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Benefits of Diesel Engine Remanufacturing For Equipment Rental Companies

Friday, February 10, 2017

For equipment rental companies fleet management is an integral part of the business. Inventory fleet management can encompass everything from depreciation, product life cycle, maintenance and repair costs, fuel expenses and inventory age. When it comes to diesel engines, equipment rental companies manage a lot them. Everything from generators and portable light towers to excavators and boom lifts all have diesel engines that power the equipment. For example, when a rental generator or box truck is nearing the end of its useful life the company might be left with a tough decision to replace the equipment with a brand new unit, phase out the product line or sell it at auction. However, many companies are now following a new approach by seeking out engine remanufacturing to breathe new life in old engines. ... read more »

Shop Pic of The Week - Camshaft Gear Removal

Friday, February 3, 2017

The picture of the day is a gear removal technique. Freddy and Alex are heating up a camshaft gear so they can remove it. ... read more »

7 Reasons For Low Oil Pressure in a Diesel Engine

Friday, February 3, 2017

When low oil pressure is detected the immediate response is to think the worst. However, most issues can be resolved with simple solutions. This article explains 7 of the most common causes for low oil pressure in a Caterpillar C7 but the principals can apply to the majority of diesel engines. ... read more »

What is the Best Type of Engine Assembly Grease?

Monday, January 23, 2017

The life blood of any diesel engine is lubrication. A good diesel engine can go bad very quickly due to lack of oil. Long before oil enters the engine the assembly grease is the first line of defense against friction that can damage the engine upon startup. This article will explain the various methodologies to applying assembly grease and the best types of lubricants to use during the engine building process. ... read more »

Fiat Chrysler Faces Possible $4.6 Billion Fine Over Emissions Issues

Friday, January 13, 2017

On Thursday, January 12, 2017 the Environmental Protection Agency set forth motions to open an investigation against automaker Fiat Chrysler over allegations of cheating emissions regulations with their diesel engines models. The EPA stated that the automaker knowingly used undisclosed software that allowed excess emissions on 104,000 diesel powered Jeep SUVs and Dodge Ram Trucks between model years 2014-2016. ... read more »

Big OEM Diesel Core Management Changes Ahead

Friday, January 6, 2017

The key to the remanufacturing business is core supply. As the years roll by the supply of older CAT, Cummins, Detroit, International and John Deere Cores will slowly dwindle. Many of the diesel engines still on the road today such as CAT 3126, C7, C13, Cummins 855, N14, and the Detroit Series 60 Engines are now 25-30 years old. Even the popular dual cam Cummins ISX engine is 16 years old now, first introduced in 2001. ... read more »

Diesel Cylinder Head Transport Tools

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Moving around 500-1000 lbs diesel cylinder heads around the machine shop is an arduous and oftentimes dangerous task. Safety is our number one priority here at Capital Reman and we have taken some unique precautions to moving cylinder heads from workstation to workstation. For larger cylinder heads we use an overhead crane or forklift. For small movements or lifts we have created some proprietary tools to get the job done. ... read more »

Happy Holidays From Capital Reman Exchange

Thursday, December 22, 2016

The 10th Annual Harry Samora Toy Drive to benefit infirmed kids at Children's Hospital in Denver, Colorado was a huge success! Our small company of 18 employees donated 41 toys to the overall drive. We hope to double that number every year. Big thanks to everyone to donated and supported the Samora Family! ... read more »

12 Tips For Starting Diesel Engines In The Cold

Saturday, December 17, 2016

"Okay, campers, rise and shine, and don't forget your booties 'cause it's cooooold out there today.... It's coooold out there every day. What is this, Miami Beach?" (Groundhog Day) That's right folks winter is upon us once again here in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado. With a so called "polar vortex" on its way tomorrow, we here at Capital Reman thought it would be fitting to show a little video of some of the best "cold diesel starts" from last month in addition to offering some tips on how to start a diesel engine on a cold day. Take a look at some of the tips below. ... read more »

Cummins Introduces Longer 3 Year Warranty On 6.7 L Engines

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Powerhouse engine manufacturer Cummins Inc. has made public this week that it is introducing a complete comprehensive three-year warranty for its famous B Series 6.7 L diesel engine. The base level warranty covers the same comprehensive coverage for parts and labor on standard engine failures as the old warranty. It also covers some warrantable failures for the emissions after treatment systems. The warranty is unlimited miles but is only good in North America. In addition to the extended engine warranty, an additional towing and travel coverage has been increased from one to three years. The towing and travel coverage includes no deductible and consumables used in the repair will be billed at no charge. Customers can now purchase extended warranties up to 300,000 miles or 7 years if they choose at a much lower cost than before. ... read more »

Uber's First Self Driving Truck Teams Up With Budweiser

Friday, December 2, 2016

The future is now! Uber Technologies Inc. and Anheuser-Busch InBev NV have teamed up to test the joint venture’s first self-driving semi truck. Recently the company was permitted to test its driverless truck on a stretch of I-25 in Colorado. The tractor trailer was the first in history to make a commercial shipment without a driver. ... read more »

Happy Thanksgiving

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

From everyone here at Capital Reman Exchange family we wish you and your family a happy and gracious Thanksgiving! Thank you for you continued support and business. ... read more »

Cummins Sued For $60 Million Over Faulty Emission Systems

Monday, November 21, 2016

Cummins is in some hot water recently as it was announced Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is suing the engine manufacturer for $60 million dollars. The basis of the lawsuit is in regards to the selective catalyst reduction system (SRC) on Dodge Ram 2013-2015 models. The Environmental Protection Agency and the California Air Resource Board have both come to the same conclusion that the SRC systems are defective and do not meet the current tier emission laws. ... read more »

First Snow of the Season - Denver, CO

Friday, November 18, 2016

Happy Friday from Capital Reman! We got our first snow of the season last night. It has been 201 days since we've had snow on the ground which is unusual for the Rocky Mountains. We managed to take it all in stride though! - Courtesy of 9News in Denver, Colorado ... read more »

Caterpillar's Future Under Trump Administration

Friday, November 11, 2016

Three days after the election of President Elect Donald Trump the DOW Jones Industrial average hit an all time high with a finish of 18,873 points November 10th. Across the board companies are surging in the wake of a pro business administration. ... read more »