Benefits

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What Benefits Might I Expect?

That depends on your business model

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Buy & Sell Used Vehicles/Engines?

Engine Assessment – Overall Score

  • What price/warranty should I put with this vehicle? Is the engine sound, or does it need (or will shortly need) major work?
  • If I accept as trade-in, what is the condition of the engine?
  • Is this a good vehicle to buy used at this price? Is the engine sound, or does it need (or will shortly need) major work?
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Operate A Fleet Of Vehicles?

Drive Fuel Economy over time

  • Find normal seasonal variation and unexpected changes to drive fuel economy deserving investigation of equipment, route, or driver

Drive Fuel Economy compared with other variables over time

  • Tool to help find the cause of abnormal fuel economy (Load change? Speeding?

Engine Assessment – Overall Score

  • Is it time to sell this vehicle? Is the engine sound, or does it need (or will shortly need) major work?
  • If I sell/trade-in, what is the condition of the engine?
  • Is this a good vehicle to buy used at this price? Is the engine sound, or does it need (or will shortly need) major work?

Engine Assessment – Component Scores

  • Determine if performance is getting worse as indicated by specific scores; how fast is it deteriorating?

Which new components or after-market add-ons are worth it?

  • Quickly and accurately determine the value of implementation by first comparing value of limited implementation with “controls”
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Repair & Rebuild Engines?

Save time diagnosing and give customer better time and cost estimates. Keep your customers satisfied!

Engine Assessment – Overall Score

  • If engine is physically sound, trust the OBD codes; otherwise, don’t!

Engine Assessment – Upper Engine

  • Determine if performance is poor due to inadequate power stroke (head gasket, bad injectors, poor fuel quality)

Engine Assessment – Valve Seal

  • Determine if performance is poor due to poor valve condition (dirty, worn)

Engine Assessment – Valve Lash

  • Determine if performance is poor due to poor valve lash adjustment

Engine Assessment – Lower Engine

  • Determine if performance is poor due to blow-by (rings, pistons, and cylinder walls)

After Rebuild: Engine Assessment – Overall Score

  • If engine is physically sound, your rebuild is likely good. Otherwise, don’t give it to the customer YET.

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