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Maintenance Monday: Guide to Car Carrier Lubrication

Ron Nespor from Miller industries explains the proper areas to lubrication on your rollback or car carrier.

Whether you call it a Car Carrier, Rollback, or Slide Bed, they get a lot of use in today’s world of towing and recovery. If you operate a Century®, Vulcan®, or Chevron™ car carrier, it is important that you routinely lubricate all of the pivot and grease points to keep your carrier in optimal working condition. This video guides you through some of the critical lubrication points for your Miller Industries car carrier.

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Topics: VIDEO, miller industries, Century, Vulcan, maintenance, maintenance monday, Chevron, Tow Truck, Rollback, Car Carrier, Slide Bed, Inspection, Grease Points

Hook’in It Up…With Car Carrier Wheellift Options

Image showing the light-weight aluminum l-arms in an car carrier wheel lift

This video showcases the different wheel-lift options available from Miller Industries for your Century®, Vulcan®, or Chevron™ car carrier. In this video, we show the different wheellift options and their benefits across all brands of carriers from the 10-Series car carrier up to the 16-Series carriers.

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Topics: VIDEO, miller industries, Vulcan, Chevron, Rollback, Wheel Lift, Car Carrier, Slide Bed, L Arms, Scoop, Drop-In

Maintenance Monday: How to Fix Your Leaky Car Carrier Toolbox

Image showing how to adjust the latch on car carrier tool boxes from Miller Industries

Does the toolbox on your car carrier leak? It could be because your toolbox doors aren’t closing tight enough against the rubber seal. This video demonstrates how to adjust the latch on the Phoenix USA® toolbox to achieve a proper seal.

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Topics: VIDEO, miller industries, Century, Vulcan, maintenance, maintenance monday, Chevron, Rollback, Car Carrier, Slide Bed, Toolbox, Phoenix USA, Latch Adjustment

Maintenance Monday: Power Wrapping Your Recovery Winch

Image showing a Vulcan v-30 wrecker having it's winches power wrapped

One of the most important preparations a tow truck operator can do, is to make sure the wire rope on their recovery winch is tightly wrapped on the winch drum. This process is referred to as “power wrapping”. This video discusses the importance of power wrapping the wire rope on your wrecker and carrier winches, while also demonstrating one technique that can be used to complete the power wrapping process.

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Topics: VIDEO, miller industries, Century, Vulcan, Wrecker, maintenance, maintenance monday, Recoveries, Recovery, Medium-Duty, Autoloader, Winch, Car Carrier, Light-Duty, Winching, Drag Winch