The Heavy-Duty Parts Report

The Heavy-Duty Parts Report
Are you ready to get expert advice about which parts you should be buying for your heavy-duty commercial trucks and trailers? The Heavy-Duty Parts Report is an industry leading podcast where Jamie Irvine and his guests provide expert advice about the h…

Spicer Select Aftermarket Drivetrain Products by Dana
Oct 14 • 14 min
Learn about the differences between Spicer Genuine OE Designed u-joints and Spicer Select Aftermarket u-joints.
The Real Deal About Additives with Marc Palud of XP-3
Oct 7 • 17 min
Learn how to test additives and why they will help you lower your cost-per-mile.
How to Choose the Proper Air Dryer Cartridge for Your Truck
Sep 30 • 15 min
Learn why regular maintenance on your air dryer is an important part of lowering your cost-per-mile and keeping your trucks on the road.
Diagnostic Tools and a Powerful Parts Cross with Tyler Robertson of Diesel Laptops
Sep 23 • 17 min
Learn about the amazing tools that Tyler Robertson and his team at Diesel Laptops have created which includes a brand-new truck parts cross and lookup platform.
Training for Heavy-Duty Mechanics and Parts Technicians with David Boyes of Today’s Class
Sep 14 • 19 min
Learn why providing the right kind of training for your heavy-duty mechanics and parts technicians is an important part of keeping your fleet or repair shop profitable.
Solving the Skilled Labor Shortage with Kael Campbell of Red Seal Recruiting
Sep 9 • 22 min
Learn what is driving the shortage of skilled labor in the heavy-duty truck and parts industry and practical things we can do to solve the problem.
Rebuilding a Diesel Engine with Bill Mirth of IPD
Sep 2 • 23 min
Learn how to buy the right replacement parts when rebuilding a diesel engine which will lower your cost-per-mile.
Fighting for Mobile Mechanics with Ray Gross of the Mobile Maintenance Association
Aug 26 • 18 min
Learn why consolidation is particularly bad for mobile heavy-duty technicians.
Selling a Fleet in Tough Economic Times
Aug 19 • 19 min
Hear the story of how Neil sold a fleet for more than people thought possible.
Recycled Parts Meets E-Commerce in a Big Way
Aug 12 • 22 min
Learn how one company is changing the perception of used parts and connecting hundreds of sellers around North America with thousands of customers every day.
Should You Delete Your Diesel Particulate Filters?
Aug 5 • 23 min
Learn what it takes to maintain your Diesel Particulate Filters (DPFs), Diesel Oxidation Catalysts (DOCs) and Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCRs).
5 Tips for Identifying Problems with Your Air Conditioning System
Jul 15 • 4 min
Learn 5 tips to keep your air conditioning system working this summer.
Make More Money with Premium Brakes
Jul 1 • 33 min
In this episode we are going to discuss how to put the brakes, on buying cheap brakes.
Cost-per-Mile vs. Purchase Price
Jun 1 • 23 min
Learn how to work with your parts distributor in a way that aligns your mutual needs despite seeming to be in opposition to one another.
Meet Your Host Jamie Irvine
Jun 1 • 5 min
In this episode I tell my story of where I am from, how I got into the heavy-duty parts industry, and why I started this podcast.
Welcome to The Heavy-Duty Parts Report
Jun 1 • 5 min
In this episode you will learn about the format of the podcast, when and where you can find the podcast, and you will get to know the host of the podcast.