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Tuesday, September 30, 2014
2014 Chevy Cruze Turbo Diesel
Diesels seem to be the rage today. Just about every American manufacturer has one. When you consider the price at the pump, its reall...
Lube Notes: Diesel Fuel Additives
Ultra-low sulfur diesel, low-sulfur diesel, off-road full-sulfur diesel, number 1 or number 2 diesel, Cetane ratings for diesel and on an...
Sunday, July 15, 2012
The 6.5L Diesel Factory Equipped Asthma Attack
Running 6.2/6.5L GM Diesel engines in extreme conditions, like the ten percent grade in Fountain Hills, Arizona can push and, unfortunate...
Wednesday, June 15, 2011
Learning to Live with Your Powerstroke 6.0L EGR
One look at the picture below explains why I am not a fan of EGR systems, especially on the Powerstroke. However, ever-stricter emissions...
Wednesday, December 15, 2010
Lube Notes: Motor Oil Classifications
The ‘Old School’ axiom: “Oil is Oil” is simply wrong! Today’s engine oils, and all modern lubricants, are drastically improved in every a...
Diesel Fuel… The Ins and Outs
A few weeks back I wrote an article on the major differences between gas and diesel vehicles entitled “Diesel 101.” This week, in my ongoi...
Diesel Engine 101
Well, folks, diesel engines are here to stay. Virtually every carmaker has plans for a diesel engine either in their pickups, SUVs or passen...
Diesel Engine and GM Diesel History
If you are not new to the world of the Diesel engine, you are probably familiar with some of its history dating back to the turn of the T...
2011 Duramax LML Review: Built to Tow
I haven’t been this excited about a new truck model since the Duramax engine debuted in 2001. Back then, the new GM diesel powerhouse repre...
Wednesday, September 15, 2010
6.5L GM Diesel Towing: Making the Grade
Can Your Diesel Make The Grade? A Five-Mile, Six Percent Mountain Grade in Washington State Puts Our Project 6.5L Suburban to the Test ...
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