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A Lasting Tribute Visits JASPER

October Calendar Contestant

JASPER’s October of 2014 Calendar Winner tours the Jasper facility.

On Thursday afternoon, Noel Clemmer (2014 JASPER Calendar Winner) and his wife stopped by the Jasper facility in their 1947 Ford COE truck, as they made their way to the annual Frog Follies in Evansville, IN.

Noel selected a 7.3L diesel engine and a 4:10 rear end assembly remanufactured by Jasper Engines & Transmissions to give his truck new life and dependability. Noel built the complete bed and installed the cab on a ’94 Ford ambulance frame. He also moved the engine compartment back six feet to place it under the bed!

Noel’s customized truck is a very cool piece of American history. But more importantly, it’s a tribute to Noel’s father and mother. The M3B designation on the truck stands for Mom’s 3 Boys. After their father passed away in a mining accident, Noel’s mother raised the three boys by herself. We’re sure that Noel’s father and mother would be proud of the hard work and love their son put into this lasting tribute!

 

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Automotive Trivia

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Friddle: What model year marked the introduction of the first generation Ford
Thunderbird (T-Bird)?

Check our blog next Friday for the answer and another Friddle.

Last Week’s Friddle: What company currently owns the BFGoodrich tire brand?

Last Week’s Friddle Answer: Michelin

Last Week’s Friddle Contest Winner: John

 

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Hudson Car Club Visits JASPER

Hudson Car Club

 Hudsons, Hudsons, Hudsons! Four groups from the H-E-T Club visited the Jasper facility July 23. These three graced our front lawn.

Recently, members of the Hudson, Essex, Terraplane (H-E-T) Club held an International Meet at the nearby French Lick Springs Resort. Their activities included a July 23rd tour of our Jasper remanufacturing facility.

The H-E-T Club is an organization dedicated to preserving the products of the former Hudson Motor Car Company of Detroit, Michigan. Hudson produced vehicles for 45 years, from 1909 until 1954. These cars had real chrome bumpers. They don’t make ‘em like that anymore!

 

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Automotive Trivia

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Friddle: What company currently owns the BFGoodrich tire brand?

Check our blog next Friday for the answer and another Friddle.

Last Week’s Friddle: Which division of Ford Motor Company offered the Cougar?

Last Week’s Friddle Answer: Mercury

Last Week’s Friddle Contest Winner: Gary G.

 

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VQ40DE

 

Jasper Engines & Transmissions, the nation’s leader in remanufactured products, announces the availability of its remanufactured Nissan VQ40DE 4.0L engine. This DOHC V6 engine is available on exchange for the following 2006-2011 vehicles:

Nissan Frontier, Pathfinder, Xterra

This remanufactured JASPER engine offers several advantages:

  • Redesigned JASPER piston with graphite coating to help prevent dry start-up and piston scuffing
  • Installation of plasma Moly rings which have a higher durability to help reduce cylinder wear
  • Installation of Viton valve stem seals which have an increased resistance to heat, oil additives, and abrasion
  • MLS Head Gasket: Multi-layer steel head gasket is installed to reduce head gasket failure
  • 100% installation of updated NEW cam gear chains and chain tensioners to prevent upper chain noise
  • 100% installation of NEW water pump to prevent coolant leaks in the timing cover
  • 100% supplied NEW oil cooler gasket to assist in installation and the reduction of oil leaks
  • 100% installation of NEW nitrided engine valves for improved heat resistance and the reduction of valve guide wear
  • 100% testing of camshaft actuators
  • Live-Run Testing provides peace of mind and assures reliability

The JASPER remanufactured VQ40DE engine is covered by JASPER’s 3-Year/100,000 mile nationwide transferable parts and labor warranty. Full warranty disclosure is available on our website or upon request.

For more information on the complete line of JASPER remanufactured gas engines, please call 800-827-7455.

 

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Automotive Trivia

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Friddle: Which division of Ford Motor Company offered the Cougar?

Check our blog next Friday for the answer and another Friddle.

Last Week’s Friddle: Which U.S. automobile manufacturer was the first
to offer an air conditioning (A/C) unit in their cars
?

Last Week’s Friddle Answer: Packard

Last Week’s Friddle Contest Winner: Daryl S.

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Automotive Trivia

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Friddle: Which U.S. automobile manufacturer was the first to offer an air
conditioning (A/C) unit in their cars?

Check our blog next Friday for the answer and another Friddle.

Last Week’s Friddle: Which Italian automaker produces the Huracán
sports car?

Last Week’s Friddle Answer: Lamborghini

Last Week’s Friddle Contest Winner: No Winner

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Automotive Trivia

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Friddle: Which Italian automaker produces the Huracán sports car?

Check our blog next Friday for the answer and another Friddle.

Last Week’s Friddle: Which division of GM offered the Regal Grand National?

Last Week’s Friddle Answer: Buick

Last Week’s Friddle Contest Winner: Joe M.

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MaxxForce

 

 

 

Jasper Engines & Transmissions is pleased to announce a new product in our line of remanufactured diesel engines.

JASPER now offers the MaxxForce DT Complete engine, available on exchange, for the following 2007-2009 International/Navistar applications:

CXT
3300
3800
3900
4300
4400
IC Corporation CE 300
IC Corporation FE 300
IC Corporation RE 300

“Each complete engine is remanufactured using a standard set of new parts,” said Brad Boeglin, JASPER New Product Development Team Leader.  “All other castings and components are remanufactured to meet or exceed OEM specifications.”

The International MaxxForce DT Complete includes the block, head, crank, cam and lifters, rods and pistons, valve train, front cover, oil pump, oil pan, oil filter, oil cooler, water pump, intake manifold, crank hub, flywheel housing, front engine mount and bellhousing.

“JASPER’s remanufactured complete engine includes thorough cleaning, precise machining, assembly and testing processes that will help assure the customer of maximum engine life and performance,” added Boeglin.

The International MaxxForce DT Complete is covered by a one year parts and labor warranty. Full warranty disclosure is available on our website or upon request.

For more information on the remanufactured diesel products of Jasper Engines & Transmissions, contact us at 1-800-827-7455.

 

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Automotive Trivia

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Friddle: Which division of GM offered the Regal Grand National?

Check our blog next Friday for the answer and another Friddle.

Last Week’s Friddle: Which Japanese automotive brand offers the Frontier
pickup truck
?

Last Week’s Friddle Answer: Nissan

Last Week’s Friddle Contest Winner: Troy H.

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