Semi Truck Accessories and Chrome Guide

heavy truck chrome

Many things go into keeping your rig in great shape while it rolls down the road. From engine parts to semi truck accessories, experienced truckers know that paying attention to the details results in better performance, less worry, and limited downtime. And once you have all of your bases covered with your truck running solid, a focus on personalization can … Read More

Engine Tuning: Improving Performance and Your Wallet

Engine Performance

The importance of proper engine maintenance cannot be stressed enough. Preventative measures and scheduled upkeep can save you thousands in the long run.  Neglecting or overlooking engine tuning can cause an array of problems.  The problems can be poor performance and a shortened engine lifespan. When it comes to heavy truck engines, maintenance becomes even more essential.  Long hauls and … Read More

Truck Shows: How to Drive Home a Winner

truck show preparation tips

You just booked a truck show, and you have your eye on the prize. You’re already daydreaming about the glorious truck you’ll build and about taking home the trophy.  How do you get from here to the winner’s block? Because truck shows are all about uniqueness and ingenuity, there’s no step-by-step path to first place. Still, our team at LKQ … Read More

Over The Road Truck Driver Hobbies

hobbies for truck drivers

Let’s face it, over the road trucking is a hard job – but someone’s gotta do it. Many would argue the long hours and time away from home would be a deal-breaker for them. OTR truck drivers know all too well what it feels like being on the road for up to 14 hours at a stretch. Having time for … Read More

New Year’s Resolutions for Truck Drivers

New Years Resolutions for Truck Drivers

The holiday season can bring great joy alongside a healthy dose of stress from the in-laws, but either way, it’s always memorable. And with the new year quickly approaching, a fresh start is on many people’s minds and hearts across the country. This means it’s time for those annual New Year’s resolutions. Whether it’s something small or incredibly ambitious, a … Read More

Gifts for Truck Drivers this Holiday

gift ideas for truck drivers

Who doesn’t love the holidays? They’re full of positivity, hope for the new year ahead, and opportunities to reconnect with friends and family members. Of course, there are downsides too, like the stress of finding the perfect gift for everyone on your list.  If one of the people on your list is a truck driver, you’re in luck. Check out … Read More

Fuller Heavy Duty Transmission Maintenance Tips

Fuller Rebuild Transmission

No matter how large or small your fleet might be, reliability is the name of the game. The more often your trucks need repairs, the more your business will suffer. How do you keep that downtime to a minimum?  Your heavy truck transmission is one of the most critical parts you need to keep an eye on if you want … Read More

Used Semi Truck Engine Benefits

Semi Truck Engine

Your semi-truck is more than a vehicle. It’s your livelihood. Keeping it on the road safely and efficiently is what allows you to keep food on the table. That’s why, when you need a new engine, it’s more than just a standard repair. You need an engine that will give your truck a new life without emptying your pockets at … Read More

History of LKQ Heavy Truck Parts

Heavy Truck Parts

It Began With The Vision Of A Network Of Heavy Truck Parts Experts Born from a drive to deliver superior service and constant quality, LKQ was founded in 1998 by a group of senior managers and longtime investors in the waste management industry. The company quickly became America’s largest automotive and light truck recycler.  LKQ fulfills a much-needed service to … Read More