Stiction… What Is It?

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By now you’ve inevitably seen this term in turbo diesel enthusiast magazines.  And if you own a Ford Powerstroke 6.0L diesel engine, then you likely have experienced it. Stiction… it’s a combination of two words. Static and Friction. What it really means is that there are two components touching each other and a specific force

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2017 Diesel Power Challenge Just Around the Corner

Diesel Power Challenge

We here at AMSOIL are all about increased power and performance in any vehicle, and diesels offer one of the best proving grounds to meet this goal. Enthusiasts in this realm stop at nothing to generate maximum horsepower and torque, and the Diesel Power Challenge is one event where they can flex their diesel-fueled muscles

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Recent Diesel Oil Trends: Addressing Oil Consumption

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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

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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

Diesel Power Challenge 2016

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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2016 Diesel Power Challenge in Full Swing

Trailer Tow Diesel Power Challenge 2016

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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