Auto Flex Air Ride Suspension Swap

Auto Flex Air Ride Suspension

Bill and Jenn Gehr
Photos by Jenn Gehr
March 13, 2013

Technology has spearheaded many advancements in tow vehicles, but when it comes to light-truck suspensions, time has not been kind. For more than 50 years, there have been only a few major modern advances in that department. Traditional leaf springs seem to be the norm, more than likely because of price... Read more »

Tranny Filter Tech

2012 Ram 1500 automatic transmission

Jim Allen
November 26, 2012

If you compare oil filter systems used in automatic transmissions from 50 years ago to present-day, you won’t see many changes until just the past few years. Common were “boulder-catching” screens or coarse filter pads mounted in the pan, with efficiencies of 100-150 microns. Pan filters are a... Read more »

Electrical System Upgrades

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Gary Wescott
November 13, 2012

Have you ever had that sinking feeling when you turn the key, and nothing happens, that it could be the starter? Or it could be the batteries, especially if you have a newer diesel with common rail direct injection and glow plugs. When the “Wait to Start” light comes on, those little glow plugs that... Read more »

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