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Bill McClusky

Bill McClusky

I have been in the trucking and construction equipment service industry for 23 years as a service technician, component rebuild specialist (engine, transmission, and axle), service department manager, instructor and consultant. I was a class 8 truck driver for 3 years pulling wet and dry tanks. I have been with American Truck Business Services for 4 years serving as a Business Consultant, Maintenance Consultant, and Instructor.

Hometown:
Livingston, Tennessee
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Recent posts by Bill McClusky

How Adverse Weather Affects Our Fuel Economy

How Adverse Weather Affects Our Fuel Economy

12/24/2014, Comments (1)
There are so many things that adversely affect fuel economy that are out of our control. This makes it very important that we maximize the efficiency of all the things in our control to achieve the maximum achievable fuel economy. Read More >
Total Base Number – Does Your Truck Need an Antacid?

Total Base Number – Does Your Truck Need an Antacid?

11/1/2014, Comments (0)
Most of us decide to put things in our bodies that we probably shouldn’t. When you eat a big chili dog with extra onions, you may feel some rumblings in your stomach and reach for the antacids. Those problems in your stomach are a byproduct of consuming something that’s difficult for your body to digest. A similar thing happens in your truck, as some of the byproducts from the combustion of diesel fuel are acids. Read More >
Tire Rolling Resistance

Tire Rolling Resistance

9/29/2014, Comments (5)
A tire’s rolling resistance rating is relative to the amount of energy lost when the tire flexes (squishes) when it meets the road surface. This energy loss process is known as hysteresis. Read More >
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