What Are the Different Parts of a 2-Stroke Engine?

By primesource | July 22, 2021

A 2-stroke engine is a type of small internal combustion engine that uses two different piston strokes to complete one operating cycle. During this cycle, the crankshaft rotates once while the piston goes up and down once to fire the spark plug. What Is a 2-Stroke Engine? In a 2-stroke engine, it only takes one…

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How to Extend the Life of Your Small Engines

By primesource | July 9, 2021

Small engines are the power behind your everyday equipment like lawnmowers and generators. These essential engines offer high performance in a compact and portable size. If you want to extend the life of your small engine and get the most out of its capabilities, regular maintenance must be performed. How do you maintain a small engine?…

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What Are the Different Parts of a 4-Stroke Engine?

By primesource | June 30, 2021

A 4-stroke engine is a type of small internal combustion engine that uses four different piston strokes to complete one operating cycle. During this cycle, the crankshaft rotates twice while the piston goes up and down twice to fire the spark plug. What Is a 4-Stroke Engine? As mentioned above, a 4-stroke engine uses four…

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Guide to Lawnmower Engine Repair

By primesource | June 22, 2021

Your lawnmower is probably one of the most-used pieces of equipment in your garage. Whether it’s a riding mower or a walk-behind model, lawn care gear is complex pieces of equipment that require regular maintenance and repairs. In this guide, we’ll take a look at the basics of lawn mower repair and how to keep your…

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Benefits of Having a Tailgate on Your Articulated Truck

By primesource | April 9, 2021

Articulated trucks haul hundreds of different materials such as sand, gravel, coal and rock for a range of industries including heavy construction, work maintenance and material handling. But when resources begin to spill off the bed of your truck, it can cause problems throughout your daily schedule and reduce your productivity. However, the benefits of…

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The Importance of Partnering With a Top Parts and Equipment Supplier

By primesource | March 31, 2021

Heavy equipment like tractors, skid steers, excavators and bulldozers is are very valuable. When you invest in these types of equipment and their parts, it’s crucial to work with a reputable supplier so you don’t fall victim to a scam. Read on to learn how you can avoid getting scammed and discover what makes Prime Source one…

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Guide to Small Engine Repair

By primesource | March 22, 2021

Small engines power many different types of equipment, from lawnmowers and other outdoor products to generators, pressure washers and industrial applications. Small engines offer compact size, straightforward construction and efficient performance, and can last for many years if cared for properly. Before jumping into a maintenance routine, however, you must understand how small engines work and what they…

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Prime Source Launches New Website

By Dan Sasser | February 22, 2021

Increased functionality and easy-to-search features enhance customer experience on new website. Prime Source Parts and Equipment is excited to announce the launch of its new website with updated features and enhanced functionality to improve the customer’s experience. Prime Source provides parts and service for owners of all makes and models of equipment as well as…

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Quick Guide to Maintaining Skid Steers

By primesource | February 16, 2021

A skid steer is a valuable piece of equipment with a wide range of capabilities that allow you to complete your work better and faster. Getting the most out of your skid steer requires proper maintenance. Follow this guide for valuable service tips to keep your skid steer properly maintained and running at its best.…

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How to Tighten a Multi Terrain Loader Undercarriage

By primesource | February 4, 2021

Performing regular maintenance like adjusting a multi terrain loader’s track tension will grant you more service hours and lower operating expenses with your equipment. If you have a new unit or recently installed a new set of tracks, it takes a few weeks of operation for the rubber to break in and the cord to…

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