Lucas Deal

Articles by Lucas Deal

Lucas Deal is the editor of Truck Parts & Service and Successful Dealer. He can be reached at lucasdeal@randallreilly.com.

Lucas Deal has posted 1098 Articles for Truck Parts & Service

CVSN announces private strategic planning participants for Summit

The Commercial Vehicle Solutions Network (CVSN) has announced the nine supplier companies who will host Private Strategic Planning Sessions at ...

Phillips debuts liftgate sockets

Phillips Industries has introduced single and dual pole liftgate sockets with the swivel and automatic disconnect features of its STA-DRY S7 connectors. The new S1 and ...

Aftermarket interior comfort products from Dometic

Dometic introduced its improved line of portable interior comfort products last week at the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas. Dometic’s ...

Friday at the Great American Trucking Show

Friday was another busy day at the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas. Exhibitors streamed into the Dallas Convention Center early to enjoy the day. Below are some photos of the day. For picture's from the opening day at GATS, please CLICK HERE.

Bret Baier talks mid-terms at CVOC

The upcoming mid-term election and civil unrest globally dominated discussion when Fox News Anchor Bret Baier took to the stage Wednesday at the fifth-annual Commercial Vehicle Outlook Conference in Dallas. Baier says this November's election is setting up nice for the Republican Party. "This year could be a wave win ...

New liftgate installation kits from Phillips

Phillips Industries is now offering a complete kit with everything required for a liftgate dual pole installation or a single to dual pole conversation. According to Phillips, fleets are seeing an increasing need to have a ground return system versus a chassis ground system for the supplemental power requirements ...

ACOFAS schedules electronic diagnostics clinic

The American Council of Frame and Alignment Specialists (ACOFAS) has announced the topic for its next educational seminar: electrical diagnostics. Set for Nov. 4-5, 2014 in Raleigh, N.C., ACOFAS says the course will educate technicians on the computer technology trucks and trailer now require to diagnose and repair, and ...

New truck attachment

Buyers Products introduces snow plow deflectors printed with custom logo and text for work trucks. According to Buyers Products, the deflectors are constructed from a polymer and rubber blend material that differs from standard deflector material. Buyers will print customized logos or text on the deflectors, allowing customers to ...

GALLERY: Cummins holds birthday bash for Jamestown plant

People aren’t the only ones who can put down roots. Cummins first came to Western New York four decades ago. The Indiana-based engine manufacturer was in need of a facility to manufacture engine components. It found what it was looking for in an available 1,000,000 sq. ft. facility in ...

Finding a part Step 2: Determine a contact order

Having a contact list tailored to your location is the quickest way to find a part in need. To build a contact list, you must first identify every option you have for finding a component. This includes your other locations, vendors, other distributors, dealers and even other customers. When a ...