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Automotive Trivia 1/08/16

Friddle: What model year was the first generation Dodge Charger introduced?
Check our blog next Friday for the answer and another Friddle.
Last Week’s Friddle: What does the automotive related acronym VCT stand for?
Last Week’s Friddle Answer: Variable Cam Timing
Last Week’s Friddle Contest Winner: Andrew H. - Oakland City, IN

Christmas Celebrations All December Long

Jasper Engines & Transmissions would like to wish you and your family a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. With the unusually warm weather this December in Southern Indiana, JASPER's Christmas traditions are just what our Associates needed to get into the holiday spirit. Here are a couple quick snap shots of this month's activites.
 


Christmas luncheons were provided at all JASPER manufacturing locations.



Movie Morning was held on December 12th at Jasper 8 Theatres for JASPER Associates and their dependents.



Mr. and Mrs. Claus made their way around the JASPER facilities spreading Christmas cheer and some humor while passing out candy canes on the 23rd.

 

 

Automotive Trivia 12/25/15

Friddle: What does the automotive related acronym VCT stand for?
Check our blog next Friday for the answer and another Friddle.
Last Week’s Friddle: What automotive company produced the 351 Cleveland
V-8 engine?

Last Week’s Friddle Answer: Ford Motor Company
Last Week’s Friddle Contest Winner: Arthur

 

 

JASPER Offers EGR and Oil Coolers for Ford 6.0L Diesel Engines

Jasper Engines & Transmissions is pleased to announce the availability of Ford 6.0L EGR and Oil Coolers for over-the-counter sales. Typically, these two components are the root cause for the failure of each other due to heat.

 The 6.0L oil cooler is a honey comb design which is prone to becoming contaminated and restricted.  “When the oil cooler is restricted, the temperature of the engine cooling system potentially increases, damaging the EGR cooler,” said Brad Boeglin, JASPER New Product Development Group Leader. “When the EGR cooler is damaged it can fail, leaking coolant into the engine.”

 The 6.0 EGR cooler utilizes an updated tube style, compared to the original fin design of cooler. “The new tube design reduces the chance of becoming restricted and increases the cooling and the life of the EGR cooler,” added Boeglin. 

Typically, the root cause of an EGR cooler failure is the oil cooler becoming restricted. Therefore, JASPER highly recommends replacing both coolers at the same time.

 

 

Automotive Trivia 12/18/15

Friddle: What automotive company produced the 351 Cleveland V-8 engine?
Check our blog next Friday for the answer and another Friddle.
Last Week’s Friddle: What automotive brand used the slogan "The road

will never be the same"?
Last Week’s Friddle Answer: Acura
Last Week’s Friddle Contest Winner: No Winner

 

Automotive Trivia

Friddle: What automotive brand used the slogan "The road will never be the same"?
Check our blog next Friday for the answer and another Friddle.
Last Week’s Friddle: What company was the first manufacturer of automobiles
in the state of Indiana?

Last Week’s Friddle Answer: Haynes-Apperson Company
Last Week’s Friddle Contest Winner: Bradford

 

Jasper Endows Today & Tomorrow Hosts Will Read & Sing

On November 21st, Jasper Endows Today & Tomorrow (JETT) hosted "Will Read & Sing for Food" at the new Jasper Engines and Transmissions Power Drive facility.  This was the 2nd time that WRSF has performed in this location this year. Over 125 people were on hand and had the opportunity to see JETT's presentation of 4 grants to non-profit organizations that included; Crisis Connection, Freedom Reigns, Crawford County Child Abuse Prevention Council and Metal Missions. These grants combined for over $19,000. As a bonus to the wonderful entertainment provided by Scott Saalman & company, JETT raised over $1,300 that evening to go towards 2016 grants.
 
JETT is a giving circle for Jasper Engine & Transmission Associates and families that focuses on pooling resources to have a greater combined impact on our communities. Our goal is to learn more about philanthropic opportunities and to support those organizations that promote smart giving. Over 500 volunteer hours were also donated by JETT members this year. Also each year, a portion of the member donations goes to the building of the JETT endowment which currently totals over $20,000. JETT was established in 2013.

You can support JETT outside of our company by donating at a WRSF, which goes to our pass through account at the Foundation.

 

 

 

Automotive Trivia

 

Friddle: What company was the first manufacturer of automobiles in the
state of Indiana?

Check our blog next Friday for the answer and another Friddle.
Last Week’s Friddle: Which Italian automaker built the V-10 powered Gallardo?
Last Week’s Friddle Answer: Lamborghini
Last Week’s Friddle Contest Winner: No Winner

 

Automotive Trivia




Friddle: Which Italian automaker built the V-10 powered Gallardo?
Check our blog next Friday for the answer and another Friddle.
Last Week’s Friddle: Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd., got its start in a joint venture between
Yokohama Cable Manufacturing and what tire company?

Last Week’s Friddle Answer: B.F. Goodrich
Last Week’s Friddle Contest Winner: No Winner

 

JASPER Offers Remanufactured Ford 6R140 RWD/4WD Automatic Transmission

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




Jasper Engines & Transmissions is pleased to offer the remanufactured Ford 6R140 RWD/4WD automatic transmission. This transmission is available for the following 2011 gas and diesel applications:

Ford F250 – F550

“Great care is taken to ensure each JASPER transmission can stand up to the rigors of everyday life, which is why each remanufactured Ford 6R140 is 100% dynamometer tested through a state-of-the-art software package,” said Brad Boeglin, JASPER New Product Development Group Leader. “This eliminates the chance of shifting concerns and ensures a quality product for the customer.”

“Valve bodies are 100% remanufactured to ensure all hydraulic integrity is restored,” Boeglin added. “Vacuum testing of the valve body reduces the chance of low fluid pressures, causing slipped clutches and erratic shifts.”

 “The speed sensors of this transmission, along with the Internal Mode Switch (IMS), are tested to verify there are no issues with the component prior to installation,” said Boeglin.  

Each 6R140 has the latest style wiring harness installed. “Earlier versions of the wiring harness were prone to breakage, leading to the loss of an electrical connection,” he added.

In addition, JASPER offers FREE rental of a J2534 Pass-Thru device to assist in programming valve body strategy and ID, to ensure the proper calibration is installed in the vehicle. “This reduces the programming hassle for shops that currently do not have a J2534 device, and eliminates the chance of shifting, electrical issues or transmission failure,” said Boeglin.

The JASPER remanufactured Ford 6R140 is covered by a three-year, 100,000 mile, nationwide parts and labor warranty.  Full warranty disclosure is available on this website, www.jasperengines.com, or upon request.