Is a Hybrid Really More Efficient than a Diesel?
Let's look at an analysis comparing a diesel truck versus a hybrid truck to see which uses the most fuel while towing. It’s long been thought that ...
Can Diesel Engine Performance Modules Really Save You Money on Fuel?
It is widely known that by manipulating your diesel engine’s fuel strategy you can enhance a diesel’s performance and fuel economy. As diesel fuel...
Tips to Keep Your Diesel Happy During Manitoba Winters
We all know how challenging it is to keep your ride on the road during the harsh Manitoba winters. Here are some tips that can help your diesel thr...
Winter’s coming – Here’s Some Tips to Make Sure Your Truck is Ready
Winnipeg winters are especially tough on trucks! From overnight cold soaks as low as -40, to icy roads, spray from slush, to blowing snow and snowdrifts, we see it all. To see you and your truck through the season with minimal downtime, there are a some basic checks and tests that can save you time […]
Think Diesel is Going Away? Think Again!
Consumers in Winnipeg and across Manitoba continue to display confidence in Diesel technology as a choice for powering their new cars, SUVs, trucks and vans. Diesel accounts for 3% of the consumer market and indications are this number could grow. Diesel is a proven performer that delivers real benefits: high fuel efficiency, great driving range, […]
Diesel Engine Coolant – Not Just Green Anymore!
Coolant isn’t just green anymore! As engines have developed, taking more horsepower and torque out of increasingly smaller displacements, the load carried by you trucks cooling system has increased significantly. Coolant now comes in various hues including red, yellow, orange and purple. It’s important to use the correct coolant for your application, as the wrong […]
2 Tips to Keep Your Diesel Fresh This Summer
Whether you are using your diesel for fun or for work, there is nothing more frustrating than a breakdown. In the summer, many issues are related to your engine overheating. Here are two tips that can keep you motoring during the hot summer months. Get a Coolant Flush As temperatures rise during our Manitoba summer, your […]
5 Tips to Complete Expert Diesel Engine Maintenance
Diesel engines operate in a way that gives them advantages over conventional gas engines in regard the amount of power they can create while still maintaining excellent MPGs. However, like gasoline engines they do need regular maintenance to ensure the engine continues to operate correctly. Many maintenance services require the skills of a professional diesel […]
How does a Turbocharger work anyway?
Sometimes at Western Turbo, we get so wrapped up in helping our customers get back on the road that we forget that education is one of the best things that we can do to help our customers understand when they need to call the best diesel service centre in Manitoba. Below is a short article […]