Heavy Duty Chassis Vibration Diagnostics

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Heavy Duty Chassis Vibration Diagnostics

Post by AcofasAdmin » Wed Apr 10, 2013 8:14 am

Every Year Truck Technicians spend countless non-productive hours chasing vibrations, shakes, hops, and rattles that annoy the truck driver and damage the truck. ACOFAS, the American Council Of Frame and Alignment Specialists is conducting a two day Technician Education and Training Clinic "Heavy Duty Chassis Vibration Diagnostics ".

This clinic will be hosted by Bob Steger, owner of Standard Spring and Axle in Dallas , Texas on June 11th & 12th, 2013. The Classroom portion will be held at La Quinta Inn & Suites love field Dallas. The hands-on portion will take place at Standard Spring and Axle, 2511 Hickory Street, Dallas 75226


This clinic will focus on vibrations that originate from:

Wheel Ends
Power Steering Pump. Gear Box, Steering column
Suspension worn and misalignment of components
Clutch, Flywheel, Transmission
Drive shafts, angle and balance
Drive axle angles and gearing
Frame; shake and hop

In shop demonstrations on proper wheel bearing torque, tire mounting, hub, stud, tire and wheel inspection and balancing will be conducted by Mr. Mark Girdner, Field Engineer, Michelin American Truck Tire, Inc.

Registration will be open until May 15th. Cost of the two day clinic is; $150 for ACOFAS members, $250 for members of SSA, TARA, NTHECC, CVSN, and HDDA, Trade press No charge, All others $350. Registration can be made click this registration link at http://www.acofas.com/register/regform_6_13.pdf for information please contact gbotts@acofas.com or call 815-482-4255.

standardspring@sbcglobal.net or call 214-421-2126
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Tony Porretta
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Vibration Diagnostics Class.....Great Sucess

Post by Tony Porretta » Sun Jun 16, 2013 12:49 pm

Vibration Diagnostic's Class.....Great 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 two days, but I feel everyone went home with Tips-Tricks and Advanced knowledge to track down Vibration
Tony Porretta

Philadelphia, Pa.


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