Manual transmissions have been around for a long time and if you have ever driven a manual you know how exciting they can be. Manual transmissions have also been referred to as standard transmissions, stick shifts, manual gearbox, or a simple gearbox. No matter what you call it, manual transmissions are fun to drive, better on fuel, reliable, and somewhat safer. So what do you know about manual transmissions; where did they come from, and how do they work? Lew Broyles & Sons in Cheyenne, WY knows, and now you will too.
You don’t have to buy a new, fuel-efficient car to get great fuel efficiency. No one wants to trade a fuel bill for a car payment, so take a look at our top 5 ways to save on fuel and you may just be able to pocket a little extra money at the end of the month.
1. Change Your Driving Style - If you’re the kind of person who enjoys the rush of hard acceleration, typically runs 10 mph over the speed limit and brakes abruptly, we’ve got bad news: you’re hurting your vehicle’s fuel economy, and your wallet, in a big way. Depending on the kind of vehicle you drive and just how extreme you are with the throttle and brake, tempering your driving style can up your vehicle’s fuel economy by more than 5 mpg. That’s a serious bump. Scaling back the speed by just 5 mph means you’ll also see an increase in fuel economy.
At Lew Broyles & Sons in Cheyenne, WY, we know that the key to keeping a transmission reliable and in shape is taking care to prevent an issue in the first place. Here, we’ll explore a condition that has a lot of potentials to cause your transmission harm; overheating.
Can you say for certain all the tires in your fleet, or on your commercial truck, are roadworthy and ready? Proper attention to tire condition is so important, but how do you properly care for your tires? From Lew Broyles & Sons in Cheyenne, WY, here’s what you need to know.
If you own or operate a fleet or commercial truck, you know it’s hard to keep everything working perfectly all the time. You have to choose what to give priority to, and what can wait. However, some small problems are indicators that a bigger issue is on the way. At Lew Broyles & Sons in Cheyenne, WY, our goal is to keep you and your fleet going.
Your exhaust is an essential part of your truck’s sound, performance, and aesthetic. At Lew Broyles & Sons in Cheyenne, our technicians are ready and able to provide any exhaust service your Chevy, Ford, or Dodge diesel requires, from stock repairs to completely custom installations.
On a diesel pickup, a great exhaust is especially important. Besides making your truck look and sound better, a free-flowing exhaust promotes better engine performance and power. Whether you’re looking to replace a rusted and leaking system with a new one, open up the engine with upgraded exhaust, or have a new muffler installed, our technicians are more than happy to discuss options with you to get your truck looking, sounding, and feeling the way you want it. From ordering parts to installation, we’ve got you covered.
For exhaust system conversions or repairs, and for any of your other diesel truck repair and maintenance needs, our expert technicians have your back. For the best truck service repair shop in Cheyenne, call or stop by Lew Broyles & Sons today.