10-51 Note: Knowing how your equipment works and how to maintain it is part of being a pro…
1051 Note: A great video on commercial truck safety from the Ontario Provincial Police in Canada…
1051 Note: A leaky toolbox might seem like a small thing, until your equipment inside gets rusty…
Does the toolbox on your car carrier leak? It could be because your toolbox doors aren’t closing tight enough against the rubber seal. This video demonstrates how to adjust the latch on the Phoenix USA® toolbox to achieve a proper seal. Over time the bulb-type rubber seal on your […]
1051 Note: Learning the proper methods means your equipment will last longer, be safer, and save money!
One of the most important preparations a tow truck operator can do, is to make sure the wire rope on their recovery winch is tightly wrapped on the winch drum. This process is referred to as “power wrapping”. This video discusses the importance of power wrapping the wire rope […]
1051 Note: This is another video that should be one of the first you watch as a new operator….
Thanks to our friends over at Ashley Sling, we are able to provide you with this video covering the importance of conducting wire rope inspections on your tow truck. In this short video we talk about the frequency of wire rope inspections, as well as what you should look […]
1051 Note: Maintenance is a key part of being a pro. Your equipment will last longer, work better and be more reliable with a few minutes of care…
Our Chief Engineer for car carrier, Ron Nespor, discusses the proper method for lubricating the wheel lift on your car carrier.
Checking the tire pressure in your wrecker or rotator is a critical safety step. Ensuring proper tire pressure before a heavy tow could be the different between a tire blowout and a successful tow. This video showcases the LED AirGuard® tire pressure monitoring system developed by Real Wheels, and […]
Whether you call it a Car Carrier, Rollback , or Slide Bed, they get a lot of use in today’s world of towing and recovery. If you operate a Century® , Vulcan® , or Chevron™ car carrier, it is important that you routinely lubricate all of the pivot and […]
Our friends at Ashely Sling show us why inspecting your heavy-duty endless loop strap slings is important. In this video we discuss what to look for during your inspections, as well as how to avoid damage to your slings. Damage to endless loop straps can cause reduced load capacity, […]
10-51 Note: Regular maintenance makes your equipment safer, last longer and easier to use.
This video showcases some of the common lubrication points found on the Century® 3212 G2, Vulcan® V-30 G2, and Chevron™ 1016 G2 medium-duty wreckers. In this video we discuss the critical wear points where lubrication is most critical. We also discuss the type of recommended grease to use for […]