How a truck DPF works

In trucking terms, the acronym DPF refers to the Diesel Particulate Filter used in the exhaust system of trucks built after 2009. Its purpose is to trap the particulate matter or soot produced from the engine and prevent it (down to 1-micron) from exiting the exhaust pipe. A poorly maintained or blocked PDF will cause…

Big Power for new Fuso Shogun

New Fuso Shogun, powered by Daimler OM471 engine, the same engine that powers the efficient Mercedes Actros 2646 and 2651 models. Key Features 510 Horsepower 12-Speed Auto transmission Lane Departure Warning System (LDWS), Driver Airbag Electronic Stability Program (ESP) Hill Start System (HSS) Latest generation of Advanced Emergency Braking System (AEBS) Limited Slip Differentials (LSD)…

How to drive an 18-Speed Roadranger

How to drive an Eaton 18-Speed Roadranger Eaton’s 18-Speed Roadranger Driver’s Instruction manual available for download at end of article.  Driving a constant mesh transmission like a 13-speed or 15-speed Roadranger transmission correctly used to be a fundamental part of truck driving, and old school truck drivers took great pride in the way they swapped…

Great Australian Road Trains: Collector’s Edition #1

Great Australian Road Trains: Collector’s Edition #1 10 Great Road Trains 10 Great Outback Adventures Large full-colour photographs Dimensions: 21.59 x 0.59 x 27.94 cm Supplied by Amazon Available in either hardcover or softcover Great Christmas or Birthday gift   US Buyers Click Here:  Australian Buyers Click Here:  Great Australian Road Trains: Collector’s Edition #1 is a…

Rockinger RO-500 operation

Rockinger RO-500 operation and review Rockinger RO500 Coupling Features Rockinger RO500 Sensor Operation How to operate a Rockinger RO500 Installation and Operating Instructions for RO 50 Towing Hitch Systems Installation and Operating Instructions for RO 500 Towing Couplings Robust construction, ease of use, and outstanding durability are why DeBruyn’s Transport, Maintenance Manager, Damien Allison specifies…

Mercedes-Benz Actros fuel economy impress Nolans Transport

Nolan’s Interstate Transport has welcomed three top-of-the-line Mercedes-Benz trucks to its fleet. The Lockyer Valley-based family business recently took delivery of the three 2663 Mercedes-Benz Actros models following a positive experience with an Actros demo that was provided by Daimler Trucks Brisbane. Four additional 2663 units will join the fleet in the next few months.…