How to Increase Torque in a Diesel Engine

Torque – the end game for every diesel enthusiast I bet if I asked six different people how much torque is enough, maybe, just maybe, two of them would agree that stock is enough. I would be in the group of four devising ways to build more torque. But, then again, I’m the guy who can’t leave

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Diesel Fuel Winter Additives

Cold Weather Diesel

Winter temperatures can lead to power loss in diesel engines, which can be frustrating and potentially dangerous. Diesel fuel treatments provide an additional level of security against these problems and can restore performance and ensure filters do not clog.

Diesel vs. Gas Engines: What’s the Difference?

Diesel Truck - differences between gas and diesel engines

This is the story about the differences between diesel and gasoline engines: Diesel engines burn diesel fuel and gasoline engines burn gasoline. The end. Short and sweet, eh? Actually, there’s quite a bit more to the story. Different ways of igniting the fuel Outside of differences in the fuel used, the most notable difference between

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Recent Diesel Oil Trends: Addressing Oil Consumption

Recent Diesel Oil Trends Consumption - Truck on freeway

Using a good diesel oil is essential to keeping engine components clean and protected. But changing tides may be dampening the level of wear protection offered by some oils. To meet emissions standards, oil additives that protect the engine were reduced with the introduction of the API CJ-4 performance specification, in 2006. Reduced additive content may cause unforeseen

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Interview with 2016 Diesel Power Challenge Champion Charlie Keeter

The 2016 Diesel Power Challenge has come and gone, and new champion Charlie Keeter is enjoying the rush of out-besting the best diesels in the nation. In his first-ever appearance at the Diesel Power Challenge, Charlie edged out the competition to earn his final position atop the leaderboard. We caught up with the newly-minted 2016

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2016 Diesel Power Challenge: The Final Results

Trucks on Drag track

After an exciting week of high-octane diesel action, the 2016 Diesel Power Challenge is a wrap and a new champion has been crowned. Competitors showed up with their A-game and made this one of the greatest Diesel Power Challenge events yet. In the end, Charlie Keeter and his ’04 Ford F250 6.0 Power Stroke V-8

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Is Norway Really Going to Ban Gas and Diesel Vehicles?

An eye-opening news report surfaced the other day: Norway plans to ban sales of new gasoline- and diesel-powered vehicles starting in 2025. Elon Musk, CEO of electric-car-maker Tesla, tweeted his approval to the plan.

Can I Use Diesel Oil in My Gas Engine?

The simple answer: Yes, provided the diesel oil meets the appropriate specifications and viscosity requirements of your engine. For example, if your gas engine calls for a motor oil that meets the API SN specification, you can safely use a diesel oil of the correct viscosity that meets the API SN spec.

2016 Diesel Power Challenge in Full Swing

The 2016 Diesel Power Challenge has commenced, kicking off today in Denver with ten reader-selected competitors eagerly awaiting their chance to blow out the competition. Dubbed a ‘3-day diesel torture test’ by event organizers at Diesel Power Magazine, these rigs face extreme tests of strength and mettle in hopes of being crowned most powerful diesel

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AMSOIL Won’t Let Two-Million Mile Trucker Retire

One of the highlights of working at AMSOIL is hearing stories from people about the extraordinary performance of AMSOIL products  – people like Jerry Pruett.