At some point, while waiting for your tank to fill up, you’ve probably wondered what the difference is between the choices of gasoline at the pump. Typically, you see three buttons, with a number between 85 and 98, in ascending order and ascending prices. These numbers are octane ratings, which you probably know; but what is an octane rating, really?

man working on a torque converter

If you drive a lightweight car, truck, or SUV, the torque converter you have installed is probably just fine. For those of you with more heavy-duty applications, like high horsepower setups or towing rigs, the stock converter may not be enough. At Bob's Truck Repair & Car Care Center in Port Huron, MI, we can help with that.

What are radial tires, where do they come from, and why are they important? If you own or operate a fleet or commercial truck, radial tires are an advancement you’re thankful for, whether you realize it or not. Here’s why, from Bob's Truck Repair & Car Care Center in Port Huron, MI.

heavily worn ball joint

Whether you drive a Porsche, Audi, BMW, Subaru, Land Rover, or other performance and luxury vehicles, your ball joints are an essential part of your car or SUVs performance and safety. From us at Bob's Truck Repair & Car Care Center, here’s what to watch out for, to make sure your ball joints are in shape and ready to go. 

up close of transmission

If your transmission is slipping, what are your options? As you’ve seen, a variety of issues can cause a transmission to slip. Likewise, repairs differ widely depending on the issue. Our highly trained technicians at Bob's Truck Repair & Car Care Center in Port Huron, MI can recommend your best options. Here are some steps you should take to make sure your repair is as simple and cost effective as possible.

fleet of diesel vehicles

If you own or operate a fleet or commercial truck, you’re probably pretty familiar with diesel vehicles. But why are diesel engines predominantly used in commercial vehicles, and where did they start?

At Bob's Truck Repair & Car Care Center in Port Huron, MI, we know there’s a lot of conflict on when you should maintain certain things on your truck. We also know there are consequences to neglecting maintenance; the difference between a truck that breaks down all the time and a truck that has covered over a million miles virtually trouble-free all boils down to maintenance.

driveshaft

Whatever type of truck you run in your fleet, they all have a driveshaft that connects the transmission to the differential, transferring power to the wheels. At Bob's Truck Repair & Car Care Center in Port Huron, MI, we specialize in diesel truck and fleet vehicle maintenance and repair, including precision driveshaft care.

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Bob's Truck Repair & Car Care Center

3945 Dove Rd
Port Huron, MI 48060
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