Articles by Jason Cannon

Jason Cannon serves as the Online Managing Editor for Truck Parts and Service and its sister site, Successful Dealer. Reach him at jasoncannon@randallreilly.com.

Jason Cannon has posted 1206 Articles for Truck Parts & Service

There’s nothing special about being a generalist

Daley Thompson is largely considered one of the greatest decathletes of all time. An eight-time Olympic Gold Medalist, the London-born athlete has shattered decathlete records multiple times over. Thompson is legendary in his speciality but Bruce Merrifield, who spoke at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week Monday as part of the SOLD ...

Truck-Lite develops industry’s first fully LED headlamp assembly

Truck-Lite's new custom LED headlight has been selected as factory standard for forward lighting on International  ProStar on-highway Class 8 ...

REPAIR SHOP OF HORRORS: Flip you for it

Some times, all you need in life is impeccable timing. This guy certainly has that.

Dyno Test Gone Very Wrong

Truck On a Lift Flips Over

 

Karnes appointed to Eaton VP

Dave Karnes has been appointed Eaton's vice president for sales, North American Truck, effective immediately. He most recently served as director, Roadranger Field sales and marketing, North America Truck. He will continue to be based in Galesburg, Mich. "Dave’s diverse background and experience will serve the business well in his newly expanded ...

REPAIR SHOP OF HORRORS: Dip sticks

The video description says the tech grounded a dip stick while the vehicle was running. We'll go with that, even though it looks like he was tased. Also, isn't the partially-covered oil drain pit a broken ankle waiting to happen? Maybe that's in this video's sequel.

Daimler sets sights on aftermarket customer loyalty

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) rolled out Monday a new customer loyalty program for owner-operators and small fleets.  The Truck Bucks loyalty program is designed to reward customers with parts and service specials at Freightliner, Western Star, Detroit and Thomas Built Buses service locations. DTNA says customers enrolled in ...

Dumb Lube Tech Gets Shocked, FUNNY!

New grilles, headlight bezels from Dorman HD

Dorman Heavy-Duty released several new parts to the aftermarket Friday, among them were an array of radiator grille replacements and headlight bezels for select Mack trucks. Grilles available include replacements for 2008-2013 Freightliner Cascadia; Mack Vision 1999-2001; Freightliner Columbia 2003-2008; and Volvo VN 2001-2003. Headlight bezels are available for Mack ...

The CSA conundrum

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