Delco Remy 55SI | Raw, Relentless Power

Raw, Relentless Power! When you need an excess of power, the new Delco Remy 55SI alternator is exactly what you’re looking for. This new beauty is two things: The highest output Delco Remy alternator available. The highest output alternator in its class. It provides incredibly powerful performance, a compact design and high efficiency at levels … Continue reading Delco Remy 55SI | Raw, Relentless Power

How to Deal with Cold Weather Cranking Problems

Colder temperatures during the winter months often lead to cold cranking issues. Cold cranking issues are commonly related to one of three factors: Oil viscosity. The condition of the starter main cables. The overall health of the battery. Unfortunately, sometimes these factors are overlooked or ignored, particularly oil viscosity. We often just don’t think about … Continue reading How to Deal with Cold Weather Cranking Problems

Delco Remy 39MT Starter Application Changes

The starter for the GHG14 (DD13/15/16) engine must not be used on GHG17 (DD13/15/16) engines and vice versa. Using the incorrect starter and ring gear combination will cause irreparable damage and require both to be replaced. The starter pinion is the only change in the new model compared to the previous models years, but they … Continue reading Delco Remy 39MT Starter Application Changes

The Best Choice for Your Fleet – Direct Drive or Gear Reduction Starters?

There are two methods that a starter can use to drive the ring gear of a flex plate or flywheel. Direct drive Gear reduction Direct drive is the original. It involves a large, low speed motor rotating a pinion gear in a 1:1 ratio. Gear reduction was first introduced by Chrysler in the 1960s, but … Continue reading The Best Choice for Your Fleet – Direct Drive or Gear Reduction Starters?

The Best Alternator for Vehicles with Increased Electrical Loads

Commercial and industrial fleets are switching to more trucks that operate on increased electrical loads. Higher output alternators offer the necessary larger amperage capacity to run these vehicles, but many operations lack the needed replacement parts. Knowing what parts to keep on hand is a major part of keeping all vehicles in the fleet operational … Continue reading The Best Alternator for Vehicles with Increased Electrical Loads

Troubleshooting Your Alternator Charging System

It all starts with a handful of telltale problems. A growling noise under the hood, headlight bulbs blowing out repeatedly, dimming headlights, an out of range dash voltmeter and at times, an odd smell. While most people tend to overlook some of these indications, alternator problems can cause vehicle trouble ranging from slow starts all the … Continue reading Troubleshooting Your Alternator Charging System

How to be Sure Your Industrial Vehicles Start Every Time This Winter

Winter is about to hit full-force and with it the frustration of vehicles that refuse to start. Jump start becomes a regular appearing word in many vocabularies during this season. The best way to make sure your vehicle starts the first time during the winter is to have your battery fully charged. This is the … Continue reading How to be Sure Your Industrial Vehicles Start Every Time This Winter

The Difference Between Denso Light Duty, Medium Duty and PowerEdge Alternators

Industrial vehicles take a pounding. These vehicles are required to power through everything from bad weather conditions to heavy usage and keep going to perform time and time again. They require equipment that allow them to crank up the engine and perform the task without stoppage. Industrial Fleet Management Needs the Right Equipment to Meet … Continue reading The Difference Between Denso Light Duty, Medium Duty and PowerEdge Alternators