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Having a properly equipped mechanic's truck is essential for a successful business. After all, you will only be able to do the jobs that your truck is equipped for. If your truck doesn't have a powerful enough crane, you won't be able to put heavy engines back in place. Or to take them out in the first place for that matter.

The tools on a truck are the most important thing to a mechanic other than the knowledge of their craft, of course, and a mechanic is only as good as his tools. His truck is also his most important tool. That is why so many mechanic's truck operators choose to buy their mechanic trucks from JOMAC.

They manufacture some of the best truck bodies and cranes in the business, and are trusted by many truckers all over the country for their extremely reliable products. They are so sure of their products in fact, that they are one of the only manufacturer's around today who still stand by their products by offering a ten year manufacturer's guarantee. 

They use a variety of trucks from different manufacturer's such as Ford and Peterbilt as bases to build their excellent aluminum truck bodies on. They are known for their extremely reliable, rugged, heavy duty and hard use trucks that will keep on workin' 'til the day is done. They don't quit on you early, and if you take care of them they will last you a good long while. That is why JOMAC uses these manufacturer's trucks to build their aluminum truck bodies. With a truck from one of these manufacturers and an aluminum mechanics truck body on it, you can be dead sure that your truck WILL be your most important tool

 
 
Similar to a carpenter requiring wood, nails, and a hammer to perfect their craft, a mechanic will need a few essential tools if they plan on fixing a vehicle. More specifically, they need truck accessories that will allow them to get the job done. Below, we’ll cover what those accessories are. Let’s get started.

Major Accessories

First, let’s cover the top five essential items that a mechanic truck must have:

  • Exterior Light Box: For instances when they are working with minimal amounts of light.
  • Powerful Design: To have a longer lifespan and withstand the rigorous duties associated with helping people fix their vehicles.
  • Tool Box: To store tools and other essential items.
  • Truck Mounted Crane: To hoist or pull items or vehicles.
  • Adjustable Shelves: Also designed for storage of essential items.
Other Essential Items

Aside from these five essential items, a mechanic truck should also have a strong floor design. Their door panels should be tougher than the average vehicle and be double paneled. This is simply an added security measure that every mechanic should think about when purchasing a vehicle. Aside from that, the vehicle should have stainless steel doors that will also add for protection as well as increase the lifespan of the mechanic’s truck.

 
 
Ideal Design Characteristics of a Mechanic’s Service Truck

Mechanics can be very picky about their service trucks. The reason being is because they want to be prepared for any situation. In this article, we are going to talk about some of the more prominent characteristics needed for an efficient mechanic’s service truck.

Reinforced Rear

Most mechanic trucks have a compartment in the rear of the vehicle that is reinforced and that is independent of the others parts of the vehicle. This is designed to lessen the chances of the entire compartment flexing. Also keep in mind that most of these trucks have paneled doors that are very strong. They are typically double braced and have a long life expectancy compared to regular vehicles.

Stainless Steel Hinges

The majority of mechanic’s service trucks that you see today will have stainless steel hinges built into them. Not only does this provide an added layer of security, but it also adds to the structural integrity of the vehicle. They usually also have Master Locking Systems that are designed to keep separate compartments of the vehicle locked, even when the main door is open. This is simply another layer of added security that you can benefit from.

 
 
As with any new purchase, you should have a list of things to consider before buying. This will help you may a wise purchase and not end up with something you don’t want or need.

So many people get excited at the idea of a new purchase. Often they get carried away and lose sight of what they actually need. When it comes to buying a mechanic’s truck, here are a few things to consider.

COST
Rule number one is buy what you can afford. You don’t want to get yourself in too deep with an overly expensive truck because it could end up costing you your business. You have to be able to support your purchase so use your numbers when you buy.

FUNCTIONALITY
If you’re truck can’t do what you want it to, it really is of no use. If you buy it too small or it’s not heavy duty enough you are going to run into headaches from the start.

CLIMB THE LADDER
Never forget that you can always work your way up. You don’t have to start at the top of the line. Buy what you need for now and as your business grows you can always upgrade.

TAKE YOUR TIME
The worst mistake you can make is to rush into a buying decision. The first one to the finish line doesn’t win here. Shop around, take your time and make an informed and smart purchase.

WARRANTIES
Make sure you are satisfied and understand the warranty fully before you buy. You need to know exactly how long it’s going to protect you from expensive repairs.

 
 
  Higher carrying capacity. Better fuel efficiency. Rust-proof bodies. Sound like great features to have in a custom truck body, don't they? All these reasons and more are why you can stop asking, “Should I build my service body from aluminum,” and go ahead and make the call. You won't regret choosing aluminum when you realize how durable yet lightweight your custom service body will be. Many custom body manufacturers have been using aluminum for years, but even the truck giants like Ford are switching to aluminum to help increase fuel efficiency by nearly 25 percent to meet new fuel guidelines by 2016.

 
 
  Custom mechanic service trucks will add performance and efficiency to any job. These truck bodies are created in a unique way to accommodate your jobs so that your day is easier. From custom storage areas to crane attachments and more, custom mechanic service trucks are the best truck for the job. Don't rely on just any pick-up truck to keep your equipment secure, withstand tough working conditions, or carry those heavy loads. Instead, know without a doubt that your service truck can handle any job you have on the agenda. Custom truck bodies have a lot of options to make sure whatever the job or job site may be, your truck is your most useful tool.

 
 
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There are 1001 different ways to outfit a work truck for the myriad of specific jobs that it can do. While your basic service truck can have just about anything on it depending on what it is designed for and with what particular job in mind, let's take a look at some of the accessories that can be put on just about anything and still be useful.

Lift-Gates, Storage Cabinets, Smaller Knuckle-Boom or Articulating Cranes, and High-Output Flood lights are just a few of the more common accessories that you will find on some of the more common service trucks, such as construction utility vehicles.



 
 
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