“Many roadblocks but we are still standing”

A third engine has been installed in the Breaking11 tractor. It too is a pre-emissions Detroit Diesel Series 60 engine (12.7 liters). The difference is that this engine has been remanufactured to Detroit Diesel’s original equipment specifications. From the beginning,...

An update from Mike

The past few weeks have been a bit crazy here at Breaking11. In mid-December we began an effort to pinpoint/remedy a significant torque vibration that had developed in our Kenworth T660 Glider. Week 1 • Changed #2 injector • Reset overhead • Isolated an exhaust...

Breaking11 Chooses NITE Phoenix by Bergstrom

In an effort to reduce idling and not have a second diesel engine to maintain, Breaking11 has chosen the NITE Phoenix system by Bergstrom. It is the premier battery powered no-idle temperature control system, featuring: • Cooling – Electrified AC units runs on (4)...

CENTRAMATIC makes for improved fuel economy, better ride

For improved fuel economy and a better ride, Breaking11 added CENTRAMATIC wheels balancers to the rig, utilized at all tire positions, steers, drives and trailer. CENTRAMATIC uses weights in an aluminum balancing ring that move opposite of out-of-balance points as...

Quick Draw Tarpaulin Systems “exceeds expectations”

We have been pulling an aluminum flatbed trailer covered with a Quick Draw Tarpaulin System for approximately three years. The modular design is of premium quality and is very easy to operate. The tensioning mechanism is arguably the best in the industry. The...