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GIBBS TRUCK CENTERS has been serving Central California since 1970. We have (6) six full service commercial truck dealerships offering the complete line of INTERNATIONAL and ISUZU brand products and services. We carry a multi-million dollar parts inventory to meet our customers' needs. Our Service Departments are staffed with Factory Trained Technicians with ASE certification. Should you require an additional unit we offer Rental trucks or full maintenance leasing through our Gibbs Idealease organization. Our state of the art paint and body shops can handle any make or model repairs. Looking to purchase a truck or tractor please contact one of our highly experienced sales professionals.


The new on the road app puts all things International Truck into the palm of your hand.

With thousands of downloads since its February launch, the On The Road app for the iPhone is a free tool that lets you find any dealership by name, location and services offered - and will even alert you to myEDGE® parts and service promotions to cut your bottom line as you cross the country. The app also features the full International truck lineup to fuel thoughts of fleet expansion form the road. Simply search "International Trucks" in the App StoreSM to get started.

FIND A DEALER If you need parts or services while cruising, use the Find a Dealer function and search for dealers closest to you. The app will tell you the dealerships' names, distance in miles from your current location, and whether it has any myEDGE specials. Use the map display to plan a route to the dealership of your choice.

TRUCKS Use this feature to scroll through information on all International brand trucks. Choose one and see all its main features and benefits.

MYEDGE SPECIALS Your app will keep you posted on all latest and greatest deals available at your favorite International dealerships across the country, pointing out those most convenient to you.


Raul Villalobos

Raul joined the Company in 1999 as a heavy truck mechanic. From there, he progressed through a variety of positions including leadman, foreman and assistant manager. He performed great in those positions until he was promoted to Service Manager in 2006. He is ASE certified in diesel engines and many other areas. Raul lives with his wife of 30 years, Soledad, in Oxnard. He has two children Raul and Nancy and one granddaughter Maria. We recently asked Raul several questions about his career.

What's the biggest challenge you see in the industry in the last 5 years?
The effect of new Federal and California emission standards on the engines in the field and the new ones we sell. Our mechanics have to be better trained in electronics with changes in product like EGR coolers, diesel particulate filters and other effected components.

What's the biggest challenge on a day to day basis in running a heavy duty shop?
The biggest hurdle is hiring heavy duty technicians. They are available, but they eventually want to buy a house and Ventura County is just too expensive.

How do you enjoy the interchange with the customers?
It's the best part of the job. We live in a regional area which allows me to speak Spanish to many of those we work with. It's pure joy to help them with a mechanical situation.

What brands do you service?
We are a franchised dealer for International and Isuzu but commonality of components in trucks (Engines-Cat/Cummins), (Transmissions-Allison/Fuller) and (Axles-Rockwell/Eaton) provides an opportunity to work on any over the road truck. It's not surprising to see Peterbilts, Kenworths and Fords in our shop every day.

What do you enjoy most about your job?
Every day presents a new and exciting challenge be it from a technical issue, customers who are energized, or just working with the guys. If you enjoy your job, the days pass quickly.


73 in Hi Rise Pro Sleeper; ISX Cummins Engine 500 hp; Diesel; Ultrashift OD; Engine Brake; Air Ride Suspension; 355 Ratio; 22.5 Tires; Polished Aluminum Wheels; 236 in Wheelbase; Tandem Axle; Stk #: D4910
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Standard Cab; Maxxforce 7 International Engine 230 hp; Diesel Fuel Type; Automatic OD; Spring Suspension; 4.56 Ratio; 245/70R19.5 Tires; Polished Aluminum Wheels; 152 in Wheelbase; Single Axle; 13,500 lb Rear Axle Weight; 8,000 lb Front Axle Weight; Stk #: 10023
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DT466 International Engine 195 hp; Diesel Fuel Type; 6 Spd; Spring Suspension; All Steel Wheels; Single Axle; 2,250 gal Capacity; Steel Composition; New 2250gal with 5 sprays... Stk #: D4413
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Standard Cab; DT466 International Engine 210 hp; Diesel Fuel Type; Automatic; Spring Suspension; 20 ft Length; 5.29 Ratio; Steel Disc Wheels; 217 in Wheelbase; Single Axle; 17,500 lb Rear Axle Weight; 10,000 lb Front Axle Weight; Stk #: D4922
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Gibbs International Truck Centers - Heavy Duty Trucks and Truck Parts
Permetex Black Nitrile Gloves $14.19 each
Premium grade powder-free, black with textured fingers. Superior resistance to solvents and chemicals. 100/box, M, L and XL
Part Number: PTX08185, PTX08184 and PTX08186
Leece Neville Pad Mounted Alternator $204.99 each
Aftermarket replacement alternator, 160 Amp, PAD mount
Part Number: LN110555PHO
Meritor Coated Rotors $89.99 each
Coated Rotor. Patented coating protects against oxidation and corrosion for optimum rotor performance and improved service life over uncoated rotors.
Part Number: RC4414550, RC4414552
Seating $379.95 each
Next Generation Heritage Seat. Improved lateral stability, arms, high back, lumbar, ISO. Comfort at an economical price.
Part Number: S189800KA15 - GRAY, S189800KA11 - BLACK, S189800KA13 - BROWN, S189800KA14 - BURGUNDY

Slow Down! Read This Now!

New National Braking Standards Set.

Familier with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard 121? If not, hit the brakes.

In 2009, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reduced the allowable stopping distance for the majority of new trucks by 30%.

Beginning last August 1, heavy-duty tractors are required to stop in less than 250 feet when loaded to their gross vehicle weight rating and tested at 60 mph. On August 1, 2013, two-axle tractors and tractors weighing 59,600 pounds or more must meet the new standard, which the NHTSA estimates will help strengthen the safety of your fleet.

The good news? International now offers six braking systems that either meet or exceed the new federal regulations

New Service Location
We are pleased to announce a new service location in Tulare, California. We are located at 19766B South Highway 99. If you are coming from the south you get off at Exit 2000 and go right on the Frontage Road past the rental store and go left at the first driveway. Our hours are 7-5PM Monday thru Friday. Telephone is 559-686-2377.
Service Offerings (March/April)
Clean DPF Filters (Bake/Shake) $350/450
Opacity (Smoke) Test $65
Fleet Service Acct (Premier pricing parts/labor)
On line appointment system
24/7 Emergency Call out service
Gibbs International Truck Centers - Heavy Duty Trucks and Truck Parts

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