturers are seeing a sales decrea...
Jun
26
2014

New MPG Standards for Highway Trucks

In a historic decision by Obama Administration, new fuel efficiency standards for medium and he...
May
07
2014

Highway and Heavy Parts (HHP) Expands Coverage of Caterpillar, Cummins and Detroit Diesel Engine ...

Highway and Heavy Parts (HHP) is pleased to announce the addition of a wide range of new product...
Apr
21
2014

PKY Truck Beauty Winners from Mid-America Trucking Show

Did you make it to the Mid-America Trucking Show last month? We enjoyed seeing all the n...
Apr
10
2014

Highway and Heavy Parts (HHP) Expands Coverage of Caterpillar, Cummins and Detroit Diesel Engine ...

Highway and Heavy Parts (HHP) is pleased to announce the addition of a wide range of new product...
Mar
19
2014

The Mid America Truck Show is Coming March 27 -29! Are you Ready?

The truck show this year looks to be as exciting as ever. If you haven't registered for your spo...
Jan
28
2014

Highway and Heavy Parts (HHP) Now Has Engine Rebuild Kits For Caterpillar C13 Engine Applications

Highway and Heavy Parts (HHP) now has aftermarket engine overhaul rebuild kits to fit Caterpil...
Jan
28
2014

Highway and Heavy Parts (HHP) Expands Coverage of Caterpillar, Cummins, Waukesha and Detroit Dies...

Highway and Heavy Parts (HHP) is pleased to announce the addition of a wide range of new produ...
Dec
26
2013

Proposed Category 11 Oil (PC-11): What It Means for the Heavy Highway Industry

Proposed Category 11 (PC-11): What It Means for the Heavy Highway Industry   ...
Dec
26
2013

Highway & Heavy Parts Adds New Parts To Inventory For Increased Coverage

Highway and Heavy Parts (HHP) is pleased to announce the addition of a wide range of new produ...
Oct
31
2013

HHP Expands Coverage of Caterpillars 3114/3116/3126/C7 Model Engines

Highway and Heavy Parts   is pleased to announce the addition of a wide range of ...
Oct
21
2013

New black Diamond Coated Gaskets for 6.0L & 6.4L Power Stroke From HHP!

Highway and Heavy Parts Midland Michigan is proud to introduce all new engine sealing product...
Oct
14
2013

Got a Sprinter? HHP's Got The Parts

Highway and Heavy Parts Midland Michigan is pleased to announce the release of a new compr...
Oct
01
2013

Diesel Worldwide Use Set to Surpass Gas Fueled Vehicles by 2020

DIESEL WORLDWIDE USE SET TO SURPASS GAS-FUELED VEHICLES BY 2020 By James E. Guyette Die...
Sep
30
2013

HHP is pleased to announce the availability of new International DT466 diesel engine parts

HHP is pleased to announce the availability of new International DT466 diesel engine parts. T...
Sep
23
2013

Aftermarket Diesel Parts - Today's Option for Saving Money

HHP's look at the pros and cons of using aftermarket diesel engine parts. ...
Sep
09
2013

HHP is pleased to announce the addition of a wide range of new diesel engine products to their ex...

Highway and Heavy Parts is pleased to announce the addition of a wide range of new diesel e...
Sep
02
2013

Highway and Heavy Parts has expanded its coverage for all Caterpillar C12 engine applications

Highway and Heavy Parts has expanded its coverage for all Caterpillar C12 engine applications...
Aug
26
2013

Rebuilt Head or Remanufactured Head?

When the cylinder head in your diesel engine reaches the end of its useful life, ...
Aug
19
2013

New Cummins ISX Engine Rebuild Kit Options

ISX engine overhaul rebuild kit options for Cummins engine applications. ...
Aug
12
2013

New 4059429 connecting rods for Cummins ISX engines

New Product Release! New 4059429 connecting rods for Cummins ISX engines. ...
Aug
01
2013

Highway and Heavy Tech Tips: Common Turbo Problems

Common Turbo Problems / Failures Highway and Heavy Parts (HHP) presents the latest in our...
Jul
31
2013

Caterpillar C12 Exhaust Stud Kit

Highway and Heavy Parts Midland MI has released a new C12 Exhaust Manifold Stud Kit Thi...