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
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
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
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
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
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.
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