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by Tony Porretta
Tue Aug 01, 2017 10:06 am
Forum: Guest Information
Topic: Thomas Lucht Obituary
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Views: 2337

Thomas Lucht Obituary

Obituary of ACOFAS Member Thomas Eugene Lucht July 26th, 1940 / July 29th, 2017 Owned and operated the Paul Lucht and Son's Body Shop in Omaha Nebraska. Member of the John J. Mercer Lodge @ 290 A.F. & A. M., Scottish Rite of the Omaha and Tangier Shrine. Preceded in Death by his Parents Paul & Doro...
by Tony Porretta
Mon Nov 23, 2015 4:05 am
Forum: Guest Information
Topic: Charlie Stone Obituary
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Views: 2112

Charlie Stone Obituary

Charles Marcus Stone Jr. Nashville, TN Born April 28, 1921, in Nashville, TN. Predeceased by his wife of 69 years, Betty Joan Samberg Stone. Survived by daughter, Sandra S. Merritt (Cullen); son, Charles M. Stone, III (Shannon); grandsons, Frank M. Blackwell, III, and Charles Marcus Stone, IV; great...
by Tony Porretta
Sat Sep 05, 2015 7:56 am
Forum: Guest Information
Topic: Hendrickson Training Clinic / November 17th & 18th 2015
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Hendrickson Training Clinic / November 17th & 18th 2015

Hendrickson Training Clinic / November 17th & 18th 2015 [/color] The next ACOFAS clinic will be held on November 17 & 18, 2015 at Hendrickson Auxiliary Axle, Hebron, Ohio. This program will focus on: King pin replacement, auxiliary axle maintenance, trouble shooting, specification procedures, and m...
by Tony Porretta
Sat Sep 05, 2015 7:49 am
Forum: Guest Information
Topic: ACOFAS / Bee-Line Technician Frame Training Class
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Views: 2220

ACOFAS / Bee-Line Technician Frame Training Class

ACOFAS and Bee-Line Combine for Heavy Duty Frame Technician Training Class [/size] ACOFAS held its 22nd Technician Training Clinic on August 25 and 26, 2015, hosted by Bee Line Company. The clinic was held at the Bee Line Training Center in Bettendorf, Iowa. Training was conducted by Howard William...
by Tony Porretta
Mon Aug 18, 2014 8:59 am
Forum: Guest Information
Topic: Electrical Diagnostic's Training / November 4th& 5th 201
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Views: 4054

Electrical Diagnostic's Training / November 4th& 5th 201

ELECTRICAL DIAGNOSTICS Technician Education Clinic Computer technology on trucks and trailers require the knowledge and skill to diagnose and repair, opens, shorts, and voltage drops in wiring, sensors and ECUs. Too often costly electrical components are replaced because of the lack of technician e...
by Tony Porretta
Tue Jun 17, 2014 2:26 am
Forum: Guest Information
Topic: SOLD15 Agenda / Las Vegas
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Views: 2762

SOLD15 Agenda / Las Vegas

SOLD 15 / JANUARY 26th & 26tH 2015 Sold15 (Service Opportunities Learning Days) will commence at 12:00 o’clock noon on Sunday, January 25, 2015 at the Mirage Resort and Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada. This will be the third year for this event which has had in excess of 300 Service Shop Owners and Manag...
by Tony Porretta
Sun May 11, 2014 8:01 pm
Forum: CVSA
Topic: CVSA / Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance
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Views: 3905

CVSA / Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance

Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance / CVSA

Please click on the below listed link to view this Web-site

www.cvsa.org :smt024
by Tony Porretta
Wed Apr 02, 2014 7:31 am
Forum: Guest Information
Topic: CSA Training Program May 6th & 7th 2014 / Valley View Oh
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CSA Training Program May 6th & 7th 2014 / Valley View Oh

CSA Training Program / May 6th & 7th 2014 / Val ley View, Ohio [/b] ACOFAS, technician training organization announces CSA two day seminar in the Cleveland area. CSA has now been in force for four years. In these four years we have seen many drivers gain enough points to lose their careers due to b...
by Tony Porretta
Wed Mar 26, 2014 7:34 pm
Forum: Guest Information
Topic: CSA Basic Training Program / May 6th & 7th 2014
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Views: 2784

CSA Basic Training Program / May 6th & 7th 2014

If Not Ours, Whos e Job Is It ?? [/b] With the increasing number of drivers who are leaving the profession due to health conditions there is a shortage of qualified drivers. Many drivers are leaving because of excess violation points and are becoming uninsurable. We, as the truck maintenance indust...
by Tony Porretta
Wed Jan 08, 2014 12:00 pm
Forum: Guest Information
Topic: Obituary / Bill Christensen
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Views: 3847

Obituary / Bill Christensen

Sad News..........Passing of "Big Bill" Christensen Mike Christensen informed ACOFAS that his Father, "Big Bill" Christensen passed away on 1-7-2014. "Big Bill" was a Great Friend to a lot of People in both the ACOFAS and TARA associations and will sadly missed. Bill has been fighting Cancer for th...
by Tony Porretta
Sun Jan 05, 2014 2:11 pm
Forum: Guest Information
Topic: Happy New Year 2014
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Views: 2508

Happy New Year 2014

Happy New Year 2014 from ACOFAS

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by Tony Porretta
Sun Dec 22, 2013 9:31 am
Forum: Guest Information
Topic: Happy Holidays
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Views: 2707

Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays from all of us at ACOFAS !!

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by Tony Porretta
Sat Sep 28, 2013 2:45 pm
Forum: Guest Information
Topic: Hendrickson Suspension Training
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Views: 3328

Hendrickson Suspension Training

HAPPY 100th ANNIVERSARY HENDRICKSON http://www.acofas.com/forum/userpix/3_Acofas_Sofetek_1.jpg ACOFAS has been invited to the Hendrickson-International facility in Woodridge, Il. This is the center where much of the research, development, and testing of Hendrickson Truck related suspension products...
by Tony Porretta
Sun Sep 01, 2013 7:19 am
Forum: Guest Information
Topic: ACOFAS Dallas Texas Vibration Clinic
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Views: 7207

ACOFAS Dallas Texas Vibration Clinic

ACOFAS Dallas Texas Vibration Clinic “The ACOFAS Dallas Vibration Clinic was very informative and gave us new ways to diagnose vehicle vibrations”, This was the comment made by the new ACOFAS member Larry Engle, Senior Project Engineer of the Manitowoc Crane Group. ACOFAS members attended this Clas...
by Tony Porretta
Sun Jun 16, 2013 12:49 pm
Forum: Guest Information
Topic: Heavy Duty Chassis Vibration Diagnostics
Replies: 1
Views: 4561

Vibration Diagnostics Class.....Great Sucess

Vibration Diagnostic's Class.....Gr eat Success !! Thanks to Bob Steger of Standard Spring and Axle for Hosting our Latest Training Program in Dallas Texas on June 11th& 12th 2013. We had in attendance over 20 Shop owners and Tech's from all over the Country. We went though a lot of information in ...
by Tony Porretta
Sun Feb 05, 2012 2:49 pm
Forum: Guest Information
Topic: ACOFAS Shop Safety Seminar
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Views: 4701

ACOFAS Shop Safety Seminar

ACOFAS Shop Safety Seminar April 24th & 25th 2012 Milaukee WI. Ignorance is BLISS....if you can afford it. How safe is your workplace ? How many Department of Labor (DOL), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and or Occupational Safety and Hazard Agency (OSHA) regulations are you violating ? How c...
by Tony Porretta
Sun Dec 25, 2011 2:11 am
Forum: Guest Information
Topic: Happy Holidays
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Views: 4257

Happy Holidays

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

ACOFAS ....wishing everyone a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year


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by Tony Porretta
Mon Sep 12, 2011 1:14 pm
Forum: Guest Information
Topic: Business Transition & Succession
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Views: 4836

Business Transition & Succession

ACOFAS & SSA Present: BUSINESS TRANSITION AND SUCCESSION Fort Myers, Florida October 12, 2011 Sanibel Marriott Harbour You have spent your life building your business. Now you realize that you’re not going to live forever and you can’t take it with you. Have you considered one or more of the follow...
by Tony Porretta
Fri Jul 08, 2011 1:22 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: LOOKING FOR USED TIRE CHANGER/WHEEL BALANCER
Replies: 1
Views: 4841

Tire Machine / Wheel Balancer

Doug :smt006

There is a Ton of New and Used Stuff on E-Bay.

It's worth checking out
by Tony Porretta
Wed Feb 09, 2011 8:39 pm
Forum: Guest Information
Topic: ACOFAS Spring Training 2011
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Views: 5364

ACOFAS Spring Training 2011

http://www.acofas.com/forum/userpix/3_ACOFAS_Training__Fall_2009_1.jpg CSA2011 Compliance, Safety, Accountability http://csa.fmcsa.dot.gov/about/ What does this mean to me? How am I affected? Can I increase the services I offer as a result of it? Will I increase my liabilities? The ACOFAS 2011 Spri...

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